Scottsville is looking to spruce up some of its downtown businesses with the help of a state grant.
Gov. Ralph Northam has announced the official launch of Opportunity Virginia, a new initiative designed to leverage the federal Opportunity Zone program.
A white man charged with making racist threats against a black activist in Virginia is scheduled to be tried in December.
Senior pets at CASPCA will be available for free adoption by senior people (65 years old or more) starting Oct. 22.
A University of Alabama student has pleaded not guilty to calling in a bomb threat to Louisiana State University's stadium during a football game.
Charlottesville will start collection of loose leaves on Monday, October 28. Each neighborhood zone will be visited by vacuum trucks three times during the season.
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.
Marc Sumner Hunt is charged with burglary (4), grand larceny (2), obtaining by false pretense (2), credit card theft, credit card fraud
It was a heated back and forth at times during Monday night's Charlottesville City Council meeting. This comes as councilors are considering the next steps for the Police Civilian Review Board.
A new construction project on Water Street is making it harder to find parking in downtown Charlottesville.
A church in Orange County is celebrating 250 years of worship and bringing families together.
The group of people set to be tasked with keeping an eye on Charlottesville's Police Department is back under the microscope.
After a UVA student with autism had her Nintendo Switch stolen from her, fellow UVA students pitched in to get her a new one, and then some.
Staff at the Albemarle-Charlottesville SPCA are in awe of a recent arrival of a feline family. That's because two kittens, Jesse and DJ, are getting care from a male cat, dubbed Danny Tanner.
The 13th Annual Virginia Hunger Symposium is now underway in Weyers Cave. Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) partners with the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank to host the week of events.
A labor force, called ‘Naborforce’ for people advancing in age is taking off in Charlottesville, and creating new friendships.
In Augusta County, a variety of agencies are pulling together to combat abuse and financial exploitation of the elderly community.
A candidate for Augusta County Sheriff is doubling down on criticism of his political opponent.
A mural dedicated to Charlottesville is going up on the Downtown Mall. This art project is a labor of love for the city the designer calls home.
Authorities have identified 59-year-old Jennifer L. Charles as the victim in an RV fire in Augusta Co. last week.
Albemarle County is looking into ways to make affordable housing more accessible in and around Crozet.
A new discovery from scientists at the University of Virginia may improve cancer treatment in the future.
The Louisa County Sheriff’s office is seeking the community's help in locating 14-year-old Isabel Hicks.
Eric Roughgarden is charged with two counts of brandishing a firearm, possession of a firearm by a felon, and attempted armed robbery
A Charlottesville service station needs some repairs after a crash Monday. No charges have been filed at this time and there are no injuries.
A gunshot victim in Harrisonburg is being treated at UVA while the happenstance of his injury is under investigation.
Time is running out for Virginia taxpayers who plan to file under the automatic, six-month individual income tax extension. The deadline to file is Friday, Nov. 1.
Effective Monday, Oct. 21, the Open Air Burning Prohibition enacted by Louisa Co. has been lifted.
Volunteers in the Charlottesville area are taking part in a recycling program that helps the Chesapeake Bay.
This Halloween bicyclists in costumes will hit the streets of Charlottesville to deliver bags of treats as part of a fundraiser for Community Bikes.
Charlottesville is giving people a chance to show off their poetry skills in a very public way. The Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) in partnership with Bus Lines Community Poetry is now taking submissions for the 2020 Bus Poetry Competition.
With Election Day 2019 just two weeks away, local and state officials met for a seminar today to address just how secure Virginia's elections really are.
A Charlottesville pastor is being appointed as the next President of the National Association of Evangelicals.
One festival in Madison County has been bringing generations of families together for almost 50 years. On Sunday, the Graves Mountain Apple Harvest Festival concluded after three weeks of fun.
A new program at the Virginia Institute of Autism is bridging the gap between students on the autism spectrum and their peers at Albemarle County Public Schools.
The Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA is offering care for your furry friends at a discounted price.
A Charlottesville church is teaming up with a non-profit to keep people warm this winter while also raising money for a good cause.
The Albemarle County Police Department hosted Bowling with Badges at AMF Kegler's Lanes on Sunday afternoon.
Charlottesville police are investigating a shooting that happened on Prospect Avenue.
