Transgender Information & Empowerment Summit Pop-Up Headed to Staunton
Transgender Information & Empowerment Summit Pop-Up Headed to Staunton

For the first time this Saturday, a Transgender Information and Empowerment Summit (TIES) Pop-Up is coming to Staunton.

30 mins ago
Cat Saved from House Fire on Rockfish Gap Turnpike, Revived by Firefighters
Cat Saved from House Fire on Rockfish Gap Turnpike, Revived by Firefighters

At 3:36 pm Albemarle County Fire Rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire involving a single-family dwelling.

3 hrs 55 mins ago by Hailey Wilt
Charlottesville Investigating Fish Kill Near Meadowcreek Gardens Park
Charlottesville Investigating Fish Kill Near Meadowcreek Gardens Park

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.

4 hrs 41 mins ago by Chris Markham
Virginia's Highways Ranked 2nd in 24th Annual Highway Report
Virginia's Highways Ranked 2nd in 24th Annual Highway Report

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.

5 hrs 26 mins ago by CJ Paschall
Jefferson Area Regional Transit Partnership Adds UVA Representative as Voting Member
Jefferson Area Regional Transit Partnership Adds UVA Representative as Voting Member

A regional transit partnership working to make transportation more efficient is adding the University of Virginia into the conversation.

5 hrs 27 mins ago by Annie Schroeder & Hailey Wilt
Kittens Thrown from Truck, Search for Driver Underway
Kittens Thrown from Truck, Search for Driver Underway

Police in Louisa are searching for a man accused of throwing six-week-old kittens from his truck, killing two of them.

6 hrs 4 mins ago by Chris Markham & Carly Kempler
Speed Limit to Lower on Polo Grounds Road in Albemarle
Speed Limit to Lower on Polo Grounds Road in Albemarle

An Albemarle County road is lowering its speed limit.

6 hrs 35 mins ago by Chris Markham & CJ Paschall
Jefferson School African American Heritage Center Play Puts a Twist on Hamlet
Jefferson School African American Heritage Center Play Puts a Twist on Hamlet

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.

7 hrs 5 mins ago by Moriah Davis
Charlottesville, Albemarle Officials Meet to Discuss Climate Action
Charlottesville, Albemarle Officials Meet to Discuss Climate Action

The City of Charlottesville and Albemarle are looking for ways to entice businesses in the area to be more environmentally friendly.

7 hrs 23 mins ago by Carly Kempler
Homeless Veteran in Greene Co. Seeking Support, Wants to Investigate VA
Homeless Veteran in Greene Co. Seeking Support, Wants to Investigate VA

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.

9 hrs 3 mins ago by John Early & Lottye Lockhart
Virginia Agencies Investigating Reports of Illness among Men Who Took V8
Virginia Agencies Investigating Reports of Illness among Men Who Took V8

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is advising consumers not to purchase or use V8.

9 hrs 27 mins ago by Chris Markham
Gun-Control Group Launches Ad Blitz for Virginia State Races
Gun-Control Group Launches Ad Blitz for Virginia State Races

A national gun-control group will target Republican state lawmakers in Virginia's suburban swing districts ahead of a pivotal election this fall.

12 hrs 13 mins ago
Rockingham Co. Couple Adopts Dog that had Chain Embedded in Neck
Rockingham Co. Couple Adopts Dog that had Chain Embedded in Neck

A dog that was found with a six-pound chain embedded in his neck earlier this year has now found his forever home.

13 hrs 21 mins ago by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Albemarle County Crews Battle Fire at Ivy MUC
Albemarle County Crews Battle Fire at Ivy MUC

The Albemarle County fire marshal is investigating what caused a tractor trailer to catch fire inside the Ivy Material Utilization Center sometime early Thursday.

14 hrs 32 mins ago by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Albemarle Supervisors Approve Southwood Rezoning, Allowing Hundreds of New Homes to be Built
Albemarle Supervisors Approve Southwood Rezoning, Allowing Hundreds of New Homes to be Built

Albemarle County supervisors approved a rezoning that will allow hundreds of new homes to be built at the Southwood Mobile Home Park.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 10:48 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
Habitat for Humanity to Break Ground on Five Projects in Staunton
Habitat for Humanity to Break Ground on Five Projects in Staunton

Habitat for Humanity is getting ready to break ground on five projects in Staunton.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 10:12 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Officials Give Insight to Medical Cannabis Dispensary Coming to Staunton
Officials Give Insight to Medical Cannabis Dispensary Coming to Staunton

A medical marijuana dispensary is coming to the Shenandoah Valley and representatives were on hand to offer insight into its services on Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 10:05 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Tara Todd
Waynesboro Man Sentenced for Beating, Choking Woman
Waynesboro Man Sentenced for Beating, Choking Woman

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

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 9:59 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Tara Todd
Albemarle Supervisors Approve Plans for Two Mixed-Use Developments
Albemarle Supervisors Approve Plans for Two Mixed-Use Developments

Plans for two mixed-use developments in Albemarle County took steps forward Wednesday night during an Albemarle County Board of Supervisors meeting.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 9:55 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
UVA Athletics Staff, Fans Prepare for Launch of ACC Network
UVA Athletics Staff, Fans Prepare for Launch of ACC Network

UVA sporting events will soon never be the same for staff and fans alike after the launch of the ACC Network.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 9:18 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Pete DeLuca
Charlottesville 29 Donation Grows After Tony Bennett's Generous Offer
Charlottesville 29 Donation Grows After Tony Bennett's Generous Offer

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.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 8:50 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Albemarle Supervisors Consider Major Changes to Affordable Housing Policy
Albemarle Supervisors Consider Major Changes to Affordable Housing Policy

A major change to Albemarle County's affordable housing policy could be on the way.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 6:10 PM EDT by Chris Markham & CJ Paschall
Albemarle Supervisors Review Planned Update to Crozet Aquatics Center
Albemarle Supervisors Review Planned Update to Crozet Aquatics Center

