Halloween Lights Display in Fluvanna County Raises Money for Area Animal Shelters
Halloween Lights Display in Fluvanna County Raises Money for Area Animal Shelters

A Halloween lights display in Fluvanna County is doing more than just entertaining a neighborhood, it’s also giving back to the community.

4 hrs 53 mins ago
'When They See Us' Screening & Panel Discussion Hosted at Jefferson School
'When They See Us' Screening & Panel Discussion Hosted at Jefferson School

Criminal justice reform took center stage on Sunday at a movie screening and panel discussion hosted at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.

8 hrs 16 mins ago by CJ Paschall
Staunton Police Investigate Jiffee Mart Robbery
Staunton Police Investigate Jiffee Mart Robbery

Staunton police are investigating a robbery that happened late Saturday night at a convenience store.

8 hrs 44 mins ago by CJ Paschall
UVA Men's Leadership Project Partners with Houses of Wood & Straw to Build Dog Houses for Winter
UVA Men's Leadership Project Partners with Houses of Wood & Straw to Build Dog Houses for Winter

On Sunday, the Men's Leadership Project (MLP) partnered with Houses of Wood & Straw to build dog houses to keep pets warm this winter.

8 hrs 46 mins ago by Hailey Wilt & Daniel Grimes
Runners Participate in the Charlottesville Fall Classic Half Marathon & 10K
Runners Participate in the Charlottesville Fall Classic Half Marathon & 10K

On Sunday, runners from across the nation took part in the Charlottesville Fall Classic Half Marathon and 10K.

8 hrs 49 mins ago by Hailey Wilt & CJ Paschall
U.S. Census Bureau Data Shows Albemarle County is Becoming More Diverse
U.S. Census Bureau Data Shows Albemarle County is Becoming More Diverse

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.

8 hrs 54 mins ago by Daniel Grimes
Maupintown Film Festival is Accepting Submissions for 2020 Festival
Maupintown Film Festival is Accepting Submissions for 2020 Festival

The Maupintown Film Festival is now accepting submissions for the 2020 festival.

8 hrs 59 mins ago by Hailey Wilt & Madison Jones
Harrisonburg Fire Department Responds to Early Morning Structure Fire
Harrisonburg Fire Department Responds to Early Morning Structure Fire

The Harrisonburg Fire Department (HFD) responded to a two-alarm fire on Sunday morning at Frazier Quarry.

9 hrs 48 mins ago by Hailey Wilt
Bookfest Event Highlights African American Stories in Charlottesville-Albemarle
Bookfest Event Highlights African American Stories in Charlottesville-Albemarle

A book fest at the Gordon Avenue Library is highlighting the history of the African American community in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area.

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 10:42 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Charlottesville Police Foundation Hosts Annual Appreciation Dinner
Charlottesville Police Foundation Hosts Annual Appreciation Dinner

Some of Charlottesville’s police officers are being honored for their dedication and service to keep the city safe.

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 9:43 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Charlottesville Nonprofits Host Repair Cafe to Keep Items In Use, Out of Landfill
Charlottesville Nonprofits Host Repair Cafe to Keep Items In Use, Out of Landfill

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville's Habitat Store has teamed up with Cville TimeBank to hold their semi-annual Repair Cafe.

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 7:52 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Open House Showcases Future Plans and Upgrades
Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Open House Showcases Future Plans and Upgrades

The Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) is getting a few upgrades and on Saturday folks had a chance to see what's planned.

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 6:19 PM EDT by CJ Paschall & Hailey Wilt
UVA Kicks Off its 'Honor the Future' Campaign to Raise $5 Billion
UVA Kicks Off its 'Honor the Future' Campaign to Raise $5 Billion

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.

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 6:18 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Artists and Vendors Display their Work at 39th Annual Crozet Fall Arts & Crafts Festival
Artists and Vendors Display their Work at 39th Annual Crozet Fall Arts & Crafts Festival

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.

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 6:17 PM EDT by CJ Paschall & Hailey Wilt
Albemarle County Fire & Rescue Squad Shares Safety Tips During Fire Prevention Week Event
Albemarle County Fire & Rescue Squad Shares Safety Tips During Fire Prevention Week Event

On Saturday, the Albemarle County Fire and Rescue Squad spent the day providing safety tips to community members.

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 6:13 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
PVCC's Financial Aid Office Hosts FAFSA Workshop
PVCC's Financial Aid Office Hosts FAFSA Workshop

Piedmont Virginia Community College is helping high school and college students register for financial aid.

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 5:37 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
Decipher Brewing Hosts Adoption Event to Help Dogs from CASPCA
Decipher Brewing Hosts Adoption Event to Help Dogs from CASPCA

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.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 11:33 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Central Virginia Artists Showcase their Crafts at Open Mic Night
Central Virginia Artists Showcase their Crafts at Open Mic Night

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.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 11:27 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Charlottesville Dress Company Hosts Benefit Fashion Show for International Rescue Committee
Charlottesville Dress Company Hosts Benefit Fashion Show for International Rescue Committee

Some of the latest fall fashions went on display in Charlottesville to help give back to the city's refugee population.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 11:16 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
Raphine Man Pleads Guilty for One Count of Forcible Sodomy
Raphine Man Pleads Guilty for One Count of Forcible Sodomy

A Raphine man will spend a decade in prison after pleading guilty to sex crimes.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 11:08 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Businesses Team Up to Build New Playset for Family Dealing with Recent Loss
Businesses Team Up to Build New Playset for Family Dealing with Recent Loss

A family dealing with the recent loss of their eight-year-old son to cancer is receiving a gift they will cherish.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 5:49 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Two Nelson County Bridges Dedicated in Memory of Fallen Firefighter
Two Nelson County Bridges Dedicated in Memory of Fallen Firefighter

Two bridges in Nelson County have been dedicated to the memory of a fallen firefighter.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 5:31 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
Grant to Help Charlottesville Schools Provide More Mental Health Counselors
Grant to Help Charlottesville Schools Provide More Mental Health Counselors

State funds will be used to help Charlottesville and other localities provide more mental health councilors at public schools.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 3:25 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Group Calling on UVA Health System to Improve Interactions with LGBTQIA+ Patients
Group Calling on UVA Health System to Improve Interactions with LGBTQIA+ Patients

Several organizations fighting for the LGBTQIA+ community are calling out the UVA Health System for what they say are discriminatory practices.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 2:31 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
IX Art Park Hosting Festy
IX Art Park Hosting Festy

