Hoos for Memory Organizes First Annual CarnivALZ Benefit
Hoos for Memory Organizes First Annual CarnivALZ Benefit

Students at the University of Virginia got the chance to bring out their inner child all for a good cause.

22 hrs 28 mins ago by Moriah Davis
Random Row Brewing Company Hosts 2nd Annual St. Baldrick's Event
Random Row Brewing Company Hosts 2nd Annual St. Baldrick's Event

Random Row Brewing Company hosted its second annual St. Baldrick's event. Those in attendance could shave their head, volunteer, or donate toward the St. Baldrick's Foundation.

22 hrs 30 mins ago by Moriah Davis
Charlottesville's McIntire Pedestrian Bridge and Skate Park Holds Official Opening Celebration
Charlottesville's McIntire Pedestrian Bridge and Skate Park Holds Official Opening Celebration

Dozens of people gathered at McIntire Park on Saturday for a ribbon cutting and official opening for not one but two features.

22 hrs 34 mins ago by Lottye Lockhart
The BridgeLine to Host Comedy Night to Raise Money to Fund its Services
The BridgeLine to Host Comedy Night to Raise Money to Fund its Services

Over the weekend, people in Charlottesville will be able to enjoy some laughs for a good cause.

April 19th, 10:38 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Construction to Begin Soon on Staunton High School Renovations
Construction to Begin Soon on Staunton High School Renovations

School leaders in Staunton say work on the high school project is just two weeks away.

April 19th, 10:24 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Steve Harvey Announces Run for White Hall District on Board of Supervisors
Steve Harvey Announces Run for White Hall District on Board of Supervisors

Steve Harvey, father of three and Army veteran, announced that he will be seeking to represent his White Hall district neighbors on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors.

April 19th, 7:52 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Regional Summit Brings Leaders Together to Examine Affordable Housing
Regional Summit Brings Leaders Together to Examine Affordable Housing

Affordable housing has emerged as one of the top priorities in central Virginia.

April 19th, 6:18 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Moriah Davis
Scottsville Volunteer Rescue Squad Member Speaks Out after Dissolution
Scottsville Volunteer Rescue Squad Member Speaks Out after Dissolution

One of the founders of the Scottsville Volunteer Rescue Squad is speaking up about the announcement that it is being dissolved.

April 19th, 5:33 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lottye Lockhart
Space Managers Discuss Future of Restored Woolen Mills Factory
Space Managers Discuss Future of Restored Woolen Mills Factory

A development project in Albemarle County is transforming an old factory into a 12,000 square-foot space with all the Charlottesville staples: beer, food, outdoor activities, and more.

April 19th, 5:12 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Meghan Moriarty
UVA Researchers Receive American Cancer Society Grants
UVA Researchers Receive American Cancer Society Grants

The University of Virginia School of Medicine and UVA School of Nursing received more than $2 million in grants.

April 19th, 4:23 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Wolf's Fixins Barbecue Hosts Community Day to Benefit Greene County Family
Wolf's Fixins Barbecue Hosts Community Day to Benefit Greene County Family

A restaurant in Ruckersville is hosting a community day, all to benefit a Greene County family that lost their 8-year-old son unexpectedly.

April 19th, 4:14 PM EDT by Meghan Moriarty
DGIF Reports One CWD-Positive White-Tailed Deer in Culpeper County
DGIF Reports One CWD-Positive White-Tailed Deer in Culpeper County

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has confirmed Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in a male deer legally harvested in Culpeper County in November 2018.

April 19th, 4:02 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
American Automobile Association Shares Severe Weather Tips
American Automobile Association Shares Severe Weather Tips

American Automobile Association shares a list of severe weather tips as storms hit the area.

April 19th, 3:18 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Virginia Adopts Regulation to Limit Carbon Pollution, Fight Climate Change
Virginia Adopts Regulation to Limit Carbon Pollution, Fight Climate Change

A new rule will reduce power plant CO2 emissions by 30 percent in the next decade.

April 19th, 3:11 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Gov. Northam Announces Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 2.9%
Gov. Northam Announces Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 2.9%

Commonwealth has the lowest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate among Southeast states.

April 19th, 1:17 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Albemarle County Police Department 2018 Annual Report
Albemarle County Police Department 2018 Annual Report

The Albemarle County Police Department has released its 2018 Annual Report.

April 19th, 12:43 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Additional State Funding Allows UVA to Roll Back Planned Tuition Increase
Additional State Funding Allows UVA to Roll Back Planned Tuition Increase

UVA’s Board of Visitors Executive Committee voted Friday to roll back a 2.9% in-state undergraduate tuition increase approved in December and maintain the current rate for the coming academic year.  

April 19th, 12:31 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Severe Weather Watch - Flash Floods, High Winds, Tornadoes Possible Through Saturday Morning
Severe Weather Watch - Flash Floods, High Winds, Tornadoes Possible Through Saturday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch from noon today, Friday, April 19, until 5 am on Saturday, April 20. 

April 19th, 12:03 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
UVA Voice Center to Host 5th Annual World Voice Concert
UVA Voice Center to Host 5th Annual World Voice Concert

The University of Virginia Voice Center is working to increase awareness of vocal health and the specialized care available when voice problems occur.

April 19th, 11:51 AM EDT by Caroline Coleburn
Arrest Made in Hit-and-Run Involving Bicycle
Arrest Made in Hit-and-Run Involving Bicycle

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run involving a bicyclist early Tuesday morning near the 1000 block of South High Street.

April 19th, 11:30 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Coach Tony Bennett Makes 'World’s 50 Greatest Leaders' List
Coach Tony Bennett Makes 'World’s 50 Greatest Leaders' List

Tony Bennett, head UVA men’s basketball coach, has been named to Fortune Magazine’s ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ list.

April 19th, 9:44 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
57th District Democratic Candidates Face Off at Forum for 1st Time
57th District Democratic Candidates Face Off at Forum for 1st Time

The two women hoping to win the Democratic nomination for Virginia's 57th District met on stage for the first time on Thursday.

April 18th, 10:55 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Nearly Finalized Albemarle Budget Includes 3% Pay Raise for Teachers
Nearly Finalized Albemarle Budget Includes 3% Pay Raise for Teachers

School leaders in Albemarle County are now closing in on finalizing a budget for next school year.