A planned update the the aquatics center in Crozet Park went before the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 5:14 PM EDT by Chris Markham & CJ Paschall
Artists Wanted for Fire Hydrant Makeovers
Artists Wanted for Fire Hydrant Makeovers

Albemarle County is firing off a new initiative to give five fire hydrants a makeover.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 4:46 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Daniel Grimes
Poison Center at UVA Issues Warning Against Vaping
Poison Center at UVA Issues Warning Against Vaping

A poison center at UVA is issuing a warning for people who vape.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 4:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Lottye Lockhart
Judge Questions UVA Lawyers in Lawsuit Filed by Former Student
Judge Questions UVA Lawyers in Lawsuit Filed by Former Student

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.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 4:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham
FEF Study: Charlottesville Spends More Per Capita than Surrounding Localities
FEF Study: Charlottesville Spends More Per Capita than Surrounding Localities

A study by the Free Enterprise Forum shows Charlottesville spends significantly more per capita than surrounding localities.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 3:00 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Reported Gun Theft at Home Leads to Lockdown of Waynesboro City Schools
Reported Gun Theft at Home Leads to Lockdown of Waynesboro City Schools

A police investigation at a home on Lombardy Circle briefly caused Waynesboro City Schools to go on lockdown Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 12:12 PM EDT by John Early
Gov. Northam Announces Virginia Awarded $1.6M Grant to Expand Apprenticeships
Gov. Northam Announces Virginia Awarded $1.6M Grant to Expand Apprenticeships

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.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 11:23 AM EDT by John Early
Augusta Co. Sheriff's Office Charges Man with Impersonation of a Police Officer
Augusta Co. Sheriff's Office Charges Man with Impersonation of a Police Officer

Christopher Brian Breeden is charged with public intoxication and impersonation of a police officer.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 11:17 AM EDT by John Early
Harmful Algae Bloom Advisory Issued for Upper And Middle Pamunkey
Harmful Algae Bloom Advisory Issued for Upper And Middle Pamunkey

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

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 10:17 AM EDT by John Early
Charlottesville Veterinarian Urging Owners Vaccinate Dogs for Leptospirosis
Charlottesville Veterinarian Urging Owners Vaccinate Dogs for Leptospirosis

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.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 8:39 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Charlottesville 29 Holds Charity Event to Conclude Summer Auctions
Charlottesville 29 Holds Charity Event to Conclude Summer Auctions

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.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 10:55 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
Plans for Belmont Bridge Redevelopment Approved by Architectural Board
Plans for Belmont Bridge Redevelopment Approved by Architectural Board

Plans for the redevelopment of Charlottesville's Belmont Bridge have cleared their last major hurdle.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 10:28 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Missing Dog from Pet Paradise Fire Found Dead
Missing Dog from Pet Paradise Fire Found Dead

There is an unfortunate update coming from the search for some missing pets in Charlottesville

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 9:36 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Staunton Senior Center in Search of New Home
Staunton Senior Center in Search of New Home

The Staunton Senior Center is looking for a smaller, more affordable space.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 9:10 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Tara Todd
Charlottesville Schools Announce Policy for Free, Reduced Meals
Charlottesville Schools Announce Policy for Free, Reduced Meals

Charlottesville City Schools announced the division’s policy for providing free or reduced price meals.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 6:09 PM EDT by Chris Markham
UVA Diver Overcomes Gruesome Injury With Eyes Set on Olympics
UVA Diver Overcomes Gruesome Injury With Eyes Set on Olympics

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.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 5:39 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Daniel Grimes
Lake Monticello Finds Harmful Algae in Tufton Pond
Lake Monticello Finds Harmful Algae in Tufton Pond

Small amounts of harmful algae have been found at Tufton Pond in the Lake Monticello community.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 5:14 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Daniel Grimes
Charlottesville Roads Close for Work Tuesday and Wednesday
Charlottesville Roads Close for Work Tuesday and Wednesday

Two roads near Downtown Charlottesville will be closed the rest of Tuesday and Wednesday.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 4:54 PM EDT by Chris Markham & CJ Paschall
Some Homes Still Without Power After Severe Storms, Fallen Trees Cause Issues
Some Homes Still Without Power After Severe Storms, Fallen Trees Cause Issues

Monday night's severe storms are still having effects on people in central Virginia after causing thousands of dollars in damages.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 4:41 PM EDT by Chris Markham & CJ Paschall
Firefighters Use Exercise Program to Train, Grow Closer
Firefighters Use Exercise Program to Train, Grow Closer

A daily exercise program is readying Charlottesville firefighters for their next emergency call.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 4:21 PM EDT by Henry Graff
Riggleman Introduces Bill Protecting Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions
Riggleman Introduces Bill Protecting Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions

Fifth District Congressman Denver Riggleman has introduced a new bill designed to protect patients with pre-existing conditions.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 3:44 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Carly Kempler
Supervisors to Discuss Updating Affordable Housing Policy for Albemarle Co.
Supervisors to Discuss Updating Affordable Housing Policy for Albemarle Co.

Albemarle County is addressing a shortage of affordable housing. Right now, the county needs 10,000 affordable units.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 2:36 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
Governor says Virginia is in a 'Good Place' Financially
Governor says Virginia is in a 'Good Place' Financially

Gov. Ralph Northam has told state lawmakers that Virginia is starting the new budget cycle "in a good place."