A weekend of music that's normally held in Nelson County is now taking place in downtown Charlottesville.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 2:17 PM EDT by Henry Graff
JMRL: Job Fair at Northside Library
JMRL: Job Fair at Northside Library

On Wednesday, October 16 from 2-5pm, the Northside Library will be hosting its monthly Job Fair with Virginia Career Works.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 2:07 PM EDT
Grant Money to Help Relocate Community Garden in Charlottesville
Grant Money to Help Relocate Community Garden in Charlottesville

A new federal grant is helping to keep fresh produce in the hands of people who don't get it that often.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 12:01 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Shenandoah National Park Staff Warning Drivers to Lookout for Bears
Shenandoah National Park Staff Warning Drivers to Lookout for Bears

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.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 11:30 AM EDT by Carly Kempler
Gov. Northam Issues Statewide Drought Watch Advisory
Gov. Northam Issues Statewide Drought Watch Advisory

Governor Ralph Northam has announced a statewide drought watch advisory for the Commonwealth of Virginia

Friday, October 11th 2019, 10:08 AM EDT
State Regulators Target Immigration Bonds Company Nexus
State Regulators Target Immigration Bonds Company Nexus

Virginia is threatening to shut down a company that touts its record of reuniting immigrant families, accusing it of running an unlicensed insurance business.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 8:44 AM EDT
Orange Co. Social Services Offers Christmas Assistance Programs
Orange Co. Social Services Offers Christmas Assistance Programs

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.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 8:35 AM EDT
Sheriff, Supervisor Candidates Answer Public Questions in Albemarle Co.
Sheriff, Supervisor Candidates Answer Public Questions in Albemarle Co.

Candidates for sheriff and the Board of Supervisors in Albemarle County weighed-in on a number of questions from the public on Thursday.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 11:22 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Moriah Davis
Albemarle School Board Votes to Change Name of Cale Elementary
Albemarle School Board Votes to Change Name of Cale Elementary

The Albemarle County School Board has voted to change the name of Cale Elementary School.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 9:14 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
Crozet Restaurant Brings Vintage 'Tap Truck' to Patio this Fall
Crozet Restaurant Brings Vintage 'Tap Truck' to Patio this Fall

Restoration restaurant is introducing a unique way to enjoy craft beer in Old Trail this fall.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 8:32 PM EDT by Chris Markham
VDOT to Close Two Deteriorating Bridges in Augusta Co.
VDOT to Close Two Deteriorating Bridges in Augusta Co.

VDOT is closing two bridges in Augusta County due to deteriorating conditions.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 8:19 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Free Flu Shots in Greene County Help Prepare Health Department
Free Flu Shots in Greene County Help Prepare Health Department

You can get a free flu shot in Greene County on Thursday night and help the Thomas Jefferson Health District practice emergency response.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 5:54 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Moriah Davis
Toddsbury in Ivy to Close for Good on Friday
Toddsbury in Ivy to Close for Good on Friday

People in Ivy looking for a cup of coffee and a chicken salad sandwich will have to look elsewhere starting on Friday.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 5:42 PM EDT by Chris Markham & CJ Paschall
Louisa Goat Seizure Update: 67 Goats Forfeited, One Euthanized
Louisa Goat Seizure Update: 67 Goats Forfeited, One Euthanized

The Louisa County Sheriff's Office has provided an update on the seizure of more than 60 goats.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 5:27 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Augusta Woman Avoids Jail Time in Puppy Killing Case
Augusta Woman Avoids Jail Time in Puppy Killing Case

An Augusta County woman who shot and killed six puppies and dumped their bodies will not spend any time behind bars.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 5:01 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Protestors Demand Transparency from Riggleman
Protestors Demand Transparency from Riggleman

A group of protestors stopped by Congressman Denver Riggleman's office on Thursday to demand transparency and accountability.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 4:52 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Daniel Grimes
Charlottesville, Albemarle and Augusta Counties Spending Millions on Overtime
Charlottesville, Albemarle and Augusta Counties Spending Millions on Overtime

Municipal overtime costs are stacking up across the NBC29 viewing area. For example, Charlottesville is spending millions each year to keep up with the community's demands.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 12:41 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Annual Parade of Homes Event Underway in Charlottesville Area
Annual Parade of Homes Event Underway in Charlottesville Area

The annual Parade of Homes has a new addition this year.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 12:20 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Posters Highlighting History of Charlottesville's Vinegar Hill Neighborhood
Posters Highlighting History of Charlottesville's Vinegar Hill Neighborhood

Charlottesville is continuing to take steps to better recognize Vinegar Hill, a historic African-American neighborhood.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 11:44 AM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Warner & Kaine Announce Federal Funding to Expand Food Access and Equity in Charlottesville
Warner & Kaine Announce Federal Funding to Expand Food Access and Equity in Charlottesville

U.S. Sens. Warner and Kaine announced $375,000 in federal assistance to help advance an initiative in by the Charlottesville Food Justice Network.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 10:19 AM EDT
Staunton: Get Rid of Unwanted Medications Oct. 26
Staunton: Get Rid of Unwanted Medications Oct. 26

If you have prescription drugs at home that have expired or you no longer need them, you can safely dispose of them Saturday, Oct. 26.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 9:46 AM EDT
Virginia DGIF: Slow Down for Deer!
Virginia DGIF: Slow Down for Deer!

Fall is the breeding season for deer, so deer will be more active over the next couple of months than at any other time of the year.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 8:59 AM EDT
Charlottesville Soccer Player Helping to Raise Money to Fight Breast Cancer
Charlottesville Soccer Player Helping to Raise Money to Fight Breast Cancer

A 10-year-old soccer player is using his love for the game to raise money for a cause that's close to his heart.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 8:53 AM EDT by Caroline Coleburn
Crozet Advisory Committee Supports Expansion Project to Combat Overcrowding
Crozet Advisory Committee Supports Expansion Project to Combat Overcrowding

The Crozet Advisory Committee says something needs to be done about overcrowding in some area schools.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 10:50 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Del. Toscano Hosts Political Discussion at Paramount Theater
Del. Toscano Hosts Political Discussion at Paramount Theater

David Toscano held a political discussion at the Paramount Theater on Wednesday night, and invited along some notable names.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 10:36 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
County Leaders Discuss Ways to Improve 'Crozet Connect' Bus Service
County Leaders Discuss Ways to Improve 'Crozet Connect' Bus Service

