United Methodists across central Virginia are knocking down bowling pins to raise money for a new apartment complex that hopes to house people with intellectual disabilities.
Thanks to a new interactive mural map, you can easily pinpoint a mural's exact location in Charlottesville and Albemarle County while learning more about the artwork itself.
Virginia State Police responded to a three-vehicle crash with a confirmed fatality on I-64 Sunday. Kenneth T. Owens died at the scene.
LGBTQ+ individuals in Charlottesville and Albemarle County are getting the help they need to make their legal documents match the gender with which they identify.
As the Virginia Festival of the Book wrapped up Sunday in Charlottesville, authors shared their perspectives on racism and diversity in our country.
A special workshop in Charlottesville is empowering young women by teaching them some helpful home improvement skills.
The Charlottesville Democratic Party held its largest fundraiser of the year as it prepped for election season.
On Saturday, students from Charlottesville High School lit candles on the Downtown Mall to honor victims and survivors of sexual violence.
Thousands of people participated in the annual Charlottesville 10-Miler on Saturday morning. The money raised goes toward Computers4Kids, a group that provides technology to low-income children in Charlottesville and Albemarle County.
University of Virginia Army ROTC cadets to host a blood drive to aid military medical centers. The blood drive will take place on Monday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Newcomb Hall on UVA Grounds.
On Saturday, William Monroe High School hosted the 11th Annual Greene County Arts Festival where students and citizens came together to share a common love for art.
An up and coming Charlottesville non-profit is bringing kids together for a day of play.
A Fluvanna County Post Office now honors a fallen navy sailor who once called Palmyra his home.
A Virginia police officer has been charged with soliciting a minor online for sex.
United Way of Greater Augusta’s Free Tax Program, Valley VITA, still has walk-in hours available.
Attorney General Mark R. Herring and 17 additional state attorneys general urge U.S. Attorney General William Barr to release the investigation's findings as soon as possible.
Charlottesville City leaders are responding to feedback that the country's first Vietnam War memorial is too difficult to get to.
The 'Cinderella's Closet' program at Monticello High School is helping young girls find the perfect prom dress without breaking the bank.
Henley Middle School students are sending messages of support to Zola Barbour, a 7th grader fighting a desmoplastic small round cell tumor.
Big changes are coming to Charlottesville’s Friendship Court Apartments. Those living in the neighborhood got together on Friday to discuss the future of the apartment complex.
Albemarle County students and mentors at the University of Virginia are bonding over something their parents never got to do - earn a college degree.
Making calls to strangers isn't normally part of the school day for most students.
Just as the tech company WillowTree leaves the city of Charlottesville, another one is moving in and bringing more jobs along with it.
A dog named Danny Boy is growing stronger and healthier after an animal welfare group found him tied up with a chain embedded in his neck.
Governor Northam announced that Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was up a slight 0.1 percentage point in February to 2.9 percent.
Right now, a teenager from Albemarle County is facing felony charges for another threat in central Virginia.
Charlottesville police believe a teenager in Albemarle County is responsible for an online, racist threat that caused city schools to close for two days.
A program at Monticello High School is once again helping young girls throughout central Virginia purchase affordable prom dresses.
Governor Northam announced he has vetoed legislation that would allow people to make and sell switchblades to out-of-state buyers.
People in Albemarle County have a better idea of how their tax dollars will be spent come next year.
Two Augusta County landowners are speaking out about a solar project that could provide a stable income for them.
The Albemarle County Police Department say a teen is now is custody for making online threats to Albemarle High School.
It's been almost three months since the Shenandoah LGBTQ Center moved into its permanent home and officials said the response has been great.
A big change is coming to the recycling programs in Staunton, Waynesboro and Augusta County.
An exhibit honoring Staunton's own Statler Brothers is being held at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum.
On Thursday, students, faculty, and staff at Louisa County High School became better equipped to handle a life-threatening injury.
The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in helping to locate an elderly missing man who suffers from Alzheimer’s and Addison’s disease.
A woman in Charlottesville has been living without heat in her home since November.
