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Greene County Burglary Suspect Arrested, Facing 6 Felony Charges
James Woodward has been arrested in connection with several residential burglaries in the Dogwood Valley subdivision in Greene County.
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Charlottesville Police Investigate Deadly Carlton Ave. Shooting
Charlottesville police officers are investigating a fatal overnight shooting on Carlton Avenue. Investigators say 31-year-old Jason Lee Shifflett was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound around 1:00 a.m.
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Charlottesville Police Hold Speed Enforcement Operation
Hundreds of drivers are dealing with speeding tickets after Charlottesville police held a speed enforcement operation Thursday.
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Traffic Alert: Flashing Yellow Arrows Coming to Albemarle Intersection
The Virginia Department of Transportation will soon implement new traffic signal displays at an Albemarle County Intersection. 
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VA Public School Graduates Outscore National Average on SATs
According to the Virginia Department of Education, Virginia's public school graduates outscored their nationwide peers on all three subsections of the SAT college-admissions test. 
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Northside Library Receives Recognition from American Library Association
The Northside branch of Jefferson-Madison Regional Library has been selected by the American Library Association as one of 26 examples of innovative architecture that address user needs in unique ways.
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Supervisors briefed on growth area adjustment ahead of public hearing
The chairwoman of the Albemarle Board of Supervisors has asked county staff to better explain the reasons they...
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Details of Albemarle growth-area amendment weighed
Supervisors Ken Boyd and Jane Dittmar both said they wanted to clarify some of the concerns they have received regarding zoning.
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The Virginia Department of Transportation and Albemarle County will hold a meeting Sept. 15 to update the community on what to expect as construction on the Route 29 Solutions projects ramps up over t
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Final Sweet Briar installment tops $3.6 million
More than $12M was raised to ensure the current academic year at the Amherst women's college.
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Barnett withdraws from School Board race
The field for the special election for the Samuel Miller District seat on the Albemarle County School Board...
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Living in Charlottesville as a refugee
Just 15 days after arriving in Charlottesville as a refugee from Colombia, Aura Gaitan began work as a...
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Preston Avenue renaissance continues with King Lumber restoration
The red-brick front of the historic King Lumber Co. warehouse building is currently obscured by yellow scaffolding in...
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Which type of crosswalk signal do you prefer?
Crews at the University of Virginia recently replaced pedestrian-activated "in-pavement crosswalk lighting markers" with signals called "rectangular rapidly...
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Educators stress importance of play in kindergarten classrooms
Two children are building an addition onto a castle. Beside them, a dinosaur rides a train between two...
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