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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…


Water Rates Down, Plenty Of Water To Go Around

Lower water bills for city and county residents.  That’s the likely outcome of action taken Tuesday by the Rivanna Water and…

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.


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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Ex-House Speaker Tom Moss Dies

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A Norfolk Democrat who was the last member of his party to be the Speaker of the House of Delegates died Thanksgiving Day in South Carolina.