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Albemarle County

Home Sales: Double-Digit Percentage Increase In 2013

Home sales in the region were up 10% during 2013 compared to 2012.

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City Democrats Pick New Leaders

Charlottesville Democrats have picked new leaders and chosen representation on the city’s electoral board

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Dittmar Elected Supervisors Chair; McKeel Vice-Chair

Jane Dittmar is the new chair of the Albemarle Board of Supervisors.

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CAT Begins New Routes Saturday

Charlottesville Area Transit will make many changes to its bus routes beginning Saturday.

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One Dead And Two Injured In Collision On Route 53

One person has died and two others were injured in a two-car collision on Route 53 in Albemarle County.

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Resident Wants The City To Pursue Revenue From Bike Riders

A longtime resident to pursue getting revenue from bicycle riders,

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Longtime Resident Wants To Get Revenue From Bike Riders

A longtime local resident wants the city to investigate getting revenue from bicycle riders.

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Fire Prompts Evacuation Of Turtle Creek Condominium

A fire forced a brief evacuation at a Turtle Creek condominium near Hydraulic Road.

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Mega Millions Jackpot Just Keeps Growing

The Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday will exceed $550 million.

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Fluvanna Sheriff’s Office Investigates Shooting Death

The Fluvanna Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting death in an area near its border with Albemarle County.

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