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  Afton church making final preps for annual Bethlehem Village

  Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors vote 3-2 to become a Second Amendment sanctuary

  Augusta County firefighters, paramedics ensure two families have Christmas this year

Broadway-rendered song by Staunton teen released

  Dozens gather in Albemarle County to discuss concerns about Camp Champion

  New bridge in Shenandoah National Park helps people & fish

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UVA tests new way to battle cancer

  Albemarle County Board of Supervisors fight for 2020 legislative priorities

  Allens Scottish Shortbread to be offered on QVC

  CPD Christmas tree ornaments name officers killed in the line of duty

Second of two brothers pleads guilty to robbing several Waynesboro businesses

Cale Community Advisory Committee makes decision on recommended name, Mountain View

  Attorney General Mark Herring hosts Virginia Cannabis Summit in Richmond

Attorney General Mark Herring believes marijuana decriminalization may be possible now that Democrats will take control of the General Assembly in 2020.

Police: Waynesboro man could face life in prison for crack cocaine arrest

Garrick Levi Brooks could spend the rest of his life behind bars if he is found guilty on recent drug-related charges.

Recount unchanged for Orange County commonwealth’s attorney election

A recount is underway in Orange County where the commonwealth's attorney race was within two dozen votes.

  ACPD investigating fatal crash on Simmons Gap Rd.

Police are investigating a fatal crash on Simmons Gap Road in Albemarle County.

  Cale Community Advisory Committee hears from public on preferred names

  Greene County Board of Supervisors vote 4-1 to become a Second Amendment sanctuary

  Charlottesville Planning Commission discusses capital improvements

  Albemarle County hosts workshop to discuss short-term rental regulations

Missing 17-year-old girl has been found and is safe, according to the Greene County Sheriff’s Office

  Charlottesville Bar Association hosts public interview for city judge

  UVA Hospital Auxiliary holds annual Lights of Love ceremony

There is a little more cheer in the air at the University of Virginia Health System.

  Augusta County leaders gather for annual Legislative Breakfast

Ahead of the General Assembly session next month, legislators and community leaders from around Augusta County gathered at their annual breakfast on Tuesday.

  Charlottesville area ACA rates see spikes in 2020, advocates warn before re-enrolling

Thousands around Charlottesville could see a huge hike in healthcare costs. Those getting insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could see as much as a 200% increase in premiums next year.

  Nelson County Board of Supervisors vote 4-1 to become a Second Amendment sanctuary

Nelson County is officially a Second Amendment sanctuary.

ACPD charge 2 Charlottesville men with solicitation of a minor

The Albemarle County Police Department announced Tuesday that detectives had arrested Raymond Kemp and Tyler Moody.

Waynesboro police identify suspect in criminal investigation

Waynesboro police have identified a person reportedly connected to a criminal investigation.

Stuarts Draft man charged with abduction, assault

Peter E. Whitlow is charged with abduction/kidnapping, discharge of a weapon in a dwelling, abuse and neglect of a child, assault and battery of a family member, brandishing a firearm, and possession of a firearm by a felon.

UVA sportswear store readying for Orange Bowl

The University of Virginia Cavaliers are headed to the Orange Bowl, and Mincer’s is getting ready for the big game.

  Record-breaking hiker speaks at St. Anne’s-Belfield School’s Healthfest

National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis shared her story of a record-breaking hike on the Appalachian Trail with students Tuesday.

  RSWA offering recycling tips for holiday-related items

The Rivanna Solid Waste Authority expects hundreds of people will visit the McIntire Recycling Center each day around Christmas time.

Richmond couple burned by volcano

They were taken to a hospital. Relatives have heard nothing since then.

  Nelson County community rallies to become Second Amendment sanctuary

With more and more counties across Virginia becoming Second Amendment sanctuaries people in Nelson County are hoping to follow suit.

Waynesboro City Council to continue to support Virginia Museum of Natural History Branch Campus

For the first time on Monday night, the public got a chance to see what the Virginia Museum of Natural History Branch Campus in Waynesboro could look like.

  Waynesboro community speaks about Second Amendment concerns during council meeting

Waynesboro is holding a special meeting in the New Year for those with Second Amendment concerns but that didn’t keep people from speaking out Monday night at a council meeting.

  Charlottesville Fire Department shares Christmas tree safety tips

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.

  ‘Three Phantoms in Concert’ at the Charlottesville Opera to highlight Broadway artists

Three major Broadway stars are coming together to share the music of the night in Charlottesville. The Charlottesville Opera is finishing up final preparations for its fall fundraiser.

  Charlottesville CRB applicants finalized

We're getting our first look at who might be sitting on Charlottesville's Police Civilian Review Board. The list of applicants is out and features some very familiar names.

  McIntire Award recipients to be honored at The Grove

A group of private citizens is teaming up with the Charlottesville Chamber of Commerce to build an outdoor memorial to honor community leaders.

  Charlottesville investigating possible historic unmarked graves in Pen Park

Experts believe some of the depressions in the ground in Pen Park might be due to unmarked graves from as far back as the 1700’s.

  Flu considered widespread in Virginia

The flu is beginning to rear its ugly head in central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now labels the state as having widespread flu activity.

Staunton man arrested following eluding, weapon violation

A Staunton man is locked up after a traffic stop gone wrong in Augusta County. Investigators say 25-year-old Cameron Travis Rutledge led them on a chase that lasted about 3-miles on Saturday night.

  Charlottesville’s Mike Cubbage to be inducted into Virginia Sports Hall of Fame

Charlottesville’s Mike Cubbage will be inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame next year.

