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City resident objects to budget item involving nonprofit

A St. Clair Avenue resident does not like features in the city’s next budget.


County Democrats elect new chair

The Albemarle Democrats have a new leader.


Still time to tour design house

The Design House is open for you to come away with some new ideas.


Preservation group gets involved in bypass debate

A statewide group is going to bat for the Jesse Scott Sammons Farmstead in Albemarle County.


Huguely defense team takes next step in appeal

The lawyers handling George Huguely’s appeal have taken the next step.

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UVA alumnus Mark Sandford heads back to Congress

A University of Virginia graduate has survived a rough special election and he’s heading back to Congress.


Businessman becomes candidate for Fluvanna Supervisor

A businessman who lives in the Lake Monticello area has become a candidate for the Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors.


Arrest in death of UVA “Semester At Sea” student

A man is being charged in the death of a UVA student while visiting the Caribbean island of Dominica.


VDOT resumes soil removal work on Afton

VDOT got an early start Monday morning on closing lanes on top of Afton Mt. for the soil removal work as part of the rock slide prevention project


Tuition and fees are going up at Longwood

A college education will be more expensive soon at Longwood University.

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Flooded Back Roads In Greene, Augusta

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Some back roads in Greene and Augusta are closed because of rain-swollen creeks and rivers.

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Sheriff’s Office Says Student Assaulted

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The sheriff's office in Amherst County says there's a person of interest in a recent assault case on the campus of Sweet Briar College.

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Chesapeake Horse Had EEE

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A horse from Chesapeake has been euthanized after it tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.

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Officials Hand Out Cards Listing Rights

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The city's police department and Office of Human Rights are distributing cards that will let middle and high school kids know their rights.

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Crews Try To Get Projects On Schedule

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Crews working on the 29 North and Emmet Street projects will try to make up some days they lost because of rain.