The debate continues over a firefighter policy in Albemarle. Paid firefighters are not allowed to serve as volunteers with various county fire stations. Preston Gentry (pictured), who’s the chief of the Crozet Fire Department, has told the County Supervisors how the policy impacts recruitment of volunteers. Supervisors chairwoman Jane Dittmar recently spoke to a battalion chief in a Richmond suburb who says they hire first from the ranks of volunteers.
Cook wrote a column published on Thursday and said he hopes that his declaration can help others.
World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was awarded a new truck with "technology and stuff" by a very nervous Chevy employee and Twitter took notice.
A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter.
There was a shooting incident early Thursday morning on Altavista Avenue, and Charlottesville Police will release details later.