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New Survey Shows Most Albemarle Residents Are Upbeat

The latest results from the Albemarle Citizen Survey show most county residents are upbeat, but traffic congestion still annoys them.

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Judge Refuses To Throw Out Mansion Chef Charges

A judge has refused to dismiss embezzlement charges against a former Virginia Executive Mansion chef.

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School Board Shows Strong Interest In Getting Student Input

The Albemarle County School Board is voicing strong interest in getting frequent input from students.

School Board Hopes To Wrap Up Strategic Plan Revisions By Late Summer

The Albemarle School Board hopes to complete its revision of a strategic plan by late this summer.

Emails Reveal Concern Over ABC Incident

A high-ranking Alcoholic Beverage Control official expressed concern over the arrest of a University of Virginia student.

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Beach Plans? Keep An Eye On Chantal

If you’re heading to Virginia Beach in the next few days you need to pay attention to the movement of Tropical Storm Chantal.

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Vacant House Burns To The Ground On Green Creek Road

A fire has gutted a vacant house on Green Reeek Road.

Supervisors Consider Convenience Centers For Waste Items

The Albemarle Supervisors are interested in establishing “convenience centers” that would let county residents drop off certain types of waste material.

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Supervisors Postpone Decision On Lofts At Meadowcreek

The Albemarle Supervisors have postponed a decision on the proposed Lofts at Meadowcreek.

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COO Of The Albemarle Schools Bids Farewell After 4 Years

The Chief Operating Officer of the Albemarle Schools bids farewell as he heads east.

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4 hours ago in Election 2016, National

Fiorina drops out of the presidential race

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina waits to be introduced at a campaign event at Maple Avenue Elementary School Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Goffstown, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

The former technology executive announced on Twitter that she is suspending her campaign.

4 hours ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

House Okays Use Of Electric Chair

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The House of Delegates has approved legislation that would let prison officials execute inmates in the electric chair if lethal injection drugs are not available.

5 hours ago in Albemarle County, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, Virginia Assembly

Amended Threshold For Reckless Driving

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The State Senate has approved a bill that prevents drivers from being charged with reckless driving if they're going only 11 miles above the speed limit.

5 hours ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

Judge Will Decide Fate Of Ashley White

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A judge will determine the fate of Ashley White of Pulaski County, who was arrested after her young son was found dead in a septic tank.

5 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

House Approves Weapons Related Bills

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The House of Delegates has approved three bills that are part of a compromise worked out by Governor McAuliffe and Republican leaders.