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Feel Good Friday: Family football team helps improve player's skills
Feel Good Friday: Family football team helps improve player's skills

Monticello High School football players are taking their off season to improve their skills for the upcoming season, with help from one of the players' aunts.

Virtual meeting on ADA Transition Plan progress coming up

Virtual meeting on ADA Transition Plan progress coming up

Charlottesville residents can learn more about the city’s ongoing Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan at an upcoming virtual meeting.

Charlottesville puppy nominated for America's Favorite Pet

Charlottesville puppy nominated for America's Favorite Pet

A Charlottesville dog, Winston, has been nominated for a big award, America’s Favorite Pet.

St Anne's-Belfield helps world hunger on day of service

St Anne's-Belfield helps world hunger on day of service

St. Anne’s-Belfield students came together to learn about food insecurity and world hunger, and how they can make an impact for those in their community by packing meals for the Rise Against Hunger.

Local brewery launches drink for volunteer fire department

Local brewery launches drink for volunteer fire department

Patch Brewing Company has brewed up a new beer supporting a great cause, the Gordonsville Volunteer Fire Department.

Fundraiser will cover cruiser with stickers in support of Special Olympics

Fundraiser will cover cruiser with stickers in support of Special Olympics

This Friday, the Greene County Sheriff's Office will hold its Special Olympics Cover a Cruiser event at the Walmart in Ruckersville.

Feel Good Friday: Charlottesville HS presents 'Spongebob the Musical'

Feel Good Friday: Charlottesville HS presents 'Spongebob the Musical'

From Charlottesville High School to Bikini Bottom, Spongebob Squarepants, Patrick, Sandy, and all their friends are taking Charlottesville on the trip of a lifetime.

Monticello AVA brings home lots of gold in Governor's Cup

Monticello AVA brings home lots of gold in Governor's Cup

Nearly half of this year’s Governor’s Cup gold medals are coming to the Monticello American Viticultural Area.

Signature Medical Spa raising money for two local charities

Signature Medical Spa raising money for two local charities

Signature Medical Spa in Charlottesville is giving back to two organizations that put so much love into the community.

Panera Bread re-launches 'Change 4 Children' campaign

Panera Bread re-launches 'Change 4 Children' campaign

Locally owned Panera Bread locations are relaunching their “Change 4 Children” fundraising campaign to raise money for UVA Children’s.

French students visit Charlottesville High School

French students visit Charlottesville High School

A group of students from Charlottesville’s sister school in France are getting the chance to see what American high school is like.

Louisa County adaptive curriculum students shine on the basketball court

Louisa County adaptive curriculum students shine on the basketball court

This tradition gives the adaptive curriculum students the chance to shine in front of their peers, and show off their skills they have been working on this past basketball season.

Green Dogs Unleashed hosts 10th annual Puppy Bowl Party

Green Dogs Unleashed hosts 10th annual Puppy Bowl Party

While many people’s focus is on the Super Bowl Sunday, dog lovers around the country also took part in watching the Puppy Bowl. 

Feel Good Friday: A Lesson about Kindness

Feel Good Friday: A Lesson about Kindness

Students are learning an important lesson that is not taught in the textbooks: kindness and what it means to be a good friend.

Wineries hosting Valentine's Day events

Wineries hosting Valentine's Day events

Valentine’s Day is an excuse for wineries in Central Virginia to go big or go home, and they’re taking that message to heart this year.

Area artist named to 'Forbes 30 Under 30' list

Area artist named to 'Forbes 30 Under 30' list

St Anne’s Belfield alumna, LaRissa Rogers, was recently named to the Forbes 30 under 30 list, for her impact on the art industry.

Salvation Army seeks donations for new hygiene closet

Salvation Army seeks donations for new hygiene closet

The Salvation Army of Charlottesville will be launching its Free Hygiene Closet in March.

Monticello AVA representatives accept Wine Star Award

Monticello AVA representatives accept Wine Star Award

The Monticello American Viticultural Area is officially the 2023 Wine Region of the Year.

Fralin Museum opens Australian Aboriginal Art Exhibit

Fralin Museum opens Australian Aboriginal Art Exhibit

A touring exhibition of Aboriginal Australian art is returning to the city in which it was first envisioned.

Three Notch'd debuts axe throwing room

Three Notch'd debuts axe throwing room

Three Notch'd is debuting an axe throwing room to their newest location on Nelson 151.

CASPCA no longer requiring appointments for adoptions

CASPCA no longer requiring appointments for adoptions

The animal shelter will be open daily from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. except for the second Wednesday of each month.

Looking ahead to 2024 Dogwood Parade

Looking ahead to 2024 Dogwood Parade

The parade will be held on April 20 in downtown Charlottesville.

Petite Mariebette celebrating two big holidays with sweet treats

Petite Mariebette celebrating two big holidays with sweet treats

At Petite MarieBette Cafe, February is the month of trying new things, and giving our community a history lesson.

Holiday fundraising campaign surpasses goals

Holiday fundraising campaign surpasses goals

The Orange County Animal Shelter launched its Deck the Paws campaign on Nov. 28 and raised more than $9,800.

Green Dogs Unleashed puppies heading to Puppy Bowl

Green Dogs Unleashed puppies heading to Puppy Bowl

Eight of the puppies featured in this year's Puppy Bowl come from our area, out of the non-profit Green Dogs Unleashed.

Old Trail debuts golf swing lab

Old Trail debuts golf swing lab

Golfers can now get their skills ready for the upcoming golf season at the indoor Old Trail Swing Lab.