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Albemarle School Board Explores Ways To Make System More User-Friendly

The Albemarle School Board wants to make the sytem more user-friendly and do a better job communicating with county families.

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Tea Party Denies Involvement With Dumler Petition

Reaction to the Dumler case from the Tea Party.  Scottsville supervisor Chris Dumler sent out an email after last Friday’s…

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VDOT Begins Bridge Restoration Project In Albemarle

VDOT woll use most of June and July to restore a bridge in northwest Albemarle County.

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Democrats Add More Local Stops As Primary Gets Closer

More of the Democrats who are running for statewide offices have included events in our area.

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Kaine Tours Our Area To Promote New Farm Bill

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-Virginia) has toured Charlottesville and Gordonsville to see how area farmers react to a new farm bill.

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Mixed News About Local Retail Sales

Compared to 2012 levels, retail sales decreased in Charlottesville, Louisa and Waynesboro, while retail sales in Albemarle, Augusta and Greene have increased.

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Local Man Charged With Attempted Rape

A man has been charged with the attempted rape of a minor.

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Judge Denies Petition: Dumler May Stay In Office

Chris Dumler is allowed to stay in office.  Albemarle Circuit Judge Cheryl Higgins has denied the petition to remove Dumler…

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UPDATE: Officer Shot Birdwood Court Man During Struggle

More details are coming out in the recent shooting at Birdwood Court.

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Local Unemployment Rate Takes Another Dive

One of lowest jobless rates in the state and the entire nation.  That’s where the Charlottesville region stands once again in…

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The defense attorney for Jesse Matthew has been granted requests to delay the trial and get help from a DNA expert.