Feel Good Friday 

Feel Good Friday: Charlottesville Band celebrates 100th anniversary

Feel Good Friday: Charlottesville Band celebrates 100th anniversary

From 1922 to 2022, the Charlottesville Band has created memories that last a lifetime for locals.

Feel Good Friday: Scrappy Elephant opens new location in Charlottesville

Feel Good Friday: Scrappy Elephant opens new location in Charlottesville

A store focused on keeping arts supplies out of landfills has opened a second location near downtown Charlottesville.

Feel Good Friday: Dreams Made Real Performing Arts Academy returns to Paramount with Annie Jr.

Feel Good Friday: Dreams Made Real Performing Arts Academy returns to Paramount with Annie Jr.

DMR is returning to the stage at the Paramount Theater this weekend with a production of 'Annie Jr.'

Feel Good Friday: Charlottesville Restaurant Week helping to feed the hungry

Feel Good Friday: Charlottesville Restaurant Week helping to feed the hungry

For every meal served at participating restaurants, $1 will be donated to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.

Feel Good Friday: Locally owned LGBTQ+ businesses hosting socials, educational events for Pride Month

Feel Good Friday: Locally owned LGBTQ+ businesses hosting socials, educational events for Pride Month

Locally-owned LGBTQ+ businesses are celebrating Pride Month by hosting events and socials, creating places where people feel safe.

Feel Good Friday: From foster care to juvenile public defender, proof you can be anything you want to be

Feel Good Friday: From foster care to juvenile public defender, proof you can be anything you want to be

Elizabeth Harris just graduated from the University of Virginia Law School with the class of 2022.

Feel Good Friday: Tonsler League Bike Donation

Feel Good Friday: Tonsler League Bike Donation

Members of the Tonsler League believe every kid should be able to have their own bike.

Feel Good Friday: Acclaimed orchestra director passes baton after 40 years at CHS

Feel Good Friday: Acclaimed orchestra director passes baton after 40 years at CHS

For 40 years, Laura Mulligan Thomas has raised the baton for the Charlottesville High School Orchestra. Now she is passing it on.

Feel Good Friday: 'Adopt-a-Dog' event to raise awareness about Fluvanna SPCA

Feel Good Friday: 'Adopt-a-Dog' event to raise awareness about Fluvanna SPCA

Amy Myers of Local Eats in Palmyra wants people to know about the local animal shelter in Fluvanna County.

Feel Good Friday: Local chef hosting fundraising dinner to benefit Ukraine

Feel Good Friday: Local chef hosting fundraising dinner to benefit Ukraine

Gregg Dionne is no stranger to the kitchen and says whipping up good food is a great way to bring people together. 

Feel Good Friday: The Shine Guide offers free mental wellness events for kids and teens

Feel Good Friday: The Shine Guide offers free mental wellness events for kids and teens

Shine Guide organizer Catherine Shooter is holding events to promote mental health and wellness throughout the month of May.

Feel Good Friday: Elementary students return to stage with huge production

Feel Good Friday: Elementary students return to stage with huge production

More than 100 Orange County fifth graders are putting on 'The Lion King.'

Feel Good Friday: Local woman and Martha Jefferson House celebrating 101st birthday

Feel Good Friday: Local woman and Martha Jefferson House celebrating 101st birthday

On April 12, 1921, Martha Jefferson House was founded and is also when Joy Thomson was born.

Feel Good Friday: Sandwich shop helping first responders get grants

Feel Good Friday: Sandwich shop helping first responders get grants

Ed Price is a big fan of sandwiches but he's an even bigger fan of firefighters.

Feel Good Friday: Charlottesville woman hiking Appalachian Trail to raise money for homeless

Feel Good Friday: Charlottesville woman hiking Appalachian Trail to raise money for homeless

Kim Grover is going the extra mile for those in need. She's hiking the Appalachian Trail and raising money for the Haven and Habitat for Humanity.

Feel Good Friday: Lung transplant patient celebrates 1-year anniversary

Feel Good Friday: Lung transplant patient celebrates 1-year anniversary

It's a story of hope, inspiration and gratitude.

Feel Good Friday: Lung transplant patient celebrates one-year anniversary

Feel Good Friday: Lung transplant patient celebrates one-year anniversary

It's a story of hope, inspiration, and gratitude as one man is living a brand new life just one year after a lung transplant.

Feel Good Friday: North Branch School teams top competition in KidWind Challenge at JMU

Feel Good Friday: North Branch School teams top competition in KidWind Challenge at JMU

Students at North Branch School learned about wind energy, and with that knowledge, the seventh and eighth graders put what they learned to the test.

Feel Good Friday: Traveling circus comes to Charlottesville

Feel Good Friday: Traveling circus comes to Charlottesville

A traveling circus has come to Charlottesville and is inviting families to see the spectacular events it has planned.

Feel Good Friday: Botanical Garden receives big donation

Feel Good Friday: Botanical Garden receives big donation

The Botanical Garden of the Piedmont received a big donation that will help further develop the project.

Feel Good Friday: Pet adoption essays

Feel Good Friday: Pet adoption essays

Some local students are telling the community why they should adopt and foster animals.

Feel Good Friday: UVA student advances to semifinals in 'Jeopardy National College Championships'

Feel Good Friday: UVA student advances to semifinals in 'Jeopardy National College Championships'

The university hosted a watch party where more than 100 students came to support Sullivan in her debut.

Feel Good Friday: CASPCA Valentine's Day adoption special

Feel Good Friday: CASPCA Valentine's Day adoption special

If you're looking for someone to spend Valentine's Day with, there're plenty of pups at the CASCPA ready to share the love!

Feel Good Friday: UVA Cancer Center nationally recognized for going above and beyond

Feel Good Friday: UVA Cancer Center nationally recognized for going above and beyond

It will be able to help even more patients across the state with this designation.

Scholarship aims to encourage student volunteers

Scholarship aims to encourage student volunteers

The Lake Monticello Community Foundation wants to show appreciation for students who volunteer with a $1,500 scholarship.