Some landlords still expect rent on time, but they say it’s not because they’re heartless

Some people who may be experiencing economic hardship due to the coronavirus might be concerned about how they will make that payment this month.

  UVA Health wants people to know the hospital is available for concerns not related to COVID-19

Augusta Co. and City of Staunton confirm first positive cases of COVID-19

  VDH: 890 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Virginia, 22 deaths

  Physical Therapy at ACAC goes virtual

  Restaurants offering takeout and delivery during the coronavirus pandemic

Charlottesville community supports one another with make-shift supplies library

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Old Trail golf course remains open for the community

  Fashion Square Chick-fil-A opens temporary drive-through in parking lot

  UVA HooHacks 2020 Hackathon underway online

Charlottesville cleaning service has not had to lay off any employees amid COVID-19 pandemic

  Families facing tough decisions while planning a funeral amid COVID-19 concerns

Charlottesville senior living facility confirms case of COVID-19

ACPD seeks suspect vehicle in fatal hit and run

Albemarle police are searching for a vehicle in connection with a fatal hit and run Wednesday in the 3100 block of Seminole Trail.

Charlottesville grocery stores stay busy despite COVID-19 concerns

Despite COVID-19 concerns, grocery stores in Charlottesville are still busy.

Staunton City Schools provide students with laptops, hotspots

Staunton City Schools have hundreds of free refurbished Chromebooks and hot spots for families.

Waynesboro’s mayor urges community to complete 2020 Census

While many things are on hold due to COVID-19 the 2020 Census is not. Waynesboro’s mayor is reminding the community of why it’s important to be counted.

  Vitae Spirits making hand sanitizer to help essential workers during COVID-19

  One Charlottesville doctor inspiring many to create and donate protective gear

News Links

Virginia gas prices continue to drop but not solely because of COVID-19

  PVCC students push for grading system change

Deputies restricting traffic on some Madison Co. roads

  Albemarle Co. Public Schools unveil distance learning plans

School may be out, but for teachers and students across Virginia, class will soon be back in session. Albemarle County Public Schools is unveiling new details about its distance learning plan.

LEAP temporarily suspending operations due to COVID-19 concerns

The coronavirus pandemic is causing a Charlottesville-area nonprofit to pause its work.

  Teachers hold car parade for students in Charlottesville

Some teachers in Charlottesville are taking a new approach to seeing and interacting with their students even as schools remain closed.

  Central Virginia farmers struggle in wake of COVID-19, look for new business models

Farmers across central Virginia are struggling in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, as many of their revenue streams, such as restaurants and other institutions shudder their doors.

  UVA professor helps create protective equipment using 3D printer

A University of Virginia engineering professor is doing his part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, often referred to at the coronavirus, by creating protective equipment.

Gov. Northam continues to urge Virginians to stay home to help stop spread of COVID-19

Governor Northam is again urging Virginians to stay home to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. The Virginia Department of Health announced earlier in the day that the current total confirmed cases of COVID-19 is 604.

  Albemarle Co. passes emergency ordinance due to COVID-19 concerns

The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting Friday to address the coronavirus pandemic. Supervisors voted to pass an emergency ordinance to ensure continuity of the government.

  Fundraising campaign for restaurant gift cards for nurses expands thanks to your generosity!

A fundraising effort is helping feed nurses on the front line of the coronavirus fight at UVA was so successful that organizers are raising the goal to $30,000 to give gift cards to nurses at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital and first responders.

Virginians have more time to get REAL ID

Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles says folks now have more than a year to get a REAL ID.

Augusta County’s clerk of court adds new restrictions

The clerk of court for Augusta Circuit Court is putting more restrictions in place to help reduce the chance of spreading the coronavirus.

Dylan puts out 17-minute ode to Kennedy

The 78-year-old musician released a link to the song, titled "Murder Most Foul," on his website and social media.

Pharmacists: Doctors writing prescriptions for possible COVID-19 treatment at expense of chronically-ill patients

Lupus patients say they are unable to get refills of their hydroxychloroquine after the announcement of clinical trials to study the drug for possible coronavirus treatment. Pharmacists say some doctors are writing prescriptions for friends and family members.

