Black Youth Matter. That’s the name of a rally that will be held Friday night at the Free Speech Monument next to City Hall. Rally organizer Wes Bellamy (pictured) says things such as the Trayvon Martin case have left some with a scar. The event will include numerous speakers, and Bellamy says it will be a regional affair with people coming from as far away as Roanoke, Lynchburg, Richmond and Northern Virginia. Bellamy was a guest on the WINA Morning News with Rick and Jane.
The unemployment rate in the Charlottesville region went up slightly in June.
The cost of gas continues to go down in Virginia and elsewhere across the U.S.
A trial date has been set for the man accused of killing a mother and her daughter in the city.
House Speaker Bill Howell sees no reason to hold a mid-August redistricting session.