Gov. Northam has signed SB-1693 and HB-2577, which will ensure all individuals with autism have access to adequate health insurance.
The Virginia Department of Transportation is in the final stages of improving three Interstate 81 interchanges in Augusta County near Staunton.
Investigators are trying to get to the bottom of an online threat that closed all public schools in Charlottesville.
Federal investigators are now pointing to marijuana and anti-seizure medicine as the likely cause of a deadly trash truck and train crash in Crozet.
Greene County's Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is out with safety ratings for pickup trucks.
Virginia highway safety officials were already investigating the safety of an exit ramp along I-95 when a charter bus overturned along it Tuesday, killing two people.
Augusta County leaders will set a precedent when they decide the fate of the county's first proposed solar farm.
The Virginia Festival of the Book is underway in Charlottesville, and its events are taking a look at today’s hot topics.
The Charlottesville community is turning to another southern city with ties to the Confederacy to learn how to best work toward a positive future.
Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation that reduces the Retail Sales and Use Tax rate on essential personal hygiene products, including feminine hygiene products.
Charlottesville City Schools will be closed Thursday while police investigate an online threat made against one of the schools.
Authors presenting at the Virginia Festival of the Book are tackling topics related to addiction this year.
People are getting an update on a project slated to create new walking and bicycle facilities for people in both Charlottesville and Albemarle County.
Some community members and nonprofits in Charlottesville are pushing for the city and Albemarle County to get serious on climate change.
Authorities say a New York woman is one of two people killed when a bus overturned on an Interstate 95 exit in Virginia.
The Charlottesville Housing Advisory Committee is fine tuning a tool to help solve the city's housing crisis.
Virginia's largest electric utility is defending its plan to spend hundreds of millions of dollars less on energy efficiency than what top officials say they agreed to last year in a sweeping overhaul of electric...
Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation to clean up more than 27 million cubic yards of coal ash from unlined ponds in Virginia.
Charlottesville requests the community's participation in an online survey related to city services and community needs.
The Charlottesville Ten Miler is scheduled for Saturday, March 23 from 7:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
According to the Blue Ridge Poison Center, more and more people are stealing medicine from family, friends, and even people they don't know.
A pre-dawn crash on Rt. 15 knocked out power for hundreds of Dominion Energy customers in Louisa County Wednesday.
New legislation out of Richmond could soon hamstring some smaller Virginia localities like Greene County.
New legislation out of Richmond could soon hamstring some smaller Virginia localities like Greene County.
The Waynesboro School Board passed a budget on Tuesday night that cuts more than a dozen teachers.
As Charlottesville City Council works to balance next year's fiscal budget, city leaders may have found a way to avoid a potential tax increase.
Agnor-Hurt students and parents learned about how Virginia schools handled racial inequalities in the past on Tuesday, March 19.
Charlottesville High School students are finding ways to de-stress at school.
By 2040, thousands of people in central Virginia will face a housing crisis unless action is taken now.
Thanks to a successful pilot program, Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall may soon be making room for more than just foot traffic.
Governor Ralph Northam has again vetoed a bill aimed at preventing sanctuary cities in Virginia.
Dozens of preservationists from around Virginia met in Charlottesville Tuesday for a symposium on African-American historic resources.
According to data from the University of Virginia, the Appalachia region of Virginia has an overwhelming amount of people facing obesity and diabetes.
Federal investigators have released nearly 100 new documents and photos that detail last year's fatal Amtrak and trash truck collision in Crozet.
Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe he'll soon decide whether to join the sprawling field of candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
Dr. Andrea Whitmarsh, Superintendent of Greene County Public Schools has been named the 2018-19 Regional Superintendent of the Year for Region 5.
A group of philanthropists in the Charlottesville area is bringing light to the impacts of trauma on children and adults in the community.
Drivers can expect alternating lane closures with flagger traffic control on part of Route 624 in Augusta County beginning Wednesday, March 20.
Charlottesville police helped to get a hawk out of a woman's car Tuesday morning.
Attorney General Herring says he is urging the CFPB to take action to protect consumers from abuses in payday lending and vehicle title lending.
