The Dave Matthews Band is giving more than $350,000 to 62 local non-profits in the latest round of donations from the group’s Bama Works Fund. It’s a regular occurrence, and the most recent donations include $10,000 each to the Piedmont Family YMCA, Meals on Wheels of Charlotesville-Albemarle, the Jefferson Area Board for Aging, and nine other programs. Among those receiving $6000 to $8000 are Charlottesville Tomorrow, The Haven, and the Orange County Adult Education Center. Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, which administers the program, says it’s deeply grateful.
Class sizes continue to vary in the Albemarle County schools.
Four Virginia schools take part in a pilot program that involves solar energy.
The movie "Big Stone Gap", which was filmed in Virginia, had its national release on Friday.
AMTRAK is now allowing passengers on some Virginia train routes to bring their pets.