As we deck the halls and trim the tree, house fires are likely the last thing on your mind. However, they can happen and the Charlottesville Fire Department wants to remind people of some tips to make sure everyone has a safe holiday season.
Hundreds of holly, jolly joggers converged on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall to run, or walk, for a good cause. More than 500 participants and on-lookers turned out for Arc of the Piedmont’s Sixth Annual Santa Fun Run and Walk Sunday Morning.
While many national retailers are closing stores, Charlottesville has several family owned businesses that have been serving the community for decades. From coffee and wine to cookware and jewelry, local business owners say knowing the community gives them the ability to make changes big and small.
Albemarle County Public Schools says about 1,000 of its students do not have internet access at their home. Teachers believe that digital divide creates challenges and inequity, but administrators have a plan.