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Fine Art Summer Academy Open to Students in Central Va.
"The goal is to bring kids together about things they are passionate about. Kids who are involved in band, creative writing, art drama are passionate kids, like to work hard and those are the kids we're are looking for," said Academy Administrator Doug Granger.
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Keswick Vineyards Honored at San Francisco International Wine Competition
Keswick Vineyards, a family-owned award-winning vineyard located in Albemarle County, captured gold medals for their 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve and 2012 Norton Reserve in California, the heart of America's wine country, at the 2014 San Francisco International Wine Competition.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Supervisors agree to tweak cash proffer policy rather than rewrite it
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors has decided to modify the county's cash proffer policy rather than pursue a radical rewrite.
Amherst Man Sentenced to Additional 27 Years for Burglary
Amherst Co., VA - An Amherst man convicted of breaking into dozens of homes across Central Virginia has been sentenced to 27 and a half more years behind bars.
Two vie for top cop spot: Belew speaks
Life-long Fluvanna resident Mark Belew is hoping to bring his 15 years of law enforcement experience back home to Fluvanna County.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Pipe Replacement to Cause Lane Closures on 29 in Albemarle
This week and next, a contractor for the Virginia Department of Transportation will replace a pipe that runs under Route 29 approximately one mile south of Interstate 64 in Albemarle County.
Rt. 29 Advisory Panel to Hold First Meeting Thursday
The Route 29 Project Delivery Advisory Panel will hold its first meeting Thursday at the Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research.
Rt. 29 Advisory Panel to Hold Meeting Thursday
The 12-member panel will advise the Virginia Department of Transportation during design and construction of the improvement projects along the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Supervisors to Review Earlysville Road Traffic Study Proposal
Albemarle County is trying to collect traffic data to back up a proposal from more than a dozen neighborhoods to ban big-rigs on Earlysville Road.
Convicted Burglar Burchardt and His Victims Speak Out
An Amherst man who has already been sentenced to nearly nine decades in prison for dozens of burglaries in central Virginia is about to learn the final part of his punishment in Albemarle County.
Would you 'solarize' your home?
Solarize Charlottesville launched a 90-day community-outreach program last week to incentivize solar energy in the area.
SARA Accepting Nominations for Annual Award
If you know someone who works to help eliminate sexual violence in central Virginia, you can nominate them for a special honor.
Albemarle holds public meeting on firearms center
The July 17 meeting will be the second of three community meetings. It will be held at the East Rivanna Volunteer Fire Company in Keswick.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Crozet weighs in on Barnes Lumber
Tom Loach's assessment came after two meetings totaling more than six hours of discussion in which a dozen residents critiqued plans and pitched new ideas for a mixed-use development intended to transform downtown Crozet .
Sat Jul 05, 2014
New Albemarle parks face financial barriers before opening
Albemarle County could be the new owner of more than 800 acres of rural parkland by the end of 2014, but it likely will be many years bere the land can be enjoyed by area residents.
Hurricane Arthur Forces Families to "Staycation" in Albemarle County
That's become the Fourth of July weekend vacation spot for at least one family who had to cancel travel plans when Hurricane Arthur hit the coast.
Developing Story: Waynesboro Woman Dies After Motorcycle Accident
Albemarle County police are investigating the accident. They said a motorcycle ran off the right side of the road and hit a tree.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Fatal Motorcycle Accident Closes Parts of Rt. 810
Albemarle County Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident on Browns Gap Turnpike Friday afternoon.
Albemarle & Charlottesville discuss Rivanna River collaboration
The future of the Rivanna River corridor is once again in the spotlight as a potential venue for increased cooperation between Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville .
Independence Day 5K in Albemarle County Benefits Camp Holiday Trails
The Kiwanis Club of Charlottesville and Charlottesville Track Club teamed up to host the 31st Annual Independence Day 5K in the Forest Lakes North Subdivision.