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Three groups in Nelson County that formed separately in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline are now forming a united front to stop the plans.
A federal courthouse in Richmond is preparing for the first criminal prosecution of a Virginia governor in the commonwealth's history.
Gentry said. "I'm very leery of having too high a density residential kind of thing because I think it's going to hurt us in the long run."
have spared no expense.
A motorcyclist died after colliding with a vehicle at the intersection of U.S. 29 and Route 56 in Nelson County on Saturday morning.
from the Internal Revenue Service.
If someone calls or emails and asks or demands credit card numbers, passwords or personal information, it’s likely a scam, consumer advocates from the Better Business Bureau to the Federal Trade Commi
Blue Moon Diner in Charlottesville is offering a $12 rib deal to raise money for the sexual assault resource agency or SARA.
Things were just peachy at carter mountain orchard Sunday, despite the threat of bad weather.
A new report from the national park service shows the money tourists spend before entering and after leaving the park can make or break local economies.
Waynesboro police are asking for your help to track down 30-year-old Gary Mawyer from Stuarts Draft.
neurosurgeon Dr. R. Webster Crowley on Street's case.
Sara Butler, Benefits Administrator, City of Charlottesville   Your job title is Benefits Administrator. What, in your own words, would you say you do? I am responsible for directing and planning the day-to-day operations of the City’s group benefit programs, including health, dental,...
Fifteen-year-old Megan Bird remembers watching the news a few years ago and wondering what exactly people were talking about as they discussed the Charlottesville City Council. Two years later, she not only has a much better understanding of how local government...
Lauren Sandridge, Kindergarten Teacher, Greenbrier Elementary School   What is the most challenging aspect of your job? One of the most challenging aspects of my job happens to coincide with one of my favorite things about my job. It has always been a...
More than 100 people gathered earlier this week at Monticello High School to provide input on Albemarle County’s master plan for its southern and western urban areas. Supervisors Jane Dittmar and Liz Palmer were on hand at Thursday’s meeting to hear...
It is increasingly clear that VDOT’s treatment for congestion on the U.S. 29 corridor is going to involve an intense shock to the local transportation system. VDOT has set a goal of completing a new grade-separated interchange at Rio Rd by...
The regional body that approves federal money for transportation projects has backed the transfer of Western Bypass money to the $230 million bundle of alternative U.S. 29 projects. The Metropolitan Planning Organization’s policy board amended its long-range plan Wednesday to include...