April 18th, 9:29 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
CASPCA Takes in Over 70 Cats from Florida Shelter, Looks to Public for Help
CASPCA Takes in Over 70 Cats from Florida Shelter, Looks to Public for Help

The CASPCA is saving the lives of dozens of cats and kittens from a county in Florida that’s working to go from one of the highest kill rates in the country to a no-kill county within a few years.

April 18th, 6:44 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Moriah Davis
Albemarle Fire Chief Discusses Future of Members of Dissolved Rescue Squad
Albemarle Fire Chief Discusses Future of Members of Dissolved Rescue Squad

Scottsville Volunteer Rescue Squad members are wondering what happens now after Albemarle County supervisors voted to dissolve their group.

April 18th, 6:21 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lottye Lockhart
African-American Educators Honored for 1st Year of Teaching
African-American Educators Honored for 1st Year of Teaching

African-American teachers around Charlottesville and Albemarle County are being honored for all their work throughout the school year.

April 18th, 5:59 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Moriah Davis
New Sign in McIntire Park Honors 1930s WPA Bird & Wildflower Sanctuary
New Sign in McIntire Park Honors 1930s WPA Bird & Wildflower Sanctuary

Descendants of some hardworking Charlottesville women can now see a dedication to their mothers and grandmothers in McIntire Park.

April 18th, 4:43 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Thomas Jefferson Health District to Offer Free Hepatitis A Vaccines for Food Service Workers
Thomas Jefferson Health District to Offer Free Hepatitis A Vaccines for Food Service Workers

A Charlottesville-Albemarle health clinic is urging food service workers to get vaccinated for Hepatitis A after several outbreaks in neighboring states.

April 18th, 4:14 PM EDT by Meghan Moriarty
ACPS Increasing Security as CHS Threat Suspect Apologizes
ACPS Increasing Security as CHS Threat Suspect Apologizes

A variety of changes to increase security are on the way for schools in Albemarle County.

April 18th, 12:22 PM EDT by Meghan Moriarty & Emmy Freedman
Hudson, Snook Lead Campaign Fundraising for Delegate, City Council Races
Hudson, Snook Lead Campaign Fundraising for Delegate, City Council Races

Sally Hudson is winning the fundraising battle in the race for the 57th Delegate seat while Lloyd Snook leads the way in campaign money for Charlottesville City Council.

April 18th, 11:05 AM EDT by Chris Markham
CASPCA Celebrates UVA National Champions with Adoption Special
CASPCA Celebrates UVA National Champions with Adoption Special

Visit CASPCA on April 18, 19, 20 & 22 for a Champions Adoption Special. Adult dogs that have been in care for a month or more will be 50% off of their regular adoption fee (exclusions may apply).

April 18th, 10:32 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
UPDATE: Bridge Street Closed Overnight April 18
UPDATE: Bridge Street Closed Overnight April 18

A portion of Bridge Street will be closed April 18 and 19 for emergency sewer repair work.

April 18th, 10:19 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
New Traffic Pattern Coming Soon on Rt. 20 at I-64
New Traffic Pattern Coming Soon on Rt. 20 at I-64

Safety improvements will reduce delays at a busy intersection in Albemarle County.

April 18th, 9:46 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Live Arts to Put On First Dementia-Friendly Play in Charlottesville
Live Arts to Put On First Dementia-Friendly Play in Charlottesville

The Alzheimer's Association is partnering with Live Arts and Dementia Friends to put on the first dementia-friendly play in Charlottesville.

April 18th, 9:40 AM EDT by Caroline Coleburn
CRB Presents Draft Proposal, Budget to City Council
CRB Presents Draft Proposal, Budget to City Council

Charlottesville City Council got its first look at how the Police Civilian Review Board plans to operate on Wednesday.

April 17th, 10:45 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Charlottesville Outlines Planned Improvements for Monticello Ave. Intersection
Charlottesville Outlines Planned Improvements for Monticello Ave. Intersection

The city of Charlottesville is working to make a busy intersection safer for bike riders and pedestrians.

April 17th, 10:15 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Panelists Discuss Aspects of Childhood Adversity at CHS Event
Panelists Discuss Aspects of Childhood Adversity at CHS Event

People came together at Charlottesville High School on Wednesday night for a panel discussion on childhood adversity.

April 17th, 10:01 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Mount Sidney Neighbors Raise Concerns over Potential Water Bottling Firm
Mount Sidney Neighbors Raise Concerns over Potential Water Bottling Firm

A community in the valley has a lot of questions and growing concerns over what could be a water bottling operation.

April 17th, 9:59 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
ACFR to Assume New Responsibilities after Dissolution of Rescue Squad
ACFR to Assume New Responsibilities after Dissolution of Rescue Squad

After nearly five decades of service, Albemarle County has decided to shut the doors of one of its volunteer rescue squads for good.

April 17th, 7:22 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Dozens of Charlottesville Families Still Waiting for Rental Assistance
Dozens of Charlottesville Families Still Waiting for Rental Assistance

The Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority says dozens of families are waiting for rental assistance right now.

April 17th, 6:00 PM EDT by Meghan Moriarty & Emmy Freedman
Georgetown Law Attorneys Say Statues Don't Just Represent Military History
Georgetown Law Attorneys Say Statues Don't Just Represent Military History

Attorneys from Georgetown Law are getting involved in the city of Charlottesville's legal battle over a pair of statues.

April 17th, 5:50 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
VDOT Wants to Hear from Public Before Replacing Bridge in Crozet
VDOT Wants to Hear from Public Before Replacing Bridge in Crozet

The Virginia Department of Transportation wants to hear from the public as it moves ahead with plans to replace a bridge in Crozet.

April 17th, 5:40 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lowell Rose
Route 971 (Lipscomb Road) in Augusta County Closed April 18
Route 971 (Lipscomb Road) in Augusta County Closed April 18

Route 971 (Lipscomb Road) in Augusta County is scheduled to be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 18, for repairs to a Norfolk-Southern railway crossing.

April 17th, 4:47 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Charlottesville-Winneba Foundation Met $5K Goal to Ship Items to Sister City
Charlottesville-Winneba Foundation Met $5K Goal to Ship Items to Sister City

The Charlottesville-Winneba Foundation met its goal of raising money to ship items to its sister city.

April 17th, 4:20 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Women's Center Hosts Survivor Mosaic Mural Event, 'Stronger at the Broken Pieces'
Women's Center Hosts Survivor Mosaic Mural Event, 'Stronger at the Broken Pieces'

The Maxine Platzer Lynn Women's Center at the University of Virginia is helping survivors of sexual assault put their lives back together through art.

