Charlottesville Parks & Rec Advisory Board to propose names for new park lands

Charlottesville has gained quite a bit of park land over the past decade, and now an advisory board wants your input for what to name these new properties.

Town of Orange conducting cell service survey

  JAUNT adding all-electric vehicle to service routes

Virginia Senate advances ‘red flag’ law

  Charlottesville City Council listens to recommendations on how to spend surplus

Charlottesville man charged for indecent liberties with a minor

  Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority hosts public meeting to discuss growth, terminal area plan study

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Governor Northam reacts to gun rally, Second Amendment sanctuaries

UVA nonpartisan affiliate weighs in on Senate impeachment trial of President Trump

  Solar panel inspection will allow Waynesboro Public Schools to use clean energy

  Jefferson Area Board for Aging program sees 42% increase in service

  Staunton man dies after hours-long standoff in culvert filled with frigid water

Charlottesville reviewing applications for civilian review board

  Service Dogs of Virginia helping veterans cope with PTSD

One organization in Albemarle County has been investing thousands of dollars to address post-traumatic stress disorder, one canine at a time.

Proposed bills could impact ‘skill machine’ case in Charlottesville

Newly proposed bills in the General Assembly could settle the debate over the legality of “skill machines” in the commonwealth.

A timeline of the 2020 gun-rights rally in Richmond

The nation’s eyes are on Richmond as a gun-rights rally draws thousands to the state Capitol.

Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport has most successful year to date in 2019

Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD) is looking toward the future after celebrating a record 2019.

  Dozens in Waynesboro, Charlottesville remember the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

  Dominion Pinball League in Charlottesville invites new players to join in on the fun

Rescan date for those who get NBC29 via antenna has been postponed

  Volunteers spend hours cleaning up a portion of the Rivanna Trail for MLK Day of Service

  Woodbrook Elementary School hosts 6th annual “Walk a Mile for Martin” event

  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ″Continuing His Dream & Works″ event held at Carver Recreation Center

  Thousands rally in Richmond over gun rights

Authorities are estimating around 22,000 people attended a peaceful gun rally in Richmond late Monday morning.

  UVA clinic celebrating 25th year in Albemarle Co.

The University of Virginia’s Crossroads Family Medicine clinic is celebrating 25 years of helping patients in southwestern Albemarle County.

ACRJ monitoring flu among inmates

The Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail is dealing with the flu, but says there is no outbreak at this point.

ACPD: Phone scam impersonating Albemarle Co. Police Dept.

Albemarle County police are warning people about a phone scam.

  Watching Your Wallet: How to become a 401(k) millionaire

From using a specialized retirement plan to considering using a "robo advisor," experts explain how you can grow your retirement savings.

ACSO investigating reports of counterfeit money in Augusta Co.

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help with identifying a man using counterfeit bills.

  New bills could help end Albemarle County Public Schools bus driver shortage

Albemarle County Public Schools has been dealing with a bus driver shortage for almost a decade. It’s only gotten worse over time. New legislation in the General Assembly could provide some immediate relief.

League of Women Voters teaching members how to lobby lawmakers

The League of Women Voters’ Charlottesville chapter is teaching its members how to get more involved in advocating for political causes. The organization’s Charlottesville chapter held an event at CitySpace on the Downtown Mall Sunday afternoon.

  Governor Ralph Northam’s $95 million preschool funding proposal could have multiple effects on Virginians

Governor Ralph Northam's $95 million preschool funding proposal could have multiple effects on Virginians.

Green Party of Virginia hosts two Presidential hopefuls

Two third-party Presidential hopefuls paid central Virginia a visit Saturday to remind voters there will be more than two options on Election Day.

  Dominion Energy proposes new time-of-use rate plan for customers

Dominion Energy has announced a new experimental rate plan that would change the way Virginians pay for electricity. The plan, called “time-of-use rate scheduling,” would charge customers based on when they use power, not just how much.

