Rivanna River Company Readying for Holiday Weekend
Rivanna River Company Readying for Holiday Weekend

The Rivanna River Company is getting ready for one of its biggest weekends of the year. With 90 degree temperatures and lots of sunshine in the forecast, they're expecting their largest crowd yet.

May 24th, 4:48 AM EDT
Burley Middle School Receives Grant to Continue Upkeep of Garden
Burley Middle School Receives Grant to Continue Upkeep of Garden

Students at Albemarle County's Burley Middle School will keep getting their daily greens, thanks to a $200 grant.

Thursday, May 23rd 2019, 1:45 PM EDT
Job Fair Underway at John Paul Jones Arena
Job Fair Underway at John Paul Jones Arena

The city of Charlottesville’s largest job fair is underway with plenty of employers looking to fill positions.  

Thursday, May 23rd 2019, 8:36 AM EDT by Moriah Davis
Students in the Valley Celebrate Beginning of Summer Vacation
Students in the Valley Celebrate Beginning of Summer Vacation

School's out for the summer for a lot of students in the valley.

Wednesday, May 22nd 2019, 1:57 PM EDT
Stuarts Draft Restaurant Hosts Big Idaho Potato Truck
Stuarts Draft Restaurant Hosts Big Idaho Potato Truck

A giant spud is the main attraction in Stuarts Draft on Wednesday, May 22.

Wednesday, May 22nd 2019, 1:56 PM EDT
People from Across the World Work on Service Projects in Charlottesville
People from Across the World Work on Service Projects in Charlottesville

People from around the world gave back to the Charlottesville community on Tuesday, May 21, through a number of service projects.

Tuesday, May 21st 2019, 1:49 PM EDT
Commonwealth Senior Living Provides Free Lunch for First Responders
Commonwealth Senior Living Provides Free Lunch for First Responders

Emergency medical service professionals are being showered with gratitude for EMS Appreciation Week.

Tuesday, May 21st 2019, 1:47 PM EDT
Young Leaders Come to UVA for Global Pathfinder Summit
Young Leaders Come to UVA for Global Pathfinder Summit

Young leaders from around the world are discussing ways to get more people involved in democracy and civic engagement. 

Monday, May 20th 2019, 1:51 PM EDT
Monticello High School Student Graduates from PVCC
Monticello High School Student Graduates from PVCC

An Albemarle County student graduated from college before she even finished high school.

Monday, May 20th 2019, 1:48 PM EDT
'GET BUSY 247' Teaches Charlottesville Area Teenagers About Safe Sex & Puberty
'GET BUSY 247' Teaches Charlottesville Area Teenagers About Safe Sex & Puberty

GET BUSY 247, a Charlottesville area nonprofit, teaches teens about safe sex, puberty and feeling comfortable with discussions about sex.

Sunday, May 19th 2019, 7:47 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Dozens Gather at The Bridge PAI for Queen Charlotte Day Celebration and Art Exhibition
Dozens Gather at The Bridge PAI for Queen Charlotte Day Celebration and Art Exhibition

Dozens gather at the Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative to say 'Happy Birthday' to former royalty. The Queen Charlotte Society hosted the sixth annual Queen Charlotte Day Celebration and Art Exhibition.

Sunday, May 19th 2019, 4:34 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Charlottesville Families Fight Off Hot Temperatures at Sprayground in Forest Hills Park
Charlottesville Families Fight Off Hot Temperatures at Sprayground in Forest Hills Park

With temperatures reaching the low 90's, Charlottesville families visited the sprayground at Forest Hills Park in Charlottesville.

Sunday, May 19th 2019, 4:28 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
University of Virginia Dean Dorrie Fontaine Retires from Position
University of Virginia Dean Dorrie Fontaine Retires from Position

A dean at the University of Virginia said her final goodbye to the Class of 2019, as she too, prepares to leave the university. Dean Dorrie Fontaine is retiring from her position as dean of the School of Nursing.

Sunday, May 19th 2019, 4:23 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Charlottesvillle Runners Take Part in Super Hero Fun Run
Charlottesvillle Runners Take Part in Super Hero Fun Run

Dozens of runners in Charlottesville laced up their shoes and strapped on their capes on Friday, May 17.