The Local Energy Alliance Program is welcoming its new executive director, Chris Meyer.
Authorities in Virginia say charges are pending against the driver of a commercial bus that overturned while traveling from Florida to New York, killing two people and injuring others.
Piedmont Virginia Community College will host its 35th Annual Job Fair on Wednesday, March 27.
Charlottesville City Council is weighing a one-cent real estate tax increase to fund affordable housing efforts.
Dozens of people got a glimpse into how Albemarle County is doing its part to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
In an effort to be more transparent, the Charlottesville Police Department is making some changes on how it posts crime data.
A dog found with a chain embedded in its neck is rallying together volunteers from the organization Dogs Deserve Better.
Virginia Senator Tim Kaine is back from a weekend international trip to the border between Colombia and Venezuela.
Developers want to bring a Longhorn Steakhouse to Albemarle County near Fashion Square Mall.
The federal government found high rates of injuries and infections among University of Virginia Medical Center patients.
Former University Of Virginia professor, Walter Francis Korte, who pled guilty to two counts of child pornography will now serve the rest of his sentence at home.
Congressman Denver Riggleman is touring the University of Virginia Hospital Pain Clinic to bring attention to the opioid crisis in the 5th District.
A debut author will share the stage with winners of a local writing contest to celebrate women’s stories of healing during The Women’s Initiative’s Challenge into Change program.
U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine joined Senators Jon Tester and Jerry Moran to introduce bipartisan legislation to improve veterans' access to mental health care.
More than 100 people got help filling out their NCAA Basketball Tournament brackets while helping a great cause Monday at the 6th Annual Jimmy "Magic Man" Miller Breakfast.
James K Murphy Jr., a resident of Ruckersville, Virginia, is excited to announce he has filed to run as a candidate for the Greene County At-Large Seat on the Board of Supervisors.
The Front Porch, a nonprofit music school, showcases teen talents in Charlottesville.
The Charlottesville area is gaining a couple of hotels, as the area's tourism industry continues to boom.
Saint Patrick’s Day festivities were in full swing on Charlottesville Downtown Mall but some activities were focused less on the booze and more on family fun.
People in the Charlottesville area are experiencing art while dining out in a whole new way and it is all happening through their cell phones.
The 'Chickapig' board game has been turned into a children's book. 'Little Joe Chickapig' is about following your dreams, and the writer Brian Calhoun has donated a copy to every elementary school and library in Virginia.
Eighth-grader, Rowan Eckhart, from Henley Middle School wins middle school division of the Virginia School Board Associations Art Contest.
With the weather warming up, people in central Virginia are getting outside, and getting ready for spring planting season.
Virginia lawmakers did not pass a single piece of legislation dealing with guns during the most recent session, and activists said firearm deaths are only increasing.
Some people in Albemarle County know a little bit more about helping pollinators, like bees, in their own backyards.
Homebrewers in the Greene County area helped families celebrate the first annual Beer Festival
As part of the first annual Shamrock Crawl, people on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville that made a donation to the PB&J Fund received discounts.
Junior League of Charlottesville hosted its 15th Annual 'Kids in the Kitchen' event at the Boys and Girls Club on Cherry Avenue in Charlottesville on Saturday.
Getting around to some of western Albemarle County's breweries and wineries just got a whole lot easier.
A mother and her child living in Crozet can now rest easy in a safe home thanks to repairs from volunteers and the Albemarle Housing Improvement Program.
Radio station, WTJU 91.1FM hosted Saint Patrick's Day event to raise money for a new studio.
African-American women, from both past and present, are being remembered and celebrated.
Charlottesville City Council is still working to address how the city's budget will be split to meet the needs of the citizens.
An Albemarle Co. woman is facing drug charges resulting from an investigation by the U.S. Marshal's Service, the Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force and Albemarle County police.
For the 16th year, the Cinderella Project is dressing prom-goers for free.
Studies show that African-Americans are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than other races, and one church in Charlottesville is working to change that.
Medical students at the University of Virginia and across the country are celebrating the next chapters of their lives.
