Beto O’Rourke Stumps Virginia

A Democratic presidential candidate is making a few campaign stops in Virginia next week. The campaign of Beto O’Rourke says he’ll be holding events in Hampton Roads, Northern and central Virginia. It marks the first visit to Virginia from a 2020 candidate. The former Texas congressman was narrowly defeated by Republican Ted Cruz in the…Continue Reading

Rite-Aid To Start Selling CBD Products

 (Metro) Rite Aid will be the latest drugstore chain to offer CBD products.  Store officials announced Thursday that Rite Aid will pilot the sale of CBD creams, lotions and lip balms at stores in Oregon and Washington.  CBD is a non-psychoactive ingredient in cannabis that is derived from hemp.  Rite Aid is the latest store…Continue Reading

Charlottesville Area Community ID Program

People in Charlottesville and Albemarle County who don’t have a government-issued ID can now get an ID card thanks to a new program sponsored by a group of local area nonprofit organizations. The Charlottesville Area Community ID Program was launched on March 30th based on a model format used by more than 20 other communities…Continue Reading

VDOT Announces Upcoming Ivy Road Traffic Closures

The Virginia Department of Transportation says traffic on Ivy Road will be halted twice a day over the next four weeks due to blasting near the Route 29/250 Bypass. Beginning Tuesday, traffic on Ivy Road will close at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. for the blast and any cleanup of debris. Traffic will be halted…Continue Reading

Fans Celebrate UVA’s Final Four Victory

Hundreds of University of Virginia fans celebrated the UVA mens basketball team’s Final Four victory over Auburn on the Corner Saturday evening. Authorities blocked off part of University Avenue and 14th Street from traffic during the celebrations. UVA will play Texas Tech in the national championship game Monday night.Continue Reading

Several Roads Closed During Charlottesville Marathon

Several local road are closed to traffic during the Charlottesville Marathon Saturday. According to a City press release, the following roads are closed between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m.: Ridge / McIntire Rd (Preston to Main St) – ROAD CLOSED no cone lane Main St / University Ave (Ridge McIntire to Rugby) – ROAD CLOSED…Continue Reading

2019 Spring Rivanna RiverFest

A variety of events, races and entertainment will launch the first spring Rivanna RiverFest when it makes its debut on May 11th, beginning with the Fix a Leak Family 5k at 10am from Charlottesville’s Riverview Park. The Rivanna River Race will kick off simultaneously at the Rt. 29 bridge at Rio Mills Road and both…Continue Reading

New Cavity Treatment For The Very Young

Local children’s dentists are talking about a new treatment that helps them deal with cavities in young children. The treatment is a liquid that’s placed on the cavity and allows the child to get a little older before the cavity has to be treated. Doctor Joe Castellano with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry says…Continue Reading

Galvin Running For 57th District Seat

Charlottesville City Councilor Kathy Galvin is planning to run for the Virginia House of Delegates. A Democratic party official has confirmed that Galvin plans to run for Virginia’s 57th District seat — the seat currently held by Democratic David Toscano, who announced his plans to retire from the House of Delegates at the end of…Continue Reading