Criminal justice reform took center stage on Sunday at a movie screening and panel discussion hosted at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.
Staunton police are investigating a robbery that happened late Saturday night at a convenience store.
On Sunday, the Men's Leadership Project (MLP) partnered with Houses of Wood & Straw to build dog houses to keep pets warm this winter.
On Sunday, runners from across the nation took part in the Charlottesville Fall Classic Half Marathon and 10K.
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the makeup of Albemarle County is changing and becoming more diverse. These changes are consistent with the country's overall population and experts say it's being driven by immigration.
The Maupintown Film Festival is now accepting submissions for the 2020 festival.
The Harrisonburg Fire Department (HFD) responded to a two-alarm fire on Sunday morning at Frazier Quarry.
A book fest at the Gordon Avenue Library is highlighting the history of the African American community in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area.
Some of Charlottesville’s police officers are being honored for their dedication and service to keep the city safe.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville's Habitat Store has teamed up with Cville TimeBank to hold their semi-annual Repair Cafe.
The Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) is getting a few upgrades and on Saturday folks had a chance to see what's planned.
The University of Virginia has kicked off a $5 billion 'Honor the Future' campaign. The goal is to make UVA the nation's best public university.
Artists and other vendors from across the commonwealth and the country showed off their wares at the 39th annual Crozet Fall Arts and Crafts Festival.
On Saturday, the Albemarle County Fire and Rescue Squad spent the day providing safety tips to community members.
Piedmont Virginia Community College is helping high school and college students register for financial aid.
A brewery in Charlottesville is helping some furry friends find their forever home. On Friday, Decipher Brewing hosted an adoption event to help dogs from the Charlottesville- Albemarle SPCA get adopted.
On Friday night, artists from around central Virginia got the chance to show off their crafts in front of a live audience. They took center stage at an Open Mic Night performing their latest creations.
Some of the latest fall fashions went on display in Charlottesville to help give back to the city's refugee population.
A Raphine man will spend a decade in prison after pleading guilty to sex crimes.
A family dealing with the recent loss of their eight-year-old son to cancer is receiving a gift they will cherish.
Two bridges in Nelson County have been dedicated to the memory of a fallen firefighter.
State funds will be used to help Charlottesville and other localities provide more mental health councilors at public schools.
Several organizations fighting for the LGBTQIA+ community are calling out the UVA Health System for what they say are discriminatory practices.
A weekend of music that's normally held in Nelson County is now taking place in downtown Charlottesville.
On Wednesday, October 16 from 2-5pm, the Northside Library will be hosting its monthly Job Fair with Virginia Career Works.
A new federal grant is helping to keep fresh produce in the hands of people who don't get it that often.
Wildlife experts at Shenandoah National Park are warning people to keep their eyes up while driving along Skyline Drive and other areas that may be inhabited by bears.
Governor Ralph Northam has announced a statewide drought watch advisory for the Commonwealth of Virginia
Virginia is threatening to shut down a company that touts its record of reuniting immigrant families, accusing it of running an unlicensed insurance business.
Applications for the Orange County Christmas Assistance Program for the Elderly and Children under the age of 18 will be available Thursday, Oct. 10, through Friday, Nov. 1.
Candidates for sheriff and the Board of Supervisors in Albemarle County weighed-in on a number of questions from the public on Thursday.
The Albemarle County School Board has voted to change the name of Cale Elementary School.
Restoration restaurant is introducing a unique way to enjoy craft beer in Old Trail this fall.
VDOT is closing two bridges in Augusta County due to deteriorating conditions.
You can get a free flu shot in Greene County on Thursday night and help the Thomas Jefferson Health District practice emergency response.
People in Ivy looking for a cup of coffee and a chicken salad sandwich will have to look elsewhere starting on Friday.
The Louisa County Sheriff's Office has provided an update on the seizure of more than 60 goats.
An Augusta County woman who shot and killed six puppies and dumped their bodies will not spend any time behind bars.
A group of protestors stopped by Congressman Denver Riggleman's office on Thursday to demand transparency and accountability.
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.
The annual Parade of Homes has a new addition this year.
Charlottesville is continuing to take steps to better recognize Vinegar Hill, a historic African-American neighborhood.
U.S. Sens. Warner and Kaine announced $375,000 in federal assistance to help advance an initiative in by the Charlottesville Food Justice Network.
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.
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.
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.
The Crozet Advisory Committee says something needs to be done about overcrowding in some area schools.
David Toscano held a political discussion at the Paramount Theater on Wednesday night, and invited along some notable names.
Leaders in Crozet are discussing ways to improve a new public transit service that's already seeing success.
