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Barboursville Man Wins Big Lottery Prize

It’s the prize of a lifetime, and a Barboursville man has won it.  Virginia Lottery officials will present the man…

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Blasting Also Happening On Rio Mills Road

A northern Albemarle resident says the blasting at the local airport has some competition.  Hank Martin says a company has resumed…

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Longwood’s Next President Takes Office Saturday

Farmville’s Longwood University will get a new President on Saturday, and he has many ties to our area.

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UVA Baseball Plays Army at 1pm Friday in NCAA Regionals

UVA will compete with the U.S. Military Academy, UNC-Wilmington and Elon University in the NCAA’s Charlottesville Regional.

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Area Residents Observe Memorial Day

Many area veterans and their families observed Memorial Day.

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Police Investigate Shooting Incident On Birdwood Court

Charlottesville Police are investigating a Sunday night shooting on Birdwood Court.

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Furloughs Will End Next Week For National Park Service

The agency that oversees Shenandoah National Park can end its furloughs much faster than we originally feared.

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City Native Gets Diploma 54 Years After Completing Requirements

Charlottesville and Albemarle celebrate a woman’s receiving her high school diploma 54 years after she completed the requirements.

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Albemarle Jury Convicts Weiner Of Abduction

A Barboursville man has been convicted of abduction with the intent to defile.

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Shooting Death Of Crozet Girl Ruled Accidental

The Medical Examiner has ruled that the shooting death of a young girl in Crozet was an accident.

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Cameron Diaz engaged to Good Charlotte star

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The "Charlie's Angels" star is reportedly planning to marry Benji Madden.