A onetime Albemarle County educator is facing new felony charges involving the online solicitation of a minor. The legal problems for 66-year-old John Daniel Patterson, Jr. (pictured) of Waynesboro began in April when he met up with an Augusta County investigator and was expecting a 13-year-old boy. Waynesboro Police arrested Patterson on Wednesday on charges of soliciting a 14-year-old Highland County boy. Patterson spent 28 years as an Albemarle schools employee, including a long stint as a teacher at Western Albemarle High School.
Hampden-Sydney College has called off classes until next week.
Mayor Satyendra Huja has announced that he will not seek re-election to City Council.
A State Senate committee has rejected legislation that would overturn a law involving ultrasounds.
There was an armed robbery Wednesday night at a Nelson County store.
For a 20-year-old pizza shop employee, this was 10 of the best minutes of his life.