Pantops Station 16 Celebrates Impressive Milestone
Pantops Station 16 Celebrates Impressive Milestone

Pantops Station 16 is operating the county's first all-volunteer ambulance providing advanced life support allowing them improve response times to better serve those in the community.

8 hrs 4 mins ago
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.

9 hrs ago
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.

9 hrs 4 mins ago
Albemarle Co. Family Shares Story of Son who was Infected by Leptospirosis
Albemarle Co. Family Shares Story of Son who was 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, 7:40 PM EDT
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, 7:39 PM EDT
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, 4:35 PM EDT
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, 4:32 PM EDT
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, 4:30 PM EDT
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, 4:26 PM EDT
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, 4:24 PM EDT
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, 4:21 PM EDT
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, 4:32 AM EDT
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, 7:42 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
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, 7:40 PM EDT
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, 7:38 PM EDT
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, 7:37 PM EDT
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, 4:22 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
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, 4:14 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, 3:47 PM EDT by 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, 3:41 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
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, 3:30 PM EDT
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, 7:43 PM EDT
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, 7:42 PM EDT
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, 7:41 PM EDT
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, 7:38 PM EDT
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, 7:04 PM EDT
SOL Test Scores in Albemarle Co & Charlottesville Show Large Achievement Gap
SOL Test Scores in Albemarle Co & Charlottesville Show Large Achievement Gap

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

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 4:39 PM EDT
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, 2:42 PM EDT by Chris Markham
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, 2:36 PM EDT
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, 4:53 AM EDT
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, 7:52 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, 7:50 PM EDT by Chris Markham
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, 7:48 PM EDT by Chris Markham
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, 2:49 PM EDT by Chris Markham
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, 2:46 PM EDT by Chris Markham
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, 2:43 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, 2:00 PM EDT by Chris Markham
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, 1:55 PM EDT by Chris Markham
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, 1:49 PM EDT by Chris Markham
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, 4:48 AM EDT
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, 7:50 PM EDT
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, 7:49 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
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, 7:42 PM EDT
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, 7:40 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, 4:40 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, 4:36 PM EDT
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, 4:34 PM EDT
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, 4:31 PM EDT
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, 2:13 PM EDT
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, 7:45 PM EDT
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, 7:44 PM EDT
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, 4:19 PM EDT
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, 4:13 PM EDT
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, 4:08 PM EDT
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, 3:04 PM EDT
Volunteers Build Playground for Charlottesville Church
Volunteers Build Playground for Charlottesville Church

The Building Goodness Foundation and Pilgrim Baptist Church are again coming together on a project, this time by building a playground for older kids to enjoy.

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 7:43 PM EDT
Filmmaker Shares Aug. 2017 Documentary with Charlottesville Community
Filmmaker Shares Aug. 2017 Documentary with Charlottesville Community

A Pittsburgh Filmmaker is sharing his perspective on the second anniversary of the 20-17 Unite the Right rally through a documentary.  

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 3:34 PM EDT
Interactive Art Helps People Heal on the Downtown Mall During Unity Days
Interactive Art Helps People Heal on the Downtown Mall During Unity Days

It's been two years since white supremacists and white nationalists brought hatred and division to Charlottesville's streets. 

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 3:29 PM EDT
Music, Meditation Helping People Heal During Charlottesville's Unity Days
Music, Meditation Helping People Heal During Charlottesville's Unity Days

People in Charlottesville are using music and meditation to come together and heal after the traumatic events of August 2017.

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 2:44 PM EDT
VA Center for Politics Director Weighs-In on Latest Fundraising Numbers for 2020 Election
VA Center for Politics Director Weighs-In on Latest Fundraising Numbers for 2020 Election

The countdown to the 2020 election is on and the latest fundraising numbers are out. The race is pretty much anyone's game and as Larry Sabato, explains - who raises the most does not always indicate who will win.

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 11:15 AM EDT
C’Ville Area People Learn about History of Enslaved People During Walking Tour
C’Ville Area People Learn about History of Enslaved People During Walking Tour

On Friday night, University of Virginia Professor Jalane Schmidt and director of the Jefferson School Andrea Douglas led dozens through Court Square in Charlottesville. During the walking tour, the group discussed the history of the monuments there.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 7:38 PM EDT
UVA Strengthens Policies on Admission of Student-Athletes
UVA Strengthens Policies on Admission of Student-Athletes

The University of Virginia announced a set of new procedures that will strengthen its process for the admission of student-athletes.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 3:29 PM EDT
Monticello Dairy Building Turns into Dairy Central, Founding Businesses Announced
Monticello Dairy Building Turns into Dairy Central, Founding Businesses Announced

Plans to turn the historic Monticello Dairy Building into the Dairy Central are in full swing and more of the founding businesses are finally being announced. 

Friday, August 9th 2019, 3:26 PM EDT
Unity Days: Nonprofit Hosts Write2Heal 'On the Wings of Unity' Poetry Workshop
Unity Days: Nonprofit Hosts Write2Heal 'On the Wings of Unity' Poetry Workshop

A #TheWrite2Heal workshop took place on Friday at the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library in Downtown Charlottesville.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 3:23 PM EDT
City Schoolyard Garden Asks C'Ville Community for Harvest Help
City Schoolyard Garden Asks C'Ville Community for Harvest Help

Charlottesville's City Schoolyard Garden is asking parents and children to help out with the harvest before school starts up. 