April 17th, 4:08 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Crozet Elementary Student's YouTube Channel Raises Awareness About Asperger Syndrome
Crozet Elementary Student's YouTube Channel Raises Awareness About Asperger Syndrome

A fourth-grade student at Crozet Elementary in Albemarle County is using his YouTube channel to raise awareness about autism. 

April 17th, 2:57 PM EDT by Caroline Coleburn
Virginia State Police Investigate Serious Crash in Rockingham
Virginia State Police Investigate Serious Crash in Rockingham

Virginia State Police Trooper C.D. White is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Rockingham County. The crash occurred April 17, 2019, at 6:10 a.m. on Route 259 at 1 mile west of Route 820.

April 17th, 2:22 PM EDT
18-Year-Old Charged With Sexual Battery in Albemarle County
18-Year-Old Charged With Sexual Battery in Albemarle County

NBC29 is learning new details about a trio of alleged sexual assaults in Albemarle County.

April 17th, 12:46 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Event Venue, Brewery, and Restaurant Planned for the Historic Woolen Mills
Event Venue, Brewery, and Restaurant Planned for the Historic Woolen Mills

The Historic Woolen Mills will serve as the site for The Wool Factory, a 12,000-square-foot project featuring an expansive event space, a craft microbrewery, an ingredient-driven restaurant, and a coffee and wine shop.

April 17th, 12:08 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Arrest Made Following Several Reports of Vehicle Larcenies in Johnson Village
Arrest Made Following Several Reports of Vehicle Larcenies in Johnson Village

20-year-old Tyriq Bullock charged with petit and grand larceny.

April 17th, 11:49 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Governor Northam Announces $2.2 Million in Virginia Housing Trust Fund Homeless Reduction Grants
Governor Northam Announces $2.2 Million in Virginia Housing Trust Fund Homeless Reduction Grants

Governor Ralph Northam today announced $2.2 million in Homeless Reduction Grants through the Virginia Housing Trust Fund (VHTF) for 30 projects in Virginia.

April 17th, 11:18 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
CASPCA Benefits from Tax Season Drive
CASPCA Benefits from Tax Season Drive

Hantzmon Wiebel LLP, CPA and Advisory Services, used tax season to keep spirits high, encourage friendly competition and benefit dogs and cats in the CASPCA with a multi-week drive.

April 17th, 10:52 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Allen & Allen Law Firm Now Accepting Hometown Heroes Nominations
Allen & Allen Law Firm Now Accepting Hometown Heroes Nominations

The personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen is seeking community nominations for its 10th annual Allen & Allen Hometown Heroes award.

April 17th, 10:33 AM EDT by Meghan Moriarty
Historical Society To Host Discussion About Eugenics at UVA and Racial Disparities in Healthcare
Historical Society To Host Discussion About Eugenics at UVA and Racial Disparities in Healthcare

The Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society will host Physician and Medical Historian, Dr. Preston Reynolds, this Friday evening, April 19 at 7 p.m. in CitySpace for a free public lecture and discussion.

April 17th, 9:36 AM EDT
Beto O'Rourke Makes Stop at UVA, Discusses Importance of Young Voters
Beto O'Rourke Makes Stop at UVA, Discusses Importance of Young Voters

Presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke is hard at work in an effort to garner support from some of the country's youngest voters.

April 16th, 11:11 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Pete DeLuca
Va. Bill Would Impose Harsher Penalties on Drug Dealers
Va. Bill Would Impose Harsher Penalties on Drug Dealers

Commonwealth's attorneys are calling on Governor Ralph Northam to sign a bill that would impose harsher penalties on drug dealers.

April 16th, 9:57 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Albemarle Police Arrest 18-Year-Old in Connection with Sexual Assaults
Albemarle Police Arrest 18-Year-Old in Connection with Sexual Assaults

On April 16, 2019, detectives with the Albemarle County Police Department arrested 18-year-old Alex Franklin Hovey in connection with three recent sexual assault incidents.

April 16th, 9:45 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Nonprofits Working to Help Belmont Apartments Tenants Locate New Homes
Nonprofits Working to Help Belmont Apartments Tenants Locate New Homes

A pair of nonprofits in Charlottesville is stepping in to help dozens of people being forced out of their homes with less than a month left on their leases to find housing.

April 16th, 6:05 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Meghan Moriarty
Charlottesville Nonprofit Aids Efforts in Donating to Help Rebuild Notre Dame
Charlottesville Nonprofit Aids Efforts in Donating to Help Rebuild Notre Dame

A Charlottesville nonprofit is stepping up to help people who may want to donate to efforts aimed at helping to rebuild Notre Dame.

April 16th, 4:52 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Kyle Guy to Declare for NBA Draft, Eligible to Return to UVA
Kyle Guy to Declare for NBA Draft, Eligible to Return to UVA

UVA men's basketball guard Kyle Guy is joining teammates De'Andre Hunter and Ty Jerome in the 2019 NBA Draft.

April 16th, 3:14 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Augusta Sheriff's Office Investigating String of Burglaries
Augusta Sheriff's Office Investigating String of Burglaries

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a string of commercial burglaries that occurred in Stuarts Draft.

April 16th, 4:09 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Albemarle County Approves Raise in Real Estate Tax Rate, 2020 Budget
Albemarle County Approves Raise in Real Estate Tax Rate, 2020 Budget

People who live in Albemarle County will be shelling out more cash next year at tax time.

April 16th, 4:09 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Pete DeLuca
UVA Students Take Part in Earth Week Expo
UVA Students Take Part in Earth Week Expo

Students at the University of Virginia are working with groups in Charlottesville and Albemarle to protect the Earth.

April 16th, 3:58 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Charlottesville Area Organizations Receive Racial Equity Training
Charlottesville Area Organizations Receive Racial Equity Training

Community organizations throughout the greater Charlottesville area are taking part in racial equity training.

April 16th, 3:30 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Gov. Northam No Longer Speaker at VMI Graduation Amid Scandal
Gov. Northam No Longer Speaker at VMI Graduation Amid Scandal

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has withdrawn from plans to be a commencement speaker at his alma mater, Virginia Military Institute, and won't participate in any other graduation ceremonies amid the persisting scandal...

April 16th, 1:37 PM EDT
Staunton, Buckingham to Receive Grant Funding for Technical Education Programs
Staunton, Buckingham to Receive Grant Funding for Technical Education Programs

Buckingham County and Staunton are among those getting grant funding to upgrade equipment for their career and technical education programs.