Friday, May 17th 2019, 7:38 PM EDT
Albemarle County Students Wrap up Final Projects
Albemarle County Students Wrap up Final Projects

Students at Albemarle County schools are wrapping up their final projects, and one student created an exo-skeletal suit.

Friday, May 17th 2019, 2:44 PM EDT
Pharrell Williams Provides Words of Well Wishes as UVA Students Graduate
Pharrell Williams Provides Words of Well Wishes as UVA Students Graduate

The big weekend is officially underway at the University of Virginia as students graduate as part of the 190th valediction ceremony.

Friday, May 17th 2019, 2:41 PM EDT
The Center at Belvedere Celebrates Milestone as it Nears Completion
The Center at Belvedere Celebrates Milestone as it Nears Completion

A recreation center being built for senior citizens in Charlottesville and Albemarle County is one step closer to completion. 

Friday, May 17th 2019, 1:55 PM EDT
Hundreds Celebrate Graduation from PVCC
Hundreds Celebrate Graduation from PVCC

Hundreds of students marked a major milestone on Thursday, May 16.

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 7:38 PM EDT
Educators Across the Area Awarded Golden Apple Awards
Educators Across the Area Awarded Golden Apple Awards

Dozens of educators from across central Virginia are being honored for the hard work in the classroom on Thursday, May 16.

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 5:06 PM EDT
William Perry Elementary Receives 'Buddy Bench'
William Perry Elementary Receives 'Buddy Bench'

Work from students and help from the Waynesboro Kiwanis Club is combating bullying at a school in the area.

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 2:38 PM EDT
Charlottesville Woman Celebrates 105th Birthday
Charlottesville Woman Celebrates 105th Birthday

Lucille Chapman was joined by her family and the community at The Cedars Healthcare Center for a big celebration on Thursday, May 16.

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 1:58 PM EDT
UVA Business Major Auctions Off T-Shirt to Raise Money for Anti-Defamation League
UVA Business Major Auctions Off T-Shirt to Raise Money for Anti-Defamation League

A special T-shirt, created when the University of Virginia and its student body felt at their lowest, could now raise money for the Anti-Defamation League.

Wednesday, May 15th 2019, 2:43 PM EDT
Planet Fitness Program Aims to Keep Teens Fit During the Summer
Planet Fitness Program Aims to Keep Teens Fit During the Summer

If you're concerned about your teenagers staying fit when school lets out for the summer, Planet Fitness is offering a program to help kids work out.

Wednesday, May 15th 2019, 2:39 PM EDT
Thousands Traveling to Charlottesville for UVA’s 2019 Valedictory Exercises
Thousands Traveling to Charlottesville for UVA’s 2019 Valedictory Exercises

Crews started putting up the stage and ramps leading down to and from the Rotunda in preparation for University of Virginia’s 2019 Valedictory Exercises. The keynote speaker will be Virginia native and musician Pharrell Williams.

Monday, May 13th 2019, 1:50 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Charlottesville Welcomes New City Manager Tarron Richardson
Charlottesville Welcomes New City Manager Tarron Richardson

The Paramount Theater posted a welcome to Tarron Richardson on its marquis on Monday, May 13.

Monday, May 13th 2019, 1:44 PM EDT
People Brave the Weather for Craft Cville Mother’s Day Market
People Brave the Weather for Craft Cville Mother’s Day Market

More than 40 vendors braved the weather and supported The Women's Initiative, a Charlottesville nonprofit that provides women with mental health services.

Sunday, May 12th 2019, 3:39 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
North American Sake Brewery and Restaurant at IX Art Park Host Mother’s Day Brunch
North American Sake Brewery and Restaurant at IX Art Park Host Mother’s Day Brunch

North American Sake Brewery and Restaurant at IX Art Park held a special waffle bar and bottomless mom-mosas.

Sunday, May 12th 2019, 3:37 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Paramount Theater Announces 2019 Festival of the Book Speakers
Paramount Theater Announces 2019 Festival of the Book Speakers

The Virginia Festival of the Book returns to The Paramount Theater on Wednesday, March 20 at 8:00PM with their program, An Evening with Festival All-Stars.

Chris Markham