Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger Holds Broadband Summit in Louisa County
Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger Holds Broadband Summit in Louisa County

7th District Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger visited Louisa County on Saturday to get feedback from the community on broadband issues.

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Herring, DEQ File Suit to Shut Down Private Landfill in Greene Co.
Herring, DEQ File Suit to Shut Down Private Landfill in Greene Co.

Attorney General Herring and the Dept. of Environmental Quality filed a lawsuit against Kenneth R. Collier, Sr. for allegedly operating an illegal landfill in Greene County.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 12:42 PM EDT by John Early
25th Senate District Candidate Challenges Incumbent to Debates
25th Senate District Candidate Challenges Incumbent to Debates

Elliot Haring, an Independent candidate for the 25th Senate District, is challenging incumbent Creigh Deeds to a series of debates.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 12:29 PM EDT by John Early
NCCF’s Summer 2019 Grants Cycle Yields $35,400 to Support Nelson Co. Nonprofits
NCCF’s Summer 2019 Grants Cycle Yields $35,400 to Support Nelson Co. Nonprofits

Support for emergency home repairs, drug and alcohol abuse rehabilitation, and free books for children are among the grants awarded this summer by the nonprofit Nelson County Community Fund

Friday, August 16th 2019, 9:07 AM EDT by John Early
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Study Questions Bike-Lane Safety
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Study Questions Bike-Lane Safety

The goal of bicycle lanes is to keep both riders and drivers safe but the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says they're not doing the job.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 7:17 PM EDT
JAUNT's Crozet CONNECT Bus Receives Positive Reviews from Community
JAUNT's Crozet CONNECT Bus Receives Positive Reviews from Community

A brand-new JAUNT public transit bus connecting Crozet and Charlottesville has been up and running for just over a week now, with positive reviews.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 10:26 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Pete DeLuca
Global Leader in Environmental Education & Certification Recognizes Area Golf Course
Global Leader in Environmental Education & Certification Recognizes Area Golf Course

Audubon International is recognizing the Lake Monticello Golf Course for taking care of the wildlife that calls the wooded area around the course home.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 5:05 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
VDEM: Quarterly Siren Test for North Anna Power Station to Occur Aug. 21
VDEM: Quarterly Siren Test for North Anna Power Station to Occur Aug. 21

Officials will conduct a quarterly test of the early warning siren system around the North Anna Power Station on Aug. 21 at approximately 11:10 a.m. and the Emergency Alert System.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 1:35 PM EDT by John Early
Orange Nonprofit Gets New Home Ahead of School Year
Orange Nonprofit Gets New Home Ahead of School Year

An Orange County nonprofit officially has a new home before heading into the school year.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 10:56 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
Rep. Abigail Spanberger Visits Gordonsville, Pushes for Rural Broadband Boost
Rep. Abigail Spanberger Visits Gordonsville, Pushes for Rural Broadband Boost

Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger visited Gordonsville on Tuesday while working to boost rural broadband in her district.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 5:13 PM EDT by Chris Markham & CJ Paschall
Former Greene Booster Club Officials Face Felony Indictments
Former Greene Booster Club Officials Face Felony Indictments

Right now, two former athletic booster club officials in Greene County are facing felony indictments.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:51 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Monacan Tribe Speaks Out Against Proposed Pump Station in Louisa
Monacan Tribe Speaks Out Against Proposed Pump Station in Louisa

Members of the Monacan Tribe are pushing against plans for a water pump station in Louisa County.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:37 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Carly Kempler
Greene Co. May Further Downsize Recycling Program
Greene Co. May Further Downsize Recycling Program

Greene County is facing a funding problem when it comes to its recycling program. Supervisors are expected to get an update on the issue during a meeting Aug. 13.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 3:46 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
Trial Date Set for Greene Co. Supervisor Cox and Eppard
Trial Date Set for Greene Co. Supervisor Cox and Eppard

A trial date is now set in the felony cases against Greene County Supervisor David Cox and Richard Eppard.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 2:59 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
New Lawsuit Filed Over Mountain Valley Pipeline
New Lawsuit Filed Over Mountain Valley Pipeline

Conservation groups have launched a new lawsuit aimed at the Mountain Valley Pipeline over its impacts on threatened and endangered species.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 8:59 PM EDT
People in Greene County Could See an Increase in Insurance Costs
People in Greene County Could See an Increase in Insurance Costs

Insurance costs could be going up for some people in Greene County. FEMA is releasing a flood of new information, and the county office wants to be sure the newly released data sinks in.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 5:44 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Campground Sexual Assault Results in 10 Year Sentence
Campground Sexual Assault Results in 10 Year Sentence

The Louisa County Circuit Court has sentenced Jason Karsten, 38, to 10 years incarceration after being found guilty by the court of sexually assaulting a woman at a Louisa County campground. 

Monday, August 12th 2019, 4:12 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
VSP Investigating Fatal Nelson County Crash
VSP Investigating Fatal Nelson County Crash

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal crash in Nelson Co. Tiffany Spencer was not wearing a seat belt, and did not survive the crash.

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 5:23 PM EDT by John Early
VDOT: All Lanes Open on Eastbound I-64 in Louisa County
VDOT: All Lanes Open on Eastbound I-64 in Louisa County

All lanes are now open on eastbound I-64 at mile marker 134 in Louisa County. The scene is clear.  

