Back on Track

  Dairy Market’s ‘Market Monday’ designed to bring out customers, give back to community

As small businesses at Charlottesville’s Dairy Market look to get back on track, there’s a week-long celebration happening to help bring people through its doors.

Waynesboro businesses work to bounce back after pandemic

  Orange Volunteer Fireman’s Fair is back

Franklin County hosts River of Lights

  Staunton nonprofit helping people in Ethiopia with clean water access

  Special Olympics gearing up for in-person summer

  The Jefferson School Heritage Center prepares for Juneteenth celebration

Continued Coverage

Wayne Theatre brings young artist back to the stage for first in-person show

  Crozet farms, camps to host full-day adventure tour

  UVA Health doctors describe lessons learned, future hopes after more than a year of pandemic life

UVA psychology professor offers tips for emerging to post-pandemic life

  UVA health shares vaccination updates

  New charcuterie truck coming to central Virginia wineries this summer

LOCK’N Music Festival tickets now on sale

Tickets for this year’s LOCKN Music Festival in Nelson County are now on sale. Instead of a single, four-day festival, the event will take place over three weekends in August.

Feature film ‘Tapawingo’ to shoot in Central Virginia

Governor Ralph Northam announced that a coming-of-age comedy, “Tapawingo,” will film in Central Virginia this summer.

  Fridays After Five set to return the Downtown Mall mid June

Live music is coming back to Downtown Charlottesville. The Charlottesville Pavilion is ready to host Fridays After Five once again.

Kroger launches $5M, year supply of groceries giveaway for vaccinated customers, employees

Participants must be 18 years of age or older

Fridays After Five to return to downtown Charlottesville

  Virginia Career Works hosts job fair

  JMRL back on track with minimum restrictions

  Summer Reading Program kicks off in Augusta County

Central Shenandoah Health District sees “wonderful response” at schools during vaccine distribution

UVA Medical Center relaxes COVID-19 visitation restrictions

  Charlottesville organizations bringing COVID-19 vaccines to people’s homes

The Blue Ridge Health District, UVA Health, and the Charlottesville Fire Dept. are teaming up to bring COVID-19 vaccines to people in need while also making sure their living situation is safe.

Waynesboro Assessment Center to transition back to Urgent Care

Augusta Health reported Tuesday, June 8, that the Waynesboro Assessment Center on Lew Dewitt Boulevard will transition back to being a full-service Urgent Care

Outdoor job event coming to Charlottesville’s Darden Towe Park

This upcoming Wednesday, June 2, Virginia Career Works is hosting an outdoor hiring event at Darden Towe Park. It will be held from 1-3 p.m.

  Restaurants see uptick in customers following lifting on COVID-19 restrictions

Restaurants are seeing more customers while staffing remains an issue

Veritas Vineyards and Winery prepping for wedding surge this year

Wedding venues across Central Virginia are gearing up for a busy season this year. Venues like Veritas Vineyards and Winery are prepping for their space to be packed.

Virginia COVID restrictions end Friday

Virginia will ease all COVID-related distancing and capacity restrictions Friday, May 28, two weeks earlier than planned.

How close to reaching herd immunity?

The goal is having about 75 percent of the Commonwealth fully vaccinated to reach herd immunity. The Virginia Department of Health reports around 54 percent of adults are fully vaccinated in the Commonwealth.

Fluvanna Co. encouraging parents and guardians to choose in-person schooling

Virtual learning will be recommended by school administrators and teachers on a case-by-case basis.

  Greenwood Grocery in Crozet reopens doors to customers

Greenwood Grocery is still asking their staff and customers to wear masks in their store.

Albemarle becomes first county in Virginia to surpass half of adults fully vaccinated

Albemarle County is now leading the state in the rate of people who are fully vaccinated. It was the first county in Virginia to have more than half fully vaccinated.

  Louisa County High School one of first in Virginia to host in-person graduation this year

Wednesday was a big day in more ways than one for 2021 graduates in Louisa County. The Louisa County Lions got to turn their tassel and say goodbye to their classmates, in person.

Recreation centers in Charlottesville are now back open

The last time basketball games were played on the Key Recreation Center court was in March of 2020, but now this facility and other one in the area are opening back up for folks in Charlottesville

Restaurants struggling to fill staff positions as COVID-19 restrictions ease

With COVID-19 restrictions in Virginia set to expire on May 28, restaurant owners are worried people will expect a pre-pandemic experience when they head out to dine. Some restaurant owners don’t think that will be the case.

  Live Arts trying to bring audiences back soon

A Charlottesville theater now has more than $20,000 to bring audiences back.

Albemarle County Public Schools piloting all-virtual K-12 school

Next school year, Albemarle County Public Schools will be piloting an all-virtual school for grades K-12. The pilot program is a first for Albemarle County, slated to function completely separate from schools offering in-person instruction.

  People go maskless in Charlottesville

Mask mandate for vaccinated people goes out the window

  People, businesses in Charlottesville navigate through confusion of new (un)masking guidance

Virginians who are fully vaccinated will soon be able to leave their masks at home, but while the state mandate is lifted at midnight on Friday, May 14, some businesses could still require them.

  Infectious disease doctors at UVA Health react to new CDC (un)masking guidance

Both doctors say they hope the glimpse of a maskless future will encourage more people to get the safe and effective vaccine.

  Dr. Avula: Virginia is one step closer to reaching herd immunity

When it comes to reaching herd immunity, the Virginia Department of Health is hopeful we will get there soon.

  In-person fitness classes begin at Carver Recreation Center May 17

Starting next week, you will be able to attend in-person fitness classes at Carver Recreation Center.

Virginia Discovery Museum reopens its doors

It’s been more than a year since kids were inside the Virginia Discovery Museum, but now everyone is able to experience the exhibits in-person again.

  Charlottesville pools, recreation centers to open late May

It’s been more than a year since kids jumped into city pools, but very soon you’ll be able to enjoy all that Charlottesville Parks and Recreation has to offer.