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Cyclist catapulted onto hood of van in collision By Mass. Lawyers Weekly Staff On May 31, 2011, the plaintiff was bicycling to work in the early morning when he was struck on his left side by a commercial van turning at a suburban intersection.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
State Government Stalemate Affecting Local Budget Decisions
Planning the Charlottesville city budget comes with a catch. State lawmakers are still locked in a stalemate over their spending plan.
Charlottesville Group Talks about Human Trafficking in VA
The business of human trafficking, primarily to sell them for sex, is a very real threat in Virginia.
Albemarle County Supervisors Approve Proposed Budget
In less than a month, the public will have a chance to weigh in on the proposed budget and advertised tax rate for Albemarle County.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
People in Internet Dead Zone Outside Scottsville Fight for Service
An area right outside of Scottsville is an Internet dead zone. People living there say they've tried for years to get Sprint and Century Link to upgrade the phone lines to broadband and now they're fed up with not having Internet - but Century Link does say it's trying all options to get them connected.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Charlottesville to take input on school start times & other school news
The Charlottesville School Board last week discussed changing school start times for the 2014-15 school year so the elementary school day would begin before the middle school day.
Charlottesville City Council to Hold Public Hearing on Wastewater Cost Sharing
The deal was announced Tuesday morning and will include several wastewater improvement projects in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, including upgrades to the Moores Creek Pump Station.
Ex-Va developer sentenced on federal fraud charges
A former Albemarle County developer has been sentenced to 2 A1 2 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal fraud charges.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Va. Lawmakers Aim to Reduce Number of Standardized Tests
Changes could be ahead for the standardized tests students in Virginia take, and they could ease some pressure on both teachers and students.
CRCC Report Shows Retail Sales Up Throughout Central VA
A new report released Monday morning by the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce shows retails sales rose in Albemarle, Augusta, Greene and Louisa counties as well as in the city of Waynesboro.
Suspects in Captain Quick Case Appear in Court
GOOCHLAND COUNTY, Va. -On Monday morning, four suspects charged in connection with the disappearance and death of Waynesboro reserve police captain Kevin Wayne Quick will appear in court.
Senate Hopeful Ed Gillespie Visits Albemarle
A candidate for the U.S. Senate included Albemarle County on his latest campaign swing.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
UVA Professor Tells History of Monacan Native Americans
A University of Virginia professor spoke in Albemarle County Sunday morning on the history of Monacan Native Americans in the area.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Albemarle County Students Celebrate International Cultures
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.
Albemarle County Schools' "Youth Art Month" Kicks Off
Piedmont Council for the Arts and Albemarle County Schools sponsored the celebration and kickoff of "Youth Art Month."
John Zug Announces Candidacy for Albemarle Circuit Court Clerk
An Albemarle County prosecutor wants to be the next circuit court clerk. John Zug declared his candidacy to a crowd of supporters Friday afternoon in Charlottesville's historic Court Square.
Albemarle Co. Schools Surveying How to Make Up Missed Days
Albemarle County school parents and staff are being asked to weigh in on how to make up all the days students have missed for snow this winter.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Grant to Help Albemarle Teachers Implement STEM Learning
Students at Albemarle County schools will soon have a more in-depth understanding of science, technology, engineering, and math.
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Albemarle County May Increase the Property Tax Rate
Impact : The annual tax bill on a property assessed at $300,000 would increase from $2,298 to $2,424 at the proposed rate.
Albemarle Supervisors open to moving courts from downtown
Albemarle County supervisors on Wednesday revived the possibility of moving the county's court buildings out of downtown Charlottesville to a new location yet to be determined.