14 hrs ago
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
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.
22 hrs ago
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.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Cville, Albemarle Featured in Film about Population Growth
Charlottesville and Albemarle County are part of a film focusing on growth in the area.
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.
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.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
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.
Kaine Encourages Virginians To Volunteer For Nonprofits
Virginia's junior U.S. Senator hopes to see more people volunteer for nonprofits.
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
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.