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 4:13 PM EDT by John Early
Virginia Awarded $3 Million to Upgrade 911 Call Centers
Virginia Awarded $3 Million to Upgrade 911 Call Centers

On Friday, August 9, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Transportation announced more than $3 million in grant funding to Virginia to upgrade 911 call centers to NG911 capabilities.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 8:38 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
VSP Trooper Involved in Lovingston Crash
VSP Trooper Involved in Lovingston Crash

A trooper with Virginia State Police is recovering after a crash at the intersection of Route 29 and Front Street in Lovingston.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 3:26 PM EDT by John Early
Freitas to Run Write-in Campaign in House District 30
Freitas to Run Write-in Campaign in House District 30

30th District state Delegate Nick Freitas is planning a potentially expensive write-in campaign for re-election.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 1:38 PM EDT by John Early
Heartbroken Madison Co. Family Says Sheriff's Department Did Not Do Enough, Wants Answers
Heartbroken Madison Co. Family Says Sheriff's Department Did Not Do Enough, Wants Answers

A heartbroken family grieving the loss of a loved one in Madison County wants answers from the sheriff's office.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 5:24 PM EDT by Carly Kempler & Hailey Wilt
Northam Releases Early Childhood Education Needs Assessment & Draft Strategic Plan
Northam Releases Early Childhood Education Needs Assessment & Draft Strategic Plan

Public comment now being solicited for feedback on draft Strategic Plan to strengthen school readiness in the Commonwealth.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 4:42 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Charlottesville, Albemarle Co. Named Among School Top Districts in Virginia
Charlottesville, Albemarle Co. Named Among School Top Districts in Virginia

Albemarle County and Charlottesville public school systems are among the top districts in the state, according to national assessment organization.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 12:45 PM EDT by John Early
Man Guilty of Assaulting Louisa Deputy in Shooting at Louisa Cemetery
Man Guilty of Assaulting Louisa Deputy in Shooting at Louisa Cemetery

Louisa Commonwealth’s Attorney Rusty McGuire announced that Michael T. Rowe, 32, of Louisa was convicted of Felony Assault of a Police Officer for his actions on April 6, 2019.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 4:29 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Louisa, Madison, Orange Counties Apply for Va. Telecommunications Initiative Grant
Louisa, Madison, Orange Counties Apply for Va. Telecommunications Initiative Grant

Several rural counties in central Virginia are taking steps to increase broadband access and boost internet speed in their communities. Madison, Orange, and Louisa counties have all applied for a state grant to move the project forward.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 4:09 PM EDT by Carly Kempler & Hailey Wilt
VDH: Harmful Algae Bloom Advisory Issued
VDH: Harmful Algae Bloom Advisory Issued

The Upper and Middle Pamunkey Branches as well as the Upper and Middle North Anna Branches of Lake Anna in Orange, Louisa and Spotsylvania counties are experiencing a harmful algae bloom.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 10:02 AM EDT by John Early
VSP Investigating Fatal Crash on James Madison Hwy. in Orange Co.
VSP Investigating Fatal Crash on James Madison Hwy. in Orange Co.

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal accident in the 13400-block of James Madison Highway, just outside the Town of Orange.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 9:34 AM EDT by John Early
Louisa County Looks to James River to Support Development
Louisa County Looks to James River to Support Development

Louisa County is about to get a slew of new restaurants, a grocery store and hundreds of apartments. It comes with a few concerns over infrastructure, specifically one commodity that flows throughout the area.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 5:39 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Denver Riggleman Discusses Divide Over Gun Control
Denver Riggleman Discusses Divide Over Gun Control

Republican Denver Riggleman spent the day tackling some sweet and sour topics. He visited a candy factory in Fluvanna County, but couldn't escape the bitter divide over gun control.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 4:50 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Former Lake of the Woods Assoc. Employee Guilty of Embezzlement
Former Lake of the Woods Assoc. Employee Guilty of Embezzlement

Roy Charles Mayberry, a former employee of the Lake of the Woods Association, is pleading guilty to embezzlement.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 12:26 PM EDT by John Early
VSP Investigating Fatal Nelson County Crash
VSP Investigating Fatal Nelson County Crash

Virginia State Police are investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash in Nelson County. Gail J. Mankie died at the scene. She was wearing a seat belt.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 11:52 AM EDT by John Early
JMRL: Nelson Memorial Library Needs Your Help
JMRL: Nelson Memorial Library Needs Your Help

In order to receive the $100,000 from the Perry Foundation, Grow Nelson Library must raise $150,000 by July 2020, and is asking for the community’s support to make this happen.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 9:25 AM EDT by John Early
Drivers Needed to Bus Buckingham Co. Kids to Boy & Girls Club
Drivers Needed to Bus Buckingham Co. Kids to Boy & Girls Club

Parents in Buckingham County are concerned about after-school care following a decision by the school system to cut transportation to the Boys & Girls Club in Scottsville.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 8:49 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
General Assembly's Gun Control Session Ends Without Decision, Sen. Kaine Weighs-In
General Assembly's Gun Control Session Ends Without Decision, Sen. Kaine Weighs-In

Senator Tim Kaine is frustrated by the inaction from the General Assembly on gun control measures.

Thursday, July 11th 2019, 5:01 PM EDT by Moriah Davis