Bakery windows reflect “Charlottesville Love”

A bakery in Charlottesville is rocking a fresh coat of paint. Some high school students picked up their brushes and got to work, all in the name of love.

  Burnley-Moran Elementary School students offer input for new classrooms

Winter restaurant week underway in Charlottesville

  Staunton group again participating in March for Life

Gov. Northam announces Virginia’s unemployment rate remains at 2.6%

  CHS students partner with UVA researchers

Former Charlottesville City Council candidate under review at Staunton hospital

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  Augusta County to develop a strategic plan

Staunton City Council votes to support JMU industrial hemp study

Staunton will not consider a Second Amendment sanctuary status

Places 29-Rio Community Advisory Committee questions the future of Fashion Square Mall

  Albemarle Co. School Board discuss budget for next year and approve new name for Cale Elementary

  CAAR members discuss home ownership & property rights with Congressman Denver Riggleman

  Charlottesville City Council hosts work retreat on fiscal year 2021 budget development

Charlottesville city councilors held a retreat on Thursday to begin crafting their budget for the fiscal year 2021.

  Lewis & Clark’s local connections to Albemarle County explored in special “Lunch and Learn” event

Explorers Lewis and Clark had a deep connection to Albemarle County. Dozens of people attended an event on Thursday morning at the center named in honor of the duo.

  Infectious disease expert from UVA weighs in on China coronavirus

An infectious disease expert from the University of Virginia is weighing in with what you should know about the coronavirus.

  UVA students handing out wellness kits to classmates

Students at the University of Virginia are going the extra mile to make sure their fellow Cavaliers stay healthy this winter.

Gov. Northam announces nearly $12M in Funding for affordable housing, homeless reduction projects

Virginia Humanities announces 27 new grants

Former MRRJ official accused of making inmate work on personal property

  Augusta County pledges support for Afton Express during supervisors meeting

Judge to order Charlottesville to pay $365K to cover plaintiffs’ lawyers in statue case

  Special FSNA meeting discusses proposed development plans on 240 Stribling and Flint Hill

  Sister Cities Commission in Charlottesville asks community for input

Charlottesville wants your feedback on what location to select as its new sister city.

Bumpass man faces charges in connection with multiple sex crimes

A Bumpass man is locked up Wednesday night, on charges of felony forcible sodomy, object sexual penetration, and aggravated sexual battery.

  UVA Center for Politics hosts 21st annual American Democracy Conference

On Wednesday, the University of Virginia Center for Politics hosted the American Democracy Conference.

  City of Charlottesville may consider adding additional seating on the Downtown Mall

People asking for more public seating on the Downtown Mall could soon get it. The city of Charlottesville may consider adding more chairs to the area.

  Traffic back to normal following motor vehicle crash at Hydraulic Road & Route 29

Traffic is back to normal after a nasty crash on the Albemarle/Charlottesville line Wednesday afternoon.

  UVA; Scientists ID way to halt blinding eye disease

UVA says researchers have successfully treated age-related macular degeneration in mice after finding an unexpected link between two forms of the blinding eye disease.

Charlottesville Police Department seeks help locating wanted person

Charlottesville police need your help to find a man wanted for robbery and malicious wounding.

  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.

  Plans to redevelop Albemarle Co. neighborhood continue forward

The redevelopment at Southwood Mobile Home Park is taking a new approach to get people who live there involved.

Gov. Northam announces broadband expansion

Albemarle County's Broadband Authority is among those getting state grant funding to expand broadband in 2020.

  JAUNT adding all-electric vehicle to service routes

People who get around central Virginia with JAUNT will soon ride on clean energy.

Virginia Senate advances ‘red flag’ law

The Virginia Senate has advanced legislation that would allow authorities to take guns away from people deemed dangerous to themselves or others.

  Charlottesville City Council listens to recommendations on how to spend surplus

Charlottesville city councilors are getting some insight on how to spend millions of dollars left over from the 2019 fiscal year.

Charlottesville man charged for indecent liberties with a minor

A Charlottesville man faces charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor.

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

On Tuesday, the Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority held a public meeting to get thoughts on how to keep up with growth.

Governor Northam reacts to gun rally, Second Amendment sanctuaries

Governor Ralph Northam is speaking out after Monday’s massive pro-gun rally in Richmond.

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

On this first day of the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, a nonpartisan group out of the University of Virginia is weighing in.

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

Waynesboro Public Schools is ready to flip the switch on clean energy.

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

Healthcare can be confusing, but an organization in central Virginia is expanding its work to help seniors find the right plan.

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

A Staunton man who deputies say holed up in a culvert pipe filled with frigid water to avoid arrest has died, according to the Rockbridge Co. Sheriff's Office.

Charlottesville reviewing applications for civilian review board

Charlottesville City Council is taking a first look at some of the people who want to be part of the 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.

On Monday, people in central Virginia remembered the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

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

The Dominion Pinball League in Charlottesville is inviting new players to join in on the fun.

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

The previously announced rescan date of Jan. 17 is temporarily postponed because high winds and precipitation at the new tower site has delayed the progress of our new broadcast tower and antenna.

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

While many had the day off, some spent Monday hard at work beautifying a central Virginia river.

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

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, an Albemarle County elementary school hosted an event that invited hundreds of community members to walk for any cause they believed in.

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

To mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a special ceremony at Charlottesville's Carver Recreation Center paid tribute to the fallen civil rights leader.

  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.