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Taste of James Monroe Highland

Taste of James Monroe Highland

Are you looking for a special taste of Highland? From December 14 – 29th join us for an after hours holiday tour and open hearth cooking at the home of President James Monroe. This small-group program will be offered at twilight on four dates in December house and museum spaces decorated for the holidays. The…

Ballet of the Nutcracker

Ballet of the Nutcracker

Sweeten your holiday season with Charlottesville Ballet’s professional production of the classic holiday ballet, The Nutcracker at PVCC’s V. Earl Dickinson Center on December 20-23.

Race and Religion Concert

Race and Religion Concert

January 19 at the Earl V. Dickinson building at PVCC welcomes back by popular demand, musician and educator Horace Scruggs and his band. Bringing their layered harmonies and soulful delivery for another unique learning and listening concert. Following up on his past programs tracing the evolution of soul, gospel and music of the civil rights…

Charlottesville News

Virginia Health Care Advocates Refute Texas Ruling

Local health care advocates are prepared to defend the Affordable Care Act after a Texas judge ruled that the act’s requirement for people to buy health insurance is unconstitutional. The ruling came just before December 15th’s open enrollment deadline and could lead to the ACA, also known as Obamacare, to be reviewed by the Supreme…

Ruckersville Man Enters Alford Plea For Killing Girlfriend

A Ruckersville man accused of killing his girlfriend in Albemarle County has agreed to enter a plea to a lesser charge — Claude Phillips was originally charged with second-degree murder and his trial was scheduled to begin on Monday. According to court records, Phillips has entered an Alford plea on a voluntary manslaughter charge related…

Dave Matthews Concert Giving $5 Million For Cville Housing

This weekend’s appearances by the Dave Matthews Band at JPJ Arena are the final shows in a 10-city tour but the beginning of a major commitment to improving local affordable housing. Each year, through the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation the band distributes about $1.2 million dollars in grants from its Bama Works Fund founded in…

Board Of Supervisors Approves Rio29 Small Area Plan

On Friday, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors announced the adoption of the Rio29 Small Area Plan. The plan will control the development of the area surrounding the Route 29 and Rio Road intersection and aims to transform the area into a walkable community — impacting some 400 acres of land surrounding the busy intersection.…

National News

Virginia Health Care Advocates Refute Texas Ruling

Local health care advocates are prepared to defend the Affordable Care Act after a Texas judge ruled that the act’s requirement for people to buy health insurance is unconstitutional. The ruling came just before December 15th’s open enrollment deadline and could lead to the ACA, also known as Obamacare, to be reviewed by the Supreme…

Ruckersville Man Enters Alford Plea For Killing Girlfriend

A Ruckersville man accused of killing his girlfriend in Albemarle County has agreed to enter a plea to a lesser charge — Claude Phillips was originally charged with second-degree murder and his trial was scheduled to begin on Monday. According to court records, Phillips has entered an Alford plea on a voluntary manslaughter charge related…

Dave Matthews Concert Giving $5 Million For Cville Housing

This weekend’s appearances by the Dave Matthews Band at JPJ Arena are the final shows in a 10-city tour but the beginning of a major commitment to improving local affordable housing. Each year, through the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation the band distributes about $1.2 million dollars in grants from its Bama Works Fund founded in…

Board Of Supervisors Approves Rio29 Small Area Plan

On Friday, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors announced the adoption of the Rio29 Small Area Plan. The plan will control the development of the area surrounding the Route 29 and Rio Road intersection and aims to transform the area into a walkable community — impacting some 400 acres of land surrounding the busy intersection.…

Central Virginia Sports

Virginia Health Care Advocates Refute Texas Ruling

Local health care advocates are prepared to defend the Affordable Care Act after a Texas judge ruled that the act’s requirement for people to buy health insurance is unconstitutional. The ruling came just before December 15th’s open enrollment deadline and could lead to the ACA, also known as Obamacare, to be reviewed by the Supreme…

Ruckersville Man Enters Alford Plea For Killing Girlfriend

A Ruckersville man accused of killing his girlfriend in Albemarle County has agreed to enter a plea to a lesser charge — Claude Phillips was originally charged with second-degree murder and his trial was scheduled to begin on Monday. According to court records, Phillips has entered an Alford plea on a voluntary manslaughter charge related…

Dave Matthews Concert Giving $5 Million For Cville Housing

This weekend’s appearances by the Dave Matthews Band at JPJ Arena are the final shows in a 10-city tour but the beginning of a major commitment to improving local affordable housing. Each year, through the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation the band distributes about $1.2 million dollars in grants from its Bama Works Fund founded in…

Board Of Supervisors Approves Rio29 Small Area Plan

On Friday, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors announced the adoption of the Rio29 Small Area Plan. The plan will control the development of the area surrounding the Route 29 and Rio Road intersection and aims to transform the area into a walkable community — impacting some 400 acres of land surrounding the busy intersection.…

Joe Thomas in the Morning