  At his reelection campaign kickoff Congressman Denver Riggleman says President Trump may visit Virginia soon

At his reelection campaign kickoff Congressman Denver Riggleman says President Trump may visit Virginia soon

Albemarle County Democrats hold breakfast to discuss gun control legislation

Albemarle County Democrats hold breakfast to discuss gun control legislation

  State of emergency in full effect ahead of Monday’s rally

The commonwealth is under a state of emergency as officials in Richmond brace for a big gun rally Monday.

Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission seeks input from the community on next Sister City

The city of Charlottesville is inviting people to share their thoughts on the choice for its next sister city.

New company takes over ownership of Waynesboro Golf & Country Club

The Waynesboro Golf & Country Club is under new ownership.

  Jefferson School African American Heritage Center to open “A Place Fit For Women” exhibition

The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center is opening its exhibit called “A Place Fit For Women” on Saturday night.

  JMU looks to study industrial hemp opportunities in the Shenandoah Valley

James Madison University is looking to study industrial hemp opportunities in the Shenandoah Valley.

Virginia urges justices to uphold weapons ban at gun rally

Virginia urged the state Supreme Court on Friday to uphold a weapons ban at an upcoming gun rally in the capital, arguing it was necessary to prevent a repeat of deadly violence that erupted at a white nationalist rally more than two years ago.

  Charlottesville plans to inspect Dewberry building to ensure safety

The city of Charlottesville is hoping to get a better look inside a Downtown Mall eyesore.

  Threats of violence have one Charlottesville group canceling plans to attend Monday’s rally in Washington D.C.

Threats of violence have a group in Charlottesville canceling its plans to attend Monday’s rally.

  ARS Treatment Centers opens their first office-based opioid treatment facility in Charlottesville, eighth in Virginia

ARS Treatment Centers, a category leader in Office-Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT), announced today that it has opened a new treatment center in Charlottesville.

  Congressman Riggleman discusses separating personal from professional while in Washington D.C

During his first term in Washington representing Virginia’s 5th District, Denver Riggleman says he’s spoken his mind and been true to himself, regardless of how others might see that.

  Committee to address Charlottesville’s failure to raise funds for Vinegar Hill monument

A city committee is drafting plans to address how Charlottesville is honoring a historic African American neighborhood.

  Sen. Kaine speaks with UVA students

Democratic Senator Tim Kaine made a stop in Charlottesville Friday, just as Capitol Hill gets set for an impeachment showdown.

  Charlottesville nonprofits collecting shoes for homeless

Two Charlottesville nonprofits are teaming up once again to get shoes on the feet of the city’s homeless.

Charlottesville Registrar’s Office helping homeless vote

Absentee voting in the Democratic Presidential Primary is underway across Virginia. As people pick up their ballots, some questions remain about voter rights, especially for people who don’t have a fixed address.

WPD: 2 charged in connection with Tiffany Dr. shooting

Two men are charged in connection with a shooting that Waynesboro police say started as a domestic disturbance.

  Electric School Buses coming to Louisa, Waynesboro

Louisa County and Waynesboro City Schools will be some of the first school divisions in the state to receive electric school buses from Dominion Energy.

  Afton Mountain Vineyards introduces second label: Monticello Wine Company

Afton Mountain Vineyards is introducing its second label, which already has a rich history in the commonwealth.

  UVA School of Continuing and Professional Studies hosts “Renewing the American Dream” event

Right now, the American economy is strong, but millions of people are struggling with equal opportunities. On Thursday, several Charlottesville community leaders gathered for a conversation about what can be done to address the issue.

  Congressman Denver Riggleman weighs-in on Gov. Northam’s recent temporary gun-ban

One of the lawmakers who think Governor Northam is going too far with the temporary gun-ban is Congressman Denver Riggleman.

  Newly-approved system will help Type One diabetics

Breakthrough technology developed at the University of Virginia is really making a difference in patient's lives.

  Bank of America’s Student Leaders Program to be offered to Charlottesville area students

For the first time, one national business is helping Charlottesville area high school students gain critical job experience in the nonprofit sector.

