Women from across the commonwealth took to the skies on Saturday to explore new heights in a potential piloting career.
A retiring Virginia delegate is being recognized for his decades of service to the commonwealth.
People in the community are celebrating a day remembering the challenges former slaves faced after receiving their freedom, at the home of a former U.S. president.
A central Virginia synchronized swim team drew a large crowd on Friday night, raising money ahead of one of the largest competitions in the country.
On Friday night, people in Charlottesville celebrated Juneteenth, which remembers all the challenges that former slaves faced following their freedom.
Prepare for some parking restrictions in Downtown Waynesboro overnight and into early Saturday morning.
Electric scooters seem to be almost everywhere in Charlottesville, and with them come complaints, safety violations, and injuries.
Some people in Orange County are taking skydiving even further, with help from coaches who specialize in jumping out of a plane with a special suit on.
It's time for a smoke detector check-up in part of Charlottesville.
Students with high aptitude test scores in Charlottesville City Schools might have some changes coming their way this fall.
The Charlottesville-Albemarle Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is looking to find a home for its older pups.
People in central Virginia are honoring a woman who helped shape Charlottesville's registrar office.
A controversial Tony Award-winning play will premiere this weekend in Staunton.
People gathered at Charlottesville's Jefferson School African American Heritage Center for a member party.
Lawyers for Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax have sent letters to prosecutors asking them to open a criminal investigation.
A $20 million building could be under construction within a year at Piedmont Virginia Community College.
Redevelopment of the Southwood mobile home park in Albemarle County is one step closer to becoming a reality.
A new section of the Route 250 Bypass Commuter Trail is scheduled to start construction on Monday, June 17.
Though school is out for the summer, kids in Charlottesville don't have to worry about not having access to nutritious meals.
Wednesday, June 12, was the culmination of years of work for the Bright Lights Project in Staunton.
Big changes are coming to the East High Street area in downtown Charlottesville.
The former Barnes Lumber site in Crozet could soon be home to a multimillion dollar plaza and mixed-use retail and housing space.
Albemarle County police took a break from the beat to play 18 holes at the department's fourth annual putt-putt tournament.
A contractor is working around the clock to reopen a roadway in Albemarle County.
Crescent Halls gave a first look at plans for a multi-million dollar renovation to the public housing complex.
Members of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia are now a little more knowledgeable about why Charlottesville became a hot spot for white supremacists in August of 2017.
A Charlottesville nonprofit is joining a national effort to address a big issue in the city, but not without push-back.
The Albemarle County Police Department is getting ready for its free event at Putt Putt Wednesday, June 12. The goal is to help foster positive relationships between kids and police
Plans are moving forward on a proposed housing development in Charlottesville's Belmont neighborhood.
Two nonprofits in Charlottesville are educating people about a budget amendment that will reinstate suspended driver's licenses for people with unpaid court fines and fees.
The field for the Charlottesville City Council election this fall is now getting clearer.
People in Crozet are getting a look at plans for a new roundabout at an intersection traveled by thousands of drivers each day.
The polls were open all day, but voter turnout was low across the NBC29 viewing area.
Charlottesville area Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores are raising money for the University of Virginia Children's Hospital.
While school is out for the summer, kids in Waynesboro can enjoy free breakfast and lunch.
A lost dog in Albemarle County is now bringing a community together.
An upcoming pipe replacement project will close a portion of Route 250 (Ivy Road) in Albemarle County in mid-June.
A judge is considering whether to allow a Greene County supervisor to leave the state while he faces a felony charge.
The Virginia Department of Transportation is working to make a heavily traveled intersection in western Albemarle County safer.
People involved in education came together at Farmington Country Club on Monday to learn new ways to improve early education programs in Charlottesville and Albemarle County.
A committee working on stormwater management in Charlottesville is hoping its master plan will help bring some relief.
State legislators met in Charlottesville on Monday to discuss solutions to gun violence in Virginia
An effort is underway to ensure people get to the polls for Tuesday's primary election.
Albemarle County voting officials picked up their materials for their precincts on Monday.
Members of the Greene County Virginia Amateur Radio Club are now working with the sheriff’s office to help folks during an emergency.
New research from the University of Virginia suggests an unhealthy belly could promote the spread of breast cancer.
Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Charlottesville are requesting a change of venue for the proceedings, citing potential jury bias in the case of what they say was the illegal removal of Confederate monuments.
A Greene County man will be paying tribute to the King of rock and roll, while also raising money to help end childhood cancer.
The University of Virginia has some extra wildlife flying around and some people on grounds want to keep these creatures for a reason that may surprise you.
