WCHV’s “20-for-20”





WCHV’s “20-for-20”

(top news stories, as voted by the listeners, since WCHV became a news station in August of 2001)

These didn’t quite make the “Top 20” (LISTEN)

The Hiring of Joe Thomas to do mornings on WCHV

Prince William Marries Princess Kate

The Birth of Social Media

UVA Basketball NCAA Championship

Iraqi Invasion

The death of Antonin Scalia

The decline in honeybee population


The Virginia Tech Shootings

The Crisis at the United States’ Southern Border


20) President Clinton’s Impeachment

19) The Boston Marathon Bombing

18) The 2007-08 Financial Crash

17) The BLM/Antifa Riots

16) The Removal of Statues in USA and Charlottesville


15) The Hannah Graham Investigation

14) The Birth of the Jefferson Area TEA Party

13) The Explosion of “Pocket Technology” (iPhones & Android)

12) The Resurrection and (Subsequent demise) of the Western Bypass

11) The Capture of Osama Bin Laden

10) The Election of Wes Bellamy to Charlottesville City Council


9) The “Patriot Act” and creation of the Department of Homeland Security

8) Hurricane Katrina

7) The Election of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States

6) The 2020 elections

5) Afghanistan, from beginning to the tragic end

4) The COVID-19 Pandemic


3) August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville

2) The Election of Donald Trump the 45th President of the United States

1) The Terrorist Attacks on September 11th 2001