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Saturday Fire Guts Trailer At Southwood

A pre-dawn fire Saturday gutted a mobile home at Southwood.

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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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Pleas For Additional DNA In The State’s Criminal Data Bank

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Several people went before the Senate Courts and Justice Committee and the House Criminal Law Sub-committee on Wednesday to testify…

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Bomb Threat Evacuates Monticello High

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Students were bused to Cale Elementary as police investigated.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, Virginia Assembly

Pot Bill Goes Up In Smoke

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Bill would've made the maximum penalty for marijuana possession a $100 fine.

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Woman convicted of stalking ‘Orange is the New Black’ star

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Jeanine Heller, who has been stalking the actress for months, has been sentenced to 45 days behind bars.

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Iachetta, Commander Plead Guilty To Misdemeanors

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Former Charlottlesville Registrar Sheri Iachetta and former electoral board member Stephanie Commander have pleaded guilty to misdemeanors related to the use of city-owned cell phones.