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  1. Sick Albemarle County Bear Treated at Wildlife Center of VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NBC29

    Earlier this week, a family in Albemarle County discovered a black bear on their front porch. Initially, the encounter was scary for the family in Dyke, but they soon grew concerned because of how skinny the 1-year-old black bear was.

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  2. Historical Society: Yancey Elementary Plays Big Role in African-American HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NBC29

    ... Elementary was founded in 1960 and named for Benjamin Franklin Yancey. He was a teacher who came into Albemarle County in the late 1800s to create a school for African-Americans. The Albemarle-Charlottesville Historical Society says a lot has ...

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  3. Nighttime Paving will Close I-64 West Ramps At Exit 118Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NBC29

    Tonight, crews plan to close the Interstate 64 westbound ramps to Route 29 in Albemarle County for milling and paving operations. The work is scheduled to occur from 8 p.m. tonight to 6 a.m. Friday, weather permitting.

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  4. African American Teaching FellowsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    Describe your nonprofit's mission. The mission of AATF is to recruit, support, develop, and retain a cadre of African American teachers to serve the schools in Charlottesville City and Albemarle County.

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  5. Area transportation group seeks closure on Western BypassRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    The regional body that makes transportation-related decisions in Albemarle and Charlottesville learned about several new projects Wednesday, but it also sought to ensure that the now-defunct Western Bypass stays dead. Before being briefed on a new regional bike plan, possible bus service to Harrisonburg and the potential for more land for the Rivanna Trail , members of the Metropolitan Planning Organization's Policy Board first dealt with a procedural matter related to the bypass.

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  6. Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force Arrests Two MenRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NBC29

    Thirty-three year old Jacob Alan Foutz is charged with distribution of heroin after police seized 50 grams and almost $800 in cash. On May 23, 2017, members of the Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force and the Albemarle County Police Department conducted an arrest operation near the 200 Block of Ridge Street in the City of Charlottesville.

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  7. JADE arrests two men following Ridge Street bustRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... Tuesday night narcotics bust in the 200 block of Ridge Street in the city. 33 year-old Jacob Alan Foutz of Albemarle County has been charged with distributing heroin. Police say 50 grams of heroin and $787 in cash was seized. The estimated street ...

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  8. Excel Inn fire ruled accidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... been ruled an accidental fire. CFD FMO was assisted in the investigation by ATF and investigators from the Albemarle County Fire Marshal's Office. Charlottesville Police and UVa Police also assisted in the investigation. Structural engineers had to ...

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  9. Charlottesville Fire Department Completes Investigation of Excel FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC29

    ... been ruled an accidental fire. CFD FMO was assisted in the investigation by ATF and investigators from the Albemarle County Fire Marshal's Office. Charlottesville Police and UVa Police also assisted in the investigation. Structural engineers had to ...

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  10. Central Virginia School Buses to Get Needed Safety Device this SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC29

    ... The state is requiring all buses sold after the date get this safety upgrade. Buses from Charlottesville, Albemarle County, and surrounding counties are included in this. According to Jim Foley, the Albemarle County director of transportation, it ...

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  11. Family fosters children for 2 decades, See their amazing storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    There are more than 5,000 foster children in Virginia right now, and a couple of area groups are looking for more families to help. One family in Albemarle County, Virginia has been fostering children for more than two decades, and they shared some of the benefits.

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  12. Amid statue debate, Albemarle courthouse's Confederate soldier stands in silenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Martinsville Bulletin

    While Charlottesville officials continue to wrestle with the fates of two statues of Confederate leaders, an Albemarle County monument to Confederate soldiers that stands in the heart of Court Square has stayed out of the spotlight.

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  13. With shipping container, Fidelis Greens fuses technology, farmingRead the original story

    Tuesday | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    ... million. Caldejon now supervises Fidelis Farm & Technologies, an incubator for agricultural startups at his Albemarle County estate. Fidelis Greens is the incubator's first venture and the startup has five team members who serve the company in ...

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  14. Albemarle Planning Commission endorses solar farmsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    Albemarle is one step closer to allowing the construction of solar farms after the county's Planning Commission endorsed a zoning text amendment at its meeting Tuesday. "The applicant in this case hopes to develop a photovoltaic energy generation facility in Albemarle County," said Scott Clark, a senior planner for the county.

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  15. Albemarle Co. Man to Remain Behind Bars in Peeping Tom CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | NBC29

    An Albemarle County man from Mexico who admitted to a series of Peeping Tom and sex-related crimes in Charlottesville is staying behind bars and could face deportation. David Gomez-Sanchez went before a judge Tuesday afternoon in Charlottesville Circuit Court for breaking and entering and sexual battery.

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  16. Parents Express Concern Over Possible Yancey Elementary Closing at MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | NBC29

    A group of Albemarle County parents say they are frustrated over the county's handling of the potential Yancey Elementary School closing. Most of the parents were from Scottsville Elementary, which would take in 60 Yancey students if it closed.

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  17. ACPS: Debora Collins Now Assistant Superintendent for Student LearningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | NBC29

    05/22/2017 Release from Albemarle County Public Schools: (ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) Albemarle County Public Schools has appointed Debora Collins, its executive director of student learning, as its assistant superintendent for student learning. Ms. ...

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  18. Paging the presidentsRead the original story

    Monday May 22 | NWAonline

    ... date. People in general know little about the presidents of the United States. Did you know that Albemarle county, Virginia, has the distinction of having furnished three presidents of the United States? One of "The Page of Presidents" was sent to ...

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  19. Scholarship honoring longtime Albemarle educators names newest recipientsRead the original story

    Sunday May 21 | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    Casey Alexander , a senior at Western Albemarle High School, accepting a certificate from Sylvia Terry at the Minor Preston Scholars reception. Four local high school students have been named as recipients of a scholarship honoring the legacy of two longtime Albemarle County educators.

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  20. Man and woman face attempted armed robbery chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    There have been two arrests following the recent attempted armed robbery of a food truck in Albemarle County. Both 31-year-old Anthony Euell Stargell Jr. and 25-year-old Loren Tyler Reed Foster are facing felony charges.

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