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Thomas Jefferson survey map sold at auction
A survey map believed to be created by Thomas Jefferson of land in Albemarle County has sold at auction for $30,000.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Cost sharing agreement on sewer projects stymies local officials
The Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority has awarded a contract for construction of a new sewer pump station and finalized plans for a granular-activated carbon water treatment system.
Louisa Man Faces 120 Years Max For Various Crimes
A Louisa man has pleaded guilty to nine felony charges, including crimes in Albemarle County and Charlottesville.
Attorney General Recount Underway in Virginia
Democrat Mark Herring leads Republican Mark Obenshain by only 165 votes out of the 2.2 million ballots that were cast.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Louisa Man Pleads Guilty to Arson, Grand Larceny
Today, Rusty McGuire, Louisa Commonwealth's Attorney announced that William C. Drymond, 27, of Louisa entered pleas of guilty to nine felony charges including: two counts of grand larceny of an automobile, one count of arson of an automobile, two counts of grand larceny, two counts of felony petty larceny, one count of attempting to sell stolen ... (more)
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Albemarle County Condo Fire Creates $80k in Damage
The fire happened around 8 a.m. Saturday in the Turtle Creek Condos, just off Hydraulic Road.
Firefighters Rescue Three From Blaze in Albemarle County
Virginians and lottery players all around the country are hoping they have the winning ticket to Friday's Mega Millions drawing.
Virginia Wine Heritage Center Under Consideration
Sources report that the state awarded a $20,000 grant to Albemarle County to hire a consultant to study the proposed center's location, business model, programming and other details.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Crozet Prepares for Streetscape Project Construction
Construction on a streetscape project is set to start in January. That means disruptions for traffic and businesses, but the county says communication is key to making the project as painless as possible.
Albemarle Co. Police Investigating Stabbing at Rio Hill Kroger
Albemarle County police are investigating a stabbing at the Rio Hill Kroger that happened Thursday around 9:30 p.m. Egnor was taken to the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail and is currently being held without bond.
VDOT may alter Western Bypass route to avoid historic cemetery
The Virginia Department of Transportation is considering realigning a section of the Western Bypass of U.S. 29 slightly to the north to avoid directly affecting a historic black cemetery and home site.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Man Stabbed Outside Albemarle County Kroger
A fight outside a grocery store sent one man to the hospital with a stab wound, Albemarle County police say.
Changes on the Way for Yancey Elementary
A citizen committee was appointed to review the needs of the community and what the school could provide.
Albemarle Supervisors Consider Location for Convenience Center
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors is set to pick the site for a new convenience center in a month.
14 More ACPS Teachers Earn National Board Certification
Fourteen Albemarle County Public Schools teachers have earned certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, successfully completing a rigorous, year-long process for demonstrating classroom excellence.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Santa Speaks Out on What People Want for Christmas
We are two weeks away from Christmas and soon Santa Claus will be making his rounds to all of the nice and naughty children around the world.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
After Parting Ways with County, CARS Needs Funds
Months after breaking ties with Albemarle County, an all-volunteer rescue squad is trying to make it work.
Thomas Jefferson Survey Map to be Sold at Auction
A survey map drawn by Thomas Jefferson of land in Albemarle County is heading to the auction block.
Easement to protect historic property in Albemarle
The Piedmont Environmental Council says more than 500 acres of a historic property in Albemarle County will be protected from development.
Prosecutor Seeks Gag Order in Virginia Abduction Case
Commonwealth's Attorney Anthony Martin tells media outlets that he wants to prevent potential witnesses and others involved in the case from disclosing information that could hamper impaneling an impartial jury.