Parents enjoyed a cold one while their kids learned some new dance moves from the Charlottesville Ballet Company. The Charlottesville Ballet Company's kicked off its 12th season with Beer & Ballet at Champion Brewing Company.
The Charlottesville Skate Park is building a family of skateboarders, rollerbladers and bikers, but in order to do that, they say they need more light.
On Saturday, the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission screened a documentary to show how bikes can be a better form of transportation for parents.
On Saturday, October 19, 2019, at approximately 10:45 A.M. officers of the Waynesboro Police Department responded to a suspicious person in the 200 block of Pelham Drive.
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.
Dogs and their owners got a taste of Bavaria in Albemarle County on Saturday. Natural Pet Essentials hosted its first annual Barktoberfest Cville event.
Swimmers in Albemarle County will now be able to enjoy the pool all year long. On Saturday, workers installed a dome over the outdoor pool at the YMCA in Crozet.
People in Charlottesville participated in a workshop Saturday morning that used theatre to promote civic engagement. The workshop is taking on issues of power, privilege and oppression through a collection of improvised games and exercises.
On Saturday, people in Scottsville got their feet wet and their hands dirty pulling tires out of the James River. The event started with Albemarle County Board Of Supervisors candidate Mike Hallahan.
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.
Charlottesville police are investigating an early morning burglary that happened on the Downtown Mall. On Saturday, Officers responded to a report of breaking and entering at Carytown Tobacco around 3:30 a.m.
Parents visiting students at the University of Virginia for Family Weekend got a special performance on Friday night. Many spent the evening watching the Cavalier Marching Band practice.
Hundreds of people from across central Virginia came together to celebrate diversity at one of Albemarle County's largest elementary schools.
This year, for ‘Donuts with a Deputy’ the Augusta County Sheriff's Office is honoring the birthday of one of its own.
Waynesboro's Valley Mission Thrift Store has a new home and it opened on Friday. The new location is right next to the Sharp Shopper on West Main Street.
Some Albemarle County students are helping determine the future fate of a large farm. Middle schoolers from Albemarle County Community Public Charter are coming up with new ways to get more visitors at Morven Farm.
A Stuarts Draft High School teacher is seeing big success on the Standards of Learning (SOL) test by making her classroom more comfortable. Math teacher Guinevere Christenson put a $5,000 innovative classroom grant to work.
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.
One University of Virginia group is going the extra mile to make sure children in need have costumes this Halloween. The University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science's ESE Cares program is holding a Community Costume Closet.
This year's McIntire Schools of Commerce's 2019 Fall Forum at the University of Virginia is focusing on “The Business of Sports”. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is among the movers and shakers in the sports industry taking part.
The City of Charlottesville has several road and utility projects that will impact key roadways starting next week.
A study is highlighting inadequacies at government-owned buildings across Greene County.
Governor Northam announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage point in September to 2.7% and was down 0.1 percentage point from a year ago.
Close to 400 students at Burnley-Moran Elementary School ran and walked laps around the track during the eighth annual Walk-a-Thon for Wellness.
Orange County will host a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event on Saturday, October 19, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Charlottesville will be upgrading its telephone systems during October 23-27. During this time, and only outside normal business hours, some telephone lines will intermittently ring as busy.
An Albemarle County man accused of trying to grab a child off of a church playground in 2017 is set to have his case heard in December.
The University of Virginia Sustainability Team is getting ready for one of its biggest events of the year, the Green Game.
After a day of uncertainty by incumbent Robert Tracci, both candidates for Albemarle's top prosecutor took the podium Thursday night.
A brewery in Charlottesville is helping raise funds to fight animal abuse throughout Virginia.
The Local Food Hub is celebrating farmers, businesses, and community partners for their commitment to quality local food.
A middle school teacher is no longer in front of a class and out of a job after school officials confirm she used a racial slur towards a student.
City and school leaders in Waynesboro met Thursday to talk about needs and money.
A two-time champion on the Food Network show Chopped is bringing his recipes to the Charlottesville community.
The family of murdered Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington is marking a decade since she disappeared in Charlottesville.
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.
A University of Alabama student allegedly called in a bomb threat against Louisiana State University's stadium during a football game because of a bet.
Kyle Guy is now part of a growing list of former University of Virginia basketball players to support a great cause.
The YMCA in Crozet is installing a dome over the next few days to cover its pool.
