Hundreds of local families came together Saturday for the annual “Back to School Bash” at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion. The weekend event was a chance for Albemarle County and Charlottesville kids to get free school supplies for the upcoming academic year. Both the Albemarle and Charlottesville public schools will begin classes on Wednesday. The event was sponsored by the African American Pastors Council, the city, and the school divisions.
Some back roads in Greene and Augusta are closed because of rain-swollen creeks and rivers.
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.
A horse from Chesapeake has been euthanized after it tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.
The city's police department and Office of Human Rights are distributing cards that will let middle and high school kids know their rights.