Albemarle Co. closes office buildings to the general public until further notice due to COVID-19

Albemarle County announced Thursday it will be closing all office buildings to the public until further notice.

VSP investigating pedestrian crash in Augusta County

Virginia State Police are investigating a crash involving a pedestrian in Augusta County.

  People in the Shenandoah Valley work to bring a popular children’s book to life

In the Shenandoah Valley, it was a beautiful day for a bear hunt.

  Restaurants offering to-go wine and beer takeout, delivery options

Restaurants offers wine and beer to-go takeout and delivery options.

Staunton City Council passes ordinance to provide some financial relief for businesses, citizens

Staunton City Council adopted an emergency ordinance on Thursday to provide immediate relief to the community.

Charlottesville Waffle House remains open, offering $1 waffles for delivery

The Waffle House on Fifth Street in Charlottesville is still open during the COVID-19 pandemic, and is offering $1 waffles for delivery.

Nelson Co. distillery making hand sanitizer to help fight spread of coronavirus

A distillery in Nelson County is doing what it can to help get hand sanitizer to people who need it most during the coronavirus pandemic.

  Congressman Riggleman Reacts to $2.2 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

5th District Republican Rep. Denver Riggleman hosted a telephone town hall Thursday to answer questions constituents in central Virginia have about Washington’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ben Cline Receives Republican nomination

Ben Cline has been officially nominated as the Republican candidate for election to Congress for the 6th Congressional District of Virginia.

Charlottesville service station offering free full service to help social distancing

Finley’s Service Center on Barracks Road is offering to pump your gas for you at no additional cost. They plan to offer the service until the coronavirus is more under control.

  ACAC fitness instructors streaming workout classes, offering home fitness advice

All fitness centers around Virginia are now closed by the order of Governor Northam. In response, one gym has begun offering streaming workout classes.

  Va. School for the Deaf and the Blind working to make plan for students

Virginia's only public school for sensory-impaired children is looking to the state for guidance on how to best meet the needs of its students since all Virginia schools are closed.

  IRC changing 2020 census outreach efforts due to COVID-19

The International Rescue Committee is now mostly working remotely to help immigrants and refugees complete the 2020 census.

Jobless claims spike in Virginia after coronavirus outbreak

A federal report shows jobless claims in Virginia spiked by nearly a factor of 20 as parts of the economy slowed or shuttered in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

Charlottesville-area organizations issue statement on Executive Order 53 for COVID-19 prevention

Four major entities in the Charlottesville-area are releasing a joint statement in regards to trying to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

  Charlottesville launches Cville360 Broadcast to share latest information on COVID-19

Charlottesville is launching a new broadcast to share the latest information with the community about the COVI-19 outbreak.

NTSB report concludes Staunton pilot was intoxicated at time of Crozet plane crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its investigative report into a 2018 Crozet plane crash that killed a Staunton pilot.

$1M grant to boost UVA Health’s ability to produce COVID-19 tests

The University of Virginia says a timely $1 million grant from the Quantitative Foundation will help it produce COVID-19 test.

Staunton encouraging folks to keep distance during warmer weather

Warmer weather is in the forecast for Staunton this weekend, but the city wants to remind everyone going outside to maintain social distancing.

Churches, nonprofits donate medical supplies in Virginia

Some churches and nonprofits in Virginia are donating their supplies to hospitals and emergency medical services to help battle the coronavirus.

Albemarle Co. family “chalks up” positivity to being outside during COVID-19

Some Albemarle County mothers are helping to make sure people out for a walk have something positive to think about.

Inmate at Middle River Regional Jail tested for COVID-19

Middle River Regional Jail has tested in inmate who had recently been to New York. The inmate has been isolated while the jail waits for test results.

Virginia ABC provides update on response to COVID-19

Virginia ABC will be reducing store hours all across the commonwealth Friday. The authority says retail stores will remain open for as long as they can safely do so during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Krispy Kreme offering free donuts to doctors, nurses

Krispy Kreme will be offering free donuts to doctors and nurses every Monday until May.