A new case management platform is helping the University of Virginia Health System and community organizations better serve those in need.
A man accused of attempting to sexually assault a woman on Rose Hill Drive last year will stand trial in February 2020.
Police are investigating a rash of delivered packages being stolen from homes. They say they see an uptick in package thefts as people start ordering holiday gifts
Trinity King will spend 10 years in prison for a crash that killed her son and brother.
Governor Ralph Northam awarded $6 million in School Security Equipment Grants to help protect students and teachers in 340 schools in 70 school divisions.
Dozens of T-shirts are again reminding the University of Virginia community about an important and sometimes silent issue.
The Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board was recently awarded a $500,000 grant from the Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration.
The Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA will be holding another Compassionate Care Clinic from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20.
Students at Johnson Elementary School are learning you can still have a voice in your community no matter your age. A fourth grade class took its concerns straight to the city after noticing cracks in the blacktop where they play.
A Florida man accused of cyberstalking and making racist treats against a black activist in Charlottesville pleaded not guilty this week.
A New York artist shared his works with the public to help bridge the gap between different cultures and the way people think about them.
Voters in central Virginia are learning more about the people running for the Charlottesville and Albemarle County school boards.
A group of University of Virginia students is demanding more action when it comes to the school's mental health system and debt collection policies.
Augusta County leaders want to make sure Verona is safer for pedestrians and on Wednesday, they shared their plan.
Concerns about disruptions during a scheduled forum for the two candidates running for Commonwealth's Attorney in Albemarle County has one of the candidates backing out of the event.
One partnership in Charlottesville is bridging the gap between a person's health needs and pressing legal woes.
A new pilot program at the University of Virginia is taking off and helping cut back on noise and carbon emissions.
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors is now asking the state for millions of dollars to help improve Biscuit Run Park.
A burned and killed dog from Richmond is the inspiration behind a brand new beer from Three Notch'd Brewing Company.
A chocolate shop in Charlottesville is working with Cville Pride to make misgendering a thing of the past.
The Virginia Film Festival is just one week away, and now the Downtown Festival Headquarters is officially open for business.
A fatal fire in Augusta County is under investigation by Virginia State Police.
The sheriff's office has charged Haden Thomas Wilson of Stanardsville with five counts of computer solicitation of a minor.
An Albemarle County man is fed up with his FedEx delivery driver. Matthew Wood has been on the receiving end of damaged packages, and now he's got the evidence to prove it.
The Postal Service took part in a job fair held at the Northside Library in Albemarle County on Wednesday.
The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority is keeping a close eye on reservoir levels in Charlottesville and Albemarle County.
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.
There's a new traffic pattern on Route 29 southbound at Timberwood Boulevard in Albemarle County.
Saturday, $15,295 was generated through purchases at the SPCA Rummage Store on Hillsdale Drive.
The Shenandoah Valley Region of Virginia generated $1.524 billion in direct visitor spending – a 5% increase over 2017. Local city, county and state taxes combined reached $109.4 million.
A strategic plan at Nathanael Greene Primary and Elementary schools is helping prepare children for careers in technology.
Virginia officials are warning residents about what could be one of the most severe wildfire seasons in years.
All six candidates vying to fill three seats on Charlottesville's City Council took the stage at Johnson Elementary School on Tuesday, October 15.
Waynesboro's skyline has a new addition. Richmond artist Nils Westergard spent a week painting ‘Kaiya with Tulips’ and finished up over the weekend at the Virginia Street Arts Festival.
Plans for a residential development in southern Albemarle County took a step forward on Tuesday after some changes.
On Tuesday night, candidates on the ballot to serve in the next General Assembly talked legislation for helping those with medical disabilities. They gathered at Arc of the Piedmont for a “Coffee & Chat” to share their views with the public.
A nurse at Sentara Martha Jefferson has been delivering babies there for more than 25 years. Now, add to that delivering three of her own grandchildren in the span of 36 hours.
The University of Virginia Medical Center's new Emergency Department is now open for business.
The organization tasked with preserving the Confederate statues is now calling foul again after vandals struck for a second time.
A Charlottesville clean energy company is breaking ground at their new headquarters on Garrett Street.
An online auction for the Staunton Mall is now open.
A wheel from a horrific plane crash in Albemarle County is now on display in Mint Springs Valley Park near Crozet.