The 39th Annual Fall Foliage Art Show is this weekend in Waynesboro.
An internationally renowned artist is already working on his mural for the upcoming Virginia Street Arts Festival in Waynesboro.
Four more Augusta County schools are now drawing in some renewable energy.
A series of forums in Albemarle County on Wednesday put candidates for a few races in the hot seat.
Employees at an Albemarle County real estate company got to relive their childhoods for a good cause on Wednesday.
Bold Rock Cidery is expanding into new territory and the move could have big implications for Nelson County.
A new fund could soon be available to help with the affordable housing crisis in Charlottesville.
Many people saw a procession of tow trucks along Route 29 on Wednesday, and it was all in memory of an area business owner.
The Lake Monticello Owners' Association Board donated $25,000 to the Lake Monticello Volunteer Fire Rescue (LMVFR) Wednesday, October 9.
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.
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.
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.
Staunton will begin its leaf collection program Oct. 28 to assist residents with the removal of fallen leaves.
A team of Bank of America employees is getting their hands dirty to help Habitat for Humanity build homes in Charlottesville.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some Charlottesville High School students are doing their part to help a community still recovering after Hurricane Dorian.
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.
On Tuesday night, the Charlottesville Planning Commission approved a request to re-designate land in Charlottesville that could bring more housing to the city.
After two and a half years of work, Augusta County has a 20-year vision for Stuarts Draft.
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.
Several community health organizations are providing free services to people - no appointment necessary.
Charlottesville-area patients in need of palliative care will now have nurses who are more informed.
With a new school year underway, Albemarle County now says seven of its schools are overcrowded.
Albemarle County Circuit Court judge has sentenced Darren Mathis to 10 years for distribution of child pornography.
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.
Plans are moving ahead to redevelop the site of the old K-mart and Gold's Gym on Hydraulic Road in Charlottesville.
Charlottesville plans to appeal its defeat in a lawsuit challenging councilor’s decision to move two Confederate monuments.
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.
Police continue to investigate a death at Market Street Park. They do not believe there was any foul play.
Charlottesville City Councilors have signed off on a plan to bring dozens of more housing units and retail space to Downtown.
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.
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.
On Monday night, people took a stand against domestic violence in Charlottesville while remembering those who have lost their lives because of it.
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.
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.
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.
A former Virginia college student has admitted to fatally stabbing her roommate.
A Charlottesville nonprofit is joining the fight to save the Amazon Rainforest.
The 2020-2021 FAFSA application is now open, and college experts say the sooner you apply for aid, the better.
The Western Albemarle Rescue Squad is responding to more calls as Crozet's population grows.
A Staunton man faces faces multiple charges after eluding police and assaulting an officer.
A travel agency in Charlottesville is collecting coats to help keep refugees and other members of the international community warm this winter.
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.
Veritas Vineyard & Winery in Afton is crediting Mother Nature for a successful harvest season after the 2018 washout.
A new public mural in Scottsville is bringing some life and color to the area.
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.
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.
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.
Charlottesville's crystal community converged on the Seminole Square Shopping Center for the first annual Rocktober Rock Show.
Inspirational speaker and Grammy and Emmy nominated musician John Two-Hawks spoke to a crowd of people in Charlottesville on Sunday.
A 90-day observation period to gather ridership data will result in the detour of Charlottesville Area Transit's Free Trolley route
Albemarle County Department of Fire Rescue units were dispatched at 7:58 pm Saturday evening to the report of a residential structure fire.
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.
The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center is honoring two of Charlottesville’s most prominent African American figures for their fight against racial injustice.
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.
A Charlottesville nonprofit is spreading awareness about the community's resources for individuals with disabilities.
Homeschooling is on the rise across Virginia, according to a recent report from the state's department of education.
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.
Several homeowners in Albemarle County are showing their neighbors how to use solar energy in their own homes.
The city of Charlottesville's plan to change traffic patterns around the Belmont Bridge might have hit a speed bump.
One Charlottesville event focused on women's health is back and this year's event is bigger and more diverse than ever before.
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.
Some reports of monkey business in the city of Charlottesville have prompted an investigation.
An art exhibit in Charlottesville is hoping to break the stigma around the city's most vulnerable population.
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.
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.
Charlottesville City Schools is piloting an initiative that will keep students of all levels in the classroom when most schools are pulling them out.
The restoration of a historic Rosenwald School in Keswick is getting support from a National Park Service grant.
Brown Collision Center in Albemarle County is donating $40,000 to Service Dogs of Virginia.
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.
If you plan to use Interstate 64 in Albemarle County this weekend, expect delays eastbound near mile maker 121.
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.
