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Carole Thorpe Doesn’t Welcome County’s Interest In Equal Taxing Powers

A past leader of the local tea party hopes Albemarle leaders won’t pursue equal taxing powers with cities.

Howard Named Chamber Small Businessperson Of Year

Local real estate agent Bill Howard has been named the 2014 Small Businessperson of the Year by the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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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Loved Ones Hold Vigil For Samantha Ann Clarke

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There was a weekend vigil in Orange County to promote the search for Samantha Ann Clarke.

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Bypass Drivers Should Prepare For Vanishing Lanes

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A waterline installation project will cause some lane closings this week on the 250 Bypass.

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UVA Upsets #21 Louisville 23-21

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP)– Greyson Lambert threw for one touchdown and ran for another and Ian Frye kicked a 42-yard field…

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Scottsville Gets Moment In Spotlight

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Scottsville has had an opportunity to celebrate its role in Albemarle history.