  New projects in Albemarle County will bring internet service to 1,500 homes

Albemarle County is trying to make sure everyone in the county has internet access at home.

  Walmart Distribution Center in Gordonsville hiring freight handlers, starting pay at $18.25 an hour

The Walmart Distribution Center in Gordonsville needs people and is ready to pay a good wage to find them.

Staunton water service restored following outage

Crews in Staunton are working to restore water service to dozens of homes in the Bull Run area.

  Charlottesville-area ECC working to close staffing shortage

The Charlottesville area’s Emergency Communications Center is struggling to fill a staffing shortage.

  Speaker series launches for Charlottesville-area businesswomen

A new speaker series aims to help women in business gain valuable experience and advice.

  Former radio host pleads guilty in Augusta Co. child sex case

Kristofer N.l Losh, a former radio personality accused of sexual abuse, is entering a plea agreement with Augusta County prosecutors.

  CHS creates new virtual reality lab

Students at Charlottesville High School have a chance to take advantage of some new virtual reality technology.

Virginia maintains ‘widespread’ flu status

Virginia is marking its seventh consecutive week of widespread flu status. That means multiple outbreaks are being tracked across the state.

Staunton police investigating larcenies around Selma Blvd.

Police are asking for the public’s help with identifying a possible suspect in connection with packages being taken from Staunton homes.

Police identify 3 killed in Rockingham County crash

Virginia State Police have identified the three people killed in a multi-vehicle crash in Rocking County.

  Augusta Health Foundation and Dixie Gas & Oil announce partnership to fight breast cancer

Dixie Gas & Oil Corporation is teaming up with the Augusta Health Foundation to help fight breast cancer.

  “Virginia Poverty Law Center: 40 Faces, 40 Years” exhibit opens in Charlottesville

On Wednesday, the Virginia Poverty Law Center opened its "40 faces, 40 years" exhibition at Radio IQ Charlottesville Studio on West Water Street.

  Fire-rescue officials address volunteer shortage with the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors

The need for more paid and volunteer firefighters is growing throughout Albemarle County.

Virginia absentee voting set to begin for Democratic primary

Absentee voting is set to begin for the 2020 Democratic presidential primary in Virginia.

  Three dead after multi-vehicle crash near Mount Crawford

VDOT crews are still working to clear an accident that has shut down part of Interstate 81 for over four hours. It happened in the southbound lanes near Mount Crawford around 2:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

Real estate experts weigh in on positive trends in housing market

Real estate experts are weighing in on what they say are positive trends for the housing market so far this year.

Albemarle County Police Department investigate fatal single vehicle crash on Louisa Road

Albemarle County police are investigating its first fatal crash of the year. It happened around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the 6500 block of Louisa Road in Keswick.

JRWA investigation states serious allegations against archaeological sub-consultant are not credible

A two-month investigation by the James River Water Authority (JRWA) concludes there was no misconduct during an archaeological study done on the water supply.

  Charlottesville man looks for water bill solutions after city does little to help

After being charged five times the normal cost of his water bill, a Charlottesville man is looking for solutions.

  UVA announces the 2020 Equity Center Community Fellows-in-Residence

The University of Virginia is announcing a new fellowship that will help fight racism and inequity in the Charlottesville area. The inaugural class has just been announced.

  CATEC students serve up “whole foods” in Technical Eats bus to raise funds

Culinary students at CATEC are serving up some "whole foods" to help bring in funding for their program.

  Governor Northam declares state of emergency in advance of Capitol Square demonstration

Governor Ralph Northam today declared a state of emergency in advance of expected demonstrations on Capitol Square on Monday, January 20, 2020.

  Damaged crane removed from Charlottesville construction site

Crews have removed a crane that partially collapsed at a construction site in downtown Charlottesville.

  Charlottesville-area students to attend theater festival in Atlanta

Dreams Made Real Adventures is heading to Atlanta for the International Junior Theater Festival this weekend.