April 16th, 1:33 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Charlottesville Preschool Students Enjoy Free, VIP Pass into Dogwood Festival
Charlottesville Preschool Students Enjoy Free, VIP Pass into Dogwood Festival

Dozens of students – many from low-income households – enjoyed a special visit to the Dogwood Carnival on Tuesday.

April 16th, 1:22 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Safety advocates Discuss Speeding at IIHS in Greene County
Safety advocates Discuss Speeding at IIHS in Greene County

Dozens of safety advocates from around the country are at the Insurance Institute for highway Safety in Greene County talking about how to crack down on speeding.

April 16th, 12:13 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Cyclist Seriously Injured, Airlifted After Hit-And-Run in Harrisonburg
Cyclist Seriously Injured, Airlifted After Hit-And-Run in Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg Police are looking for the driver involved in a hit-and-run that sent a cyclist to the UVA Hospital with serious injuries.

April 16th, 10:49 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Scandals Lead to Fundraising Woes for Top Virginia Democrats
Scandals Lead to Fundraising Woes for Top Virginia Democrats

New campaign finance records show Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's fundraising efforts dried up after a scandal involving blackface.

April 16th, 10:04 AM EDT
VA Democratic Leaders Remember Victims of Virginia Tech Shooting
VA Democratic Leaders Remember Victims of Virginia Tech Shooting

Virginia House Democratic leaders issued a statement to remember the victims of the 2007 mass shooting at Virginia Tech.

April 16th, 9:43 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Charlottesville H.S. Musicians Earn Top Honors at Atlanta Festival
Charlottesville H.S. Musicians Earn Top Honors at Atlanta Festival

Hundreds of students at Charlottesville High School are being honored on the national level for their work in music, and now they’re taking home some pretty impressive hardware to show for it.

April 16th, 9:23 AM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Scottsville Town Councilors Consider 1% Increase in Meals Tax
Scottsville Town Councilors Consider 1% Increase in Meals Tax

It could soon cost more to eat out in the town of Scottsville.

April 15th, 11:18 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Charlottesville Community Members Petition Council to Expand Transportation
Charlottesville Community Members Petition Council to Expand Transportation

A group of Charlottesville community members is petitioning City Council to expand the city's public transportation system.

April 15th, 10:38 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Charlottesville Approves Richardson's Contract to Become Next City Manager
Charlottesville Approves Richardson's Contract to Become Next City Manager

The Charlottesville community is getting its first introduction to the new city manager, Tarron Richardson.

April 15th, 10:35 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Pete DeLuca
Youth Philanthropy Council Grants Money to Valley Nonprofits
Youth Philanthropy Council Grants Money to Valley Nonprofits

The Youth Philanthropy Council in Staunton handed out $25,000 to nine area nonprofits on Monday.

April 15th, 9:42 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Augusta County to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Budget, Tax Rate
Augusta County to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Budget, Tax Rate

On Wednesday, April 17, Augusta County leaders will hold a public hearing on the tax rate and next year's proposed budget.

April 15th, 9:41 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
CHS Student Receives $30K Scholarship for Leadership Skills in Community
CHS Student Receives $30K Scholarship for Leadership Skills in Community

A Charlottesville High School student earned a big check for her leadership skills within the community.

April 15th, 6:11 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Moriah Davis
Charlottesville City Council and Staff Welcome Incoming City Manager Tarron Richardson
Charlottesville City Council and Staff Welcome Incoming City Manager Tarron Richardson

The man soon-to-be in charge at Charlottesville City Hall was introduced to staff and the public on Monday afternoon.

April 15th, 5:40 PM EDT by Lowell Rose
Blasting Operations on Route 250 Bypass Begin
Blasting Operations on Route 250 Bypass Begin

Blasting operations will slow traffic on the Route 250 bypass in Albemarle County.

April 15th, 5:11 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Henry Graff
UVA Students to Have Projects Launched into Space by NASA
UVA Students to Have Projects Launched into Space by NASA

Aerospace and engineering students at the University of Virginia are preparing to have their satellites launched by NASA.

April 15th, 5:01 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Moriah Davis
De'Andre Hunter Announces He's Declaring for NBA Draft
De'Andre Hunter Announces He's Declaring for NBA Draft

University of Virginia sophomore guard De'Andre Hunter announced Monday afternoon on Instagram he will declare for the upcoming NBA Draft.

April 15th, 4:13 PM EDT by Chris Markham
UVA's President Ryan Runs Boston Marathon, Dedicates it to Teachers
UVA's President Ryan Runs Boston Marathon, Dedicates it to Teachers

UVA's President Jim Ryan is running the Boston Marathon and dedicating it to teachers at the Curry School of Education.

April 15th, 11:07 AM EDT by Chris Markham
CAAR Promotes Fair Housing at Regional Housing and Homelessness Summit
CAAR Promotes Fair Housing at Regional Housing and Homelessness Summit

CAAR has been awarded a $5,000 National Association of REALTORS® Diversity Initiative Grant to promote fair housing and assist in sponsoring the inaugural “Opening the Door” Regional Housing and Homelessness Summit.

April 15th, 12:30 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Gov. Northam Nixes Appearance at Event that Drew Protesters
Gov. Northam Nixes Appearance at Event that Drew Protesters

Virginia's governor pulled out of an event where he would have faced protesters for wearing blackface in the 1980s.

April 15th, 12:25 PM EDT
Share Your Opinions in the 2019 Staunton Citizen Survey, Available Online April 15 to June 15
Share Your Opinions in the 2019 Staunton Citizen Survey, Available Online April 15 to June 15

Starting April 15, Staunton residents and property and business owners can rate city services and operations in the 2019 citizen survey. The survey closes on June 15.

April 15th, 12:19 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Albemarle County Public Schools Students Earn 55 Awards at Regional Science Fair
Albemarle County Public Schools Students Earn 55 Awards at Regional Science Fair

Albemarle County Public Schools students earned both 'Best in Show' awards at the 38th annual Virginia Piedmont Regional Science Fair recently held in John Paul Jones Arena at the University of Virginia.

April 15th, 12:07 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Ty Jerome Announces He's Declaring for NBA Draft
Ty Jerome Announces He's Declaring for NBA Draft

Junior guard for University of Virginia Men's Basketball Ty Jerome has announced he is declaring for the NBA Draft.