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 12:18 PM EDT
Rewards Offered for Dog and Cat Still Missing from Pet Paradise Fire
Rewards Offered for Dog and Cat Still Missing from Pet Paradise Fire

A reward is now being offered for two pets last seen running from a fire at a Charlottesville boarding facility.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 11:49 AM EDT by John Early, Madison Jones & Henry Graff
Charlottesville: Large Item Pickup for Storm-Related Debris
Charlottesville: Large Item Pickup for Storm-Related Debris

Charlottesville encourages residents who have debris resulting from recent storms to take advantage of the Large Item Pickup service.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 9:00 AM EDT by John Early
Waynesboro Man Guilty of Biting First Responders
Waynesboro Man Guilty of Biting First Responders

A judge found a Waynesboro man guilty of biting four first responders last year.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 8:29 AM EDT by Chris Markham & Tara Todd
Charlottesville Discusses Ending Leaf-Bagging Practice
Charlottesville Discusses Ending Leaf-Bagging Practice

Charlottesville City Council is discussing a potential change that would end its practice of collecting bagged leaves.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 11:04 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Charlottesville Addresses Report Suggesting Black Employees Earn Less Than White Employees
Charlottesville Addresses Report Suggesting Black Employees Earn Less Than White Employees

The City of Charlottesville is considering ways to improve equity among employees.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 11:01 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder & Chris Markham
Dueling Petitions Question Safety of Downtown Mall Crossings
Dueling Petitions Question Safety of Downtown Mall Crossings

The Charlottesville Downtown Mall vehicle crossings are once again a hot topic of discussion in the city.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 10:42 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Pete DeLuca
Strong Storm Sends Tree into Home, Power Lines onto Car in Charlottesville
Strong Storm Sends Tree into Home, Power Lines onto Car in Charlottesville

The cleanup process is now underway after a strong storm takes its toll on central Virginia.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 10:39 PM EDT by Chris Markham, Annie Schroeder & Kasey Hott
Two More People Convicted in 2017 Murder in Louisa County
Two More People Convicted in 2017 Murder in Louisa County

Two more individuals have been convicted in relation to a 2017 murder in Louisa County.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 10:36 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Advisory Committee Looks at Possible Changes to Lambs Lane School Campus
Advisory Committee Looks at Possible Changes to Lambs Lane School Campus

Albemarle County is taking a closer look at how to make the school campus on Lambs Lane more inviting for students and parents.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 10:09 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Court of Appeals to Hear Cases for Men Convicted in Aug. 12 Beating
Court of Appeals to Hear Cases for Men Convicted in Aug. 12 Beating

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.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 9:10 PM EDT by John Early
Most Animals in Stable Condition, 2 Pets Still Missing from Charlottesville Fire
Most Animals in Stable Condition, 2 Pets Still Missing from Charlottesville Fire

Several animals are still missing following a fire Sunday night at a pet boarding facility in Charlottesville.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 11:48 AM EDT by John Early & Madison Jones
Augusta Health to Offer Free Prostate Cancer Screenings
Augusta Health to Offer Free Prostate Cancer Screenings

Augusta Health is holding free prostate screenings on Tuesday in the Shenandoah Valley, and there are still openings.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 8:48 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Tara Todd
ARB Suggests Changes to Parkway Place, Questions Rise Over Jurisdiction
ARB Suggests Changes to Parkway Place, Questions Rise Over Jurisdiction

Albemarle County's Architectural Review Board is suggesting some changes to a proposed apartment complex along Rio Road.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 5:54 PM EDT by Chris Markham & CJ Paschall
Officials to Discuss Gun Control Bills, Crozet Activist to Speak at Meeting
Officials to Discuss Gun Control Bills, Crozet Activist to Speak at Meeting

People in central Virginia want their voices heard on the issue of gun control as officials get set to meet in Richmond.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 4:42 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Moriah Davis
Charlottesville City Council to Allocate Money for West Main Improvements
Charlottesville City Council to Allocate Money for West Main Improvements

Charlottesville's City Council may be one step closer to starting construction on a $30 million project to transform West Main Street.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 4:30 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Carly Kempler
Orange Co. Public School Moving Forward on Solar Project
Orange Co. Public School Moving Forward on Solar Project

Orange County Public Schools is looking to the sky to cut costs and save money on electricity.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 3:44 PM EDT by John Early & Carly Kempler
Mint Springs Lake Closed for Swimming Due to Harmful Algae Bloom
Mint Springs Lake Closed for Swimming Due to Harmful Algae Bloom

Swimming Lake at Mint Springs Park closed to swimming for the season due to algae bloom.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 3:34 PM EDT by John Early
Charlottesville Issues Traffic Advisory for Emmet St. and McIntire Rd.
Charlottesville Issues Traffic Advisory for Emmet St. and McIntire Rd.

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

Monday, August 19th 2019, 3:08 PM EDT by John Early
VDOT: I-64 East Bridge Work to Continue Through Tuesday
VDOT: I-64 East Bridge Work to Continue Through Tuesday

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.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 10:39 AM EDT by John Early
MHS Teachers Attributing Higher SOL Scores to Recent Initiatives
MHS Teachers Attributing Higher SOL Scores to Recent Initiatives

Some teachers at Monticello High School are attributing higher SOL scores to learning initiatives introduced last school year.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 8:54 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Fire at Charlottesville Pet Resort Still Under Investigation
Fire at Charlottesville Pet Resort Still Under Investigation

A fire at Pet Paradise, a Charlottesville pet resort, that happened Sunday is still under investigation by the Charlottesville Fire Department.

Sunday, August 18th 2019, 10:36 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Champion Brewing to Open Restaurant & Taproom at the Shops at Stonefield
Champion Brewing to Open Restaurant & Taproom at the Shops at Stonefield

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.

Sunday, August 18th 2019, 10:02 PM EDT by Madison Jones
People in Nelson Co. Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Hurricane Camille
People in Nelson Co. Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Hurricane Camille

On Sunday, a huge crowd gathered at Nelson County High School for the commemoration of 50 years since Hurricane Camille.

Sunday, August 18th 2019, 9:53 PM EDT by Madison Jones
UVA Police Department to Use Professional Mobility Devices
UVA Police Department to Use Professional Mobility Devices

Police at the University of Virginia have a new device to help fight crime.

Sunday, August 18th 2019, 9:12 PM EDT by Madison Jones
"Reclaim" Concert Brings African-American Community Together in Charlottesville
"Reclaim" Concert Brings African-American Community Together in Charlottesville

Activists in Charlottesville bring the African-American community together through song and dance at Tonsler Park.

