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4 hrs ago | WCAV

Local Campground Employee Speaks Out About Severe Weather Safety

In the wake of the devastating tornado that claimed the lives of two people at a campground on Virginia's Eastern shore, a local camp is speaking out.

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Related Topix: Weather

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Charlottesville Tomorrow

Public gives input on Albemarle's next master plan

More than 100 people gathered earlier this week at Monticello High School to provide input on Albemarle County's master plan for its southern and western urban areas.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Hopewell News

Prince George unifies fire and EMS services

Followed with mixed responses from the audience, the Prince George Board of Supervisors approved a proposal at Tuesday night's meeting which would establish a coordinated fire and emergency medical service system.

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Related Topix: Fire, Prince George, VA, Disputanta, VA, Hopewell, VA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WCAV

Need to Know - Thursday July 24, 2014

EASTERN SHORE TORNADO: A tornado touched down at a campground resort in Northampton County on the Eastern Shore of Virginia Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Northampton County, VA, Fluvanna County, VA, Charlottesville, VA, Richmond, VA

NBC29

Grand Jury to Hear Earlysville Shooting Case

The case against a man accused of shooting his ex-wife's boyfriend back in May is headed to an Albemarle County grand jury.

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Related Topix: Earlysville, VA

NBC29

Albemarle Crews Estimate Damage over $75K in Truck Fire, Fuel Spill

The vehicle fire happened between the Route 250 bypass and Georgetown Road in Albemarle County.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WCAV

Historical Society Accepting Nominations for Preservation Award

People, organizations, or agencies that have finished a restoration or renovation in Charlottesville or Albemarle County since September 2013 may enter.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Charlottesville Tomorrow

MPO adopts fast-tracked U.S. 29 projects

The regional body that approves federal money for transportation projects has backed the transfer of Western Bypass money to the $230 million bundle of alternative U.S. 29 projects.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Potomac Local

New Principals Named to Stafford Schools

Allen Hicks was appointed as the assistant principal at Hampton Oaks Elementary.

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NBC29

Vehicle Fire, Fuel Spill Closes Barracks Road

Route 654 in Albemarle County is closed in both directions between the Route 250 Bypass and Route 656 due to a tractor-trailer fire and diesel fuel spill.

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Charlottesville Tomorrow

Charlottesville seeing results in greater Pre-K investments

While Albemarle County grapples with the ownership of a preschool program for at-risk youth, Charlottesville City Schools is taking a different approach.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Parenting

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Sentencing for Randy Taylor Today

Jurors recommended two life sentences for 48-year-old Randy Taylor, who was found guilty in the August 2013 death of 17-year-old Alexis Murphy.

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Related Topix: Lovingston, VA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NBC29

RWSA Hopes for Easement Decision before Replacing Sewer Line

The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority is shelling out more money than it planned on because Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville have yet to make a property easement decision.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

WCAV

Driver Unharmed After Flipping Vehicle on I-64

The driver of a pick-up truck was able to escape serious injury after flipping his vehicle on the interstate in Albemarle County.

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NBC29

SUV Crashes into Albemarle County Barn

Police got a call around 7 a.m. Tuesday to White Hall Road in Crozet to find an SUV crashed into the side of a barn.

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Related Topix: Crozet, VA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

NBC29

Clergy in Central Virginia Step up to Help Police Officers in Times of Stress

Police officers are who we call when we need help. They have difficult and dangerous jobs racing from one 911 call to the next.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Charlottesville Tomorrow

State seeks completion of Route 29 projects by fall 2017

Request for qualifications going out this week Now that the Western Bypass is history, local government officials are preparing for a near future in which over $200 million worth of transportation projects will be built to alleviate traffic congestion on U.S. 29 .

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, University of Virginia

Fri Jul 18, 2014

NBC29

Dr. Billy Haun Appointed VA Chief Academic Officer

Dr. Billy Haun, the Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning for Albemarle County Public Schools, was appointed today to be the Chief Academic Officer for the state of Virginia.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Charlottesville Tomorrow

Group continues to analyze Free Bridge congestion alternatives

Several projects to address traffic congestion on U.S. 250 at Free Bridge received favorable feedback from a group of citizens and local government officials Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

NBC29

Council to Discuss Proposed Housing Study at Work Session

Charlottesville City Council is considering a housing study Thursday night to determine why many people who work in the city don't live there.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

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