April 15th, 11:46 AM EDT by Chris Markham
BreadWorks' Sales Drop, Asks for Community Support
BreadWorks' Sales Drop, Asks for Community Support

A Charlottesville bakery that employs people with disabilities is exploring ways to combat a decrease in sales.

April 15th, 10:58 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Updated: Charlottesville Family, Pet Safe After Kitchen Fire
Updated: Charlottesville Family, Pet Safe After Kitchen Fire

A family and their pet in Charlottesville are safe thanks to a working smoke detector.

April 14th, 7:16 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
ReadyKids Holds 24th Annual Community Breakfast
ReadyKids Holds 24th Annual Community Breakfast

Charlottesville community members and business leaders are celebrating the work of a nonprofit that helps teach children life skills.

April 15th, 10:51 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Tree Goes Through Crozet Family's Roof
Tree Goes Through Crozet Family's Roof

A Crozet Family is in need of a new roof after Sunday night's storms.

April 15th, 10:01 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss to Perform in Charlottesville
Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss to Perform in Charlottesville

Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss are coming to Charlottesville on August 14.

April 15th, 9:25 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Free Union Country School Names New Head of School
Free Union Country School Names New Head of School

Free Union Country School announced that Eric Anderson will serve as Head of School, effective July 1, 2019.

April 15th, 9:08 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Waynesboro Police Department Partners with Ring to Crack Down on Crime
Waynesboro Police Department Partners with Ring to Crack Down on Crime

The Waynesboro Police Department hopes that new technology will help them crack down on more crime in the city.

April 14th, 10:00 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Students at the University of Virginia Perform Short Plays Written in a Day
Students at the University of Virginia Perform Short Plays Written in a Day

Student actors and actresses at the University of Virginia are performing their short plays, all written in a day.

April 14th, 9:45 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Charlottesville's League of Women Voters Prioritizes Criminal Justice Reform
Charlottesville's League of Women Voters Prioritizes Criminal Justice Reform

Members of Charlottesville's League of Women Voters spent their Sunday learning more about criminal justice reform in Virginia.

April 14th, 5:57 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
'Ladies in the Lab' Event Inspires Young Girls to Look Into STEM Fields
'Ladies in the Lab' Event Inspires Young Girls to Look Into STEM Fields

A group of girls from in and around the Charlottesville area are working to break down barriers in science and tech-related fields.

April 14th, 5:34 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
The University of Virginia Remembers Rehan Baddeliyanage
The University of Virginia Remembers Rehan Baddeliyanage

Members of the University of Virginia family are remembering Rehan Baddeliyanage, an engineering student who died on spring break.

April 14th, 5:19 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Sexual Assault Survivors Share Stories at Annual UVA Event
Sexual Assault Survivors Share Stories at Annual UVA Event

Survivors of sexual assault are speaking out on Saturday night at the University of Virginia.

April 13th, 10:06 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Carly Kempler
Groups Encounter New Problem during Annual Stream Cleanup at UVA
Groups Encounter New Problem during Annual Stream Cleanup at UVA

Clean water is essential for everyone, and some UVA students are doing their part to help make the Chesapeake Bay watershed a little less polluted.

April 13th, 6:16 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lottye Lockhart
Thousands Impacted by Telephone Service Outage in Central Va.
Thousands Impacted by Telephone Service Outage in Central Va.

A telephone service outage is impacting thousands of people in central Virginia.

April 13th, 6:12 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lottye Lockhart
UVA Fans Flood Scott Stadium to Celebrate Basketball Championship
UVA Fans Flood Scott Stadium to Celebrate Basketball Championship

It was a big day for the ‘Hoos and all of their fans on Saturday.

April 13th, 4:45 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Carly Kempler
Charlottesville Student Filmmakers Receive Awards at Festivals
Charlottesville Student Filmmakers Receive Awards at Festivals

Two films produced by students from the Charlottesville community have received awards in national and worldwide competitions.

April 13th, 4:43 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Carly Kempler
City Council Issues Proclamation Honoring UVA Men's Basketball
City Council Issues Proclamation Honoring UVA Men's Basketball

Charlottesville City Council is celebrating the University of Virginia’s men's basketball team.

April 13th, 3:44 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Building Bridges for the Greater Good Hosts 3rd Annual Breaking Bread Event
Building Bridges for the Greater Good Hosts 3rd Annual Breaking Bread Event

The third annual Breaking Bread event will take place in Staunton on Saturday, April 13.

April 12th, 11:04 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Act! Speak! Build! Week Educates UVA Students About Affordable Housing
Act! Speak! Build! Week Educates UVA Students About Affordable Housing

Act, Speak, Build Week presents opportunities to educate students at the University of Virginia about the issue of affordable housing.

April 12th, 10:54 PM EDT by Steve Rappaport
University of Virginia Students Draw Attention to Over-Looked Memorial
University of Virginia Students Draw Attention to Over-Looked Memorial

Students at the University of Virginia are trying to bring attention to a marker on grounds.

April 12th, 7:50 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Mother, Ex-Boyfriend Sentenced to 17 Years for Beating Child
Mother, Ex-Boyfriend Sentenced to 17 Years for Beating Child

On Friday, an Augusta County judge sentenced a mother and her then-boyfriend to 17 years behind bars for beating her 6-year-old son.

April 12th, 6:49 PM EDT by Tara Todd
UVA Medical Center Hosts Neuroscience Conference
UVA Medical Center Hosts Neuroscience Conference

Neuroscientists from all over Virginia met on Friday afternoon to discuss groundbreaking new ideas and technology.

April 12th, 4:37 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Northern Virginia Amazon Headquarters May Benefit Charlottesville
Northern Virginia Amazon Headquarters May Benefit Charlottesville

A new Amazon headquarters in northern Virginia will bring thousands of jobs to the area, but it's impact may be felt in Charlottesville as well.

April 12th, 3:49 PM EDT by Chris Markham
UVA Honors Leaders with Jefferson Medals
UVA Honors Leaders with Jefferson Medals

The University of Virginia celebrated Founder’s Day with the Thomas Jefferson Foundation by presenting its highest honors to several leaders.

April 12th, 3:41 PM EDT by Chris Markham
New Traffic Pattern Coming Near Albemarle High School
New Traffic Pattern Coming Near Albemarle High School

Drivers should pay careful attention when traveling on Route 743 (Hydraulic Road) near Route 657 (Lambs Road/Whitewood Road) in Albemarle County next week due to a new traffic pattern.    

April 12th, 1:47 PM EDT by Chris Markham
PVCC Students Win Big at NASA Competition
PVCC Students Win Big at NASA Competition

The PVCC Student Launch Team placed high in the recent national Student Launch Competition sponsored by NASA.

April 12th, 12:55 PM EDT by John Early & Lottye Lockhart
Monticello Celebrates Jefferson's Birthday with 'Founder's Day' Event
Monticello Celebrates Jefferson's Birthday with 'Founder's Day' Event

Dozens of people took to Monticello on Friday for its Founder’s Day event honoring Thomas Jefferson.

April 12th, 12:06 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Orange Co. Landfill Offering Free E-Recycling April 13
Orange Co. Landfill Offering Free E-Recycling April 13

Folks have a chance to recycle electronics for free in Orange County this weekend.

April 12th, 11:05 AM EDT by John Early
2017 Census of Agriculture Data for Virginia Now Available
2017 Census of Agriculture Data for Virginia Now Available

The Virginia Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services has announced the first look at state and national data from the 2017 Census of Agriculture.

April 12th, 10:43 AM EDT by John Early
Longwood University Announces $15M Gift for Campus Center
Longwood University Announces $15M Gift for Campus Center

Longwood University has announced the largest gift in its history, a $15 million contribution that will be used for the construction of a new campus events center.

April 12th, 8:44 AM EDT
VDOT: Brief Closures on Rt. 250 Business West Beginning April 15
VDOT: Brief Closures on Rt. 250 Business West Beginning April 15

Beginning April 15, traffic on Route 250 Business (Ivy Road) in Albemarle County will be stopped twice each day for approximately 15 minutes.

April 12th, 8:40 AM EDT by John Early
Faith Community Discusses Affordable Housing in Charlottesville, Albemarle
Faith Community Discusses Affordable Housing in Charlottesville, Albemarle

Members of the faith community are coming together to address a common concern across central Virginia.

April 11th, 11:01 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Charlottesville School Board Passes Resolution to Cut Down on Water, Energy
Charlottesville School Board Passes Resolution to Cut Down on Water, Energy

Charlottesville City Schools are taking steps toward becoming more environmentally friendly.

April 11th, 10:53 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Entrepreneurs Pitch Audience Business Ideas at Tom Tom Event
Entrepreneurs Pitch Audience Business Ideas at Tom Tom Event

On Thursday, 10 area entrepreneurs each got three minutes to pitch their ideas to a live audience.

April 11th, 10:27 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Kasey Hott
Incumbent Ronnie Campbell, Dem. Christian Worth Running for 24th District
Incumbent Ronnie Campbell, Dem. Christian Worth Running for 24th District

Delegate Ronnie Campbell is running for re-election to represent Virginia's 24th District, and Democrat Christian Worth has announced she’s once again running in an effort to become the district's first Democratic delegate since 1983.

April 11th, 8:52 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport Sees Record Traffic Increase
Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport Sees Record Traffic Increase

More people are taking to the skies from the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport, after an airline change.

April 11th, 7:06 PM EDT by Lowell Rose
City of Charlottesville’s Emmet Streetscape Project Locks In Engineering Firm
City of Charlottesville’s Emmet Streetscape Project Locks In Engineering Firm

The city of Charlottesville has locked in an engineering firm for a big project coming to the Emmet Street Corridor.

April 11th, 6:45 PM EDT by Meghan Moriarty
California Congressman Files Suit in Albemarle Circuit Court
California Congressman Files Suit in Albemarle Circuit Court

California Congressman Devin Nunes has filed a defamation lawsuit in Albemarle County Circuit Court.

April 11th, 6:20 PM EDT by Chris Markham
MHS Students Conduct Tests on Waterways Using Homemade Devices
MHS Students Conduct Tests on Waterways Using Homemade Devices

Some Albemarle County students are working to ensure area waterways stay clean.

April 11th, 5:58 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Meghan Moriarty
Community Members Explore African-American History in Charlottesville
Community Members Explore African-American History in Charlottesville

People are learning more about Charlottesville's African-American history as part of the Tom Tom Festival.

April 11th, 5:52 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Resolution to Congratulate UVA Men's Basketball Unanimously Passes Senate
Resolution to Congratulate UVA Men's Basketball Unanimously Passes Senate

The U.S. Senate has approved a legislation congratulating the University of Virginia men's basketball team on winning the 2019 NCAA championship.

April 11th, 5:41 PM EDT by Chris Markham
CPD: Arrests Made, Vandalism Reported During NCAA Championship Celebration
CPD: Arrests Made, Vandalism Reported During NCAA Championship Celebration

The Charlottesville Police Department says post-game celebrations after the NCAA National Championship went smoothly, noting three arrests and reported vandalism.

April 11th, 4:13 PM EDT by Chris Markham
JMU Student's App May Help Detect Skin Cancer
JMU Student's App May Help Detect Skin Cancer

Your smartphone could soon help warn you if you have skin cancer.

April 11th, 2:25 PM EDT by John Early & Lottye Lockhart
March 2019 General Fund Revenue Collections Down 1.4% From Previous Year
March 2019 General Fund Revenue Collections Down 1.4% From Previous Year

Governor Northam today announced that, although March is not a significant month for collections, revenue decreased 1.4 percent as payroll withholding had one less deposit day than a year ago.

April 11th, 1:47 PM EDT
Kaine, Warner Announce $800,000+ for Affordable Housing in Charlottesville
Kaine, Warner Announce $800,000+ for Affordable Housing in Charlottesville

Today, U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine announced $43,460,812 in federal funding to support affordable housing development across Virginia.

April 11th, 12:25 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Volunteers Build Wheelchair Ramp for Charlottesville Family
Volunteers Build Wheelchair Ramp for Charlottesville Family

Volunteers are working to build a wheelchair ramp for the family of a disabled child in Charlottesville.

April 11th, 11:13 AM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
UVA Women's Clinic Offering Free Legal Clinic for Survivors April 14
UVA Women's Clinic Offering Free Legal Clinic for Survivors April 14

An organization at the University of Virginia is helping survivors of domestic violence get legal help this weekend.

April 11th, 9:02 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Orange County Nonprofit Works to Ensure No Child is Hungry
Orange County Nonprofit Works to Ensure No Child is Hungry

Some elementary school kids in Orange County don't need to worry about where their next meal is coming from, thanks to the help of an area nonprofit.

April 10th, 11:09 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Staunton Police Work to Trim Down Deer Population
Staunton Police Work to Trim Down Deer Population

The Staunton Police Department culled 51 deer over a two-week period in March.