Friday, August 9th 2019, 3:10 PM EDT
C'Ville Woman Creates Petition to Close Fourth Street Crossing to Vehicular Traffic
C'Ville Woman Creates Petition to Close Fourth Street Crossing to Vehicular Traffic

A Charlottesville woman is calling on the city council to close down Fourth Street to vehicular traffic saying the dangers far outweigh the benefits. 

Friday, August 9th 2019, 3:07 PM EDT
Health Experts Advise Making Mammogram Appointment Ahead of Awareness Month
Health Experts Advise Making Mammogram Appointment Ahead of Awareness Month

Augusta Health wants women to know they shouldn't wait until Breast Cancer Awareness Month to try to get a mammogram. Appointment slots fill up fast, and some book out weeks or even months in advance. 

Friday, August 9th 2019, 3:05 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Traffic Back Open on Rt. 53 in Albemarle Co. After Delay
Traffic Back Open on Rt. 53 in Albemarle Co. After Delay

Traffic is moving again on Rt. 53 in Albemarle Co. The road between Michie Tavern Lane and Monticello Loop was getting some new upgrades, but an equipment issue caused a backup Friday morning.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 8:34 AM EDT
Albemarle Co. Teachers Getting Classrooms Ready for New School Year
Albemarle Co. Teachers Getting Classrooms Ready for New School Year

New teachers in Albemarle County are getting into their schools and classrooms to get ready for the start of a new school year.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 4:26 AM EDT
Staunton Leaders Look for Reasoning Behind Area Golf Course Losing Funds
Staunton Leaders Look for Reasoning Behind Area Golf Course Losing Funds

The Gypsy Hill Golf Course is losing money and Staunton leaders are trying to figure out what to do.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 7:45 PM EDT
Shenandoah Valley Business Owners Gather for 7th Annual Business Summit
Shenandoah Valley Business Owners Gather for 7th Annual Business Summit

Some Shenandoah Valley business owners now have the tools to boost their bottom line thanks to the 7th annual Valley Business Summit. 
 

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 7:44 PM EDT
Unity Days: Area People Gather at IX Art Park for Community Table Meal
Unity Days: Area People Gather at IX Art Park for Community Table Meal

People in Charlottesville are hoping to bring the community closer as we approach the anniversary of the violence at the Unite the Right Rally two years prior. 
 

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 7:40 PM EDT
Pilot OK After Small Plane Crashes in Albemarle County
Pilot OK After Small Plane Crashes in Albemarle County

A North Carolina man is thankful to be alive after his plane crashed and overturned in a field off Plank Road in Albemarle County.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 4:06 PM EDT
Heartbroken Madison Co. Family Says Sheriff's Department Did Not Do Enough, Wants Answers
Heartbroken Madison Co. Family Says Sheriff's Department Did Not Do Enough, Wants Answers

A heartbroken family grieving the loss of a loved one in Madison County wants answers from the sheriff's office. 

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 4:04 PM EDT
New Survey Allows Area People to Report Limited Broadband in Albemarle Co.
New Survey Allows Area People to Report Limited Broadband in Albemarle Co.

Albemarle County wants to grow people's connections, specifically by expanding broadband but in order to do that, staff needs your help to know where service is spotty or not available at all.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 3:59 PM EDT
Christ Episcopal Church Youth Lead Furniture Drive to Support Habitat for Humanity
Christ Episcopal Church Youth Lead Furniture Drive to Support Habitat for Humanity

The youth of Christ Episcopal Church have organized a furniture donation drive to support Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 3:54 PM EDT
Free Program Aims to Improve Men's Health
Free Program Aims to Improve Men's Health

Two Charlottesville runners are hoping to get men off the couch and into running shape by coaching a free training program for the Bill Steers Men's Four Miler.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 4:21 AM EDT
C'Ville Officials Share Safety Measures for August 11 & 12 Second Anniversary
C'Ville Officials Share Safety Measures for August 11 & 12 Second Anniversary

Charlottesville police are sharing specifics on safety measures planned for the second anniversary of the deadly violence at the 2017 Unite the Right Rally.
 

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 7:40 PM EDT
Valley Nonprofit, Project Grows Celebrates National Farmers Market Week
Valley Nonprofit, Project Grows Celebrates National Farmers Market Week

In celebration of National Farmers Market Week, a health and wellness nonprofit in the valley is joining in on the fun. 

