Albemarle County

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New Black Cat Road Bridge Open

The Black Cat Road bridge has been completed two days ahead of schedule.

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Martin To Receive Chamber McIntire Award

A top UVA official will receive this year's highest honor from the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce.


Regional Home Sales Up In 3rd Quarter

Home sales in the region were up about 5% over last year in the third quarter.

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CNU Poll Shows Clinton, Trump Ahead

A statewide survey shows Hillary Clinton is the Democrats' choice for 2016, and Donald Trump fares best among Republicans.

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Board Hopeful Expects Budget Crunch

A candidate in a school board special election expects tough choices in the next budget cycle.

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Another Honor For Teresa Sullivan

UVA President Teresa Sullivan has been inducted as a new member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


UVA, UNC Battle At 3:30 Oct. 24

The University of Virginia's game against archrival North Carolina in Chapel Hill will begin at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 24th.

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Earthquake Drill Happens Thursday

Virginians will take part in an earthquake drill on Thursday.

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GOP Candidates Prepare For Nov. 3

Republicans vow a full-court press during the final three weeks of this year's campaigns.

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McAuliffe Reaffirms Support For Clinton

Governor McAuliffe leaves no doubt he's in Hillary Clinton's corner in the Democrats' 2016 presidential nominating contest.

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Fall Wildfire Season Begins Thursday

The fall wildfire season will begin Thursday.

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UVA Falls to Pitt, 26-19

The University of Virginia fell short Saturday afternoon in its ACC opener, losing 26-19 to Pittsburgh.

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Opponents Picket Planned Parenthood

Abortion opponents intensify their demands that Congress defund Planned Parenthood.

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Hurt Hopes Next Speaker Is Assertive

Robert Hurt hopes the next Speaker of the House will display a more assertive style.

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Class Sizes Continue To Vary In County

Class sizes continue to vary in the Albemarle County schools.

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Drivers Won’t Use Dominion To Reach 29

For most of this month, a utility relocation project will keep drivers from using Dominion Drive to access 29 North.

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Shipp Disputes Rivals’ Claims

Incumbent Albemarle Clerk of Circuit Court Debbie Shipp disputes arguments by rivals George Foresman and Jon Zug.

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State Revises Accreditation Standards

Virginia's Board of Education has revised its standards for school accreditation.

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Man Charged With Assaulting Officer

Tsaye Lemar Simpson faces several charges, including assaulting a police officer.

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Warner, Kaine Revive Gun Control Push

Virginia's two U.S. Senators, Democrats Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, are helping to revive gun control proposals.

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