April 10th, 10:55 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Augusta County Supervisors Table Decision on Proposed Solar Project
Augusta County Supervisors Table Decision on Proposed Solar Project

Augusta County leaders have once again tabled the decision on a 1,000-acre solar project proposed for parts of Stuarts Draft and Lyndhurst.

April 10th, 10:37 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Panelists Discuss Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana in Virginia
Panelists Discuss Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana in Virginia

Policy pundits and marijuana advocates are discussing the benefits Virginia could see if it legalized the drug.

April 10th, 10:07 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Pete DeLuca
Augusta County Sheriff's Office Makes Arrest after Shooting Incident
Augusta County Sheriff's Office Makes Arrest after Shooting Incident

A Churchville man is out on bond after authorities in Augusta County say he fired his gun at several people Wednesday.

April 10th, 9:30 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Architecture Firm Honors 8 Community Artists at Annual Awards Ceremony
Architecture Firm Honors 8 Community Artists at Annual Awards Ceremony

Charlottesville architecture firm Bushman-Dreyfus Architects is honoring eight community artists as part of the 2019 BDA awards.

April 10th, 7:39 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
General Assembly Honors Alex-Zan for His Work in the Community
General Assembly Honors Alex-Zan for His Work in the Community

A member of the Charlottesville 12 was honored by the Virginia General Assembly on Wednesday.

April 10th, 5:09 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lowell Rose
UVA Office Busy Approving New Design Requests from Vendors
UVA Office Busy Approving New Design Requests from Vendors

With the Cavaliers now national champions, the UVA Office of Trademark and Licensing is extra busy approving new design requests from vendors.

April 10th, 4:56 PM EDT by John Early & Lowell Rose
Gold Star Father Who Criticized Trump to Speak at PVCC Graduation
Gold Star Father Who Criticized Trump to Speak at PVCC Graduation

The Muslim gold star father who spoke out against then-presidential candidate Donald Trump will be the featured speaker at a Virginia college's graduation.

April 10th, 4:10 PM EDT
The Daily Progress Calls for Additional 6,000 Copies of Championship Paper
The Daily Progress Calls for Additional 6,000 Copies of Championship Paper

After running out of an extra 3,000 copies of the championship issue of UVA's NCAA championship, The Daily Progress is printing another 6,000.

April 10th, 3:23 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Harrisonburg Police Believe Woman was Hit by Her Own Vehicle
Harrisonburg Police Believe Woman was Hit by Her Own Vehicle

Police believe a woman was struck by her own vehicle after she put it in reverse instead of park.

April 10th, 3:13 PM EDT by John Early
Panelists Weighing In Preparing Charlottesville for Autonomous Vehicles
Panelists Weighing In Preparing Charlottesville for Autonomous Vehicles

With a driverless car pilot program coming to Albemarle County, experts are weighing in on the pros and cons of the technology.

April 10th, 3:01 PM EDT by John Early & Meghan Moriarty
Special Olympians Compete in Track Meet at Albemarle High School
Special Olympians Compete in Track Meet at Albemarle High School

The fourth annual Little Feet Meet showcased the talents of Special Olympians in Albemarle County.

April 10th, 2:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Pharrell Williams Pegged as UVA's 2019 Valedictory Speaker
Pharrell Williams Pegged as UVA's 2019 Valedictory Speaker

Virginia Beach native and musical hit maker Pharrell Williams will be the keynote speaker at the University of Virginia’s 2019 Valedictory Exercises.

April 10th, 2:15 PM EDT by Chris Markham
UVA Law Students Raise $22,500 for Charity During Softball Tournament
UVA Law Students Raise $22,500 for Charity During Softball Tournament

University of Virginia School of Law students hosted 47 law schools and raised $22,500 for charity over the weekend as part of the 36th annual North Grounds Softball League Invitational.

April 10th, 1:41 PM EDT by Chris Markham
2019 SOL Testing: Fewer and Shorter End-of-Course Tests for Students
2019 SOL Testing: Fewer and Shorter End-of-Course Tests for Students

Virginia students are taking fewer end-of-course SOL tests this spring due to the revised graduation requirements and school accreditation regulations approved by the state Board of Education.

April 10th, 12:06 PM EDT by John Early
Discussion Looks at Ending Poverty in Charlottesville
Discussion Looks at Ending Poverty in Charlottesville

People in central Virginia are discussing ways they can put an end to poverty in Charlottesville.

April 10th, 10:28 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
UVA: Electricity-Conducting Bacteria Yield Secret to Big Medical Advances
UVA: Electricity-Conducting Bacteria Yield Secret to Big Medical Advances

Scientists have made a surprising discovery about how strange bacteria that live in soil and sediment can conduct electricity.

April 10th, 9:07 AM EDT by John Early
Virginia DMV Highway Safety Office Publishes 2018 Crash Statistics
Virginia DMV Highway Safety Office Publishes 2018 Crash Statistics

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles' Highway Safety Office is announcing 2018 crash statistics.

April 10th, 8:59 AM EDT by John Early
Charlottesville Filmmakers Shine Light on Racial History at Tom Tom Event
Charlottesville Filmmakers Shine Light on Racial History at Tom Tom Event

Charlottesville filmmakers are discussing the untold stories of Charlottesville and shining a light on the city's racial history.

April 9th, 10:41 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Annie Schroeder
Albemarle Co. Hears from Community on Proposed Real Estate Tax Increase
Albemarle Co. Hears from Community on Proposed Real Estate Tax Increase

With the Albemarle County fiscal year 2020 budget set for adoption one week from Tuesday, county supervisors are working on the finishing touches.

April 9th, 10:23 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Pete DeLuca
Civilian Review Board Looks to Ask City Council for $180K Budget
Civilian Review Board Looks to Ask City Council for $180K Budget

The board tasked with overseeing Charlottesville's police department is hashing out some final details before it meets with city leaders next week.

April 9th, 9:51 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
UVA Fans Welcome Champion 'Hoos Back to Charlottesville
UVA Fans Welcome Champion 'Hoos Back to Charlottesville

Kyle Guy and Tony Bennett spoke to fans during a welcome back party at John Paul Jones Arena after the team's national title.

April 9th, 6:06 PM EDT by Chris Markham, Pete DeLuca & Henry Graff
Parkland, Fla., Survivor Speaks to Students in Charlottesville
Parkland, Fla., Survivor Speaks to Students in Charlottesville

A survivor from the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, is speaking out to students in Charlottesville.