Sunday, August 18th 2019, 6:54 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Wells Fargo Donates $15,000 to AHIP to Help with Community Home Upgrades
Wells Fargo Donates $15,000 to AHIP to Help with Community Home Upgrades

A big check from a national bank is helping a woman in Charlottesville with some huge home repairs.

Sunday, August 18th 2019, 5:29 PM EDT by Moriah Davis & Hailey Wilt
C'Ville Area Trail Runners Hosts Self-Defense Workshop at Darden Towe Park
C'Ville Area Trail Runners Hosts Self-Defense Workshop at Darden Towe Park

Runners in Charlottesville are now better able to protect themselves in case someone tries to attack them while they're outside.

Sunday, August 18th 2019, 5:26 PM EDT by Moriah Davis & Hailey Wilt
Laundromat Libraries Project Builds Up Children's Literacy
Laundromat Libraries Project Builds Up Children's Literacy

At laundromats across Charlottesville, Crozet, and Nelson County, you'll now find books for kids, and a place to read them.

Sunday, August 18th 2019, 5:03 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Pantops Station 16 Celebrates Impressive Milestone
Pantops Station 16 Celebrates Impressive Milestone

In June of 2019, two milestones were reached at Pantops Station 16: Pantops Station 16 celebrated its first advanced life support (ALS) Volunteer Crew.

Sunday, August 18th 2019, 4:11 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Victim Identified from Fatal Crash on Old Lynchburg Road Saturday
Victim Identified from Fatal Crash on Old Lynchburg Road Saturday

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.

Sunday, August 18th 2019, 2:18 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger Holds Broadband Summit in Louisa County
Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger Holds Broadband Summit in Louisa County

7th District Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger visited Louisa County on Saturday to get feedback from the community on broadband issues.

Saturday, August 17th 2019, 6:40 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Therapeutic Recreation Program Celebrates 40 Years of Fun
Therapeutic Recreation Program Celebrates 40 Years of Fun

Saturday, the Therapeutic Recreation Program celebrated 40 years of events geared toward those with a disability.

Saturday, August 17th 2019, 6:34 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Graduate Charlottesville Drag Brunch Benefits UVA's LGBTQ Center
Graduate Charlottesville Drag Brunch Benefits UVA's LGBTQ Center

Graduate Charlottesville held its monthly drag brunch Saturday with 10% of the proceeds going to UVA’s LGBTQ center.

Saturday, August 17th 2019, 5:07 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Charlottesville Democrats Focus on Equity in Schools
Charlottesville Democrats Focus on Equity in Schools

The focus at Saturday's Democratic Breakfast was how to make the Charlottesville school system equal for all students and pinpoint challenges.

Saturday, August 17th 2019, 4:14 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Page County
Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Page County

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.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 4:46 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Rocksalt Charlottesville to Close its Doors After 5 Years of Business
Rocksalt Charlottesville to Close its Doors After 5 Years of Business

Another restaurant is going out of business inside Albemarle County's Shops at Stonefield.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 10:57 PM EDT by Kasey Hott
Albemarle Co. Family Shares Story of Being Infected by Leptospirosis
Albemarle Co. Family Shares Story of Being Infected by Leptospirosis

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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 10:54 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
One Lane Closed on I-64 East Starting Friday, Aug. 16 Until Monday, Aug. 19
One Lane Closed on I-64 East Starting Friday, Aug. 16 Until Monday, Aug. 19

Motorists using eastbound Interstate 64 in Charlottesville should expect delays this weekend at mile marker 121.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 10:06 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Survivor of 2015 On-Air Shooting Sues Virginia TV Station
Survivor of 2015 On-Air Shooting Sues Virginia TV Station

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.

First Regional Manufacturing & Education Roundtable Hosted in Waynesboro
First Regional Manufacturing & Education Roundtable Hosted in Waynesboro

Shenandoah Valley community leaders are talking about the need for labor in the manufacturing industry.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 6:50 PM EDT by Tara Todd & Hailey Wilt
Autonomous Shuttle in Crozet Receives Rave Reviews
Autonomous Shuttle in Crozet Receives Rave Reviews

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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 6:46 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center Pools to Close for Maintenance
Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center Pools to Close for Maintenance

The Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center in Charlottesville is closing its pools and locker rooms for the next two weeks ahead of its busy season.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 6:43 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
Plow & Hearth Retail Store to Leave Barracks Road Shopping Center in Early 2020
Plow & Hearth Retail Store to Leave Barracks Road Shopping Center in Early 2020

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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 6:42 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Looks to Turn Va. 5th District Blue
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Looks to Turn Va. 5th District Blue

Virginia's 5th District is now among the targeted districts by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in the 2020 election.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 6:41 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Grants to Fund Projects at Charlottesville, Albemarle Co. Schools
Grants to Fund Projects at Charlottesville, Albemarle Co. Schools

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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 4:08 PM EDT by John Early & Daniel Grimes
Charlottesville Dept. of Social Services Addressing Racial Disparities in Foster Care
Charlottesville Dept. of Social Services Addressing Racial Disparities in Foster Care

The Charlottesville Department of Social Services is taking steps to address racial disparities found in the city's foster care system.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 4:02 PM EDT by John Early & Carly Kempler
Herring, DEQ File Suit to Shut Down Private Landfill in Greene Co.
Herring, DEQ File Suit to Shut Down Private Landfill in Greene Co.

