Councilors Hear from Public on Reaction to Weekend Security Enforcements
Councilors Hear from Public on Reaction to Weekend Security Enforcements

People in the Charlottesville community are weighing in with their thoughts about the past weekend of August 11-12. 

Heavy Law Enforcement Presence in Downtown Charlottesville
Heavy Law Enforcement Presence in Downtown Charlottesville

Portions of downtown Charlottesville and the University of Virginia are locked down in preparations for anything that might happen Saturday, August 11.

People, Businesses Honor Losses from Last Aug. 12
People, Businesses Honor Losses from Last Aug. 12

People and businesses downtown are taking time to honor the victims of last year’s violence on August 12 and spread love about the Downtown Charlottesville area.

Rutherford Institute President Weighs In on August 12 Security Measures
Rutherford Institute President Weighs In on August 12 Security Measures

The Rutherford Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to the defense of civil liberties, feels taking such extreme measures is putting Charlottesville in a negative light.

John Early
Police Chief Brackney Ready for Challenge of Career this Weekend
Police Chief Brackney Ready for Challenge of Career this Weekend

While handling other cases and getting acquainted to Charlottesville, Brackney has also been trying to stay one step ahead of the biggest challenge of her career.

Updated: Kessler's Permit Approved for Aug. 12 D.C. Rally
Updated: Kessler's Permit Approved for Aug. 12 D.C. Rally

The National Park Service has granted Jason Kessler a permit for use of Lafayette Park on August 12 in Washington, D.C. 

Permit Issued for Counterdemonstration Group in D.C.
Permit Issued for Counterdemonstration Group in D.C.

A permit has been issued in Washington, D.C., for one of three counterdemonstrations scheduled for Sunday, August 12, according to the National Park Service.

Business Owners Debate Closing on Anniversary of Unite the Right Rally
Business Owners Debate Closing on Anniversary of Unite the Right Rally

With plans to screen and limit people coming to downtown Charlottesville over the weekend of August 11 and 12, several businesses are still deciding whether to stay open or close.

Emmy Freedman
Governor, Charlottesville Declare States of Emergency for Aug. 10-12 Planned Events
Governor, Charlottesville Declare States of Emergency for Aug. 10-12 Planned Events

Gov. Northam and Charlottesville have declared states of emergency to address the potential impacts of events in and around Charlottesville and outside of Washington, D.C., on Aug. 10-12.

Charlottesville Launches ‘Joined in Strength’ Solidarity Campaign
Charlottesville Launches ‘Joined in Strength’ Solidarity Campaign

Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau launched Joined in Strength, a solidarity campaign timed for the anniversary of the deadly white nationalists rally that disrupted the city.

Mother of Heather Heyer Shares Her Thoughts on the Upcoming Aug. 12 Anniversary
Mother of Heather Heyer Shares Her Thoughts on the Upcoming Aug. 12 Anniversary

The mother of a woman killed following last year's Unite the Right rally says she does not see many changes in attitude when it comes to Charlottesville’s marginalized communities.

John Early
Additional Security Placed Around UVA Rotunda Ahead of Aug. 12 Anniversary
Additional Security Placed Around UVA Rotunda Ahead of Aug. 12 Anniversary

The first signs of defense against the chance of destructive protests are up at UVA, ahead of the upcoming anniversary of the Unite the Right rally.

Jason Kessler Drops Lawsuit Against Charlottesville
Jason Kessler Drops Lawsuit Against Charlottesville

Unite the Right rally organizer Jason Kessler has dropped his lawsuit against the City of Charlottesville.

UVA Discusses Plans for Rally Anniversary Weekend
UVA Discusses Plans for Rally Anniversary Weekend

It is anticipated that people will be participating in demonstration-related activities in the Charlottesville area throughout the weekend of August 10 - 12.

Kessler Withdraws Legal Demand to Hold August Rally in Charlottesville
Kessler Withdraws Legal Demand to Hold August Rally in Charlottesville

Unite the Right rally organizer Jason Eric Kessler will not be holding the August event he had originally planned for downtown Charlottesville.

Legal Documents Offer New Details on Kessler's Plan for August Anniversary
Legal Documents Offer New Details on Kessler's Plan for August Anniversary

Legal documents are offering new details on what exactly Jason Eric Kessler plans to do for the upcoming anniversary weekend of his Unite the Right rally.

John Early
Councilors Hear from Emergency Agencies on What City Will Look Like on Aug. 12
Councilors Hear from Emergency Agencies on What City Will Look Like on Aug. 12

The city of Charlottesville is informing the community on how it’s preparing for the anniversary of the Unite the Right rally.

Emmy Freedman
City Council Will Discuss Precautions for August 11 and 12 at Monday's Meeting
City Council Will Discuss Precautions for August 11 and 12 at Monday's Meeting

Charlottesville City Council prepares to receive a detailed briefing, at the upcoming Council meeting Monday, regarding the city's preparations for the Unite the Right rally one year anniversary. 

Charlottesville Law Enforcement Brief Public on Plans for Aug. 12 Weekend
Charlottesville Law Enforcement Brief Public on Plans for Aug. 12 Weekend

The clock is ticking as we close in on the one-year anniversary of the deadly Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville.

Emmy Freedman
Charlottesville Preparing to Handle Anniversary of August 12th Weekend
Charlottesville Preparing to Handle Anniversary of August 12th Weekend

New details are emerging about Charlottesville City Hall's plan to deal with whatever may unfold around Emancipation Park on the anniversary of Jason Kessler’s Unite the Right rally.

John Early
Judge sets Date for Kessler Lawsuit Over Permit Denial for Aug. 12 Anniversary Rally
Judge sets Date for Kessler Lawsuit Over Permit Denial for Aug. 12 Anniversary Rally

A federal judge has set a date to hear Jason Kessler's lawsuit against Charlottesville over the denial of a permit to hold a Unite the Right anniversary rally in Emancipation Park on August 11 and 12.

NPS Approves Application from Jason Kessler to Hold Rally in Washington, DC
NPS Approves Application from Jason Kessler to Hold Rally in Washington, DC

Unite the Right rally organizer Jason Eric Kessler has received an initial approval from the National Park Service to host a two-day event in the nation's capital.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 11:40 AM EDT
Attorneys File Preliminary Injunction to Not Let Militia Groups into Charlottesville
Attorneys File Preliminary Injunction to Not Let Militia Groups into Charlottesville

Attorneys in an ongoing lawsuit against Jason Kessler and a slew of militia groups are taking some new preemptive measures.

Thursday, June 7th 2018, 10:11 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Charlottesville Denies Kessler's Application to Hold Anniversary Rally
Charlottesville Denies Kessler's Application to Hold Anniversary Rally

Charlottesville City Hall is denying a permit request from Jason Kessler, the organizer of August's Unite the Right rally, to hold another event.

Monday, December 11th 2017, 12:33 PM EST
Jason Kessler files for Permit to Hold Unite the Right Anniversary Rally
Jason Kessler files for Permit to Hold Unite the Right Anniversary Rally

Jason Kessler, the organizer of the Unite the Right rally, has applied for a permit to hold a 2-day anniversary rally in Charlottesville next August. 

Wednesday, November 29th 2017, 2:26 PM EST
Charlottesville Mulling Decision for Special Events At Downtown Parks
Charlottesville Mulling Decision for Special Events At Downtown Parks

The clock is ticking on a pending permit requests from Unite the Right rally organizer Jason Kessler, and Brian Lambert. Both want to hold events at Charlottesville parks on August 12, 2018

Friday, December 8th 2017, 2:38 PM EST by John Early