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Winter Jazz

Winter Jazz

Come to the winter jazz ensemble concert Saturday, February 23 at 8:00pm in Old Cabell Hall, directed by trumpeter/composer John D’earth. They have become known as one of the most creative college big bands in the country. Tickets can be purchased at the UVA Arts Box Office at http://www.artsboxoffice.virginia.edu/ or 434.924.3984. Tickets will also be…

Free Spring Break Camp

Free Spring Break Camp

Maple Grove Christian Church is offering a free camp to community kids the week of April 1-5th for spring break. Space is limited, and they expect their 80 available spots to fill up quickly. In order for your child to attend camp, you will fill out an application at thegrovecville.org

Louisa Restaurant Week

Louisa Restaurant Week

March 1 – March 10 join Louisa County Parks and Recreation for their annual Restaurant Week that will feature a variety of Louisa County’s signature lunch and dinner specials at discounted/affordable prices! visit www.VisitLouisa.com/RestaurantWeek for this list of Restaurants

Bluegrass Festival

Bluegrass Festival

Amherst County Habitat for Humanity 16th Annual Bluegrass Fundraising Event will be Saturday, March 9th, 4:00 – 10:00pm at the Historic Academy of Music Theatre in Lynchburg, VA . Tickets available online at academycenter.org . All proceeds go to Amherst County Habitat for Humanity New Construction Program

Charlottesville News

Quadruplicity At The Doubletree

 Charlottesville police chief RaShall Brackney and former U.S. and Virginia Poet Laureate Rita Dove were the guest speakers at last night’s Quadruplicity conference, held at the Doubletree Hotel in Charlottesville. The Quadruplicity Conference celebrates women in business, sponsored by the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce. Chief Brackney spoke about her experiences in the white, male-dominated…

Estes Launches Campaign For Sheriff

Albemarle County Sheriffs Candidate Patrick Estes launched his campaign for sheriff Thursday night at Pro Re Nata Brewery in Crozet. Estes is running to replace current Sheriff Chip Harding, who will retire at the end of 2019. He says he wants to “to bring bold new leadership to the position.” “There are things I would…

County Tax Hike Contemplated

 Albemarle County supervisors are contemplating a one and a half cent tax raise for county residents to help fund some long-range development goals. Board chair Ned Gallaway says the increase is a carryover from a 2016 bond referendum vote and should not come as a surprise to residents. “That carry was about $35 million dollars…

Brackney Addresses Quadruplicity Conference Women

On Thursday the Quadruplicity Conference for women in business took place at the Doubletree Hotel with speakers urging women leaders to make a difference in their community. Charlottesville’s first female African-American Police Chief RaShall Brackney was the morning’s keynote speaker and told attendees about her own experiences in the white, male-dominated field of law enforcement.…

Joe Thomas in the Morning