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Fire Guts Mobile Home At Southwood

A pre-dawn fire Saturday gutted a trailer at Southwood.

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County Officer Cleared In Afton Shooting Death

An Albemarle Police officer has been cleared in connection with the shooting death on Afton Mountain. Commonwealth’s Attorney Denise Lunsford…

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Two-Year Anniversary Of Louisa Earthquake

August 23rd, 2011 marks the two-year anniversary of a major earthquake with its epicenter in Louisa County.

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Warning Siren Accidentally Activated At UVA’s Minor Hall

A warning siren on the roof of UVA’s Minor Hall was activated Thursday night.

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Albemarle Hires Many New Teachers This Year

The Albemarle Schools have hired 119 new teachers for this academic year.

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Democrats Endorse Acuff For Albemarle School Board

A candidate in the race for the Jack Jouett District seat on the Albemarle school board has picked up an endorsement.

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Blasting Making Life Miserable For Arvonia Woman

A Buckingham County woman says blasting done by a defense contractor is shaking her Arvonia home.

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Pride Festival Scheduled For September 14th

Gay and lesbian activists have set the time and date for this year’s Pride Festival.

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Moran Has New Assignment This Academic Year

Albemarle Superintendent Pam Moran has an extra responsibility this academic year.

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UVA’s Miller Center Has More Nixon Tapes To Study

A long term project for the University of Virginia’s Miller Center has more Nixon tapes to research.

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Shooting On Altavista Avenue – No Details Yet

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There was a shooting incident early Thursday morning on Altavista Avenue, and Charlottesville Police will release details later.