At 22, Laura Thomas walked through Charlottesville High School’s doors for her first day as an orchestra director. Forty years later, she’s preparing for her last concert in the same school she started.
A group of activists in Charlottesville met at the Freedom Wall on the Downtown Mall on Monday evening to highlight mental health, and ask city council to take steps toward implementing the Marcus Alert system.
Learning the cello, printing a book, and 3D printing are just a few of the new skills people learned at the “How-To” festival. The Jefferson Madison Regional Library is teaching new skills from test driving a fire truck to learning a new instrument.
Charlottesville Area Transit held its drive the big yellow event on Saturday, May 14 to hire some new bus drivers. People were able to test drive a school bus around the Charlottesville High School parking lot.
The Bodo’s Bagels on University Ave. is looking to unionize with United Food and Commercial Workers. They held a press conference on Wednesday, May 11, to gain public support. Some employees say there is inadequate paid sick leave, staffing shortages, salary transparency, and unlivable wages.