Black Cat Road has reopened to traffic. The road was closed Wednesday morning so the Buckingham Branch Railroad could make emergency repairs. VDOT originally expected the closure would last until Thursday afternoon. Black Cat Road, also known as Route 616, is in the Keswick area of Albemarle County.
Polls show shoppers, who got even bigger discounts closer to Christmas last year, are cautious with their spending and willing to wait for deals.
Black Friday would be a scary shopping experience if it got the Hollywood treatment.
The founder of the National Association of Sports Officials is worried that recent violence against referees is hurting efforts to retain officials around the country.
The list of this year's most disappointing box office performers is out.