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Red Cross

Red Cross

The American Red Cross needs blood and platelet donors. During this time of year especially, there is always a decline in donations. Visit https://www.redcrossblood.org/ for more information

Mentoring

Mentoring

Big Brother and Big Sister is expanding its mentoring program…Results have shown that one-to-one mentoring is making a big difference to children living in our community. With just one to two hours a week and several mentoring programs to choose from, you can change a child’s life…Big Brothers and Big Sisters make it easy to…

8th Annual Blood Drive

8th Annual Blood Drive

The 8th Annual Blood Drive in Memory of David R. Shipp Jr. and Pamela Collier Melampy is on January 31st from 1:00-7:00pm at First Baptist Church on Park Street. This is their way of remembering two loved ones that have passed, while also giving back to those in need. They also take donations for the…

Arctic Dip

Arctic Dip

On February 16th, at the Shenandoah Acres Family Campground in Stuarts Draft, there will be an arctic dip to raise money so Valley Associates for Independent Living can provide services to individuals with disabilities in the community. You can be a dipper yourself and get sponsors, or sponsor someone who is dipping. Go to dip.govail.org…

Charlottesville News

Mark Taylor Hired As Greene County Administrator

The Greene County Board of Supervisors has hired Mark B. Taylor as Greene’s next county administrator. The Greene County Record reported the news Thursday. According to the report, Taylor is currently the Spotsylvania county administrator and is set to start in Greene on April 9.

Fire Damages Workshop In Albemarle County

Officials say a fire caused thousands of dollars of damage to a workshop in Albemarle County. The fire was reported around 2:30 p.m. Friday on the 5000 block of Browns Gap Turnpike. No injuries were reported as a result, but officials estimate there was about $100,000 worth of damage. The cause has not been determined.

Dangerous Dog Law Gets Pushback

Animal welfare advocates are speaking out against a proposed law that could help save dogs ruled dangerous by the courts. HB1894 encourages courts to allow owners whose dog has been deemed dangerous 30 days to correct conditions in the home to prevent future dangerous behavior and also encourages such dogs to be sent out of…

Rappahannock Electric Coop Scholarship Program

The Rappahannock Electric Cooperative is accepting applications from current college and high school students for its 2019 Community Scholarship program. The program offers $1,000 scholarships to eligible students in the REC’s service area — eligible applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited institution or training program — deadline for applications is…

National News

Mark Taylor Hired As Greene County Administrator

The Greene County Board of Supervisors has hired Mark B. Taylor as Greene’s next county administrator. The Greene County Record reported the news Thursday. According to the report, Taylor is currently the Spotsylvania county administrator and is set to start in Greene on April 9.

Fire Damages Workshop In Albemarle County

Officials say a fire caused thousands of dollars of damage to a workshop in Albemarle County. The fire was reported around 2:30 p.m. Friday on the 5000 block of Browns Gap Turnpike. No injuries were reported as a result, but officials estimate there was about $100,000 worth of damage. The cause has not been determined.

Dangerous Dog Law Gets Pushback

Animal welfare advocates are speaking out against a proposed law that could help save dogs ruled dangerous by the courts. HB1894 encourages courts to allow owners whose dog has been deemed dangerous 30 days to correct conditions in the home to prevent future dangerous behavior and also encourages such dogs to be sent out of…

Rappahannock Electric Coop Scholarship Program

The Rappahannock Electric Cooperative is accepting applications from current college and high school students for its 2019 Community Scholarship program. The program offers $1,000 scholarships to eligible students in the REC’s service area — eligible applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited institution or training program — deadline for applications is…

Central Virginia Sports

Mark Taylor Hired As Greene County Administrator

The Greene County Board of Supervisors has hired Mark B. Taylor as Greene’s next county administrator. The Greene County Record reported the news Thursday. According to the report, Taylor is currently the Spotsylvania county administrator and is set to start in Greene on April 9.

Fire Damages Workshop In Albemarle County

Officials say a fire caused thousands of dollars of damage to a workshop in Albemarle County. The fire was reported around 2:30 p.m. Friday on the 5000 block of Browns Gap Turnpike. No injuries were reported as a result, but officials estimate there was about $100,000 worth of damage. The cause has not been determined.

Dangerous Dog Law Gets Pushback

Animal welfare advocates are speaking out against a proposed law that could help save dogs ruled dangerous by the courts. HB1894 encourages courts to allow owners whose dog has been deemed dangerous 30 days to correct conditions in the home to prevent future dangerous behavior and also encourages such dogs to be sent out of…

Rappahannock Electric Coop Scholarship Program

The Rappahannock Electric Cooperative is accepting applications from current college and high school students for its 2019 Community Scholarship program. The program offers $1,000 scholarships to eligible students in the REC’s service area — eligible applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited institution or training program — deadline for applications is…

Joe Thomas in the Morning