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Fire Damages Residence In River Run

There was a house fire late Sunday night in Albemarle. It happened just before midnight at 1237 Chatham Ridge Road in River…

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Albemarle Police Officer Kills Intruder In Afton Area; State Police Investigate

State Police are investigating a Saturday morning incident in the Afton area where an Albemarle Police officer killed a male intruder.

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Candidates For Albemarle’s Governing Board Accelerate Their Fundraising

New tallies from the Virginia Public Access Project show accelerated fundraising in Albemarle County races

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Campaign Accounts Are More Modest In Charlottesville Council Race

The fundraising totals for candidates in City Council races are smaller than what you’ll find in Albemarle.

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Protests Over Not Allowing Paid Albemarle Firefighters To Serve As Volunteers

Albemarle does not allow paid firefighters to donate their time to volunteer fire companies. Some local residents say that’s ridiculous, especially…

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Reminder: Schools In Session During Tuesday Primary

Something to remember if you’re voting in Tuesday’s Democratic primary. Clara Belle Wheeler of the Albemarle Electoral Board points out…

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Part Of Rugby Road Closed To Through-Traffic For Summer

A section of Rugby Road south of the 250 Bypass will be closed for much of the summer.

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Schools Learn Costs Of New Science Labs Have Ballooned

City school officials get ssticker shock thanks

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Rosa Atkins Gets New Four-Year Contract

The City School Board has agreed to a four-year contract extension for Superintendent Rose Atkins

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State Police Devote More Attention To Route 15

You can expect to see more law enforcement personnel on Route 15 this summer.

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