Leaders in Crozet are discussing ways to improve a new public transit service that's already seeing success.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 10:08 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Fall Foliage Art Show Ready to Take Over Downtown Waynesboro
Fall Foliage Art Show Ready to Take Over Downtown Waynesboro

The 39th Annual Fall Foliage Art Show is this weekend in Waynesboro.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 9:53 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Tara Todd
Renowned Artist Works on Mural in Waynesboro for Street Arts Festival
Renowned Artist Works on Mural in Waynesboro for Street Arts Festival

An internationally renowned artist is already working on his mural for the upcoming Virginia Street Arts Festival in Waynesboro.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 9:44 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Tara Todd
Solar Panels Go Up at Four More Augusta Schools
Solar Panels Go Up at Four More Augusta Schools

Four more Augusta County schools are now drawing in some renewable energy.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 9:27 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Tara Todd
Candidates for Commonwealth's Attorney, Senate Districts Debate in Albemarle
Candidates for Commonwealth's Attorney, Senate Districts Debate in Albemarle

A series of forums in Albemarle County on Wednesday put candidates for a few races in the hot seat.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 5:59 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Lottye Lockhart
Albemarle Employees Build Wagons for Kids During Team Building Event
Albemarle Employees Build Wagons for Kids During Team Building Event

Employees at an Albemarle County real estate company got to relive their childhoods for a good cause on Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 5:56 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Moriah Davis
Bold Rock Breaks into Canned Cocktail Market
Bold Rock Breaks into Canned Cocktail Market

Bold Rock Cidery is expanding into new territory and the move could have big implications for Nelson County.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 5:50 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Daniel Grimes
HAC Subcommittee Recommends New Functions for Landlord Fund
HAC Subcommittee Recommends New Functions for Landlord Fund

A new fund could soon be available to help with the affordable housing crisis in Charlottesville.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 5:10 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Tow Truck Procession Honors Late Area Business Owner
Tow Truck Procession Honors Late Area Business Owner

Many people saw a procession of tow trucks along Route 29 on Wednesday, and it was all in memory of an area business owner.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 4:36 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Board Donates $25K to Lake Monticello Volunteer Fire Rescue
Board Donates $25K to Lake Monticello Volunteer Fire Rescue

The Lake Monticello Owners' Association Board donated $25,000 to the Lake Monticello Volunteer Fire Rescue (LMVFR) Wednesday, October 9.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 3:53 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Gov. Northam Announces Civil Rights Restored to More Than 20K Virginians
Gov. Northam Announces Civil Rights Restored to More Than 20K Virginians

Gov. Northam announced Wednesday that since he took office in January 2018, his administration has restored the civil rights of 22,205 Virginians previously convicted of a felony.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 2:42 PM EDT
Northam: Virginia to Receive Over $4.2M in POWER Grants
Northam: Virginia to Receive Over $4.2M in POWER Grants

Northam announced that Virginia will receive grants totaling $4,227,512 in the Appalachian Regional Commission’s Partnership for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization program.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 12:58 PM EDT
Construction Continues on Charlottesville's CODE Building
Construction Continues on Charlottesville's CODE Building

More noticeable construction is set to start soon on the new Center Of Developing Entrepreneurs building going up on the west end the Downtown Mall.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 12:42 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Staunton: Get the 2019 Leaf Collection Schedule
Staunton: Get the 2019 Leaf Collection Schedule

Staunton will begin its leaf collection program Oct. 28 to assist residents with the removal of fallen leaves.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 11:13 AM EDT
Bank Donates Labor and $15K to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville
Bank Donates Labor and $15K to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville

A team of Bank of America employees is getting their hands dirty to help Habitat for Humanity build homes in Charlottesville.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 10:58 AM EDT by Caroline Coleburn
UVA Engineering Helps Launch Center Aimed at Ensuring Electronic Devices are Secure
UVA Engineering Helps Launch Center Aimed at Ensuring Electronic Devices are Secure

The University of Virginia School of Engineering is launching a new center that will be focused on ensuring electronic devices are designed to protect the people who use them.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 8:55 AM EDT by Caroline Coleburn
Jefferson Madison Regional Library Central Branch Hosts Free Vegan Cooking Class
Jefferson Madison Regional Library Central Branch Hosts Free Vegan Cooking Class

Teenagers in Charlottesville are learning how to cook a healthy meal without using meat. On Tuesday night, the Jefferson Madison Regional Library Central Branch held a free vegan cooking class.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 11:08 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Albemarle County Planning Commission Denies Royal Fern Project Application
Albemarle County Planning Commission Denies Royal Fern Project Application

On Tuesday night, the Royal Fern Project went before the Albemarle County Planning Commission in a public hearing but it failed to meet requirements to be approved.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 11:02 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Charlottesville City Council Candidates Attend Forum at Greenbrier Elementary
Charlottesville City Council Candidates Attend Forum at Greenbrier Elementary

With just four weeks until Election Day, the race for Charlottesville City Council is heating up. On Tuesday night, some of the Democratic and Independent candidates took the stage at Greenbrier Elementary School.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 10:46 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
CHS Choirs Host Benefit Concert, Silent Auction for Public School Recovering from Hurricane Dorian
CHS Choirs Host Benefit Concert, Silent Auction for Public School Recovering from Hurricane Dorian

Some Charlottesville High School students are doing their part to help a community still recovering after Hurricane Dorian.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 10:41 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder & Hailey Wilt
Stuarts Draft Elementary School Hosts Literacy Night & Launches 'One School, One Book'
Stuarts Draft Elementary School Hosts Literacy Night & Launches 'One School, One Book'

A school in the valley is spending October reading the same book. Stuarts Draft Elementary School hosted its Family Literacy Night on Tuesday and used the event to launch One School, One Book.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 10:28 PM EDT by Tara Todd & Hailey Wilt
C'Ville Planning Commission Approves Request to Re-Designate Land for Additional Housing
C'Ville Planning Commission Approves Request to Re-Designate Land for Additional Housing

On Tuesday night, the Charlottesville Planning Commission approved a request to re-designate land in Charlottesville that could bring more housing to the city.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 10:26 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Stuarts Draft Small Area Plan Released for Public Input
Stuarts Draft Small Area Plan Released for Public Input

After two and a half years of work, Augusta County has a 20-year vision for Stuarts Draft.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 10:24 PM EDT by Tara Todd & Hailey Wilt
New Crime Data Shows Difference in Felony Bookings in Albemarle County & Charlottesville
New Crime Data Shows Difference in Felony Bookings in Albemarle County & Charlottesville

