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Supervisors Help Rio-29 Merchants Advertise

The Albemarle Supervisors agree to use an assistance plan for merchants who might be hurt by construction of a new Rio at 29 interchange.

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Big Increase In Local Jobless Rate

The unemployment rate in the Charlottesville region shot up during May.

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Breastfeeding Advocates Celebrate New Law

Breastfeeding advocates are celebrating a new Virginia law.

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Local D-Day Veteran Chubby Proffitt Has Died

Local D-Day survivor Carl "Chubby" Proffitt has passed away.

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Waynesboro Boy Dies In Parkway Crash

A Waynesboro boy has died after an SUV Crashed on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Afton.

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New Law Dealing With Sexual Misconduct

UVA and a member of the General Assembly note a new Virginia law dealing with sexual misconduct.

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Staff Changes In City, County Schools

Both the Charlottesville and Albemarle Schools are making some personnel changes.

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Sign Removal On Emmet Street Postponed

A sign structure over Emmet Street won't get removed until after the Fourth of July weekend.

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Crackdown Against Illegal Behavior On James

Albemarle Police will be patrolling the James River in kayaks this summer to crack down against illegal behavior.

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UPDATE: House Fire On Washington Avenue

City firefighters battled a house fire early Wednesday on Washington Avenue.

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Tree Trimming Meeting For Keswick Area

There's a meeting next week for Keswick area residents concerning tree trimming along the 22/231 corridor.

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Superintendent Rosa Atkins Gets Pay Raise

The Charlottesville School Board is boosting the salary of Superintendent Rosa Atkins by 2%.

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New Traffic Laws Start July 1st

New Virginia traffic laws take effect July 1st.

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Trucks Collide With Huge Backup On I-64

The driver of a tractor-trailer who slammed his rig into a second vehicle on Interstate 64 has been charged with reckless driving.

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Ralston Retires As Social Services Director

Kathy Ralston has retired after 18 years at the helm of Albemarle's Social Services Department.

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Robert E. Lee Statue Vandalized

The words "black lives matter" were spray-painted on the statue in Lee Park.

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Libertarian Challenges GOP Incumbent

A Libertarian is challenging an incumbent Republican in a House of Delegates district that includes parts of Nelson County.

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Backers Of Sweet Briar Rake In Dollars

Advocates for Sweet Briar College accelerate the pace of their private fund-raising.

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Deer Urine Banned To Lure Targets

State game wardens won't let hunters use deer urine to lure a target.

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Albemarle Fireworks Permit Fee Skyrockets

There's been a huge increase in the cost of a fireworks permit in Albemarle County, going from $75 to $600.

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City Council Tackles Thorny Issues Monday

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City Councilors will take up issues involving the CRHA and the long-debated William Taylor Plaza.

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Council Will Vote To Restore Swimming Hours

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City Councilors will vote to restore early Saturday morning swimming time.