The statewide jobless rate is up again. The Virginia unemployment rate was 5.4% in July, up one-tenth-of-a-percent. It’s the third consecutive month where the figure has seen a slight increase. Researcher Ann Lang of the Virginia Employment Commission says the July rate is an improvement over last year. It was 5.7% at that time. The Virginia number is still well below the national average.
Class sizes continue to vary in the Albemarle County schools.
Four Virginia schools take part in a pilot program that involves solar energy.
For most of this month, a utility relocation project will keep drivers from using Dominion Drive to access 29 North.
Here's a look at some of this weekend's big sporting events.