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Police Car Struck At Commonwealth And Greenbrier

An Albemarle police officer’s car was struck early Thursday at a busy intersection.

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Water Bills Could Go Down For Some Albemarle Families

Albemarle families could see smaller water bills this summer.

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Bridge To Connect Two Sides Of McIntire Park

VDOT is providing money to build a pedestrian and bicycle bridge to connect the two sides of McIntire Park.

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Free Enterprise Forum Hopes To Get Prompt Decision On Bypass

The head of the Free Enterprise Forum hopes to see a decision by this fall on the Western Bypass.


Virginia Sets Up Agricultural Trade Office In Europe

Virginia is establishing an agricultural trade office in Europe.

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Longtime Resident Questions Hiring Trends For Construction Jobs

A longtime local resident is unhappy about recent hiring trends in the construction industry.

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Construction Worker Wins Big Prize In Scratcher Game

A construction worker has a big payday after buying a winning scratcher ticket.


Jackpot Winner Takes His/Her Time

A Mega Millions player who bought a winning ticket in Farmville appears to be in no hurry to claim a jackpot.

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UVA Hires Connecticut Man As Its Next Communications Chief

A Connecticut man will be UVA’s next chief communications officer.

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Goodlatte Favors Adding Natural Bridge To The National Park System

Congressman Bob Goodlatte wants to see Natural Bridge become part of the national park system.

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