People all across the world and in central Virginia are standing in solidarity with the Muslim community after a terror attack.
Demolition is officially underway to make way for Dairy Central in Charlottesville.
A tool company in Orange County is in need of more help.
The Virginia Republican who embraced Confederate monuments and associated with white supremacists during failed statewide office bids will head a conservative super PAC.
Around 100 students from the Charlottesville area cut classes Friday to protest climate change.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam says the state's 40 mental health centers are now all offering walk-in mental evaluations.
Women from all sorts of educational roles are working together to grow the next generation of female leaders in the industry.
Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation to ease transitions for military families relocating to the Commonwealth.
Frequent snoring can lead to more serious problems, but research at the University of Virginia may have found the cure to those sleepless nights.
Charlottesville City Council is working to balance the city's budget to meet affordable housing needs.
Police are investigating an accident in the town of Orange between a pedestrian and a train.
Some students at Albemarle High School are feeling more inspired to study science, thanks to a special lecture on Thursday, March 14.
A new brewery is ready to start pouring some suds just outside Staunton.
A program at the University of Virginia has launched a new resource tool to help people in the Charlottesville area search for jobs.
On 3/13/19 deputies with the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office executed a narcotics search warrant at the Relax Inn Motel on White Hill Road in Mint Springs.
On Thursday, Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail worked out an issue with a system that notifies victims of release dates for inmates at the facility.
A Richmond consulting firm is presenting a new vision and new business plan for Staunton Crossing.
Charlottesville City Schools is working to provide students with healthier food options.
A water heater issue caused an evacuation on Thursday, March 14, at Mallside Forest Apartments in Albemarle County.
People working on a project at the University of Virginia are working to rediscover the hidden stories of black nurses from the 1950s to the 1980s.
WAHS students are performing 'The Sound of Music,' which takes place in 1938 Austria and some costumes have Nazi swastikas on them.
Luke Bartosik, who was found guilty of rape back in December, was sentenced to 5 years in prison.
The Augusta Co. Sheriff’s Office is investigating an MRRJ inmate's death as a suicide, however, the case will not be closed until the Office of the Medical Examiner concludes its investigation.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has vetoed legislation aimed at limiting his authority to institute a carbon cap-and-trade plan.
Kathy Galvin announced her candidacy for the House of Delegate’s 57th district, which includes Charlottesville and parts of Albemarle County.
The University of Virginia is launching the state’s first regional community survey panel, called BeHeardCVA, through the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.
The Virginia Festival of the Book will present All of Our Rights - America's Legacy of Inequality at The Paramount Theater on March 21.
The anniversary date of the deadly Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville will be known as “Unity Days" moving forward.
Charlottesville and Albemarle County are working to set goals to address climate change on the local level.
The Albemarle Housing Improvement Plan (AHIP) is now better prepared to help community members desperately in need of home repairs.
A Charlottesville veteran is celebrating a very special birthday on Wednesday, March 13.
A new bank branch on Route 29 in Albemarle County is ready for its first full day of business on Thursday, March 14.
Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital is offering a new internship program as a way to recruit students entering their senior year of college or in the last two semesters of an accredited training program.
Community leaders have cut the ribbon on Blue Ridge Community College's first online outpost.
Attorneys fighting over a pair of statutes in downtown Charlottesville were back at it in court Wednesday.
An Augusta County jury has found a man guilty of killing another man in a motel parking lot.
The cost of police body cameras across central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley are putting a burden on prosecutors' offices.
Albemarle County welcomes Heather Childress as deputy chief for the Albemarle County Department of Fire Rescue.
Charlottesville's Martin Hardware family is reeling from the loss of a beloved, long-time employee.
Students in Charlottesville and Albemarle County are getting their hands dirty while learning how to create their own letter-press prints from a Detroit-based print maker.
Albemarle High School’s Geospatial Technology program introduced its students to drones on Monday; learning drone operation and application.
'We Code, Too', in partnership with the Office of Offender Aid and Restoration, teach former-inmates digital skills, coding and how to navigate computers.