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1 hr ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

NBC29

Albemarle County Fair to take place July 31 - August 2 at Ash Lawn-Highland

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.-The Albemarle County Fair will take place from Thursday, July 31 through Saturday, August 2 on the grounds of Ash Lawn-Highland, the home of James Monroe, in Charlottesville.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

NBC29

2nd Community Meeting to be held on Albemarle Firearms Training Center

Albemarle County unveils its plans for a new regional firearms training center Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, University of Virginia

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WCAV

Nine Options Considered to Ease Free Bridge Traffic

A group of community leaders are coming together to try to fix traffic congestion at the Free Bridge intersection, where Route 250 crosses over the Rivanna River and enters Charlottesville city limits.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA

Charlottesville Tomorrow

Charlottesville, Albemarle schools embrace refugee students

Just before the morning bell silences homeroom classes at Charlottesville High School , 31 different languages buzz in the air.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

WCAV

Search Continues on Carter Mountain for Bonnie Santiago

Search crews returned to Carter Mountain Orchard in Albemarle County Wednesday morning, where they hope to find a woman who hasn't been seen since early Saturday.

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NBC29

Rt. 692 in Albemarle to Remain Closed Overnight Wednesday

A pipe replacement project on Route 692 in Albemarle County will require an overnight closure between Route 250 and Route 691 .

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Charlottesville Tomorrow

End of the road: State officials to consider Western Bypass termination

The Western Bypass of U.S. 29 could near the official end of the road today, all but formally halting more than 25 years of planning and debate on the highway never built.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Charlottesville, VA

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Civil Lawsuit Filed by Family of Morgan Harrington Claiming Negligence Moves Forward

The civil lawsuit filed by the family of Morgan Harrington against Regional Marketing Concepts, Inc will move forward in Charlottesville Circuit Court.

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NBC29

Man Charged with Assault after Scottsville Incident

Mark Lynn Gibson, 43, is charged with two counts of felonious assault. He is being held on a $5,000 secured bond.

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Related Topix: Scottsville, VA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Albemarle Police Search For Missing Woman

A missing woman in Albemarle County. Bonnie Santiago was last seen at 1 a.m. Saturday near the Carter Mountain Orchard.

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