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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 12:42 PM EDT by John Early
25th Senate District Candidate Challenges Incumbent to Debates
25th Senate District Candidate Challenges Incumbent to Debates

Elliot Haring, an Independent candidate for the 25th Senate District, is challenging incumbent Creigh Deeds to a series of debates.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 12:29 PM EDT by John Early
Staunton Hires Assistant City Manager
Staunton Hires Assistant City Manager

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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 12:03 PM EDT by John Early
Gov. Northam: Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 2.9%
Gov. Northam: Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 2.9%

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.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 11:38 AM EDT by John Early
Charlottesville Unity Days Events for August 16-18
Charlottesville Unity Days Events for August 16-18

Charlottesville's Unity Days 2019 started in May and continues through August.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 9:18 AM EDT by John Early
NCCF’s Summer 2019 Grants Cycle Yields $35,400 to Support Nelson Co. Nonprofits
NCCF’s Summer 2019 Grants Cycle Yields $35,400 to Support Nelson Co. Nonprofits

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

Friday, August 16th 2019, 9:07 AM EDT by John Early
Charlottesville Day Shelter Asking for Donations from the Community
Charlottesville Day Shelter Asking for Donations from the Community

The Haven, a day-shelter for homeless men and women in Charlottesville, is in need of personal hygiene products.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 8:35 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
C'Ville Pharmaceutical Company Involved with Multi-Million Dollar Merger
C'Ville Pharmaceutical Company Involved with Multi-Million Dollar Merger

A multi-million dollar merger involving a Charlottesville pharmaceutical company aims to get the cutting-edge advancements in treating essential tremors to market.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 10:37 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
Consulting Group Speaks with C'Ville City Councilors & Planners about Zoning
Consulting Group Speaks with C'Ville City Councilors & Planners about Zoning

The push for more affordable housing in Charlottesville has city councilors and planners eyeing a potential change to how they look at zoning regulations.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 10:35 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
Online, Interactive Book Club Aims to Help Children Learn to Love Reading
Online, Interactive Book Club Aims to Help Children Learn to Love Reading

A Staunton writer is working with an online, interactive book club that aims to engage kids in a new way.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 10:30 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Staunton Downtown Development Association's Executive Director Resigns
Staunton Downtown Development Association's Executive Director Resigns

After 14 years as the executive director of the Staunton Downtown Development Association, Julie Markowitz is resigning.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 10:25 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Sex Education & Better Contraceptives Lead to Decline in Teen Pregnancies
Sex Education & Better Contraceptives Lead to Decline in Teen Pregnancies

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.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 7:24 PM EDT by Moriah Davis & Hailey Wilt
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Study Questions Bike-Lane Safety
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Study Questions Bike-Lane Safety

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.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 7:17 PM EDT
Va. School Buses to be Equipped with Extended 'Stop' Sign Arms and Cameras
Va. School Buses to be Equipped with Extended 'Stop' Sign Arms and Cameras

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.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 7:13 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
Research at UVA May Help Body Fight E. Coli
Research at UVA May Help Body Fight E. Coli

Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System have made a new discovery about E. coli.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 4:19 PM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
UVA School of Engineering Receives Award for Diversity
UVA School of Engineering Receives Award for Diversity

The University of Virginia received an award for its diversity within the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 4:05 PM EDT by John Early & Lottye Lockhart
Change to State Law Allows Virginia Distilleries to Sell Canned Cocktails
Change to State Law Allows Virginia Distilleries to Sell Canned Cocktails

A Charlottesville business is taking advantage of a new Virginia law allowing distilleries to manufacture and distribute spirits in the commonwealth.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 3:31 PM EDT by John Early & Carly Kempler
Charlottesville Court Appoints New Attorney for Mother Accused of Murdering Child
Charlottesville Court Appoints New Attorney for Mother Accused of Murdering Child

Nydia Love Lee, a mother accused of killing her own child, was back in Charlottesville Circuit Court Thursday morning..

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 10:44 AM EDT by John Early
Sheriff's Office Investigating Home Invasion on Mt. Sidney School Ln.
Sheriff's Office Investigating Home Invasion on Mt. Sidney School Ln.

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion on Mt. Sidney School Ln. Deputies found a man
bloodied from an assault.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 9:15 AM EDT by John Early
Virginia Regulators Seek Input on Surprise Medical Bills
Virginia Regulators Seek Input on Surprise Medical Bills

Virginians can soon tell regulators what the state should do to limit surprise medical bills.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 8:20 AM EDT
HPD Investigates a Hit-and-Run Involving a Bicyclist
HPD Investigates a Hit-and-Run Involving a Bicyclist

Harrisonburg police are investigating a hit-and-run incident involving a bicyclist that occurred on Vine St. just before midnight Aug. 14.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 8:19 AM EDT by John Early
Harrisonburg Police Department Makes Arrest in Shots Fired Call
Harrisonburg Police Department Makes Arrest in Shots Fired Call

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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 11:25 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Augusta County Leaders to Address Expanding Solar in Comprehensive Plan
Augusta County Leaders to Address Expanding Solar in Comprehensive Plan

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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 10:39 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Albemarle County Seeks Public Input on 2020 Crozet Master Plan
Albemarle County Seeks Public Input on 2020 Crozet Master Plan

Albemarle County is seeking public input as staff members begin work on the 2020 Crozet Master Plan.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 10:36 PM EDT by Pete DeLuca & Hailey Wilt
DeAndre Harris Files Lawsuit Against 2017s Unite the Right Rally Attackers, Organizers
DeAndre Harris Files Lawsuit Against 2017s Unite the Right Rally Attackers, Organizers

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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 10:32 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Pete DeLuca
JAUNT's Crozet CONNECT Bus Receives Positive Reviews from Community
JAUNT's Crozet CONNECT Bus Receives Positive Reviews from Community

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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 10:26 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Pete DeLuca
Albemarle Co. Family Spreads Awareness of Rare Disease After 4-Year-Old Son is Diagnosed
Albemarle Co. Family Spreads Awareness of Rare Disease After 4-Year-Old Son is Diagnosed

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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 10:10 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder
James Madison's Montpelier Awarded Collaborative Research Grant from the NEH
James Madison's Montpelier Awarded Collaborative Research Grant from the NEH

The Montpelier Foundation announces a 3-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to study the Overseer's House at Montpelier.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 8:50 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
SOL Test Scores in Albemarle & Charlottesville Show Large Achievement Gap
SOL Test Scores in Albemarle & Charlottesville Show Large Achievement Gap

Standards of Learning test scores in Charlottesville and Albemarle County for this past school year show a big achievement gap.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 8:34 PM EDT by CJ Paschall
City Council Candidates Discuss Statues, Taxes, Affordable Housing in Forum
City Council Candidates Discuss Statues, Taxes, Affordable Housing in Forum