April 9th, 5:09 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Carly Kempler
UVA Health System’s Voice Center Hosts World Voice Day
UVA Health System’s Voice Center Hosts World Voice Day

Dozens listened as singers performed at the Front Porch in Charlottesville for the annual World Voice Day concert hosted by UVA Health System’s Voice Center.

21 hrs ago by Hailey Wilt
Rockn to Lockn Kicks-Off at Sprint Pavilion in Charlottesville
Rockn to Lockn Kicks-Off at Sprint Pavilion in Charlottesville

Free ‘Rockn to Lockn’ concert kicked off on Saturday afternoon.The concert was aimed to narrow down who will perform at the Lockn Festival in August.

23 hrs 2 mins ago by Hailey Wilt
Regional Library Hosts Open House for Democratic C'ville City Council Candidates
Regional Library Hosts Open House for Democratic C'ville City Council Candidates

Charlottesville voters had the chance to mingle with the Democratic candidates running for Charlottesville City Council at the Central Branch of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library.

23 hrs 6 mins ago by Hailey Wilt
Charlottesville Calls on Area Groups to Brainstorm Events for Unity Day Celebration
Charlottesville Calls on Area Groups to Brainstorm Events for Unity Day Celebration

The city of Charlottesville is looking for ways to bring people together after the violent events of the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017.

April 19th, 2:12 PM EDT
Sentara Martha Jefferson Holds Wine, Women, and Wellness Event
Sentara Martha Jefferson Holds Wine, Women, and Wellness Event

Women in Charlottesville got a chance to learn some new ways to practice self care on Thursday, April 18.

April 18th, 7:38 PM EDT
Valley High School Students Participate in Model General Assembly
Valley High School Students Participate in Model General Assembly

High school seniors in Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County are learning first-hand what it's like to be a lawmaker in Richmond.

April 17th, 2:41 PM EDT
Signature Medical Spa Donates $10K to Service Dogs of Virginia
Signature Medical Spa Donates $10K to Service Dogs of Virginia

A nonprofit in Albemarle County received a special gift on Wednesday, April 17, that will go a long way to help people.

April 17th, 1:54 PM EDT
Great Harvest Honey Bunnies Raise Money for UVA Children's Hospital
Great Harvest Honey Bunnies Raise Money for UVA Children's Hospital

Hundreds of honey bunnies are in need of a home on Monday, April 15.

April 15th, 2:39 PM EDT
Kohr Brothers Celebrates 5-Cent Cone Day
Kohr Brothers Celebrates 5-Cent Cone Day

If you're in need of a cheap sweet treat, you may be in luck on Monday, April 15.

April 15th, 1:44 PM EDT
Tom Tom Festival Wraps-Up
Tom Tom Festival Wraps-Up

Organizers and staff of the Tom Tom Festival broke down booths and tables around 7:00 p.m. on Sunday. Streets that were closed will be back open on Monday.
 

April 14th, 7:44 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Mount Ida Reserve Hosts Easter Egg Hunt for Children of All Ages
Mount Ida Reserve Hosts Easter Egg Hunt for Children of All Ages

Mount Ida Reserve hosted an Easter Egg Hunt for children of all ages in Scottsville. 

April 14th, 4:47 PM EDT
Fight Like a Grrrl Club Holds Workshop on Downtown Mall
Fight Like a Grrrl Club Holds Workshop on Downtown Mall

People are taking some time on Saturday, April 13, to learn the basics of self defense as part of the Tom Tom Festival.

April 13th, 3:07 PM EDT
The First 'Friday's After Five' of the Season Kicks-Off in Charlottesville
The First 'Friday's After Five' of the Season Kicks-Off in Charlottesville

Friday was the unofficial kickoff to spring as people gathered in Charlottesville for the first Friday's After Five.
 

April 12th, 7:49 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Shenandoah Valley Gains First Lacrosse Team, Wolves Lacrosse
Shenandoah Valley Gains First Lacrosse Team, Wolves Lacrosse

Wolves Lacrosse, the first lacrosse team in the Shenandoah Valley, has programs for kids in 2nd through 9th grade.

April 12th, 7:48 PM EDT
Tom Tom Festival Throws Weekend Block Party in Market Street Park
Tom Tom Festival Throws Weekend Block Party in Market Street Park

Organizers of the Tom Tom Festival didn't let a little rain put a damper on the 'Weekend Block Party'. 

April 12th, 4:17 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Louisa County Elementary School Hosts 2nd Annual Kindness Rocks Day
Louisa County Elementary School Hosts 2nd Annual Kindness Rocks Day

Students at Louisa County Elementary School participate in second annual 'Kindness Rocks Day'. 
 

April 12th, 4:03 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Annual Dogwood Carnival Opens at McIntire Park
Annual Dogwood Carnival Opens at McIntire Park

Final preparations are underway for a central Virginia tradition that kicks off at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11.

April 11th, 1:46 PM EDT
Leadership Charlottesville Class Presents Final Projects, Graduates
Leadership Charlottesville Class Presents Final Projects, Graduates

Charlottesville's newest leaders are presenting their ideas on how to improve the community around them.

April 10th, 2:42 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Hundreds of Fans Make Their Way back to Charlottesville from Minneapolis
Hundreds of Fans Make Their Way back to Charlottesville from Minneapolis

Along with the basketball team returning from Minneapolis, hundreds of University of Virginia fans also made their way back to Charlottesville on Tuesday, April 9.

April 9th, 2:43 PM EDT
Rivanna Conservation Alliance Findings Show Improvement in River Water Quality
Rivanna Conservation Alliance Findings Show Improvement in River Water Quality

New findings from the Rivanna Conservation Alliance show the river's water quality is improving from previous reports. In 2018, the group found several sites with harmful bacteria present. 

April 8th, 6:55 PM EDT
UVA Holds Wind Turbine-Building Challenge for Virginia Students
UVA Holds Wind Turbine-Building Challenge for Virginia Students

Building a wind turbine sounds like a daunting task, but dozens of Virginia middle and high school students tackled the project on Monday, April 8.

April 8th, 1:48 PM EDT
The North Grounds Softball League Holds Annual Spring Softball Tournament
The North Grounds Softball League Holds Annual Spring Softball Tournament

The North Grounds Softball League, a non-profit organization through the UVA Law School, hosted its annual spring softball tournament. Teams from more than 40 schools around the country paid to enter the fun.

April 7th, 7:36 PM EDT

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