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14 hrs ago | WCAV

Volunteers Help Keep the Rivanna River Clean

Several volunteers gathered in Albemarle County to pick up trash near a lagoon area that runs off of the Rivanna River.

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18 hrs ago | NBC29

Community Discusses New Strategies to Fight Poverty in Central VA

Democratic Party leaders in Charlottesville and Albemarle County hosted a panel on poverty Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

22 hrs ago | Charlottesville Tomorrow

Albemarle seeks input on changing rules for rural businesses

A recent roundtable discussion hosted by the county brought together about 35 community members, business owners and advocates to hash through how to mitigate negative impacts and ensure positive outcomes from recent changes to Virginia law.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Charlottesville, VA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Jurist

Virginia high court holds emails exempt from state Freedom of Information Act

Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli [official profile] subpoenaed university records related to Mann's research in attempting to find misuse of public funds.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia

NBC29

Albemarle Police Investigate Fatal Esmont Crash

Investigators say Randolph Wood Junior, 35, was killed when his pick-up truck veered off the road and struck a tree.

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Related Topix: Esmont, VA, Schuyler, VA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

NBC29

Canoe Tips on James in Scottsville, Spills Five People

Police got a call for help around 1:30 p.m. by one man in the group who made it to shore.

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Related Topix: Lake Monticello, VA

NBC29

Frmr Western Albemarle Teacher Charged with Online Solicitation of Minor

A former teacher at Western Albemarle High School faces charges for online solicitation of a minor.

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Related Topix: Augusta County, VA

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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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

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