Several candidates for Charlottesville City Council got together on Wednesday to talk about their plans if they get elected.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 5:57 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Lottye Lockhart
Global Leader in Environmental Education & Certification Recognizes Area Golf Course
Global Leader in Environmental Education & Certification Recognizes Area Golf Course

Audubon International is recognizing the Lake Monticello Golf Course for taking care of the wildlife that calls the wooded area around the course home.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 5:05 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes & Hailey Wilt
Del. Rob Bell Presents Citizen Lawmaker Awards in Charlottesville
Del. Rob Bell Presents Citizen Lawmaker Awards in Charlottesville

A member of the Virginia House of Delegates is honoring citizens who helped make legislation into law.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 4:34 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Henry Graff
OpenTable Ranks Charlottesville in '25 Best College Towns for Foodies'
OpenTable Ranks Charlottesville in '25 Best College Towns for Foodies'

Charlottesville was ranked in the top 25 of the best college towns for foodies this year.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 4:27 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Henry Graff
Albemarle County Students No Longer Allowed to Bring Phones to Middle School
Albemarle County Students No Longer Allowed to Bring Phones to Middle School

Albemarle County Public Schools will no longer permit middle school students to carry their personal cellphones with them during the school day.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 4:09 PM EDT by John Early
Albemarle Seeks Feedback in Developing First Ever Climate Action Plan
Albemarle Seeks Feedback in Developing First Ever Climate Action Plan

Albemarle County is in the process of creating its first climate action plan, and wants the public's feedback.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 2:18 PM EDT by Chris Markham
VDEM: Quarterly Siren Test for North Anna Power Station to Occur Aug. 21
VDEM: Quarterly Siren Test for North Anna Power Station to Occur Aug. 21

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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 1:35 PM EDT by John Early
'Cutting Edge' Food Hall Coming to Dairy Market in Charlottesville
'Cutting Edge' Food Hall Coming to Dairy Market in Charlottesville

Stony Point Design/Build announce the Founding Merchants at The Dairy Market in Charlottesville.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 11:44 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Police Investigating Suspicious Package at Carruthers Hall
Police Investigating Suspicious Package at Carruthers Hall

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. 

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 10:47 AM EDT by John Early
Albemarle Co. Dog Dies After Contracting Bacterial Disease from Rivanna River
Albemarle Co. Dog Dies After Contracting Bacterial Disease from Rivanna River

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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 8:55 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Planning Commission Delays Vote on Mixed-Use Development on West Main
Planning Commission Delays Vote on Mixed-Use Development on West Main

The Charlottesville Planning Commission is delaying its vote on a special use permit for a mixed-use developing on West Main Street.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 10:59 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Pete DeLuca
Orange Nonprofit Gets New Home Ahead of School Year
Orange Nonprofit Gets New Home Ahead of School Year

An Orange County nonprofit officially has a new home before heading into the school year.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 10:56 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
Historically Black Staunton Park to Recognize Founders
Historically Black Staunton Park to Recognize Founders

Staunton's historically black park is getting name plaques to recognize its founding mothers and fathers.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 10:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Charlottesville Nonprofit Helps Families With Children in Medical Care Find Housing
Charlottesville Nonprofit Helps Families With Children in Medical Care Find Housing

A Charlottesville nonprofit is working to make it easier for parents with children getting treatment at University of Virginia Medical Center.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 10:34 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Annie Schroeder
Daughters of Zion Cemetery Research Enters Final Stage
Daughters of Zion Cemetery Research Enters Final Stage

Research at a historic African-American cemetery in Charlottesville is entering its final stage this week.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 5:28 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Daniel Grimes
Rep. Abigail Spanberger Visits Gordonsville, Pushes for Rural Broadband Boost
Rep. Abigail Spanberger Visits Gordonsville, Pushes for Rural Broadband Boost

Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger visited Gordonsville on Tuesday while working to boost rural broadband in her district.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 5:13 PM EDT by Chris Markham & CJ Paschall
Former Greene Booster Club Officials Face Felony Indictments
Former Greene Booster Club Officials Face Felony Indictments

Right now, two former athletic booster club officials in Greene County are facing felony indictments.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:51 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Beehive Distribution Program Put on Hold Due to High Demand
Beehive Distribution Program Put on Hold Due to High Demand

A state-wide beehive distribution program is on hold due to not having enough supply to keep up with demand.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:43 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Monacan Tribe Speaks Out Against Proposed Pump Station in Louisa
Monacan Tribe Speaks Out Against Proposed Pump Station in Louisa

Members of the Monacan Tribe are pushing against plans for a water pump station in Louisa County.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:37 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Carly Kempler
Staunton Man Accused of Speeding, Eluding, and Assaulting Officer
Staunton Man Accused of Speeding, Eluding, and Assaulting Officer

Johnathan Lee Coffey is charged with eluding (f), assault on a police officer (f), obstruction of justice, speeding, and driving while revoked.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:33 PM EDT by John Early
Augusta Co. Woman Gets Prison Time for Shooting Great Nephew
Augusta Co. Woman Gets Prison Time for Shooting Great Nephew

Mary Puffenbarger was found guilty of malicious wounding earlier this year. Tuesday, a judge sentenced her to three years behind bars.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:16 PM EDT by John Early & Tara Todd
Veterinarians Warn of Dangers to Dogs from Algae Blooms
Veterinarians Warn of Dangers to Dogs from Algae Blooms

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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:14 PM EDT by John Early & Carly Kempler
Greene Co. May Further Downsize Recycling Program
Greene Co. May Further Downsize Recycling Program

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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 3:46 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
UVA International Clinic Opens Library for Non-English Speakers
UVA International Clinic Opens Library for Non-English Speakers

The University of Virginia's International Family Medicine Clinic has a new way to educate people from all over the world.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 3:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham & Madison Jones
VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Augusta County
VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Augusta County

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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 3:45 PM EDT by John Early
Trial Date Set for Greene Co. Supervisor Cox and Eppard
Trial Date Set for Greene Co. Supervisor Cox and Eppard

A trial date is now set in the felony cases against Greene County Supervisor David Cox and Richard Eppard.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 2:59 PM EDT by John Early & Henry Graff
Wildflower Meadow Project Underway in Albemarle Co.
Wildflower Meadow Project Underway in Albemarle Co.

