Central VA News

Albemarle County May See a Change in Development

The Albemarle County Planning Commission has been looking at an area in the county to possibly redevelop.

Albemarle Tourism and Adventure Center Kicks off New Programs

The Charlottesville-Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau has kicked off several programs at the new Albemarle Tourism and Adventure Center in Crozet.

Connect

 

Westhaven Community Day In Charlottesville

Neighborhood streets were shut down for a block party as dozens gathered on Saturday to celebrate a Charlottesville neighborhood.

For the seventeenth year in a row, the community came together to focus on health, education and fun at the annual Westhaven Community Day.

Centralized in a public housing community, the focus of the event is not just community pride, but health, information & free services such as HIV testing and family physicals.

The Westhaven neighborhood is one of the oldest public housing areas in Charlottesville.

Charlottesville 9-11 Memorial Opens

A newly completed memorial to September 11th is open in Charlottesville.

The memorial opened Saturday at 9:00 am at the Fontaine Avenue fire station, dedicated to those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on New York City in September 2001.

The memorial features a steel beam from the North Tower of the World Trade Center, a face stone from the Pentagon and a memorial stone from a site close to where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

The memorial was funded through a grant provided by the Virginia National Bank.

CENTRAL VIRGINIA SPORTS

more

Anderson Back at UVa, Preparing for NBA Grind

It didn't take Justin Anderson long to figure out that basketball was different at the NBA level -- even in the summer league.

Cavs' First Three Practices Open to the Public

When the Virginia football team opens practice on August 7, the first three practices will be open to the public.

Flucos Open First Camp of Szarmach Era

Steve Szarmach admitted Thursday morning that because of the heat and humidity in Central Virginia, he had to limit what the Fluvanna County football team did on the first day of practice.

Four UVa Opponents in Preseason Coaches Poll

Thursday's release of the preseason FBS coaches poll provided further prove that the Virginia football team will face one of the toughest non-conference schedules in the country this season.

NATIONAL NEWS

more

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

more

Nigerian troops rescue 178 people from Boko Haram camps

Nigerian troops rescued 178 people from Boko Haram in attacks that destroyed several camps of the Islamic extremists in the northeast of the country, an army statement said Sunday.

HSBC reports first half profit up 10 percent, announces sale of Brazil business

HSBC Corp. says strong performance in Asia helped to boost first-half profit to 10 percent, and the bank has announced the sale of its Brazil business.

Israel's Netanyahu vows 'zero tolerance' for Jewish extremists after deadly attacks

Israel's security cabinet approved new measures Sunday against Israelis who attack Palestinians, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his government will have "zero tolerance" for Jewish extremists.

Free speech advocates fear more impunity in latest Mexico journalist killing

With an investigation barely underway, Mexican journalist protection groups are already expressing fears that authorities won't consider the brutal killing of a photojournalist as being related to his work — even though he fled the state he covered fearing for his safety.

EVENTS

 «  Aug 2015  » 
S M T W T F S
      

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30

31