At 3:36 pm Albemarle County Fire Rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire involving a single-family dwelling.
The City of Charlottesville and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality are investigating a fish kill in the vicinity of Meadowcreek Gardens Park off of Morton Dr.
Virginia's highways are being praised for their performance and cost-effectiveness in a new study. The state ranked second in the nation in this year's highway report from the Reason Foundation.
A regional transit partnership working to make transportation more efficient is adding the University of Virginia into the conversation.
Police in Louisa are searching for a man accused of throwing six-week-old kittens from his truck, killing two of them.
An Albemarle County road is lowering its speed limit.
The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center is putting the final touches on the African American family drama 'Hambone'. It's like Hamlet, but with a twist.
The City of Charlottesville and Albemarle are looking for ways to entice businesses in the area to be more environmentally friendly.
Michael McGuire, a veteran in Greene County, is homeless and asking for support as he tries to make sure no one else faces the same problem.
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is advising consumers not to purchase or use V8.
A national gun-control group will target Republican state lawmakers in Virginia's suburban swing districts ahead of a pivotal election this fall.
A dog that was found with a six-pound chain embedded in his neck earlier this year has now found his forever home.
The Albemarle County fire marshal is investigating what caused a tractor trailer to catch fire inside the Ivy Material Utilization Center sometime early Thursday.
Albemarle County supervisors approved a rezoning that will allow hundreds of new homes to be built at the Southwood Mobile Home Park.
Habitat for Humanity is getting ready to break ground on five projects in Staunton.
A medical marijuana dispensary is coming to the Shenandoah Valley and representatives were on hand to offer insight into its services on Wednesday.
A man is going to prison for beating and choking a woman in Waynesboro. 26-year-old Clayburn Porterfield Graves III pleaded guilty on Wednesday to malicious wounding and strangulation. Prosecutors say last March, Graves convinced a woman to have sex with
Plans for two mixed-use developments in Albemarle County took steps forward Wednesday night during an Albemarle County Board of Supervisors meeting.
UVA sporting events will soon never be the same for staff and fans alike after the launch of the ACC Network.
UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett is seizing the opportunity to raise more money for the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank after Tuesday night's charity event.
A major change to Albemarle County's affordable housing policy could be on the way.
A planned update the the aquatics center in Crozet Park went before the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday.
Albemarle County is firing off a new initiative to give five fire hydrants a makeover.
A poison center at UVA is issuing a warning for people who vape.
A federal court judge in Charlottesville says he'll rule quickly on whether the University of Virginia must award a degree to an otherwise graduated student suspected of sexual misconduct.
A study by the Free Enterprise Forum shows Charlottesville spends significantly more per capita than surrounding localities.
A police investigation at a home on Lombardy Circle briefly caused Waynesboro City Schools to go on lockdown Wednesday morning.
Governor Northam announced that the state has been awarded more than $1.6 million in grant funding from the federal Dept. of Labor to expand Virginia’s apprenticeship efforts.
Christopher Brian Breeden is charged with public intoxication and impersonation of a police officer.
The Upper and Middle Pamunkey Branches as well as the Upper North Anna Branch of Lake Anna in Orange, Louisa and Spotsylvania counties are experiencing a harmful algae bloom
A Charlottesville veterinarian is urging owners to vaccinate their dogs for leptospirosis. This comes after a dog died from the disease after swimming in the Rivanna River.
Some of Charlottesville's finest restaurants came together to host a unique dining experience Tuesday night while also raising money for the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.
Plans for the redevelopment of Charlottesville's Belmont Bridge have cleared their last major hurdle.
There is an unfortunate update coming from the search for some missing pets in Charlottesville
The Staunton Senior Center is looking for a smaller, more affordable space.
Charlottesville City Schools announced the division’s policy for providing free or reduced price meals.
A diver at the University of Virginia is on the road to recover and isn't letting medical maladies keep him from his Olympic dreams.
Small amounts of harmful algae have been found at Tufton Pond in the Lake Monticello community.
Two roads near Downtown Charlottesville will be closed the rest of Tuesday and Wednesday.
Monday night's severe storms are still having effects on people in central Virginia after causing thousands of dollars in damages.
A daily exercise program is readying Charlottesville firefighters for their next emergency call.
Fifth District Congressman Denver Riggleman has introduced a new bill designed to protect patients with pre-existing conditions.
Albemarle County is addressing a shortage of affordable housing. Right now, the county needs 10,000 affordable units.
