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Albemarle County Announces Hiring of Natural Resource Manager

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Albemarle County Announces Hiring of Natural Resource ManagerAlbemarle County has named David Hannah as its new Natural Resources Manager, effective December 1, 2015. In this …

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Winter Preparedness Week: Virginia Forecast includes Colder, Wetter Winter

Monday, November 30, 2015

Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Office of Emergency Management                     …

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Rt. 29 Solutions Lane Closures: Scheduled activities: Week of Nov. 23-27, 2015

Friday, November 20, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE — The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville during the upcoming …

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Help Support the Least of These with Christian Aid Mission’s Christmas Catalog

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Charlottesville, VA—This Christmas you can make a significant difference in the life of an indigenous or native missionary and those who need to hear the …

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REC Gives Back $3 Million to Co-op Members

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Fredericksburg, Va. ¾ It’s time for Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) members to get the credit — capital credits, that is. This November REC returns $3 …

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In McGuireWoods-ConAgra Foods PB&J Challenge, Firm Makes More Than 7,100 Sandwiches for Needy

Monday, November 16, 2015

More than 430 McGuireWoods lawyers and staff in 20 of the firm’s offices on two continents created 7,112 sandwiches in the third annual PB&J Challenge …

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Rt. 29 Solutions Lane Closures – Scheduled Activities: Week of Nov. 16 – 20

Monday, November 16, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE — The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville during the upcoming …

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Grand Opening Celebration of the Scottsville Supply Company Set for November 21

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Scottsville Supply Company, a small, locally-owned bee supply and gift store, is gearing up to celebrate its Grand Opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, …

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Charlottesville-UVa-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center Contracts with CodeRED to Provide Emergency Notification Services to Community

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, NOVEMBER 11, 2015 – Following an extensive and thorough evaluation and review of alerting systems, the Charlottesville-UVa-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) has …

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Albemarle County Fall Blood Drive to Benefit Virginia Blood Services

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Albemarle County Fall Blood Drive Thursday, November 12 9:00am – 1:00pm Auditorium – 401 McIntire Rd. To sign up contact Leanne Knox – 296-5827 ext. 3075 Or, go to: https://vadonor.org Sponsor …

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Help Goodwill Keep Our Community Warm this Winter – Host an Employee Clothing Drive!

Monday, November 9, 2015

The winter months are the time of year when Goodwill sees donations decrease.  People are staying warm and toasty in their homes and are less …

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Carrsbrook Dr. in Albemarle Closed Nov. 16-Dec. 11

Monday, November 9, 2015

Motorists detoured during drainage pipe rehabilitation   CULPEPER — A portion of Route 854 (Carrsbrook Drive) in Albemarle County will be closed to through traffic for drainage …

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CenturyLink to Offer $1.4 Million in Teachers and Technology Grants in Local Markets Across the Country

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Applications being accepted through Jan. 12, 2016 Carlisle, PA. – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is connecting teachers with technology for the classroom. The CenturyLink Clarke M. …

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School Board Will Accept Public Comment on Redistricting Options on November 5; Community Members May Attend Meeting Virtually

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

      WHAT:                Public Hearing on Redistricting Options WHEN:                Thursday, November 5, 2015, 6 p.m. WHERE:              Lane Auditorium, County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22902 WHO:                   This Thursday, …

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Overnight Lane Closure Hours Extended for Pile Driving

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Traffic restrictions at Rio Rd. intersection to begin at 8:30 p.m.; end by 7 a.m. through Nov. 20 CHARLOTTESVILLE — Beginning tonight the lane closures at …

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Albemarle County Announces Video-Streaming

Monday, November 2, 2015

Albemarle County is pleased to announce that residents are now able to watch live and archived Board of Supervisor meetings on their computer or mobile …

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Charlottesville Named One of the Top Ten Places to Retire by Livability

Monday, November 2, 2015

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Albemarle County Receiving Virginia Telecommunication Planning Initiative (VATPI) Grant

