A new budget will begin July 1st for the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library system. The library trustees will welcome the new Northside branch early next year on West Rio Road, and longer hours are coming to the Crozet and Louisa County branches. Library Director John Halliday (pictured, center) says the nearly $7 million spending plan will be the best new budget since 2008. The trustees adopted the new budget on Monday.
City officials have recognized Charles Alexander, a well-known motivational speaker.
UVA defeated Virginia Tech in the Commonwealth Clash, sponsored by Virginia529.
The longtime director of the Buford Middle School band is retiring.
The UVA baseball team dropped both games of a Sunday doubleheader to N.C. State in Raleigh.