Crime rates in Charlottesville and Albemarle County are down but a report shows people are spending more time behind bars. That's according to data from the Jefferson Area Community Criminal Justice Board.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 5:35 PM EDT by Carly Kempler & Hailey Wilt
Community Health Organizations in Charlottesville Team Up to Provide Free Services
Community Health Organizations in Charlottesville Team Up to Provide Free Services

Several community health organizations are providing free services to people - no appointment necessary.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 5:31 PM EDT by Carly Kempler & Hailey Wilt
UVA End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium Educates Community on Palliative Care
UVA End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium Educates Community on Palliative Care

Charlottesville-area patients in need of palliative care will now have nurses who are more informed.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 5:29 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Albemarle Co. Schools Seeing More Students Than Expected
Albemarle Co. Schools Seeing More Students Than Expected

With a new school year underway, Albemarle County now says seven of its schools are overcrowded.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 2:59 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Judge Sentences Crimora Man to 10 Years for Distribution of Child Pornography
Judge Sentences Crimora Man to 10 Years for Distribution of Child Pornography

Albemarle County Circuit Court judge has sentenced Darren Mathis to 10 years for distribution of child pornography.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 1:18 PM EDT
VDOE: 91.5% of Class of 2019 Graduate on Time
VDOE: 91.5% of Class of 2019 Graduate on Time

More than nine out of ten students who entered the ninth grade in 2015 earned a diploma within four years, the Virginia Dept. of Education reported today.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 11:01 AM EDT by Carly Kempler
Charlottesville Advancing Plans for Hillsdale Place
Charlottesville Advancing Plans for Hillsdale Place

Plans are moving ahead to redevelop the site of the old K-mart and Gold's Gym on Hydraulic Road in Charlottesville.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 10:26 AM EDT
Charlottesville to Appeal Lawsuit Over Confederate Statues
Charlottesville to Appeal Lawsuit Over Confederate Statues

Charlottesville plans to appeal its defeat in a lawsuit challenging councilor’s decision to move two Confederate monuments.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 10:19 AM EDT
VDFP Receives $286K from Federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program
VDFP Receives $286K from Federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program

The Virginia Department of Fire Programs has been awarded $286,000 in federal grant funding through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s 2018 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 9:23 AM EDT
Police Investigating Death at Charlottesville's Market Street Park
Police Investigating Death at Charlottesville's Market Street Park

Police continue to investigate a death at Market Street Park. They do not believe there was any foul play.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 8:26 AM EDT
C'Ville City Council Approves Special Use Permit for Phase 2 of Heirloom West Main Development
C'Ville City Council Approves Special Use Permit for Phase 2 of Heirloom West Main Development

Charlottesville City Councilors have signed off on a plan to bring dozens of more housing units and retail space to Downtown.

Monday, October 7th 2019, 11:28 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Augusta County Cooking Team Takes Home Gold from National 4H Competition
Augusta County Cooking Team Takes Home Gold from National 4H Competition

Four Augusta County teenagers returned from a national cooking competition as champions. The Spice Girls, as they call themselves, competed in the 4H Food Challenge at the Texas State Fair in Dallas.

Monday, October 7th 2019, 11:24 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Charlottesville City Councilors Receive an Update on the Food Equity Initiative
Charlottesville City Councilors Receive an Update on the Food Equity Initiative

On Monday night, Charlottesville City Councilors got some insight into how the city will get fed in the future. Councilors received an update on the Food Equity Initiative through a report during the meeting.

Monday, October 7th 2019, 11:22 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Shelter for Help in Emergency Hosts Candlelight Vigil to End Domestic Violence
Shelter for Help in Emergency Hosts Candlelight Vigil to End Domestic Violence

On Monday night, people took a stand against domestic violence in Charlottesville while remembering those who have lost their lives because of it.

Monday, October 7th 2019, 11:20 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Annie Schroeder
Governor Northam Dedicates New State Forest in Rockingham County
Governor Northam Dedicates New State Forest in Rockingham County

Governor Ralph Northam today dedicated First Mountain State Forest in Rockingham County, the Commonwealth’s newest state forest, and joined the Virginia Department of Forestry to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Virginia’s state forests.

Monday, October 7th 2019, 6:36 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
UVA Team Discovers Surprising Contributor to Multiple Sclerosis
UVA Team Discovers Surprising Contributor to Multiple Sclerosis

Neuroscientists at the University of Virginia are now a step closer to finding a cure for multiple sclerosis (MS). A new study reveals that cells that had typically been ignored could actually be one of the things causing MS.

Monday, October 7th 2019, 5:05 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart & Hailey Wilt
Longhorn Steakhouse Plan Approved by Albemarle County Architectural Review Board
Longhorn Steakhouse Plan Approved by Albemarle County Architectural Review Board

At a meeting on Monday, the Albemarle County Architectural Review Board approved a new building for a new chain restaurant. The board unanimously approved plans for a Longhorn Steakhouse in what is now just a parking lot.

Monday, October 7th 2019, 5:03 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Former Radford Student Admits to Fatally Stabbing College Roommate
Former Radford Student Admits to Fatally Stabbing College Roommate

A former Virginia college student has admitted to fatally stabbing her roommate.

Monday, October 7th 2019, 4:58 PM EDT
Charlottesville Nonprofit Helps Preserve, Protect Amazon Rainforest
Charlottesville Nonprofit Helps Preserve, Protect Amazon Rainforest

A Charlottesville nonprofit is joining the fight to save the Amazon Rainforest.

Monday, October 7th 2019, 4:52 PM EDT by Chris Markham & CJ Paschall
FAFSA Applications Open, Experts Say to Apply Early
FAFSA Applications Open, Experts Say to Apply Early

The 2020-2021 FAFSA  application is now open, and college experts say the sooner you apply for aid, the better.

Monday, October 7th 2019, 4:29 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Madison Jones
Rescue Squad Responding to More Calls as Crozet Continues to Grow
Rescue Squad Responding to More Calls as Crozet Continues to Grow

The Western Albemarle Rescue Squad is responding to more calls as Crozet's population grows.

Monday, October 7th 2019, 4:01 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Staunton Man Charged with DUI, Eluding and Assaulting Police
Staunton Man Charged with DUI, Eluding and Assaulting Police

A Staunton man faces faces multiple charges after eluding police and assaulting an officer.

Monday, October 7th 2019, 1:08 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Charlottesville Travel Agency Collecting Coats for Refugees
Charlottesville Travel Agency Collecting Coats for Refugees

A travel agency in Charlottesville is collecting coats to help keep refugees and other members of the international community warm this winter.

