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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.