Virginia State Police responded to a single vehicle crash involving an overturned tractor hauling a trailer full of trash.
Governor Ralph Northam issued Executive Directive Five, directing actions to increase the number of Virginians enrolled in quality, affordable health care coverage.
The newest recruits for Albemarle County Fire and Rescue are going through some tough training.
Charlottesville announced that real-time parking availability data for the Market Street Parking Garage is now accessible via the city website and the MyCville smartphone app.
A University of Alabama student is accused of threatening Louisiana State's Tiger Stadium during the school's Saturday night football game against the University of Florida.
A new study says sex assault victims in Virginia must sometimes travel for hours because of a shortage of qualified nurses and hospitals that provide sexual assault examinations.
Albemarle County Public Schools is training four new bus drivers to help fill a shortage.
The city of Charlottesville is raising money for one of its most popular attractions to help keep it open later at night.
On Monday night, one of the men vying to be the next Albemarle County commonwealth's attorney presented some of the top issues he hopes to change if elected.
Some central Virginia educators got the chance to enjoy a night out all thanks to a local radio station. On Monday night, Hot 101.9 hosted 'Teachers Night Out' at the DoubleTree Hotel in Albemarle County.
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.
A group of orchestra students in Charlottesville saw a special performance on Monday. Renowned violinist Anyango Yarbo-Davenport played several songs ranging from classical to blues. Yarbo-Davenport came to town for another performance at the University of Virginia, and teachers reached out to have her perform.
The staff at The Daily Progress says the future of journalism is at stake, and they are unionizing. After months of behind the scene work, writers and copy editors announced on Monday they are fighting for a better workplace.
A University of Virginia student and a young woman from Albemarle County are taking a stand against a gun law lawmakers enacted years ago. They want to see the age limit lowered for handgun purchases, but their reasoning may surprise you.
Some University of Virginia students and staff are choosing to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day in place of Columbus Day.
A nonprofit is stepping up to help grow the public's understanding of affordable housing in Charlottesville. Preservation Piedmont, a group that works to preserve historic areas, is holding a series of discussions at CitySpace on the Downtown Mall.
On Sunday, CPD officers responded to a Hit-and-Run accident in the 800 block of Cherry Avenue. The driver and passenger of the vehicle fled the scene of the crash on foot, but were later apprehended.
A program some call the last resort for children with mental health issues is facing a steep drop in the number of patients it is treating.
Virginians who want to vote in the upcoming legislative elections have one more day to register.
Police were called to Clark Elementary School early Monday after someone found a bag nearby.
Charlottesville's two statues of a Confederate generals have again been vandalized.
A Halloween lights display in Fluvanna County is doing more than just entertaining a neighborhood, it’s also giving back to the community.
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.
The Ivy Creek Foundation is celebrating 40 years of welcoming people in Albemarle County and beyond.
A Charlottesville organization is working to make sure community members in need are able to take care of their little ones by supplying them with an essential. On Sunday, Donor Diapers held its monthly diaper giveaway.
Criminal justice reform took center stage on Sunday at a movie screening and panel discussion hosted at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.
Staunton police are investigating a robbery that happened late Saturday night at a convenience store.
On Sunday, the Men's Leadership Project (MLP) partnered with Houses of Wood & Straw to build dog houses to keep pets warm this winter.
On Sunday, runners from across the nation took part in the Charlottesville Fall Classic Half Marathon and 10K.
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the makeup of Albemarle County is changing and becoming more diverse. These changes are consistent with the country's overall population and experts say it's being driven by immigration.
The Maupintown Film Festival is now accepting submissions for the 2020 festival.
The Harrisonburg Fire Department (HFD) responded to a two-alarm fire on Sunday morning at Frazier Quarry.
After years of songs and music, a Nelson County staple has moved to Charlottesville. The Festy Music Festival took place in IX Art Park in downtown Charlottesville for the first time and community members are loving it.
A book fest at the Gordon Avenue Library is highlighting the history of the African American community in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area.
Some of Charlottesville’s police officers are being honored for their dedication and service to keep the city safe.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville's Habitat Store has teamed up with Cville TimeBank to hold their semi-annual Repair Cafe.
The Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) is getting a few upgrades and on Saturday folks had a chance to see what's planned.
The University of Virginia has kicked off a $5 billion 'Honor the Future' campaign. The goal is to make UVA the nation's best public university.