Monday, October 7th 2019, 11:15 AM EDT by Carly Kempler
Dry Conditions Raise Likelihood of Forest Fires in Central Virginia
Dry Conditions Raise Likelihood of Forest Fires in Central Virginia

A lack of summer rains could mean a less colorful fall in, but it also has Virginia Department of Forestry officials worried about the likelihood of forest fires.

Monday, October 7th 2019, 8:47 AM EDT by Caroline Coleburn
Area Winemakers are Calling 2019 the Best Harvest for Grapes in Years
Area Winemakers are Calling 2019 the Best Harvest for Grapes in Years

Veritas Vineyard & Winery in Afton is crediting Mother Nature for a successful harvest season after the 2018 washout.

Sunday, October 6th 2019, 11:14 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Artist Creates Mural in Scottsville Thanks to Virginia Commission of the Arts Grant
Artist Creates Mural in Scottsville Thanks to Virginia Commission of the Arts Grant

A new public mural in Scottsville is bringing some life and color to the area.

Sunday, October 6th 2019, 9:20 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Church of the Holy Comforter Celebrates Mary, Mother of Jesus, with Procession
Church of the Holy Comforter Celebrates Mary, Mother of Jesus, with Procession

The Church of the Holy Comforter celebrated The Feat of Our Lady of the Rosary on Sunday. It is to honor Mary, the mother of Jesus, but it is also about public displays of faith and community.

Sunday, October 6th 2019, 6:50 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Charlottesville Poverty Exceeds National Average
Charlottesville Poverty Exceeds National Average

Median income and home values in Charlottesville are going up according to a recent report from the U.S. Census Bureau. But it all comes as poverty levels are also on the rise, now surpassing the national average.

Sunday, October 6th 2019, 6:25 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
CASPCA Asks For Cat & Kitten Wet Food Donations
CASPCA Asks For Cat & Kitten Wet Food Donations

Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA is seeking donations of cat and kitten wet food. The shelter is currently caring for 495 cats, many of whom are senior cats and kittens. Those age groups need the wet food in their diet more than others.

Sunday, October 6th 2019, 6:23 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
Charlottesville's Crystal Community Gathers at First Annual Rocktober Rock Show
Charlottesville's Crystal Community Gathers at First Annual Rocktober Rock Show

Charlottesville's crystal community converged on the Seminole Square Shopping Center for the first annual Rocktober Rock Show.

Sunday, October 6th 2019, 6:03 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & CJ Paschall
Unity of Charlottesville Hosts 'Rising from the Ashes of Trauma with John Two-Hawks' Event
Unity of Charlottesville Hosts 'Rising from the Ashes of Trauma with John Two-Hawks' Event

Inspirational speaker and Grammy and Emmy nominated musician John Two-Hawks spoke to a crowd of people in Charlottesville on Sunday.

Sunday, October 6th 2019, 5:58 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Daniel Grimes
Charlottesville Area Transit Trolley to Detour South Street West for 90-Day Observation
Charlottesville Area Transit Trolley to Detour South Street West for 90-Day Observation

A 90-day observation period to gather ridership data will result in the detour of Charlottesville Area Transit's Free Trolley route

Sunday, October 6th 2019, 5:51 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Madison Jones
Residential Structure Fire in Albemarle County Displaces Family of Three
Residential Structure Fire in Albemarle County Displaces Family of Three

Albemarle County Department of Fire Rescue units were dispatched at 7:58 pm Saturday evening to the report of a residential structure fire.

Sunday, October 6th 2019, 4:36 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Charlottesville Area People Gather at IX Art Park for the Virginia Blues Festival
Charlottesville Area People Gather at IX Art Park for the Virginia Blues Festival

On Saturday, those young and old were tapping their toes and shaking their hips to sounds of blues at the Virginia Blues Festival at IX Art Park.

Saturday, October 5th 2019, 10:16 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Eugene & Lorraine Williams Receive Annual Reflector Award
Eugene & Lorraine Williams Receive Annual Reflector Award

The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center is honoring two of Charlottesville’s most prominent African American figures for their fight against racial injustice.

Saturday, October 5th 2019, 10:01 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Charlottesville Family Receives New HVAC Unit Thanks to Area Organizations
Charlottesville Family Receives New HVAC Unit Thanks to Area Organizations

Several central Virginia families are now prepared for any cold weather the winter may bring. Volunteers from the Albemarle Housing Improvement Program, Lennox, and Beck Cohen teamed up to provide free heat pumps to families in need.

Saturday, October 5th 2019, 8:30 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Charlottesville Faith-Based Nonprofit Hosts 'All About Abilities' Fair
Charlottesville Faith-Based Nonprofit Hosts 'All About Abilities' Fair

A Charlottesville nonprofit is spreading awareness about the community's resources for individuals with disabilities.

Saturday, October 5th 2019, 8:05 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Virginia Department of Education Report: Homeschooling on the Rise
Virginia Department of Education Report: Homeschooling on the Rise

Homeschooling is on the rise across Virginia, according to a recent report from the state's department of education.

Saturday, October 5th 2019, 7:54 PM EDT by CJ Paschall & Hailey Wilt
Democratic Socialists of America's C'Ville Chapter Hosts 2nd Annual Brake Light Repair Event
Democratic Socialists of America's C'Ville Chapter Hosts 2nd Annual Brake Light Repair Event

One Charlottesville group has a novel solution to cut down traffic stops. On Saturday, the city's chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America held its second annual brake light repair event.

Saturday, October 5th 2019, 7:34 PM EDT by CJ Paschall & Hailey Wilt
Albemarle County Homeowners Participate in the National Solar Tour
Albemarle County Homeowners Participate in the National Solar Tour

Several homeowners in Albemarle County are showing their neighbors how to use solar energy in their own homes.

Saturday, October 5th 2019, 7:22 PM EDT by CJ Paschall & Hailey Wilt
Charlottesville Tests Monticello Road Traffic Reversal
Charlottesville Tests Monticello Road Traffic Reversal

The city of Charlottesville's plan to change traffic patterns around the Belmont Bridge might have hit a speed bump.

Saturday, October 5th 2019, 7:20 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
Multicultural Health Celebration Empowers Women to Prioritize their Health
Multicultural Health Celebration Empowers Women to Prioritize their Health

One Charlottesville event focused on women's health is back and this year's event is bigger and more diverse than ever before.