Gov. Ralph Northam has told state lawmakers that Virginia is starting the new budget cycle "in a good place."
A reward is now being offered for two pets last seen running from a fire at a Charlottesville boarding facility.
Charlottesville encourages residents who have debris resulting from recent storms to take advantage of the Large Item Pickup service.
A judge found a Waynesboro man guilty of biting four first responders last year.
Charlottesville City Council is discussing a potential change that would end its practice of collecting bagged leaves.
The City of Charlottesville is considering ways to improve equity among employees.
The Charlottesville Downtown Mall vehicle crossings are once again a hot topic of discussion in the city.
The cleanup process is now underway after a strong storm takes its toll on central Virginia.
Two more individuals have been convicted in relation to a 2017 murder in Louisa County.
Albemarle County is taking a closer look at how to make the school campus on Lambs Lane more inviting for students and parents.
Virginia's Court of Appeals will hear the case for two of the men convicted in the beating of a black man inside Charlottesville's Market Street Parking Garage.
Several animals are still missing following a fire Sunday night at a pet boarding facility in Charlottesville.
Augusta Health is holding free prostate screenings on Tuesday in the Shenandoah Valley, and there are still openings.
Albemarle County's Architectural Review Board is suggesting some changes to a proposed apartment complex along Rio Road.
People in central Virginia want their voices heard on the issue of gun control as officials get set to meet in Richmond.
Charlottesville's City Council may be one step closer to starting construction on a $30 million project to transform West Main Street.
Orange County Public Schools is looking to the sky to cut costs and save money on electricity.
Swimming Lake at Mint Springs Park closed to swimming for the season due to algae bloom.
The city announced a closure of Emmet St. in UVA area from Aug. 20-21, and McIntire Rd. will be reduced to one lane near Albemarle Co. Office Bldg. from Aug. 19-21
The entrance ramp from Rt. 20 to eastbound I-64 and the Exit 121B ramp to northbound Rt. 20 will remain closed through midday Tuesday.
Some teachers at Monticello High School are attributing higher SOL scores to learning initiatives introduced last school year.
A fire at Pet Paradise, a Charlottesville pet resort, that happened Sunday is still under investigation by the Charlottesville Fire Department.
Champion Brewing is opening a restaurant and taproom. Champion Brewing recently announced the closing of its Richmond location, but they have plans to expand their business here in Charlottesville.
On Sunday, a huge crowd gathered at Nelson County High School for the commemoration of 50 years since Hurricane Camille.
Police at the University of Virginia have a new device to help fight crime.
Activists in Charlottesville bring the African-American community together through song and dance at Tonsler Park.
A big check from a national bank is helping a woman in Charlottesville with some huge home repairs.
Runners in Charlottesville are now better able to protect themselves in case someone tries to attack them while they're outside.
At laundromats across Charlottesville, Crozet, and Nelson County, you'll now find books for kids, and a place to read them.
In June of 2019, two milestones were reached at Pantops Station 16: Pantops Station 16 celebrated its first advanced life support (ALS) Volunteer Crew.
Around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 17, Albemarle County Police Officers responded to the 2200 block of Old Lynchburg Road for a single-vehicle crash.
7th District Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger visited Louisa County on Saturday to get feedback from the community on broadband issues.
Saturday, the Therapeutic Recreation Program celebrated 40 years of events geared toward those with a disability.
Graduate Charlottesville held its monthly drag brunch Saturday with 10% of the proceeds going to UVA’s LGBTQ center.
The focus at Saturday's Democratic Breakfast was how to make the Charlottesville school system equal for all students and pinpoint challenges.
The Virginia State Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Route 340 near Runyon Road in Page County. There are three confirmed fatalities.
Another restaurant is going out of business inside Albemarle County's Shops at Stonefield.
An Albemarle County family is sharing their scary story of being infected by leptospirosis. Leptospirosis can be deadly for humans and pets but oftentimes, difficult to detect.
Motorists using eastbound Interstate 64 in Charlottesville should expect delays this weekend at mile marker 121.
The only survivor of a 2015 attack where a disgruntled former employee shot and killed two Virginia journalists is suing the television station whose on-camera interview she was appearing in.
Shenandoah Valley community leaders are talking about the need for labor in the manufacturing industry.
People in Crozet are zipping around the streets in a new bus, but it doesn't have a driver. The autonomous vehicle service launched in July, and people taking part in the pilot program are giving it some rave reviews.
The Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center in Charlottesville is closing its pools and locker rooms for the next two weeks ahead of its busy season.
People in Charlottesville will say goodbye to a long-time shop at the Barracks Road Shopping Center. Plow & Hearth will leave its location in early 2020.
Virginia's 5th District is now among the targeted districts by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in the 2020 election.
More than a dozen teachers in Charlottesville and Albemarle County are celebrating an influx of cash. A series of grants will be supporting a variety of class projects.
The Charlottesville Department of Social Services is taking steps to address racial disparities found in the city's foster care system.
Attorney General Herring and the Dept. of Environmental Quality filed a lawsuit against Kenneth R. Collier, Sr. for allegedly operating an illegal landfill in Greene County.
Elliot Haring, an Independent candidate for the 25th Senate District, is challenging incumbent Creigh Deeds to a series of debates.
Leslie Beauregard has been named the assistant city manager for the City of Staunton. She will assume her new role with the city on October 7.
Governor Ralph Northam announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady in July at 2.9 percent, which equals the rate from a year ago.
Charlottesville's Unity Days 2019 started in May and continues through August.
Support for emergency home repairs, drug and alcohol abuse rehabilitation, and free books for children are among the grants awarded this summer by the nonprofit Nelson County Community Fund
The Haven, a day-shelter for homeless men and women in Charlottesville, is in need of personal hygiene products.
A multi-million dollar merger involving a Charlottesville pharmaceutical company aims to get the cutting-edge advancements in treating essential tremors to market.
The push for more affordable housing in Charlottesville has city councilors and planners eyeing a potential change to how they look at zoning regulations.
A Staunton writer is working with an online, interactive book club that aims to engage kids in a new way.
After 14 years as the executive director of the Staunton Downtown Development Association, Julie Markowitz is resigning.
Health clinics in Charlottesville have seen a steady decline of teenage pregnancies over the past few years. Experts said better contraceptives and more sex education classes are the reason for the decline.
The goal of bicycle lanes is to keep both riders and drivers safe but the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says they're not doing the job.
School buses in Virginia are being equipped with lifesaving technology and it is in no small part because one Albemarle County school bus driver had enough.
Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System have made a new discovery about E. coli.
The University of Virginia received an award for its diversity within the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
A Charlottesville business is taking advantage of a new Virginia law allowing distilleries to manufacture and distribute spirits in the commonwealth.
Nydia Love Lee, a mother accused of killing her own child, was back in Charlottesville Circuit Court Thursday morning..
The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion on Mt. Sidney School Ln. Deputies found a man
bloodied from an assault.
Virginians can soon tell regulators what the state should do to limit surprise medical bills.
Harrisonburg police are investigating a hit-and-run incident involving a bicyclist that occurred on Vine St. just before midnight Aug. 14.
Gerardo Villeda-Romero, 26, of Harrisonburg, has been arrested and charged with brandishing a firearm, discharging a firearm in a public place, reckless handling of a firearm, and possession/transport of a firearm by a convicted felon.
On Wednesday night, Augusta County planners shared a schedule that includes creating a solar committee to include community members, putting a public survey online, and drawing up a draft of the solar amendment.
Albemarle County is seeking public input as staff members begin work on the 2020 Crozet Master Plan.
The man at the center of a violent parking garage beating in Charlottesville during 2017s Unite the Right Rally has filed a federal lawsuit against his attackers and several others.
A brand-new JAUNT public transit bus connecting Crozet and Charlottesville has been up and running for just over a week now, with positive reviews.
After their son was diagnosed with stage four cancer at the University of Virginia Medical Center, an Albemarle County family is hoping to spread awareness of the rare disease.
The Montpelier Foundation announces a 3-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to study the Overseer's House at Montpelier.
Standards of Learning test scores in Charlottesville and Albemarle County for this past school year show a big achievement gap.
Several candidates for Charlottesville City Council got together on Wednesday to talk about their plans if they get elected.
Audubon International is recognizing the Lake Monticello Golf Course for taking care of the wildlife that calls the wooded area around the course home.
A member of the Virginia House of Delegates is honoring citizens who helped make legislation into law.
Charlottesville was ranked in the top 25 of the best college towns for foodies this year.
Albemarle County Public Schools will no longer permit middle school students to carry their personal cellphones with them during the school day.
Albemarle County is in the process of creating its first climate action plan, and wants the public's feedback.
Officials will conduct a quarterly test of the early warning siren system around the North Anna Power Station on Aug. 21 at approximately 11:10 a.m. and the Emergency Alert System.