  Young performers in Waynesboro rehearse for show while practicing social distancing

Ask any performer or theatre buff, and they’ll be familiar with the saying, “the show must go on." In this case, the show is Frozen Junior at the Wayne Theatre in Waynesboro.

Charlottesville area partnership raises more than $2 million for those experiencing a hardship due to COVID-19

A new partnership among a few Charlottesville area groups is raising big money to help those experiencing hardship due to COVID-19.

  Western Albemarle Rescue Squad taking extra precautions due to COVID-19

Western Albemarle Rescue Squad is taking precautions due to COVID-19

Charlottesville City Council switching to electronic meetings amidst local emergency

Charlottesville City council is adopting an ordinance to move its meetings to an electronic fashion during the local state of emergency.

Envoy at the Village residents send their love to family, friends

Some seniors at a Fluvanna County nursing facility are making sure their loved ones know - they're doing just fine.

Sugar Hollow Reservoir closed to public until further notice

Sugar Hollow Reservoir is now closed to the public until further notice.

  Albemarle County lunch program during coronavirus shutdown expands

Free meals are now more accessible for students across Albemarle County during the coronavirus shutdown.

  UVA Health offering COVID-19 testing to hospitals in Virginia

When concerns arose about limited access to COVID-19 testing, UVA researchers sprung into action. Now, the 24-hour rapid test is saving lives and helping hospitals across the commonwealth get results fast.

Albemarle Co. hospice seeking donations of PPE supplies

Hospice of the Piedmont is asking people to donate personal protective equipment (PPE).

  Performance Signs to print free signs for businesses in need

A business in Greene County is offering its services free of charge for restaurants who may need help advertising new hours or changes in the middle of coronavirus concerns.

  Charlottesville restaurants look for continued community support

Since switching to takeout only, restaurants in Charlottesville are saying things are going better than expected.

ACPD: Suspect arrested on grand larceny charges

A Scottsville man faces charges for allegedly stealing two vehicles in Albemarle County Wednesday, March 25.

  Gov. Northam: with non-essential businesses closed, focus shifts to the medical fight against COVID-19

Governor Ralph Northam will be delivering his daily coronavirus briefing today at 2 p.m. You can watch it on NBC29 or here on NBC29.com on our live stream page. We will also be live tweeting the briefing on twitter.com/NBC29.

Fast food restaurants hope to stay open with takeout and drive-thru

With Governor Ralph Northam’s strict guidelines, some restaurants are shutting down while others are hoping to stay open by offering take out, delivery, and drive-thru service.

Albemarle Co. police charge Charlottesville man with malicious wounding

Quinterius Stith is charged with malicious wounding. Police believe he stabbed a man in Albemarle County.

RRHD confirms first case of COVID-19 reported in Fauquier County

Health officials say a Fauquier County man has tested positive for the coronavirus, the first confirmed case in that county.

Augusta Co. Sheriff’s Office says missing man found

The Augusta County Sheriff’s office says 33-year-old William M. Feck is safe and uninjured.

Raises for Virginia teachers, state employees in peril

Virginia lawmakers passed a budget earlier this month that would give teachers and state employees raises and bonuses. Two weeks later, those pay boosts are in serious jeopardy as state officials scramble to figure out just how bad the conoravirus’ impact will be on the state budget.

Charlottesville leaders call upon Gov. Northam to implement stay-at-home order

Charlottesville Mayor Walker, CPD Chief Brackney, and CFD Chief Baxter are requesting Governor Northam to issue a stay-at-home order to help stop the spread of COVID-19

ACPD investigating fatal hit-and-run on Seminole Trail early Monday

A pedestrian was fatally struck on Northbound Seminole Trail in the early morning hours of March 25.

  ReadyKids partners with groups in Virginia to find childcare for parents

ReadyKids helps parents find childcare during COVID-19.

  Staunton City Council calls emergency meeting to discuss COVID-19

Staunton leaders held an emergency meeting on Tuesday to talk about the city’s response to COVID-19.