Construction of the shared use path along Water Street between Belmont Bridge and 10th St NE will begin Monday, Oct. 21.
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.
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.
Police in West Virginia have apprehended a suspect in connection with a Shenandoah County death investigation.
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.
Robert Lee Webster is behind bars in connection with a fatal shooting in Greene County.
Charlottesville City Schools is working to change how history is traditionally taught.
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has confirmed that a viral disease has killed a number of deer across the state.
The two men vying to be Albemarle County's next commonwealth's attorney are presenting their cases on why they should be elected.
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.
Albemarle County police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash that happened Thursday evening on Pantops, causing massive backups.
A Crimora man could see some time behind bars for hurting his 18-day-old son.
Charlottesville staff will test out a plan to reverse traffic flow in the Belmont neighborhood on Saturday.
Members of the Planning and Coordination Council solidified plans to dissolve two groups, including their own, with hopes of replacing them with something better.
A massive yard sale is underway in Albemarle County and all of the proceeds benefit a charity in the Caribbean.
Three families in central Virginia will soon be sleeping easier thanks to the goodwill of three area organizations.
Greene County is set to officially open a new pavilion and stage in Stanardsville this weekend.
Town to Trail announced the purchase of 204 Allen Street, near Verling Park.
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.
Charlottesville-Albemarle Technical Education Center will receive $5,000 in grant money from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation’s Environmental Education Stewardship Grants Program.
The James River Association says the river is maintaining its relatively clean quality.
Police are investigating a reported robbery on Stuart St. Wednesday night. A victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Charlottesville police are investigating reports of shots fired in the area of Lankford Avenue and Ridge Street around 11 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2.
Virginia's newest campaign to boost its food and drink industry held a kickoff event in Charlottesville.
The Louisa County community is working to raise awareness of domestic violence while reflecting on a somber anniversary.
Soccer players around the greater Charlottesville area will soon have a new place to play and practice.
Some people in Charlottesville got a first look at potential improvements to a busy intersection.
Testimony on Capitol Hill now has Charlottesville Police Chief RaShall Brackney under the microscope.
Some people in Staunton got to learn more about some of the men and women in blue on Wednesday.
Congressman Denver Riggleman and Congressman Ben Cline announced they will hold a joint town hall.
The University of Virginia hit a milestone on Wednesday in creating its memorial to enslaved laborers.
Albemarle supervisors and planners are working to make transportation around the county friendlier for everyone.
A group of black nurses known as the Hidden Nurses are passing on lessons they learned to the next generation of medical professionals.
Congressman Denver Riggleman was at Sigora Solar in Charlottesville on Wednesday hearing from leaders on industry struggles.
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.
Charlottesville has agreed to a settlement over the arrest of John Miska on the first anniversary of the events of August 2017.
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.
Police are investigating a fatal crash along Jennings Gap Rd. early Wednesday.
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.
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.
Investigators in Shenandoah County are asking for the public's help locating a person of interest in an on-going death investigation.
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.
After years of songs and music, a Nelson County staple has moved to Charlottesville. The Festy Music Festival took place in IX Art Park in downtown Charlottesville for the first time and community members are loving it.
A group of veterans making their way to an event in Washington D.C. made a stop in Charlottesville on Friday. The group is taking part in Honor Flight. The program transports veterans of World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War to memorials in the nation's capital.
A community garden facing demolition is now getting federal help to find a new home. A $375,000 federal grant is helping put fresh produce in the hands of people who don't get it that often.
Students at Charlottesville City Schools are learning more agriculture and how it plays a vital role in our everyday lives. On Friday, students at Buford Middle School got a hands-on experience with an expert gardener from Monticello.
A 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.
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.
St. Anne's-Belfield School has a new playground that is helping kids become one with Mother Earth.
Registration is now open for winter and spring Charlottesville After-School Recreation and Enrichment (CARE) programs. CARE runs from January 6 until June 5. The program is offered on a weekly basis and on teacher workdays.
Virginia's Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr. James Lane, toured Waynesboro High School's new Career and Technical Education building on Tuesday.
Young patients at the University of Virginia Children's Hospital have something new to take their minds off their treatments. Carter Myers Automotive Valley Dealership representatives dropped off a truckload of toys and activities on Tuesday. The donation is the result of September’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
A grant from Dominion Energy will help the Charlottesville-Albemarle Technical Education Center (CATEC) train the next generation of chefs. CATEC students and staff are excited to build a culinary commons garden area with a $5,000 grant from Dominion Energy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Central Virginia businesses are coming together to find ways to grow in Orange County.
Kids at the University of Virginia Children's Hospital have a new place to explore and heal.
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.
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.