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Sweet Briar College Closure Focus of Richmond Meeting
More than two dozen people met at the office of the Virginia attorney general in hopes of reaching some common ground on plans to close Sweet Briar College this summer.
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Albemarle Co. Businesses Affected by GSI Get Special Ordinance
Albemarle County is trying to help businesses along the Route 29 corridor stay competitive during construction of the Rio Road grade separate intersection.
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Waynesboro High School Holds Open House
The Waynesboro School Board is trying to decide what to do with its nearly 80-year-old high school. Wednesday, the school opened for the public to tour and weigh in on the issue.
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Quick case details outlined in opening statements
They wanted money for their gang, a Bloods offshoot called the 99 Goon Syndikate, and they found Kevin Quick, a reserve Waynesboro police captain.
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Kevin Quick Murder Trial: Day Three
Opening statements got underway Wednesday afternoon in the federal trial of six alleged gang members accused of several crimes in connection with the death of Kevin Quick.
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Coleman Running for Augusta Co. Supervisor Seat
A former Augusta County supervisor is running to take back his old seat. Wendell Coleman is running to replace Jeff Moore, who is stepping down from his seat.
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2 City Council Candidates Participate in UVA Forum
Two of the Democrats vying for spots on the Charlottesville City Council participated in a form at the University of Virginia. The event focused on the relationship between the city and UVA.
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Supervisors agree to altered secondary road priorities
Albemarle supervisors have agreed in principle to reallocate money set aside for the improvement of Dickerson Road in...
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Post-conviction testimony could alter Albemarle abduction case
A Barboursville man could get another shot at freedom following testimony Wednesday from three former friends of the woman he was convicted of abducting.
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Dominion shareholders pepper CEO with questions about pipeline
RICHMOND — Opponents of a 500-mile natural gas pipeline targeted Dominion Resources Inc.’s annual shareholders meeting Wednesday, with more than 100 protesters picketing outside and others who will be
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Albemarle Supervisors Jane Dittmar and Liz Palmer will host a community meeting later this month to discuss expanding high-speed Internet access throughout the county’s remote areas. 
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Lynn Easton honored for local tourism achievements
Lynn Easton, of Easton Events, received the 2015 Tourism Achievement Award from the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau at the organization’s annual tourism recognition awards c
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Moran named Virginia Superintendent of the Year
The head of Albemarle County Public Schools has been recognized as the best in the state.
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Jack Jouett Middle School at the Northside Library
With support from the Target Foundation, the 7th grade class at Jack Jouett Middle School Tuesday visited Albemarle's...
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Albemarle Planning Commissioner announces candidacy for Scottsville supervisor
The man who represents the Scottsville District on the Albemarle County Planning Commission has announced his formal bid...
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Soundboard 5-4-15
Soundboard: Charlottesville's news straight from the source. A collaborative local news radio program by WTJU 91.1 FM, Charlottesville Tomorrow, and C-Ville Weekly. Each Monday...
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Albemarle School Board chair to run for state senate
Ned Gallaway, chair and At-large member of the Albemarle County School Board, has announced his candidacy for state...
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Smart-growth consultants offer advice on sustainable development
A team of experts from the nonprofit group Smart Growth America visited Charlottesville recently to determine whether the...
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