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Two City Road Projects Delayed By Rain

Rain has delayed the paving work on part of the 250 Bypass, and another project near there has also been put on hold.

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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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8 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.

8 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.

9 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.

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

Senate Approves Concealed Carry Bill

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A bill that makes it easier for people with a protective order to get a concealed weapons permit has won Senate approval.

9 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.