Albemarle County will begin site preparation for a new wildflower meadow along Rio Road and Dunlora Drive this week.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 1:16 PM EDT by John Early
Groups Ask NC Regulators to Revoke 2018 Atlantic Coast Pipeline Permit
Groups Ask NC Regulators to Revoke 2018 Atlantic Coast Pipeline Permit

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.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 1:05 PM EDT
VDOE: New Testing Rules and Standards Impact SOL Results
VDOE: New Testing Rules and Standards Impact SOL Results

Amid new testing rules and standards, statewide averages show more students passing math, but not other subjects on the standards of learning tests.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 10:28 AM EDT by John Early
Virginia ABC Exceeds $1 Billion in Total Revenue
Virginia ABC Exceeds $1 Billion in Total Revenue

Virginia ABC announced another recordbreaking year, with fiscal year 2019 revenue in excess of $1 billion, up $71.8 million over the previous year.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 9:15 AM EDT by John Early
CSPDC Announces Route Changes for BRITE Bus
CSPDC Announces Route Changes for BRITE Bus

Effective Friday, August 23, 2019 BRITE Bus Blue Ridge Community College North & South Shuttles will extend Friday service hours.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 9:01 AM EDT by John Early
Modernization Project Nearly Complete at Charlottesville Elementary School
Modernization Project Nearly Complete at Charlottesville Elementary School

A modernization project is almost complete at Jackson-Via Elementary School in Charlottesville.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 8:48 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Waynesboro Community Group Demands City Leaders Stand-Up Against Hate
Waynesboro Community Group Demands City Leaders Stand-Up Against Hate

People in Waynesboro are demanding city leaders do more to stand up against hate.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 11:06 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Unite the Right Rally Organizer Jason Kessler Files Another Federal Lawsuit Against Charlottesville
Unite the Right Rally Organizer Jason Kessler Files Another Federal Lawsuit Against Charlottesville

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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 10:39 PM EDT by Pete DeLuca
C'Ville Area People Gather Together in Prayer at Interfaith Service
C'Ville Area People Gather Together in Prayer at Interfaith Service

On the second anniversary of the deadly Unite the Right Rally, people in Charlottesville gathered together in prayer.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 10:33 PM EDT by Annie Schroeder & Hailey Wilt
Unity Days: Common House in C'Ville Hosts Vibe Riot Community Concert
Unity Days: Common House in C'Ville Hosts Vibe Riot Community Concert

On the two year anniversary of hatred and violence in Charlottesville, community members gathered together and bonded through the common language of music.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 10:31 PM EDT by Pete DeLuca & Hailey Wilt
Champion Brewing Company Partners with Chris Long to Create Waterboys IPA
Champion Brewing Company Partners with Chris Long to Create Waterboys IPA

A new collaboration brew in Charlottesville could soon help bring clean water to communities in need.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 9:18 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
New Lawsuit Filed Over Mountain Valley Pipeline
New Lawsuit Filed Over Mountain Valley Pipeline

Conservation groups have launched a new lawsuit aimed at the Mountain Valley Pipeline over its impacts on threatened and endangered species.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 8:59 PM EDT
UVA Scientist Leads Effort to Discover How Autism Differs in Boys & Girls
UVA Scientist Leads Effort to Discover How Autism Differs in Boys & Girls

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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 6:36 PM EDT
People in Greene County Could See an Increase in Insurance Costs
People in Greene County Could See an Increase in Insurance Costs

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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 5:44 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
C'Ville Activist Files $400,000 Lawsuit Against City, Police Over 2017 Unite the Right Rally
C'Ville Activist Files $400,000 Lawsuit Against City, Police Over 2017 Unite the Right Rally

A Charlottesville activist is suing the city and police over what happened at the Unite the Right Rally in 2017.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 5:09 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Campground Sexual Assault Results in 10 Year Sentence
Campground Sexual Assault Results in 10 Year Sentence

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. 

Monday, August 12th 2019, 4:12 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Albemarle Co. Woman Raising Awareness Following Pet's Severe Reaction to Medicine
Albemarle Co. Woman Raising Awareness Following Pet's Severe Reaction to Medicine

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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 2:50 PM EDT by John Early & Carly Kempler
Group Partnering with Charlottesville Business to Provide Space to Discuss Racial Trauma
Group Partnering with Charlottesville Business to Provide Space to Discuss Racial Trauma

Brave Souls on Fire is partnering with Natre'al Hair Design for an event Monday, August 12.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 1:44 PM EDT by John Early & Madison Jones
Pausing to Remember Heather Heyer on Anniversary of Violent Unite the Right Rally
Pausing to Remember Heather Heyer on Anniversary of Violent Unite the Right Rally

People are taking time Monday to honor those hurt and killed in connection with a controversial rally two years ago in downtown Charlottesville.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 12:16 PM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
Changes to Address Safety, Congestion on Port Republic Rd.
Changes to Address Safety, Congestion on Port Republic Rd.

