Sexually Transmitted Infections on the Rise in Central Virginia
Sexually Transmitted Infections on the Rise in Central Virginia

Infections from STDs are on the rise. The Thomas Jefferson Health District is seeing a drastic increase in the number of combined infections from syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia.

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Louisa County Lifts Burn Ban
Louisa County Lifts Burn Ban

Effective Monday, Oct. 21, the Open Air Burning Prohibition enacted by Louisa Co. has been lifted.

Monday, October 21st 2019, 11:09 AM EDT
Equine Center Open House Showcases Rescue Animals & Therapy Services
Equine Center Open House Showcases Rescue Animals & Therapy Services

An animal sanctuary that just moved to Scottsville invited its new neighbors to tour the farm and meet the more than 200 rescued animals that call it home.

Saturday, October 19th 2019, 7:10 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
Fluvanna County Charity is Helping Families Stay Warm One Log at a Time
Fluvanna County Charity is Helping Families Stay Warm One Log at a Time

A charity in Fluvanna County is helping families stay warm, one log at a time. ‘Start a Spark’ began when one family had some excess wood, fast forward more than a decade, and they've helped dozens of central Virginia families.

Saturday, October 19th 2019, 5:34 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
Virginia State Police Seek New Information in 1995 Buckingham County Cold Case
Virginia State Police Seek New Information in 1995 Buckingham County Cold Case

Virginia State Police are hoping new information can crack a 24-year-old cold case. In 1995, Joan Herndon was fatally shot during an armed robbery at the store she owned in Buckingham County.

Friday, October 18th 2019, 6:41 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
Study Pinpoints Improvements Needed for Greene Co. Government Buildings
Study Pinpoints Improvements Needed for Greene Co. Government Buildings

A study is highlighting inadequacies at government-owned buildings across Greene County.

Friday, October 18th 2019, 3:50 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Orange Co. to Host Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
Orange Co. to Host Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Orange County will host a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event on Saturday, October 19, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Friday, October 18th 2019, 11:39 AM EDT
Free Flu Shots Offered by Health District in Fluvanna County
Free Flu Shots Offered by Health District in Fluvanna County

With the height of flu season just around the corner, the Thomas Jefferson Health District is working to make sure people across central Virginia have access to the flu vaccine.

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 5:36 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
Gov. Northam Awards $6M in New School Security Equipment Grants
Gov. Northam Awards $6M in New School Security Equipment Grants

Governor Ralph Northam awarded $6 million in School Security Equipment Grants to help protect students and teachers in 340 schools in 70 school divisions.

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 12:49 PM EDT
Update: Fatal Buckingham Fire Not Considered Suspicious
Update: Fatal Buckingham Fire Not Considered Suspicious

Fire crews found the remains of three people inside a Buckingham Co. home. Virginia State Police is assisting the sheriff's office in its investigation.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 10:57 PM EDT by John Early & Madison Jones
Stanardsville Man Charged with 5 Counts of Solicitation of a Minor
Stanardsville Man Charged with 5 Counts of Solicitation of a Minor

The sheriff's office has charged Haden Thomas Wilson of Stanardsville with five counts of computer solicitation of a minor.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 2:34 PM EDT
Greene Co. Couple wins $5M Prize in Virginia Lottery Scratcher Game
Greene Co. Couple wins $5M Prize in Virginia Lottery Scratcher Game

William and Lucille Shifflett had the choice of taking the full $5 million over 30 years or a one-time cash option of $3,285,150 before taxes. They chose the cash option.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 11:25 AM EDT
Virginia Officials Issue Warning as Wildfire Season Begins
Virginia Officials Issue Warning as Wildfire Season Begins

Virginia officials are warning residents about what could be one of the most severe wildfire seasons in years.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 8:13 AM EDT
VSP Investigating Tractor Trailer Crash in Louisa County
VSP Investigating Tractor Trailer Crash in Louisa County

Virginia State Police responded to a single vehicle crash involving an overturned tractor hauling a trailer full of trash.

Tuesday, October 15th 2019, 12:36 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Albemarle County Police Officers Surprise 9-Year-Old Boy at Birthday Party
Albemarle County Police Officers Surprise 9-Year-Old Boy at Birthday Party

When the police show up at a birthday party, it's not usually the best sign. But for one 9-year old boy living in Scottsville, the boys in blue gave him a surprise he sure won't forget anytime soon.

Monday, October 14th 2019, 6:29 PM EDT by Carly Kempler & Hailey Wilt
Halloween Lights Display in Fluvanna County Raises Money for Area Animal Shelters
Halloween Lights Display in Fluvanna County Raises Money for Area Animal Shelters

A Halloween lights display in Fluvanna County is doing more than just entertaining a neighborhood, it’s also giving back to the community.

Sunday, October 13th 2019, 9:40 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Rockfish Valley Foundation Natural History Center Hosts Old Wintergreen History Day
Rockfish Valley Foundation Natural History Center Hosts Old Wintergreen History Day

The Old Wintergreen History Day at Spruce Creek Park brought families together from Nelson County on Sunday for a day full of history and fun.

Sunday, October 13th 2019, 9:03 PM EDT by Madison Jones & Hailey Wilt
Artists and Vendors Display their Work at 39th Annual Crozet Fall Arts & Crafts Festival
Artists and Vendors Display their Work at 39th Annual Crozet Fall Arts & Crafts Festival

Artists and other vendors from across the commonwealth and the country showed off their wares at the 39th annual Crozet Fall Arts and Crafts Festival.

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 6:17 PM EDT by CJ Paschall & Hailey Wilt
Two Nelson County Bridges Dedicated in Memory of Fallen Firefighter
Two Nelson County Bridges Dedicated in Memory of Fallen Firefighter

Two bridges in Nelson County have been dedicated to the memory of a fallen firefighter.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 5:31 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
Orange Co. Social Services Offers Christmas Assistance Programs
Orange Co. Social Services Offers Christmas Assistance Programs

Applications for the Orange County Christmas Assistance Program for the Elderly and Children under the age of 18 will be available Thursday, Oct. 10, through Friday, Nov. 1.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 8:35 AM EDT
Free Flu Shots in Greene County Help Prepare Health Department
Free Flu Shots in Greene County Help Prepare Health Department

You can get a free flu shot in Greene County on Thursday night and help the Thomas Jefferson Health District practice emergency response.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 5:54 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Moriah Davis
Louisa Goat Seizure Update: 67 Goats Forfeited, One Euthanized
Louisa Goat Seizure Update: 67 Goats Forfeited, One Euthanized

The Louisa County Sheriff's Office has provided an update on the seizure of more than 60 goats.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 5:27 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Virginia Regulators to Host Hearing on Dominion's $3 Billion Planned Upgrades
Virginia Regulators to Host Hearing on Dominion's $3 Billion Planned Upgrades

Virginia's regulators want to hear from the public on Dominion Energy's more than $3 billion plan to upgrade the state's electric grid over the next decade.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 11:26 AM EDT
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
Greene Co. Students Working to Integrate Tech into Every Classroom
Greene Co. Students Working to Integrate Tech into Every Classroom

A strategic plan at Nathanael Greene Primary and Elementary schools is helping prepare children for careers in technology.

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 4:15 AM EDT
Greene Co. Students Learning About Math Through Cooking
Greene Co. Students Learning About Math Through Cooking

Nathanael Greene Primary and Elementary Schools in Greene County are getting kids excited about math by introducing cooking skills in the classroom.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 4:21 AM EDT