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More than 50 breweries from across Virginia are showcasing their beers at the 2014 Virginia Craft Brewers Fest in Nelson County.
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell took the witness stand Wednesday at his corruption trial and testified that his administration provided no unusual assistance to a dietary supplement company whose CEO shower
Virginia is sharing more than $17.3 million from NASA to increase student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at community colleges and technical schools.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell resumed testifying Thursday in his public corruption trial in federal court in Richmond.
A newly discovered computer virus designed to mine data bases for customer information infected United Parcel Service stores across the country, including the Albemarle County store on U.S. 29, accord
Communities across Virginia are getting funding to help offer tutoring and other educational services to students and their families.
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Wednesday that his gubernatorial victory was just hours old when he got the first glimpse of growing anxiety in his wife. It eventually led to talk of her moving ou
The corruption trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, continued in federal court in Richmond. Wednesday afternoon, Bob McDonnell took the stand in his own defense.
Food Freedom Fest, an upcoming conference in Staunton, is working to educate people on how to eat food without government interference.
Questions still swirl about such downtown Charlottesville staples as parking validation and reserved spots now that a new owner controls the company running two parking garages and a single lot border
Charlottesville residents hoping to get a same-sex marriage license on Thursday now face a longer wait.
The man who tried to fire a gun at another man six times on the Downtown Mall in 2012 will spend another seven months in jail before being released on probation, a Charlottesville Circuit Court judge
The Albemarle County Planning Commission on Tuesday recommended approval of a 90-unit assisted living facility on Branchlands Drive despite opposition from neighbors who claimed the new building will be too large. Cambridge Healthcare Management plans to build a four-story building on...
The Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center has named Bruce Bosselman as its interim director.  He succeeds Adam Hastings who is now dean of business, mathematics and technologies at Piedmont Virginia Community College. The change comes on the heels of a new...
To kick off the 2014 school year, Monticello High School challenged its students to solve a problem by making something. Aligned with a maker curriculum that has swept much of the division, students learn critical thinking skills, as well as team...
The Charlottesville City Council has agreed in principle to support the creation of a tax district to raise money to market and maintain the Downtown Mall. All five councilors supported exploring the idea, which sprang from a work group formed in...
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Charlottesville’s newest planning commissioners are a former candidate for the Commissioner of Revenue and an historic preservation architect at the University of Virginia. City Council appointed Taneia M. Dowell and Joseph “Jody” Lahendro to the seven-member commission Monday. They also reappointed...