The secretary of the Commonwealth Levar Stoney appointed members to the Governor’s LGBT Tourism Task Force.
One member appointed includes Amy Sarah Marshall of Charlottesville.
She is the president of Charlottesville Pride Community Network.
Two local men have been arrested and accused of soliciting minors online.
One of the men used to be a Cupleper Fire and Rescue volunteer, the other, is a youth minister and soccer referee.
54-year-old Jonathan A. Schnyer was arrested on January 28 for Solicitation of a Minor by Computer. He is part owner of Wooden Sun in Charlottesville, a former UVa Associate Director of Institutional Assessments, and the fore-mentioned minister and referee.
Ray Calvin Lester of Reva was arrested in early January and charged with Solicitation of a Minor by Computer or other Electronic Means, a class 5 felony.
Lester is currently held in the Central Virginia Regional Jail in Orange County. His next court date is in Louisa County on March 5.
Wahoo fans were fired up Saturday, literally taking over Charlottesville on the Downtown Mall and of course the corner, and businesses loved every minute of it.
ESPN's College GameDay show aired live at 11 a.m. Saturday, but the preparations for the event began much earlier in the day.
The Virginia women's basketball team used a late 16-3 run to pull away from NC State for a 71-63 win, and avoid a fourth straight loss.
The 2015 Virginia football schedule includes 10 opponents who played in postseason bowl games last season, five who won at least nine games in 2014, and four who ended the year ranked in the Associated Press national rankings.
The Virginia baseball season expects to be without one of its biggest threats at the plate for most of the upcoming regular season.
Duke has dismissed junior guard Rasheed Sulaimon from the team.
Rights group Amnesty International on Sunday accused Egyptian authorities of intimidating witnesses and whitewashing evidence to cover up the role of security forces in the killing of more than two dozen people during protests last week.
A reporter for Al-Jazeera English was released from an Egyptian prison and deported Sunday after more than a year behind bars, but his two Egyptian colleagues remained jailed in a case widely condemned as a sham by human-rights groups.
Thousands of impoverished Croatians are going to have their debts wiped out by their government, starting Monday.
Al-Jazeera English reporter Peter Greste left Egypt Sunday after President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi approved his deportation.