Some of Charlottesville’s most popular musicians are giving community members an inside look and listen to their music.
First responders are always in high demand and on Sunday, some new EMT drivers are getting ready to hit the streets.
The weather on Sunday was not perfect for people who wanted to spend the day outside but some families in Charlottesville did not let the rain bother them as they enjoyed some time by the pool.
Community members in Fluvanna County are raising money for several animal rescue organizations.
On Saturday, Impact Charlottesville - a group bringing together people from different faiths to create change - and the Notre Dame Club of Charlottesville hosted Reverend David T. Link.
On Saturday, the Crozet chapter of Moms Demand Action hosted its ‘Safe Summer Kickoff’ where lawmakers and first responders discussed how to protect against gun violence.
The Northside Library held a special program to teach people the philosophies of ‘The Art of Swedish Death Cleaning’ by Margareta Magnusson.
On Saturday, the ‘World Peace Love Liberty’ group organized a march down the Downtown Mall where participants held signs and chanted calling for clean water.
Despite the rain on Saturday, several people braved the elements to check out some sweet rides in Crozet.
People in Keswick got a special chance to take a glimpse behind the gates of some historic churches and landmarks in the area.
People in Charlottesville are celebrating different cultures from across the world.
Students from the Free Union Country School are using art as a way of working to break barriers with different communities.
Albemarle County's School Board is getting a better handle on how to ensure equity across the division.
Gov. Northam announced that Castle Hill Gaming will invest $1.3 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Albemarle County.
Governor Ralph Northam has announced the winners of the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund award, and some of those winners came from right here in central Virginia.
A protest is taking shape in Albemarle County as a philanthropist is raising funds to hoist a Mexican-themed flag near Trump Winery.
People at the University of Virginia are learning about another type of biology to help their community.
The James Madison Museum in Orange is now home to a piece of automotive history.
The rain on Friday did not keep people from hitting the links to raise money for the Albemarle County Sheriff's Office Foundation.
James Madison's Montpelier is doing what it can to help out monarch butterflies.
Charlottesville's Commonwealth's Attorney Joe Platania announced on Friday that "Queen of Virginia" machines violate Virginia law.
Summer smog and air pollution in central Virginia increase health risks for people with heart or pulmonary diseases.
Nonprofits in the valley received thousands of dollars Thursday night to support their missions.
It was a very special night for the Charlottesville High School class of 2019, especially for one graduate who beat all the odds.
The city of Charlottesville and Albemarle County are reviewing their school lunch programs.
Charlottesville City Council and Albemarle County Board of Supervisors are teaming up to tackle issues that affect both localities.
Police officers and athletes are once making their way through Virginia for the annual torch fun for the Special Olympics.
People across America are remembering the thousands who made the ultimate sacrifice on June 6, 1944, known as D-Day.
Some third graders at Meriwether Lewis Elementary School are watching their drawings come to life. A collaboration has turned their sketches into working, moving creations.
A Charlottesville native is working to make sure low-income kids can stay cool this summer while also having some fun.
The International Rescue Committee is celebrating its work in the Charlottesville community while raising money to further its efforts.
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors gave themselves a raise during Wednesday's meeting, but that's not all they did.
The search for 18-year-old Henry Christian Morin continues around a quarry in Nelson County.
A traveling community civil rights exhibit on the lynching of John Henry James is now at the Northside Library in Albemarle County.
A pair of Greene County schools will get major renovations done this summer.
There’s new life in the Old Rapidan Mill on the Orange County/Culpeper County line.
Doctors at the University of Virginia Medical Center are warning the public about a sickness called adenovirus.
The Charlottesville Police Department has two new additions to the force.
Albemarle County and Habitat for Humanity are hard at work on their mission to revamp the county's Southwood mobile home community.
Plans for a new Greene County visitor's center are now headed to the board of supervisors for approval.
Residents of rural Albemarle County say issues they are having with CenturyLink are a matter of life of death.
Governor Northam is calling Virginia legislators back to Richmond for a special session on gun-control.
A Charlottesville affordable housing community is getting a boost from a group of volunteers pedaling their way across the country.
Edwin Consolvo, an independent, is throwing his name into the race for Greene County commonwealth's attorney.
The Louisa County Sheriff's Office is recruiting students to take part in a week-long summer camp that will take place later in June.
Some people living in an apartment complex near the University of Virginia Corner are without a home after an early morning fire.
A $1 million visitors center for Greene County will be up for debate Tuesday night.
Every Monday night in June, families are invited to enjoy some free entertainment at Ridgeview Park in Waynesboro.