Stony Point Design/Build announce the Founding Merchants at The Dairy Market in Charlottesville.
Things are getting back to normal at the University of Virginia's Carruthers Hall after the building was evacuated early Wednesday due to a suspicious package.
An Albemarle County man is dealing with the loss of his dog after it contracted a bacterial disease on a swim two weeks ago in the Rivanna River.
The Charlottesville Planning Commission is delaying its vote on a special use permit for a mixed-use developing on West Main Street.
An Orange County nonprofit officially has a new home before heading into the school year.
Staunton's historically black park is getting name plaques to recognize its founding mothers and fathers.
A Charlottesville nonprofit is working to make it easier for parents with children getting treatment at University of Virginia Medical Center.
Research at a historic African-American cemetery in Charlottesville is entering its final stage this week.
Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger visited Gordonsville on Tuesday while working to boost rural broadband in her district.
Right now, two former athletic booster club officials in Greene County are facing felony indictments.
A state-wide beehive distribution program is on hold due to not having enough supply to keep up with demand.
Members of the Monacan Tribe are pushing against plans for a water pump station in Louisa County.
Johnathan Lee Coffey is charged with eluding (f), assault on a police officer (f), obstruction of justice, speeding, and driving while revoked.
Mary Puffenbarger was found guilty of malicious wounding earlier this year. Tuesday, a judge sentenced her to three years behind bars.
Veterinarians are warning dog owners to be mindful before taking their pet out for a swim. This comes after reports of harmful blue-green algae blooms across the country.
Greene County is facing a funding problem when it comes to its recycling program. Supervisors are expected to get an update on the issue during a meeting Aug. 13.
The University of Virginia's International Family Medicine Clinic has a new way to educate people from all over the world.
Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal crash on Rt. 11 in Augusta Co. Brayden Stiltner of Stuarts Draft succumbed to his injuries Sunday, Aug. 12.
A trial date is now set in the felony cases against Greene County Supervisor David Cox and Richard Eppard.
Albemarle County will begin site preparation for a new wildflower meadow along Rio Road and Dunlora Drive this week.
Environmental groups that promote renewable energy want North Carolina regulators to cancel a key state water quality permit issued to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
Amid new testing rules and standards, statewide averages show more students passing math, but not other subjects on the standards of learning tests.
Virginia ABC announced another recordbreaking year, with fiscal year 2019 revenue in excess of $1 billion, up $71.8 million over the previous year.
Effective Friday, August 23, 2019 BRITE Bus Blue Ridge Community College North & South Shuttles will extend Friday service hours.
A modernization project is almost complete at Jackson-Via Elementary School in Charlottesville.
People in Waynesboro are demanding city leaders do more to stand up against hate.
On Monday Unite the Right Rally organizer, Jason Kessler, filed another federal lawsuit against the city of Charlottesville alleging his freedom of speech was violated in August 2017.
On the second anniversary of the deadly Unite the Right Rally, people in Charlottesville gathered together in prayer.
On the two year anniversary of hatred and violence in Charlottesville, community members gathered together and bonded through the common language of music.
A new collaboration brew in Charlottesville could soon help bring clean water to communities in need.
Conservation groups have launched a new lawsuit aimed at the Mountain Valley Pipeline over its impacts on threatened and endangered species.
University of Virginia researchers and a coalition of scientists are trying to discover why boys are four times more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders than girls.
Insurance costs could be going up for some people in Greene County. FEMA is releasing a flood of new information, and the county office wants to be sure the newly released data sinks in.
A Charlottesville activist is suing the city and police over what happened at the Unite the Right Rally in 2017.
The Louisa County Circuit Court has sentenced Jason Karsten, 38, to 10 years incarceration after being found guilty by the court of sexually assaulting a woman at a Louisa County campground.
After a scary experience at the veterinarian's office, an Albemarle County woman is sharing her story hoping to help other people and their dogs.
Brave Souls on Fire is partnering with Natre'al Hair Design for an event Monday, August 12.
People are taking time Monday to honor those hurt and killed in connection with a controversial rally two years ago in downtown Charlottesville.
Drivers along Harrisonburg’s Port Republic Road will soon see changes aimed toward making the roadway safer for all.
The Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment, VDOT and the DRPT are inviting members of the public to attend the first meeting of the Interstate 81 Advisory Committee on Tuesday, August 13, in Lexington.
Dominion Energy Virginia wants to move the commonwealth toward a clean energy future. The company is hoping to achieve this goal by increasing solar and wind projects.