  Signs reminding folks not to climb on Freedom of Speech Wall

A more-prominent sign now reminds people not to climb on Charlottesville’s Freedom of Speech wall, which is made of large pieces of slate.

  Students donate 115 pounds of food to Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

Students from three Albemarle Co. schools donated 115 pounds of food to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank Monday.

Albemarle County cold-case murder trial delayed

The trial for an Albemarle County man charged in connection with a murder in 2004 is being pushed to next year.

  Charlottesville Ronald McDonald house hosts annual Virginia Gingerbread Christmas competition

Families, organizations, businesses and professional bakers showcase their best gingerbread house designs.

Hundreds participate in third annual Brew and Buddy Run

Hundreds of elves took to Charlottesville’s streets Sunday morning to get into the holiday spirit and enjoy a few brews. The Paramount Theater hosted its third annual Brew and Buddy Run.

Hundreds of Santa Claus-clad joggers run in 6th Annual Santa Fun Run and Walk

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.

  Holiday shoppers paying state sales tax on internet purchases thanks to new law

If you’re shopping online this holiday season, you may notice your final total is more than you expected. A new law in Virginia is requiring shoppers to pay state sales tax online for the first time.

  Free Union Band concert raises money for City of Promise Charlottesville

Free union band wants the message of their music to have purpose and all the money from the show is benefiting City Of Promise Charlottesville to help the city’s youth succeed.

  Toy Lift helps 4,300 kids in need

Volunteers, teachers and school counselors pick out toys from Toy Land for their students in need.

  Charlottesville students “buy” gifts for loved ones through Christmas store program

Abundant Life Ministries held its 24th annual Christmas Store Program at Mount Zion First African Baptist Church Sunday morning.

C’ville Craftacular showcases goods from Central Virginia artisans

Artisans from across Central Virginia came together in Charlottesville on Saturday for the 14th annual C’ville Craftacular.

  Several locally owned businesses in Charlottesville say there is one secret driving their success

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.

  Barracks Road Shopping Center hosts annual holiday parade

A Charlottesville tradition of more than 50 years brought people together in the holiday spirit Saturday morning.

  PB&J Fund and Kroger team up to feed hundreds of Charlottesville families

The PB&J Fund is teaming up with Kroger stores to help hundreds of Charlottesville families eat well this holiday season.

  Hundreds gather on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall for the 22nd annual Grand Illumination

The city of Charlottesville’s 22nd Grand Illumination looked a little different than in years past.

  Activists, students march in Charlottesville UVA Climate Strike

A climate strike organized by University of Virginia students saw dozens of activists gathered in downtown Charlottesville to demand climate action on Friday afternoon.

  The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is rolling through Charlottesville this weekend

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is rolling through the Charlottesville area this weekend.

  Southbound 250 Bypass reopened, Fontaine Ave to I-64

An accident in Albemarle County that halted traffic during rush-hour is now cleared up.

  Louisa County High School class hosts holiday toy drive

A classroom at Louisa County High School looked a lot more like a toy shop on Friday night.

  Charlottesville police to use new Segways in high traffic pedestrian areas

Some Charlottesville officers will be buzzing around the Downtown Mall Friday night on new Segways.

  Charlottesville car dealers donate $12,000 to Toy Lift

A big check is helping children in central Virginia have a merry Christmas.

VSP investigating fatal crash on I-81 in Augusta County

Nathan N. Eye died at the scene of a crash on Interstate 81 Thursday night. Police say he was not wearing a seat belt.

Albemarle Co. man enters plea deal in Charlottesville assault case

David Antonio Munoz-Perez entered an Alford plea on a misdemeanor charge of assault in Charlottesville Circuit Court Friday, Dec. 6.

  UVA Board of Visitors approve tuition increase

Tuition is going up for undergrads at the University of Virginia next fall.

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail

A judge is dismissing a civil suit filed against the Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail.

  Albemarle Co. teen creating online language program

An Albemarle County high school student is designing a program to prevent obscure languages that are in danger of disappearing from becoming obsolete.

  Toy Lift Charlottesville assembles over 600 bikes for area children

Remember the feeling when you got your first bike as a kid? Hundreds of area kids are going to get to experience the thrill on Christmas day thanks to the work of some special cycling enthusiasts.

  Waynesboro leaders say West Main shopping corridor is growing

In Waynesboro, economic leaders say the West Main shopping corridor is growing.

  10th & Page Historic Committee discusses survey

People who live in the 10th and Page area of Charlottesville don’t want people to forget about their neighborhood. The 10th and Page Historic Committee met on Thursday night.

  Charlottesville City School Board members take an early look at budget process

With teacher pay on the minds of many, the Charlottesville City School Board is looking at different factors that will play into creating and funding next school year's budget.

  Waynesboro police conduct week of drug raids

For the past week, the Waynesboro Police Department has conducted several drug investigations to target street-level narcotics trafficking.

  Charlottesville Fire Department receives highest Insurance Services Organization class rating

Charlottesville's fire department is marking a big milestone that just might save homeowners a few bucks.

Culpeper Police investigating Walmart shooting

Around 12:20 a.m. on Thursday, the Culpeper County E-911 Center received multiple reports of a shooting at the Culpeper Walmart.

  Businesses on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall participate in first-ever Window Display Competition

Businesses on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall are getting into the holiday spirit with friendly competition, and they want you to be the judge.

  Free Enterprise Forum revenue report indicates Charlottesville has greatest business tax support

A new report examines just how much of the tax burden central Virginia businesses are shouldering.

  Ruckersville man accuses Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail of depriving his sister of medical care

A Ruckersville man is suing the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail.