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.
Dr. Jen Welter is believed to be the first woman to hold a coaching position in the NFL.
The annual back-to-school sales tax holiday is August 7-9.
Authorities are trying to identify a partial skull that was found along the James River in Amherst County.
Archaeologists have found the remains of four of the earliest leaders at Jamestown.