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.
On Saturday, the Albemarle County Fire and Rescue Squad spent the day providing safety tips to community members.
Piedmont Virginia Community College is helping high school and college students register for financial aid.
A brewery in Charlottesville is helping some furry friends find their forever home. On Friday, Decipher Brewing hosted an adoption event to help dogs from the Charlottesville- Albemarle SPCA get adopted.
On Friday night, artists from around central Virginia got the chance to show off their crafts in front of a live audience. They took center stage at an Open Mic Night performing their latest creations.
Some of the latest fall fashions went on display in Charlottesville to help give back to the city's refugee population.
A Raphine man will spend a decade in prison after pleading guilty to sex crimes.
A group of veterans making their way to an event in Washington D.C. made a stop in Charlottesville on Friday. The group is taking part in Honor Flight. The program transports veterans of World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War to memorials in the nation's capital.
A community garden facing demolition is now getting federal help to find a new home. A $375,000 federal grant is helping put fresh produce in the hands of people who don't get it that often.
Students at Charlottesville City Schools are learning more agriculture and how it plays a vital role in our everyday lives. On Friday, students at Buford Middle School got a hands-on experience with an expert gardener from Monticello.
A family dealing with the recent loss of their eight-year-old son to cancer is receiving a gift they will cherish.
Two bridges in Nelson County have been dedicated to the memory of a fallen firefighter.
State funds will be used to help Charlottesville and other localities provide more mental health councilors at public schools.
Several organizations fighting for the LGBTQIA+ community are calling out the UVA Health System for what they say are discriminatory practices.
A weekend of music that's normally held in Nelson County is now taking place in downtown Charlottesville.
On Wednesday, October 16 from 2-5pm, the Northside Library will be hosting its monthly Job Fair with Virginia Career Works.
A new federal grant is helping to keep fresh produce in the hands of people who don't get it that often.
Wildlife experts at Shenandoah National Park are warning people to keep their eyes up while driving along Skyline Drive and other areas that may be inhabited by bears.
Governor Ralph Northam has announced a statewide drought watch advisory for the Commonwealth of Virginia
Virginia is threatening to shut down a company that touts its record of reuniting immigrant families, accusing it of running an unlicensed insurance business.
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.
Nathanael Greene Primary and Elementary Schools in Greene County are getting kids excited about math by introducing cooking skills in the classroom.
A Buena Vista woman is inspiring other to support children's dreams. She spent years supporting one little girl, who is now turning her dream into reality.
Candidates for sheriff and the Board of Supervisors in Albemarle County weighed-in on a number of questions from the public on Thursday.
The Albemarle County School Board has voted to change the name of Cale Elementary School.
Restoration restaurant is introducing a unique way to enjoy craft beer in Old Trail this fall.
VDOT is closing two bridges in Augusta County due to deteriorating conditions.
This weekend, a Charlottesville band will perform an entire album of songs that was nearly destined to never be heard. They're picking up where the doctor-turned-songwriter left off when his life took a sudden turn last year.
You can get a free flu shot in Greene County on Thursday night and help the Thomas Jefferson Health District practice emergency response.
People in Ivy looking for a cup of coffee and a chicken salad sandwich will have to look elsewhere starting on Friday.
The Louisa County Sheriff's Office has provided an update on the seizure of more than 60 goats.
An Augusta County woman who shot and killed six puppies and dumped their bodies will not spend any time behind bars.
A group of protestors stopped by Congressman Denver Riggleman's office on Thursday to demand transparency and accountability.
St. Anne's-Belfield School has a new playground that is helping kids become one with Mother Earth.
Registration is now open for winter and spring Charlottesville After-School Recreation and Enrichment (CARE) programs. CARE runs from January 6 until June 5. The program is offered on a weekly basis and on teacher workdays.
Virginia's Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr. James Lane, toured Waynesboro High School's new Career and Technical Education building on Tuesday.
Young patients at the University of Virginia Children's Hospital have something new to take their minds off their treatments. Carter Myers Automotive Valley Dealership representatives dropped off a truckload of toys and activities on Tuesday. The donation is the result of September’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
A grant from Dominion Energy will help the Charlottesville-Albemarle Technical Education Center (CATEC) train the next generation of chefs. CATEC students and staff are excited to build a culinary commons garden area with a $5,000 grant from Dominion Energy.