Saturday, October 5th 2019, 5:58 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
City Schoolyard Garden Hosts 10th Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Buford Middle School
City Schoolyard Garden Hosts 10th Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Buford Middle School

Hundreds of families in Charlottesville spent the evening bringing in the fall season. The City Schoolyard Garden hosted the 10th annual Fall Harvest Festival at Buford Middle School.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 10:24 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
CPD Investigates Reports of Monkey on the Loose in 10th and Page Neighborhood
CPD Investigates Reports of Monkey on the Loose in 10th and Page Neighborhood

Some reports of monkey business in the city of Charlottesville have prompted an investigation.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 9:59 PM EDT
Charlottesville Art Exhibit Highlights PACEM Shelters
Charlottesville Art Exhibit Highlights PACEM Shelters

An art exhibit in Charlottesville is hoping to break the stigma around the city's most vulnerable population.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 9:57 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
U.S. Supreme Court to Weigh Fight Over Atlantic Coast Pipeline
U.S. Supreme Court to Weigh Fight Over Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The Supreme Court will consider reinstating a permit that was tossed out by a lower court that would allow construction of a natural gas pipeline through two national forests, including parts of the Appalachian Trail.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 7:41 PM EDT
Civil Rights Leader & C'Ville Community Members have New Plan for Confederate Monuments
Civil Rights Leader & C'Ville Community Members have New Plan for Confederate Monuments

With the statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson staying put, some community members are coming together with their own plan to deal with the controversial figures.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 6:05 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
Charlottesville City Schools Pilot New Pathways in Gifted Education Initiative
Charlottesville City Schools Pilot New Pathways in Gifted Education Initiative

Charlottesville City Schools is piloting an initiative that will keep students of all levels in the classroom when most schools are pulling them out.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 5:57 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
National Park Service Grant Supports Restoration of Rosenwald School in Keswick
National Park Service Grant Supports Restoration of Rosenwald School in Keswick

The restoration of a historic Rosenwald School in Keswick is getting support from a National Park Service grant.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 4:55 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Brown Collision Center Donates $40K to Service Dogs of Virginia
Brown Collision Center Donates $40K to Service Dogs of Virginia

Brown Collision Center in Albemarle County is donating $40,000 to Service Dogs of Virginia.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 3:25 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Police Investigating Fatal Crash on Jennings Gap Rd.
Police Investigating Fatal Crash on Jennings Gap Rd.

VSP is investigating a fatal crash on Jennings Gap Road. Justin W. Butt, 32, died at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 2:55 PM EDT
Traffic Alert: Expect Delays on I-64 Eastbound at Mile Marker 121
Traffic Alert: Expect Delays on I-64 Eastbound at Mile Marker 121

If you plan to use Interstate 64 in Albemarle County this weekend, expect delays eastbound near mile maker 121.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 12:23 PM EDT
VSP Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Augusta Co.
VSP Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Augusta Co.

A 2016 Harley-Davidson was traveling north on I-81 when it overturned at the Exit 235 ramp. last week. Jessica L. Truxell died at the scene. She was wearing a helmet.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 1:56 PM EDT
Charlottesville: Water St. Shared Use Path Construction to Begin in Oct.
Charlottesville: Water St. Shared Use Path Construction to Begin in Oct.

Construction of the shared use path along Water Street between Belmont Bridge and 10th St NE will begin Monday, Oct. 21.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 12:46 PM EDT
Supreme Court to Weigh Fight Over Pipeline Across Appalachian Trail
Supreme Court to Weigh Fight Over Pipeline Across Appalachian Trail

The Supreme Court will consider reinstating a permit that was tossed out by a lower court that would allow construction of a natural gas pipeline through two national forests, including parts of the Appalachian Trail.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 12:32 PM EDT
Authorities Investigating Reported Threats Ahead of Fluvanna Co. Football Game
Authorities Investigating Reported Threats Ahead of Fluvanna Co. Football Game

Investigators and school officials in Charlottesville and Fluvanna County are looking into threats made against Friday night's football game at Fluvanna County High School.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 11:44 AM EDT
Authorities Apprehend Man in Connection with Deloris Rd. Murder Investigation
Authorities Apprehend Man in Connection with Deloris Rd. Murder Investigation

Police in West Virginia have apprehended a suspect in connection with a Shenandoah County death investigation.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 10:40 AM EDT
Repair Café Returns to Charlottesville Habitat Store Oct. 12
Repair Café Returns to Charlottesville Habitat Store Oct. 12

The Cville TimeBank is partnering with the Habitat Store to hold the Fall 2019 Repair Café on Saturday, Oct. 12, at The Habitat Store, 1221 Harris Street in Charlottesville.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 9:51 AM EDT
Orange Co. Man Charged in Connection with Greene Co. Homicide
Orange Co. Man Charged in Connection with Greene Co. Homicide

Robert Lee Webster is behind bars in connection with a fatal shooting in Greene County.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 9:06 AM EDT
Charlottesville Teachers Working to Improve How History is Taught
Charlottesville Teachers Working to Improve How History is Taught

Charlottesville City Schools is working to change how history is traditionally taught.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 8:39 AM EDT by Caroline Coleburn
Virginia Officials Say Deer Deaths Caused by Viral Outbreak
Virginia Officials Say Deer Deaths Caused by Viral Outbreak

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has confirmed that a viral disease has killed a number of deer across the state.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 8:11 AM EDT
Albemarle Commonwealth's Attorney Candidates Debate Ahead of Election
Albemarle Commonwealth's Attorney Candidates Debate Ahead of Election

The two men vying to be Albemarle County's next commonwealth's attorney are presenting their cases on why they should be elected.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 10:54 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Moriah Davis
Albemarle Supervisors Candidates Debate Climate Change
Albemarle Supervisors Candidates Debate Climate Change

The five hopefuls vying for the three seats on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors met on the dais Thursday night to discuss issues surrounding climate change.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 10:33 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
Multi-Vehicle Crash on Rt. 250 Under Investigation
Multi-Vehicle Crash on Rt. 250 Under Investigation

Albemarle County police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash that happened Thursday evening on Pantops, causing massive backups.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 9:19 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Augusta Man Found Guilty of Child Abuse of Infant Son
Augusta Man Found Guilty of Child Abuse of Infant Son

A Crimora man could see some time behind bars for hurting his 18-day-old son.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 7:42 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Tara Todd
Charlottesville Staff to Test Traffic Reversal on Monticello Road
Charlottesville Staff to Test Traffic Reversal on Monticello Road

