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1 hr ago | NBC29

Albemarle Police Investigate Ivy Road Accidents

The first happened just before 9 a.m. between two cars at the intersection of Ivy and Broomley Road.

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11 hrs ago | WCAV

Albemarle Co. Hosts Agritourism and Farm Breweries Roundtable

"I think one of the things everybody loves about Albemarle County is its rural character, and to have that rural character, we need to have working farms," said Mandy Burbage, a senior planner for Albemarle County.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

NBC29

Cville, Albemarle Featured in Film about Population Growth

Charlottesville and Albemarle County are part of a film focusing on growth in the area.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

WCAV

Car Slams into Pond, Highlights Road Concerns in Free Union

A car plunged into a pond Tuesday morning along Albemarle County backroads, and residents in that area say the accident highlights a larger issue.

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Related Topix: Free Union, VA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

NBC29

Jefferson Area Tea Party Rallies against Tax Hikes

The Jefferson Area Tea Party held a tax day rally on the steps of the Albemarle County Office Building Tuesday evening.

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WCAV

Albemarle Supervisors Approve Tax Rate Increase

While you'll probably be seeing a higher tax bill, Albemarle county schools are still going to be facing a major budget shortfall.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

NBC29

Kevin Quick Spirit Day Raises Money for Daughter Left Behind

Kevin Quick Spirit Day has been a tremendous success in raising money for Quick's infant daughter.

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Related Topix: Afton, VA, Goochland County, VA, Chesterfield County, VA

NBC29

Another Suspect Arrested, Charged in Kevin Quick Case

The Goochland County commonwealth's attorney confirms that Kweli Uhuru , 23, has been charged with gang participation in connection to Quick's death.

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Related Topix: Goochland County, VA, Afton, VA, Goochland, VA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

NBC29

Workshop Held in Cville to Discuss African-American Heritage Trail Sites

People in Charlottesville and Albemarle County are sharing stories from the past to piece together an African-American heritage trail.

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Related Topix: African-American, Charlottesville, VA

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Kaine Encourages Virginians To Volunteer For Nonprofits

Virginia's junior U.S. Senator hopes to see more people volunteer for nonprofits.

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Related Topix: Henrico County, VA

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Albemarle Officials Hope To Learn More About Internet Demand

A new survey is circulating in Albemarle County. The Broadband Task Force wants to learn more about the need for high-speed internet access in the county.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

WCAV

The Virginia Wine Center Could Come to Charlottesville

Wine is a growing industry around the Commonwealth. Albemarle county officials believe that as the interest in wine grows, the ability to reach wineries should grow as well.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Charlottesville, VA

Cavalier Daily

ALJASSAR: A drunken shuttle no more

The spring Foxfield races, steeplechase events marked by day drinking and bacchanalian debauchery, are set to occur on April 26. Last year, Albemarle County Police arrested 37 individuals at Foxfield, primarily on public intoxication charges, an indication of the heavy drinking culture surrounding the event.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Hook

COVER- Little girl lost: Remembering Katie Worsky after 25 years

STUART@READTHEHOOK.COM Published online 8:00am Thursday Jul 12th, 2007 and in print issue #0628 dated Thursday Jul 12th, 2007 Polly Klaas.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

WCAV

SPCA Offering Free Spaying, Neutering for Cats

The Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA is inviting all Charlottesville and Albemarle County residents to bring in their cats for free spaying or neutering.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Real Central VA

Albemarle County Broadband Survey

Last week I asked a seller's agent to get the download speeds from a property in a not-so-rural part of Albemarle County.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Opinion

WCAV

Albemarle County House Fire Under Investigation

Albemarle County Firefighters said a burning mattress is to blame for causing a house fire on Lakeview Drive off 4 Seasons Drive.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Daily News Leader

Fundraiser for slain Waynesboro reserve officer

A portion of sales Monday at the Waynesboro Chick-fil-A will go toward the family of Kevin W. Quick, a Waynesboro reserve police officer found slain after he went missing earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Waynesboro, VA, Afton, VA

Charlottesville Tomorrow

Transit manager briefs council on ridership decrease

Ridership on Charlottesville Area Transit is down 8 percent for the first three months of the year, a period that coincides with a major redesign of the system after two years of study.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WCAV

Albemarle County Supervisors Hold Public Hearing on Tax Rate, Budget

The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to adopt a budget and set a tax rate next week, but not before hearing from the public one last time.

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Related Topix: Tax

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