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The Rosewood Village walk team put on the 5th annual Patsy Davis Art and Music Bash in Albemarle County to get the ball rolling on the Walk to End Alzheimer's sign-up. There was plenty of music, dancing and chili for everyone, but organizers want to make sure people are aware of the disease.
Your job title is Grounds Superintendent. What, in your own words, would you say you do? My title as Ground Superintendent encompasses many responsibilities for the County of Albemarle.
Representative Robert Hurt kicked off his campaign for the Fifth District congressional seat Saturday with an event in Albemarle County, while candidates Lawrence Gaughan and Paul Jones visited Charlottesville's Pride Festival. Hurt spoke to supporters about what he called "tremendous challenges" facing the country.
A propane leak along Albemarle County's 250 East corridor prompted a Friday afternoon evacuation of a private school and traffic back-ups in the Pantops area. The propane leak affecting the Mountaintop Montessori School happened around 4 p.m. Friday and it came from a ruptured underground tank.
The Virginia Department of Transportation is warning drivers about a potential headache two years from now, during construction for the 29 Solutions Project. The intersection of Route 29 and Rio Road will be closed for a few months while work is underway.
A celebration Saturday in Scottsville. It's the 270th anniversary of the founding of Albemarle County with Scottsville as its seat.
After spending two decades working as a National Football League referee, Albemarle County resident David Wyant has seen lots of changes and challenges for the league. He says the league's image is "tarnished" by the current Ray Rice controversy, but Wyant stands by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
It happened at the intersection of Plank Road and Edge Valley Road in Albemarle County around 7:00 p.m.. A minivan driving east on plank somehow sideswiped a tractor trailer driving in the other direction.
One lane of traffic was shut down on Richmond Road, near the Charlottesville - Albemarle County line, while crews took a closer look at the substance. The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate.
A former Charlottesville restaurant owner already facing jail time for embezzlement charges won't spend any additional time behind bars for crimes at the federal level. Fifty-year old James Baldi was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Charlottesville Thursday morning.
The Comprehensive Plan is Albemarle County's most important document regarding growth, development and change. It establishes government policy to help guide public and private activities as they relate to land use and resource utilization.
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors agreed to move forward with an easement given to Dominion Power to replace a sewer line in the McIntire area. The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority has spent more than $16,000 in engineering costs researching how to run the pipe across government land.
CHARLOTTESVILLE SCHOOLS IN NEED OF BUS DRIVERS: Charlottesville City Schools are in desperate need of bus drivers. They have had to double up routes for the 24 current drivers on staff and also had to rely heavily on their back up drivers.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 02:44 am
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