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The Virginia Lottery has a scratch game called "Hit the Jackpot" and a retiree managed to do that with his purchase at a store on Cherry Avenue in Charlottesville.
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Charlottesville High School hosted more than 400 teachers from across the commonwealth for the 2nd Annual Google Apps for Education Summit.
Sam Pereles, a seventh-grader at Kate Collins Middle School, won the Regional Spelling Bee, sponsored by The Daily Progress and The News Virginian, after a Saturday contest in Charlottesville that lasted 86 rounds.
Students paraded flags of other countries, danced an Indian dance taught by UVa students, learned about African beats, and looked at presentations prepared by classmates on other nations -- complete with food from other countries.
Piedmont Council for the Arts and Albemarle County Schools sponsored the celebration and kickoff of "Youth Art Month."
The Glasgow musician is a fairly regular visitor to the Ouseburn venue and he covers a range of styles, from alt.country and rockabilly to his powerful interpretations of pre-War delta blues.
Nic and Sara Clark of Ivy will open Ivy Schoolhouse Preschool in April in the former location of Dr. Marketa Leisure's Crozet Children's Health Center on Three Notch'd Road.
Monticello is the former home of the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson.
Charlottesville City Council heard the results of a student housing survey conducted in 2013 on Wednesday night.
At the time of their arrests in May 2013, the group - which sold primarily to University students - had distributed 25,000 IDs with profits of upwards of $2.5 million.
Filmmakers from throughout Virginia and internationally can submit feature films, documentaries, short films, animation and experimental works in the annual contest.
John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011.
Driving past the Preston Avenue Shell gas station in Charlottesville, you would never dream that there is anything special to eat inside.
With nearly 200 gang members in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, law enforcement is working hard to curb their illegal activity - that includes inside the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail.
While Chinese Corner gives students the opportunity to learn about Chinese culture, international students also learn about American culture and society by interacting with American students.