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MISSING UVA STUDENT: Charlottesville and State Police are searching for U.Va. Second-Year 18-year-old Hannah Elizabeth Graham.
Charlottesville, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating a missing person incident involving a University of Virginia student, Hannah Elizabeth Graham. Hannah is a white female and 18 years old.
Thousands of people from Charlottesville LGBTQ communities and their supporters came together Saturday in Lee Park, adjacent to the Downtown Mall, for the third annual CVille Pride Festival. Amy Sarah Marshall, CVille Pride Community Network president, said the event was an opportunity for LGBTQ people to feel a sense of belonging.
Much to the dismay of University students, the City of Charlottesville is finally going through with its 2010 plan to construct a fence around the railroad tracks between 14th street and Rugby Road. While the construction of a fence is a reasonable solution to the unsafe practice many students engage in - that is, crossing the railroad tracks - students have good reason to be frustrated by this development.
Bicyclists crossing the boundary between the city of Charlottesville and Albemarle County sometimes notice a real difference in the maintenance of bike lanes. A lot of that is due to the fact that the city has had a street-sweeping program for years while the county does not.
Community members are gearing up for the inaugural Main Street Agricultural Celebration taking place Friday and Saturday at Lee Park , the Downtown Mall and the Main Street Arena . "This is about quality of life, local prosperity and a happy lifestyle with local food," said festival organizer Dee Cook, membership development specialist at the Virginia Farm Bureau.
It is all a part of the Midtown Clean-Up, where every second Saturday of the month about a dozen people get together to pick up the trash from the sidewalks along West Main St. in Charlottesville as well as any bottles or garbage they see on the streets. The neighborhood clean-up started about six months ago as a part of the Charlottesville Sparkles initiative, which is a city-wide effort to keep the community clean.
"It's really a special day for people to have that experience with just being comfortable with who they are," says Amy-Sarah Marshall, president of the Charlottesville Pride Network. "I'm a member of the LGBT community and I've been out since I was 16 years old," says Sheri Edgecomb, owner of Edgecomb's Imported Auto in Charlottesville.
Charlottesville, VA, United States - Greyson Lambert threw for one touchdown and ran for another while Ian Frye had three field goals to lead the Virginia Cavaliers past the No. 21 Louisville Cardinals, 23-21 Saturday at Scott Stadium.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, February 20, 2013. US Secretary of State John Kerry's meeting in Jedda with ten Middle Eastern foreign ministers produced a communique on Friday, but little more.
UVA President Teresa Sullivan, representatives from the Office of Student Affairs, and the General Council met Friday to brief the Board of Visitors on their plans. A panel of students from university groups also joined the discussion.
PROPANE LEAK ON PANTOPS: Crews are using a technique called "flaring" to remove excess gas form a propane leak at the Mountaintop Montessori School on Pantops. The leak happened Friday afternoon.
A Louisa County man pleaded guilty in U.S. Federal Court in Charlottesville on Friday to a string of robberies across Central Virginia last fall. Along with several robberies, investigators say he is a member of the gang responsible for the murder of Waynesboro Reserve Police Captain, Kevin Wayne Quick.
Electrifying offense meets overpowering defense in this ACC showdown between #21 Louisville and Virginia this Saturday in Charlottesville. Hear from Cavs' coach Mike London on what his defense is up against on their home turf.
Next Tuesday the neo-old-time Hackensaw Boys begin a tour in Europe with six shows in Ireland: Tues. 16th: Crane Lane Theatre, Cork city Wed.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:27 am
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