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 7:39 PM EDT
Albemarle Co. School Board to Consider Additional Safety Measures
Albemarle Co. School Board to Consider Additional Safety Measures

Students in Albemarle County are back to school in two weeks but right now, school leaders are making sure all their safety plans are in place.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 3:01 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Charlottesville Jury Find Gerald Jackson Guilty of Voluntary Manslaughter
Charlottesville Jury Find Gerald Jackson Guilty of Voluntary Manslaughter

A Charlottesville jury has found 61-year-old Gerald Francis Jackson guilty of voluntary manslaughter. Jurors are recommending he serve a sentence of 10 years.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 2:39 PM EDT
ACPD Providing Safe Exchange Zone
ACPD Providing Safe Exchange Zone

Police departments across the country encourage folks who buy and sell items online to use their parking lots as safe exchange zones. The Albemarle Co. Police Dept. parking lot is open 24/7 and provides buyers and sellers a sense of security.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 4:13 AM EDT
Albemarle Co. Planning Commission Approves Redevelopment Request for Crozet Lumber Site
Albemarle Co. Planning Commission Approves Redevelopment Request for Crozet Lumber Site

On Tuesday night, the Albemarle County Planning Commission greenlit a rezoning request critical to the redevelopment of the old Barnes Lumber site.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 7:43 PM EDT
Albemarle County Police Department Hosts National Night Out Event
Albemarle County Police Department Hosts National Night Out Event

Members of the ACPD teamed up with their brothers and sisters in blue all across the country in an effort to improve relationships between officers and community members.
 

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 7:42 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Chris Long Foundation Initiative 'Waterboys' Hosts Tacos on Tuesday Event
Chris Long Foundation Initiative 'Waterboys' Hosts Tacos on Tuesday Event

The Waterboys foundation is serving up some tacos while raising money to build clean water wells in Africa. 
 

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 7:40 PM EDT
Blue Ridge Community College Unveils New $22 Million Biosciences Center
Blue Ridge Community College Unveils New $22 Million Biosciences Center

The Blue Ridge Community College is unveiling its brand new biosciences center. On Tuesday, the people who helped bring this project to fruition took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
 

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 7:38 PM EDT
Denver Riggleman Discusses Divide Over Gun Control
Denver Riggleman Discusses Divide Over Gun Control

Republican Denver Riggleman spent the day tackling some sweet and sour topics. He visited a candy factory in Fluvanna County, but couldn't escape the bitter divide over gun control.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 3:14 PM EDT
Commonwealth Rests During Day 2 of Gerald Jackson Murder Trial
Commonwealth Rests During Day 2 of Gerald Jackson Murder Trial

The commonwealth has rested its case against 61-year-old Gerald Francis Jackson, the Charlottesville man accused of murdering his neighbor.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 3:10 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Louisa County Looks to James River to Support Development
Louisa County Looks to James River to Support Development

Louisa County is about to get a slew of new restaurants, a grocery store and hundreds of apartments. It comes with a few concerns over infrastructure, specifically one commodity that flows throughout the area. 

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 2:59 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Ting Internet Partners with Computers4Kids for Back to School Bash
Ting Internet Partners with Computers4Kids for Back to School Bash

Ting and C4K seek community donations of tech supplies to be distributed at the Back to School Bash in support of its mission to provide school supplies and backpacks for local youth.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 2:56 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Drivers Needed to Bus Buckingham Co. Kids to Boy & Girls Club
Drivers Needed to Bus Buckingham Co. Kids to Boy & Girls Club

Parents in Buckingham County are concerned about after-school care following a decision by the school system to cut transportation to the Boys & Girls Club in Scottsville.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 4:48 AM EDT
Hinton Avenue Zoning Change Approved by Charlottesville City Council
Hinton Avenue Zoning Change Approved by Charlottesville City Council

Monday night Charlottesville city councilors approved a zoning change that would allow the Hinton Avenue United Methodist Church to convert part of its building into housing. 

Monday, August 5th 2019, 8:38 PM EDT
Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board Presents Bylaws to Council
Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board Presents Bylaws to Council

The Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board presented its proposed bylaws, procedures, and budget to City Council Monday night.

Monday, August 5th 2019, 8:35 PM EDT
UVA Project Providing $80K in Research Grants to Help Women
UVA Project Providing $80K in Research Grants to Help Women

A University of Virginia health biomedical research project is giving an $80,000 grant to research teams to help women across Virginia.

Monday, August 5th 2019, 2:51 PM EDT
Sabato Weighs in on Gun Control Legislation
Sabato Weighs in on Gun Control Legislation

A political analyst in Charlottesville calls educated voters the best non-lethal weapon against mass shootings.

Monday, August 5th 2019, 2:48 PM EDT
Governor Northam Renews Push for Gun Control Legislation
Governor Northam Renews Push for Gun Control Legislation

Gun violence is a top concern for Governor Ralph Northam. He is once again pushing for gun control legislation after 31 people were killed in two shootings over the weekend. 

Monday, August 5th 2019, 2:45 PM EDT
Day 1 of Trial for Charlottesville Man Accused of Murdering Neighbor
Day 1 of Trial for Charlottesville Man Accused of Murdering Neighbor

Gerald F. Jackson is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Richard W. Edwards. A jury trial is expected to last three days.

Monday, August 5th 2019, 2:41 PM EDT
C'Ville Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense Organize Protest
C'Ville Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense Organize Protest

In response to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio over the past 24 hours, the Charlottesville chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense organized a protest Sunday evening.
 

Sunday, August 4th 2019, 7:42 PM EDT