Drivers along Harrisonburg’s Port Republic Road will soon see changes aimed toward making the roadway safer for all.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 9:21 AM EDT by John Early
VODT: Public Invited to Attend I-81 Advisory Committee Meeting
VODT: Public Invited to Attend I-81 Advisory Committee Meeting

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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 8:23 AM EDT by John Early
Dominion Energy Aims to Move Virginia Toward a Clean Energy Future
Dominion Energy Aims to Move Virginia Toward a Clean Energy Future

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.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 10:44 PM EDT by Madison Jones & Hailey Wilt
C'Ville Musician Commemorates Anniversary of August 11 & 12 with New Song
C'Ville Musician Commemorates Anniversary of August 11 & 12 with New Song

A Charlottesville musician is commemorating the anniversary of August 11 and 12 with a new song dedicated to the healing of the city.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 10:39 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Mountain Bike Shop Hosts 2nd Annual Giving Back Weekend
Mountain Bike Shop Hosts 2nd Annual Giving Back Weekend

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.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 9:52 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Unity Days Event Calls for People to Create Change and Action in the City
Unity Days Event Calls for People to Create Change and Action in the City

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.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 7:15 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Charlottesville Group Hosts School Supply Drive for Families in Need
Charlottesville Group Hosts School Supply Drive for Families in Need

Ashton's Birthday Wish helps students in need have school supplies for the upcoming year by hosting a donation drive.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 6:43 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
C'Ville Mother Creates 'A Playground For Walker' Initiative for Area Elementary School
C'Ville Mother Creates 'A Playground For Walker' Initiative for Area Elementary School

A Charlottesville mother is looking to expand the options children have when it comes to playtime at school.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 5:23 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart & Hailey Wilt
First United Methodist Church in Charlottesville Hosts Special Worship
First United Methodist Church in Charlottesville Hosts Special Worship

A church in Charlottesville is finally able to have service on the August 12 weekend after having to cancel the previous two years.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 5:20 PM EDT by Moriah Davis & Hailey Wilt
Preparations Underway for 7th Annual Lockn' Musical Festival
Preparations Underway for 7th Annual Lockn' Musical Festival

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.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 2:38 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Scottsville Woman Honored as Virginia's Top P.E. Teacher
Scottsville Woman Honored as Virginia's Top P.E. Teacher

A Scottsville woman is being honored as Virginia's top physical education teacher of the year.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 2:02 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Mini Horse Makes Surprise Visit to The Center
Mini Horse Makes Surprise Visit to The Center

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.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 1:58 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Riggleman Visits IIHS to Tour Testing Facility
Riggleman Visits IIHS to Tour Testing Facility

Fifth District Congressman Denver Riggleman got a crash course in roadway safety in Ruckersville Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 3:16 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Lodge at Old Trail Holds Slip-And-Slide Event
Lodge at Old Trail Holds Slip-And-Slide Event

People at a senior living community in Crozet beat the heat on Tuesday in a fun way.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 1:55 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Charlottesville Elementary Schools Hold Open House to Get Ready for School Year
Charlottesville Elementary Schools Hold Open House to Get Ready for School Year

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.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 2:43 PM EDT by Chris Markham
New Program Brings Graduate Students from Brazil to UVA
New Program Brings Graduate Students from Brazil to UVA

A new program aims to bring graduate students from Brazil to take part in research at the University of Virginia.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 1:46 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Over 100 Animals Adopted Saturday in CASPCA’s Clear the Shelter Campaign
Over 100 Animals Adopted Saturday in CASPCA’s Clear the Shelter Campaign

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.

Saturday, August 17th 2019, 7:43 PM EDT
Unity Days: Family Fun Day Held at Washington Park
Unity Days: Family Fun Day Held at Washington Park

Families in Charlottesville got the chance to enjoy the outdoors while connecting with other community members at Washington Park for Family Fun Day Saturday.

Saturday, August 17th 2019, 7:00 PM EDT
‘Super Soaker Warz’ held at Forest Hills Park in Charlottesville
‘Super Soaker Warz’ held at Forest Hills Park in Charlottesville

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.

Saturday, August 17th 2019, 6:54 PM EDT
Fifth Street Station Ventures LLC. Signs Contact with Aramark
Fifth Street Station Ventures LLC. Signs Contact with Aramark

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. 

Friday, August 16th 2019, 4:12 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Pilgrimage for Racial Justice to be Held in Staunton
Pilgrimage for Racial Justice to be Held in Staunton

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.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 7:45 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Dozens of People Gather for Virginia Career Works Job Fair
Dozens of People Gather for Virginia Career Works Job Fair

Twenty-four companies and more than 50 people looking for a job gathered at the Virginia Career Works Job Fair on Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 4:33 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
State Farm Employees Hand Out Dozens of Backpacks Filled with School Essentials
State Farm Employees Hand Out Dozens of Backpacks Filled with School Essentials

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.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 4:28 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Albemarle County School Division Hosts Back to School Festival
Albemarle County School Division Hosts Back to School Festival

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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 2:45 PM EDT by Pete DeLuca
Broadway's ‘Hairspray’ Coming to C’Ville with the Help of an Original Actress
Broadway's ‘Hairspray’ Coming to C’Ville with the Help of an Original Actress

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.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 2:00 PM EDT by Daniel Grimes
Staunton Teen's Song Earns Her National Recognition
Staunton Teen's Song Earns Her National Recognition

A Staunton teenager's song is earning her the chance to work with New York City theatre artists as part of a national challenge.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 7:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham
UVA School of Nursing Hosts Unique Luncheon to Bring People Together
UVA School of Nursing Hosts Unique Luncheon to Bring People Together

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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 3:31 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Tenth Annual Patriots Tour Motorcycle Ride Passes Through Orange
Tenth Annual Patriots Tour Motorcycle Ride Passes Through Orange

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.)

Monday, August 12th 2019, 2:07 PM EDT
C’Ville Woman Gives Back to Community Children, Donor Diapers
C’Ville Woman Gives Back to Community Children, Donor Diapers

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.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 4:37 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
IX Beach Club Hosts Havana Nights Event
IX Beach Club Hosts Havana Nights Event

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.

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 4:31 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Meet the University of Virginia’s Professor of Hip-Hop, A.D. Carson
Meet the University of Virginia’s Professor of Hip-Hop, A.D. Carson

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.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 3:18 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Albemarle Co. School Board Looks at Priorities for Next 10 Years
Albemarle Co. School Board Looks at Priorities for Next 10 Years

The Albemarle County School Board is getting an in-depth look at some of the projects it hopes to tackle over the next decade. 

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 7:37 PM EDT