Charlottesville staff will test out a plan to reverse traffic flow in the Belmont neighborhood on Saturday.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 5:57 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
Charlottesville, Albemarle, UVA Coordination Groups to Change
Charlottesville, Albemarle, UVA Coordination Groups to Change

Members of the Planning and Coordination Council solidified plans to dissolve two groups, including their own, with hopes of replacing them with something better.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 5:02 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Henry Graff
15th Annual Haiti Yard Sale Underway
15th Annual Haiti Yard Sale Underway

A massive yard sale is underway in Albemarle County and all of the proceeds benefit a charity in the Caribbean.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 4:58 PM EDT by Chris Markham & CJ Paschall
'Feel the Love' Program Gifts New HVAC Units to Central VA Families
'Feel the Love' Program Gifts New HVAC Units to Central VA Families

Three families in central Virginia will soon be sleeping easier thanks to the goodwill of three area organizations.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 4:55 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Greene Commons Grand Opening Set for Oct. 5
Greene Commons Grand Opening Set for Oct. 5

Greene County is set to officially open a new pavilion and stage in Stanardsville this weekend.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 3:56 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Gordonsville Park Growing with New Addition
Gordonsville Park Growing with New Addition

Town to Trail announced the purchase of 204 Allen Street, near Verling Park.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 2:28 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Locust Grove Man Facing Multiple Charges in Forcible Sodomy Investigation
Locust Grove Man Facing Multiple Charges in Forcible Sodomy Investigation

Last month, Mark A. Nuckols was was arrested on two counts of forcible sodomy. Wednesday, he was served with six additional indictments for forcible sodomy.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 1:47 PM EDT
Dominion Energy to Present $5K Grant to CATEC for School Garden
Dominion Energy to Present $5K Grant to CATEC for School Garden

Charlottesville-Albemarle Technical Education Center will receive $5,000 in grant money from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation’s Environmental Education Stewardship Grants Program.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 12:12 PM EDT
State of the James Shows Improving Trend Despite Record Rainfalls
State of the James Shows Improving Trend Despite Record Rainfalls

The James River Association says the river is maintaining its relatively clean quality.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 11:28 AM EDT
Staunton Police Investigating Reported Robbery on Stuart St.
Staunton Police Investigating Reported Robbery on Stuart St.

Police are investigating a reported robbery on Stuart St. Wednesday night. A victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 9:37 AM EDT
CPD Investigating Reported Shooting in Lankford Ave. Area
CPD Investigating Reported Shooting in Lankford Ave. Area

Charlottesville police are investigating reports of shots fired in the area of Lankford Avenue and Ridge Street around 11 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 8:32 AM EDT by Moriah Davis
'Virginia is for Restaurant Lovers' Campaign Kicks-Off in Charlottesville
'Virginia is for Restaurant Lovers' Campaign Kicks-Off in Charlottesville

Virginia's newest campaign to boost its food and drink industry held a kickoff event in Charlottesville.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 10:51 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Friends, Family of Rhonda Rowe Hold Vigil for Domestic Violence Victims
Friends, Family of Rhonda Rowe Hold Vigil for Domestic Violence Victims

The Louisa County community is working to raise awareness of domestic violence while reflecting on a somber anniversary.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 10:47 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
Albemarle Supervisors Approve New SOCA Facility, Fluvanna to Fund Project
Albemarle Supervisors Approve New SOCA Facility, Fluvanna to Fund Project

Soccer players around the greater Charlottesville area will soon have a new place to play and practice.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 10:20 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Moriah Davis
Designs for Charlottesville's Barracks-Emmet Intersection Discussed in Workshop
Designs for Charlottesville's Barracks-Emmet Intersection Discussed in Workshop

Some people in Charlottesville got a first look at potential improvements to a busy intersection.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 9:12 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Petition Calls for CPD Chief Brackney to Resign Over Gun Control Comments
Petition Calls for CPD Chief Brackney to Resign Over Gun Control Comments

Testimony on Capitol Hill now has Charlottesville Police Chief RaShall Brackney under the microscope.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 1:10 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Staunton Police, Community Participate in Coffee With a Cop
Staunton Police, Community Participate in Coffee With a Cop

Some people in Staunton got to learn more about some of the men and women in blue on Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 6:39 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Tara Todd
Denver Riggleman to Host Joint Town Hall with Ben Cline
Denver Riggleman to Host Joint Town Hall with Ben Cline

Congressman Denver Riggleman and Congressman Ben Cline announced  they will hold a joint town hall.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 5:26 PM EDT by Chris Markham
UVA Lays First Stone Slab for Memorial to Enslaved Laborers
UVA Lays First Stone Slab for Memorial to Enslaved Laborers

The University of Virginia hit a milestone on Wednesday in creating its memorial to enslaved laborers.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 5:10 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Albemarle Supervisors, Planners Discuss Transportation Improvement Projects
Albemarle Supervisors, Planners Discuss Transportation Improvement Projects

Albemarle supervisors and planners are working to make transportation around the county friendlier for everyone.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 4:53 PM EDT by Chris Markham
'Hidden Nurses' Speak to UVA Medical Students
'Hidden Nurses' Speak to UVA Medical Students

A group of black nurses known as the Hidden Nurses are passing on lessons they learned to the next generation of medical professionals.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 4:29 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Lottye Lockhart
Riggleman Visits Sigora Solar, Hears Concerns from Industry Leaders
Riggleman Visits Sigora Solar, Hears Concerns from Industry Leaders

Congressman Denver Riggleman was at Sigora Solar in Charlottesville on Wednesday hearing from leaders on industry struggles.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 4:27 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Lottye Lockhart
Orange Co. Sheriff's Office: Possible Relationship with Teen Leads to Arrest
Orange Co. Sheriff's Office: Possible Relationship with Teen Leads to Arrest

Ronald Lee Bowers Jr. is charged with three counts of carnal knowledge with a child, four counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and one count of distribution of marijuana.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 2:28 PM EDT
Charlottesville Agrees to Settle Lawsuit Connected to Veteran's Aug. 2018 Arrest
Charlottesville Agrees to Settle Lawsuit Connected to Veteran's Aug. 2018 Arrest

Charlottesville has agreed to a settlement over the arrest of John Miska on the first anniversary of the events of August 2017.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 1:42 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Northam: Virginia Awarded $5.6M Grant to Protect Families from Home Health Hazards
Northam: Virginia Awarded $5.6M Grant to Protect Families from Home Health Hazards

