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Mortgage payments might rise because of property assessments going up
Mortgage payments might rise because of property assessments going up

The issue of affordable housing in Charlottesville is coming up again as prices are set to become even more expensive.

Local company unveils blood test to find treatments for chronic pain

Local company unveils blood test to find treatments for chronic pain

AMPEL Biosolutions came out with a new technique that may help determine what is going on for an individual patient and lead to better treatment options.

Mixed messages on if COVID is still a pandemic, or now an endemic

Mixed messages on if COVID is still a pandemic, or now an endemic

Dr. Bill Petri says that although there have been reports of COVID becoming more of an endemic instead of a pandemic, it is still dangerous.

Will the Regal at the Shops at Stonefield stay open or close?

Will the Regal at the Shops at Stonefield stay open or close?

There’s been a lot of talk over the past two weeks on whether Regal will be closing the theater located at the Shops at Stonefield in Albemarle County.

Tyre Nichols beating raises scrutiny on 'elite' police units

Tyre Nichols beating raises scrutiny on 'elite' police units

The beating of Tyre Nichols by five former Memphis police officers who belonged to an anti-crime unit has renewed scrutiny on the groups of officers and the culture of what some advocates call 'jump-out boys.'

School where boy shot teacher reopens with added security

School where boy shot teacher reopens with added security

The Virginia elementary school where a 6-year-old boy shot his teacher reopened Monday with stepped-up security and a new administrator.

Ukraine pushes for Western fighter jets after tank deals

Ukraine pushes for Western fighter jets after tank deals

Ukraine has won support from Baltic nations and Poland for its weeks-long quest to obtain Western fighter jets.

U.S. to increase weapons deployment to counter North Korea

U.S. to increase weapons deployment to counter North Korea

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says the United States will increase its deployment of fighter jets and bombers to the Korean Peninsula as it strengthens joint training and operational planning with South Korea.

Manslaughter charge for Alec Baldwin in 'Rust' set shooting

Manslaughter charge for Alec Baldwin in 'Rust' set shooting

A Santa Fe district attorney has filed involuntary manslaughter charges against actor Alec Baldwin in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the set of the Western movie 'Rust.'

Europe scrapes out economic growth by dodging gas disaster

Europe scrapes out economic growth by dodging gas disaster

Europe's economy has scraped out meager gains at the end of last year as galloping inflation fed by high energy prices and Russia's invasion of Ukraine deterred people from spending in shops and restaurants.

Virginia's error leads local schools to overestimate aid

Virginia's error leads local schools to overestimate aid

The Virginia Department of Education is acknowledging it made a mistake in calculating state aid for K-12 schools.

Senate OKs bill tightening Virginia tourism spending rules

Senate OKs bill tightening Virginia tourism spending rules

The Virginia Senate has passed a bill that would tighten the purchasing rules the state's tourism agency must follow.

Church of England sheds light on 'shameful' slave trade ties

Church of England sheds light on 'shameful' slave trade ties

A letter written by an enslaved person in Virginia 300 years ago seeking freedom is part of a new exhibition exploring the Church of England's historic links to slavery.

From out of nowhere Ryan Dunn energizes Virginia

From out of nowhere Ryan Dunn energizes Virginia

Ryan Dunn only averages a little more than two points per game, but the freshman forward has electrified the John Paul Jones Arena crowd.

Police identify victims of head-on crash on I-81

Police identify victims of head-on crash on I-81

Police say a man from Pennsylvania and two people from Virginia were killed in a crash on Interstate 81 on Monday.

Icy conditions expected into Wednesday morning

Icy conditions expected into Wednesday morning

Weather forecasts are calling for light snow, sleet and freezing rain in parts of the Piedmont region, especially the higher elevations.

Commission releases report on fighting human trafficking

Commission releases report on fighting human trafficking

Governor Glenn Youngkin announced on Tuesday that the Commission on Human Trafficking Prevention and Survivor Support has released its report.

Property assessments jump in Charlottesville

Property assessments jump in Charlottesville

The city Assessor’s Offices recently completed its 2023 reassessment of taxable properties within the city’s limits.

VBPD announces grant for Arc of Virginia awareness campaign

VBPD announces grant for Arc of Virginia awareness campaign

Grant funding will go to help create a campaign to increase awareness of individuals with disabilities and how they contribute to Virginia

Three students charged after fentanyl overdose at high school

Three students charged after fentanyl overdose at high school

According to the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to reports of an overdose at Eastern View High School around 9:30 a.m. Friday.

Police recovered another body from Rockfish River

Police recovered another body from Rockfish River

Divers returned to the site of a submerged vehicle on Friday and found the body of one of two people who were still missing.

Deadline has passed to apply for open seat on city council

Deadline has passed to apply for open seat on city council

Councilor Sena Magill announced on Jan. 3 she was stepping down, citing family responsibilities.

Forum focusing on city budget to be held

Forum focusing on city budget to be held

Interim City Manager Michael Rogers will be hosting the Citizen Budget Forum beginning at 6 p.m. at the Carver Recreation Center.

Charlottesville Catholic School celebrates Catholic Schools Week

Charlottesville Catholic School celebrates Catholic Schools Week

Charlottesville Catholic School, being the only Catholic school in this area, embraces the aspects of community, faith, and service during this week.

Charlottesville City Schools addresses hallway brawl

Charlottesville City Schools addresses hallway brawl

Charlottesville City Schools leaders are addressing safety after a fight involving dozens of students last week that was caught on a video now posted online.

Virginia reveals 2023 football schedule

Virginia reveals 2023 football schedule

Gone are the days of Atlantic and Coastal with the unveiling of the 2023 ACC football schedule.