A Charlottesville musician is commemorating the anniversary of August 11 and 12 with a new song dedicated to the healing of the city.
Blue Ridge Cyclery hosted their second annual Giving Back Weekend to benefit the Charlottesville Area Mountain Bike Club. Ten percent of all sales at both store locations went directly to CAMBC.
The Call to Action Resource Fair, a Unity Days Event in Market Street Park on Saturday, August 11, brought attention not to the Robert E. Lee statue, but to the people and organizations that bring new ideas to this city.
Ashton's Birthday Wish helps students in need have school supplies for the upcoming year by hosting a donation drive.
A Charlottesville mother is looking to expand the options children have when it comes to playtime at school.
A church in Charlottesville is finally able to have service on the August 12 weekend after having to cancel the previous two years.
Preparations are underway for the 7th Annual Lockn' Musical Festival and hundred of volunteers and crews are putting the final touches on what's become a Nelson County staple.
A Scottsville woman is being honored as Virginia's top physical education teacher of the year.
For senior citizens, companionship is a vital part to a healthy lifestyle. That's why one small horse with a big personality made a surprise visit to The Center on Wednesday.
Fifth District Congressman Denver Riggleman got a crash course in roadway safety in Ruckersville Tuesday morning.
People at a senior living community in Crozet beat the heat on Tuesday in a fun way.
With the countdown to the new school year winding down in Charlottesville, elementary schools are readying some anxious students with the help of an open house.
A new program aims to bring graduate students from Brazil to take part in research at the University of Virginia.
113 animals from the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA are home with their forever families, after Saturday’s Clear The Shelter campaign. It is the biggest number of adoptions in a day on record.
Families in Charlottesville got the chance to enjoy the outdoors while connecting with other community members at Washington Park for Family Fun Day Saturday.
A Charlottesville man is keeping the summertime feeling of nostalgia alive and giving kids a chance to play. Super Soaker Warz offered free food, a slip and slide, and of course, super soakers.
Fifth Street Station Ventures LLC. has signed a contract with restaurant giant, Aramark, to bring some new restaurants to the shopping center. Some of the eateries will include Auntie Anne's, Caribou Coffee, Wing Zone, BurgerFi, and Basil Mediterranean. All are expected to open by winter.
Staunton is joining other communities in Virginia making a pilgrimage for racial reconciliation. Saturday’s journey will start along West Beverly Street at the First African Church on the Valley side of the Blue Ridge Mountains and finish at Augusta Street United Methodist.
Twenty-four companies and more than 50 people looking for a job gathered at the Virginia Career Works Job Fair on Thursday afternoon.
For some parents, back to school shopping is not always in the budget but a Charlottesville business is hoping to give all children the supplies they need for class.
On Monday night, the Albemarle County school division is celebrating its students living in the county's Southwood Neighborhood with its annual back to school festival.
Broadway's ‘Hairspray’ is coming to Charlottesville and an original actress from the play is coming, too. The DMR Adventures will be performing the Broadway play the following weekend. The performing arts academy got Judine Somerville, who played one of the Dynamites, to direct and choreograph the show.
A Staunton teenager's song is earning her the chance to work with New York City theatre artists as part of a national challenge.
The University of Virginia School of Nursing is using the anniversary of the white supremacist events to create a more inclusive place. Students, faculty, and staff gathered this afternoon for a Crane-Folding Luncheon. People wrote their intentions to make the community a more respectful place for all onto colorful pieces of paper and then folded them into birds.
The 10th annual Patriots Tour motorcycle ride went through Orange on Monday afternoon. The tour is a 14,500-mile journey passing an American flag around the country in hopes of raising money for disabled veterans. (Reported by CJ Paschall.)
Marissa Turner-Harris started Donor Diapers to provide parents with the essential baby item. On Sunday, she hosted a free giveaway in Market Street Park. She handed out bags with 20 to 30 disposable diapers and wipes, as well as baby cream.
People in Charlottesville got the chance to learn some new dance moves on Sunday afternoon. Havana Nights at IX Art Park is part of the ‘IX Beach Club’ series which features different types of events throughout the summer.
A piano, a guitar, an operatic voice - those may be some of the things that pop into your head when you think of someone studying music at the University of Virginia. Professor A.D. Carson is teaching students how hip-hop can be just as moving.
The Albemarle County School Board is getting an in-depth look at some of the projects it hopes to tackle over the next decade.