Governor Northam announced that Virginia has been awarded $5.6 million in grant funding to help protect families from lead-based paint and home health hazards.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 11:13 AM EDT
State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Augusta County
State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Augusta County

Police are investigating a fatal crash along Jennings Gap Rd. early Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 9:29 AM EDT
Virginia Doctor Faces Up to Life in Prison in Opioid Case
Virginia Doctor Faces Up to Life in Prison in Opioid Case

A Virginia doctor who was convicted of more than 800 counts of illegally prescribing opioids faces a sentence of 20 years to life in prison.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 9:04 AM EDT
REAL ID Deadline A Year Away
REAL ID Deadline A Year Away

Virginians who want to use their driver's license to board a plane now have a year left to get a card that complies with new federal regulations.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 9:01 AM EDT
Sheriff's Office Searching for Person of Interest in Death Investigation
Sheriff's Office Searching for Person of Interest in Death Investigation

Investigators in Shenandoah County are asking for the public's help locating a person of interest in an on-going death investigation.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 8:34 AM EDT
Charlottesville Organization Hosts Monthly Diaper Giveaway
Charlottesville Organization Hosts Monthly Diaper Giveaway

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.

10 hrs 59 mins ago by CJ Paschall
Annual Festy Music Festival Takes Over IX Art Park
Annual Festy Music Festival Takes Over IX Art Park

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.

14 hrs 9 mins ago by Madison Jones
Group of Veterans Make Pit-Stop at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Charlottesville
Group of Veterans Make Pit-Stop at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Charlottesville

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.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 3:01 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
Community Garden Facing Demolition Receives Federal Help to Find a New Home
Community Garden Facing Demolition Receives Federal Help to Find a New Home

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.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 2:51 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Monticello Gardener Educates Buford Middle School Students on Agriculture
Monticello Gardener Educates Buford Middle School Students on Agriculture

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.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 2:35 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Buena Vista Woman Supports Granddaughter Through Ballet Lessons
Buena Vista Woman Supports Granddaughter Through Ballet Lessons

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.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 7:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Paul Koors Band to Perform First Gig After Death of Lead Singer
Paul Koors Band to Perform First Gig After Death of Lead Singer

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.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 2:48 PM EDT by Chris Markham
STAB Opens Natural Playground for Kids
STAB Opens Natural Playground for Kids

St. Anne's-Belfield School has a new playground that is helping kids become one with Mother Earth.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 2:43 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Registration is Now Open for CARE’s Winter & Spring Program
Registration is Now Open for CARE’s Winter & Spring Program

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.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 4:11 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Dr. James Lane Visits Waynesboro High School's Career & Technical Education Building
Dr. James Lane Visits Waynesboro High School's Career & Technical Education Building

Virginia's Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr. James Lane, toured Waynesboro High School's new Career and Technical Education building on Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 3:46 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Carter Myers Automotive Valley Dealership Donates Toys to UVA Children's Hospital
Carter Myers Automotive Valley Dealership Donates Toys to UVA Children's Hospital

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.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 3:12 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
CATEC Receives $5,000 Grant from Dominion Energy
CATEC Receives $5,000 Grant from Dominion Energy

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.

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 3:06 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Weather & Dwindling Bee Population Play a Factor in Light Harvest for Carter Mountain Orchard
Weather & Dwindling Bee Population Play a Factor in Light Harvest for Carter Mountain Orchard

It's finally starting to feel like fall and that means it's time for apple and pumpkin picking. Folks on Carter Mountain say they saw a little bit of a lighter harvest this year.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 2:49 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
New Shenandoah Valley Program Introduces Students to Technology Careers
New Shenandoah Valley Program Introduces Students to Technology Careers

A new program in the valley is giving 5th graders a hands-on introduction to some technology careers. It's called Juice Works and is a partnership between Valley Career and Technical Center and public schools in Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 2:44 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Monticello High School Students Tackle Controversial Topic through Theater
Monticello High School Students Tackle Controversial Topic through Theater

Students at Monticello High School are tackling a controversial topic through theater. The group wrote a play about Confederate imagery and made some surprising discoveries in the process.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 2:29 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Special Gradation Ceremony held at CitySpace for 'Home to Hope' Program Members
Special Gradation Ceremony held at CitySpace for 'Home to Hope' Program Members

A Charlottesville program designed to train ex-offenders to help other formerly incarcerated individuals reintegrate into society is celebrating its first graduating class. Eight people graduated from the Home to Hope Program during a ceremony at CitySpace on Friday morning.

Friday, October 4th 2019, 2:15 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Staunton Police Officer Prepares for 100 Mile Race After Serious Medical Condition
Staunton Police Officer Prepares for 100 Mile Race After Serious Medical Condition

This weekend, a Staunton police officer will tackle a 100 mile race after bouncing back from a serious health condition that hit him during a race this summer in Colorado.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 7:51 PM EDT by Chris Markham
UVA Football Players Surprise Albemarle Elementary Students, Tell Life Lessons
UVA Football Players Surprise Albemarle Elementary Students, Tell Life Lessons

Important life values were the focus Thursday at one Albemarle County elementary school, as students got a surprise from four members of the University of Virginia Football team.

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 2:57 PM EDT by Chris Markham
4th Annual Quad County Business Summit Held in Orange
4th Annual Quad County Business Summit Held in Orange

Central Virginia businesses are coming together to find ways to grow in Orange County.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 2:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham
New Therapeutic Room Unveiled at UVA Children's Hospital
New Therapeutic Room Unveiled at UVA Children's Hospital

Kids at the University of Virginia Children's Hospital have a new place to explore and heal.

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 2:42 PM EDT by Chris Markham
UVA’s School of Nursing, ‘Hoos Inclusive Campaign Hosts Origami Crane Folding Event
UVA’s School of Nursing, ‘Hoos Inclusive Campaign Hosts Origami Crane Folding Event

Creativity is powering some positive messages from members of the University of Virginia’s School of Nursing this week. Staff, faculty, and students are folding origami cranes in an effort to declare peace, unity, and compassion. The craft is part of the ‘Hoos Inclusive Campaign that deals with issues of equality and inclusion at the school.

Tuesday, October 1st 2019, 1:52 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
People Gather at Jefferson Theater for TEDx Open Mic Night
People Gather at Jefferson Theater for TEDx Open Mic Night

TEDx is coming back to Charlottesville this fall and the competition to earn a spot in the event is heating up. People got together for TEDx Open Mic Night at the Jefferson Theater on Monday night to share their ideas and impress TEDx organizers.

Monday, September 30th 2019, 7:38 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder