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A 2 1/2-year-old girl in Fishersville who was diagnosed with cancer just one year ago, is winning the fight and looking at a healthy future.
After more than a decade of discussion, Charlottesville is one step closer to a replacement for the Belmont Bridge.
Charlottesville City Council finally decided on one of the four options on the table for replacing the Belmont Bridge.
RICHMOND — More than three dozen people who posed a threat to themselves or others were released from emergency custody orders in the first four months of this year — six of them with no further evalu
DANVILLE — A Charlottesville-based environmental group has criticized Duke Energy following its clean-up of a 2,500-ton coal ash deposit at Schoolfield Dam, saying the company has not accounted for th
The need for additional information on affordable housing in the area was at the forefront of recent meeting between the Charlottesville City Council and the Housing Advisory Committee. Councilors and committee members said new studies could help develop incentives to attract...
Charlottesville City Council approved a grant to help reunite foster children with their biological families.
Charlottesville City Council agreed to launch a study of possible regulations for property owners who rent out homes or apartments to vacationers.
A new subcommittee to advance Virginia's mental health system met for the first time Monday.
Open call auditions were held in downtown Staunton Monday for a new show called "Farm Story.”
Blood pressure checks, vision tests and mammograms are among the many free health screenings available at this year’s Charlottesville Community Health Fair, being held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Ninety-four of the 112 voters at ACC Kickoff selected the Cavaliers to finish in the basement. 
Sen. Mark R. Warner’s biggest challenge in his re-election bid may not be his Republican opponent Ed Gillespie, but President Barack Obama’s plummeting approval ratings.
The University of Virginia will unveil a fleet of 120 bicycles later this summer as part of a new bike-sharing program. The bikes will serve about 1,100 acres of UVa’s Grounds, giving riders a transport alternative. Local residents can become members of the...
The University of Virginia will unveil a fleet of 120 bicycles later this summer as part of a new bike-sharing program. The bikes will serve about 1,100 acres of UVa’s Grounds, giving riders a transport alternative. “We’re hoping that it provides...
Aaron Fabio, Property Maintenance Inspector, City of Charlottesville   Your job title is Property Maintenance Inspector. What, in your own words, would you say you do?  I proactively enforce the City Code as well as the Virginia Maintenance Code. The City Codes that...
Now that the Western Bypass is history, local government officials are preparing for a near future in which over $200 million worth of transportation projects will be built to alleviate traffic congestion on U.S. 29. The Virginia Department of Transportation is...
Andy Jones, Instructional Technology Resource Teacher, Charlottesville City Schools   What is the most challenging aspect of your job? As an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher (ITRT), one of the most challenging aspects of my job is balancing the request for support in multiple...