Friday, October 30, 2015

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Albemarle County will receive $75,000 in grants through the Virginia Telecommunication Planning Initiative (VATPI). The VATPI program provides funding …

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Upcoming Virginia Blood Services Blood Drives

Friday, October 30, 2015

Virginia Blood Services Upcoming Blood Drives November 2015 Chestnut Grove Baptist Church – Albemarle Sunday, November 1, 2015 9:00AM – 1:00PM Bloodmobile, Chestnut Grove Baptist Church, 550 Buck Mountain Road, …

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Rt. 29 Solutions Lane Closures: Week of Nov. 2-6, 2015

Friday, October 30, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE — The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville during the upcoming …

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Home Instead Senior Care Needs Your Help to Make the Holidays More Cheerful!

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Home Instead Senior Care is looking for volunteers to help make the upcoming holidays a little more cheerful for the financially challenged, home bound and …

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Charlottesville and Albemarle County: A Feast for the Eyes, the Mind, and the Tastebuds in November

Monday, October 26, 2015

This area is a wonderful choice for a late fall getaway, with Virginia Wine Month, the Spirit Walk, TedX, the Virginia Film Festival, Virginia Cider …

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Albemarle County Introducing Digital Scan Voting Machines

Monday, October 19, 2015

The Albemarle County Department of Voter Registration and Elections wants to alert voters that a new, digital scan voting system will be used in all …

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Traffic Pattern Changing at Rio Road, Warner Parkway

Monday, October 19, 2015

Eastbound Rio Rd. lanes to be reconfigured Monday to improve flow CULPEPER — On Monday, the Virginia Department of Transportation will adjust the eastbound lanes on …

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Route 29 Solutions Lane Closures Scheduled Activities: Week of Oct. 19-23, 2015

Monday, October 19, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE — The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville during the upcoming …

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Mental Health and the Workplace – Discussion Hosted by RegionTen

Monday, October 19, 2015

Mental Health and the Workplace Monday, November 9, 2015 12:00 noon – 1:15 pm Holiday Inn University 1901 Emmet St N Charlottesville, VA 22901 Space is limited. Pre-Register at www.regionten.org (required) $10.00 …

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Citizens’ Forum, Charlottesville Budget and Tax Increases

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Next up in the Charlottesville Citizens’ Forum series will be a discussion of the Charlottesville City Budget and Taxes, Process and Implementation followed by a …

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Local Artist to Represent Albemarle County on the Holiday Tree at Virginia’s Executive Mansion

Thursday, October 15, 2015

This December, the holiday tree at Virginia’s Executive Mansion in Richmond will be adorned with ornaments handmade by artisans/artists from communities all over Virginia in …

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2015 Great Southeast Shakeout Earthquake Drill is Set for Thursday, October 15th

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Central Virginians can practice “Drop, Cover, and Hold On,” the safe response to an earthquake, during the Great SouthEast ShakeOut earthquake drill set for Thursday, …

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RideShare Week is October 19-23, 2015 – Pledge to Share the Ride for a Chance to Win

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – October 14, 2015) RideShare Week is October 19-23. It’s nice to share! Pledge to share the ride during RideShare Week and you …

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Rt. 29 Advisory Panel Meets Thursday (10/15) in Staunton

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Remote meeting will be live-streamed; panel will tour regional Traffic Operations Center CHARLOTTESVILLE – The Route 29 Project Delivery Advisory Panel will hold its biweekly meeting …

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Proffit Rd. Bridge Closed for Repairs Oct. 19-Nov. 20

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Through traffic should use posted detour via Route 20, Watts Passage Rd. CULPEPER — The Virginia Department of Transportation will close a portion of Route 649 …

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Rt. 29 Solutions Lane Closures – Scheduled Activities: Week of Oct. 12-16, 2015

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE — The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville during the upcoming …

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Eastbound Lane on Dominion Drive Closed at Rt. 29

Friday, October 9, 2015

Right turns prohibited, signed detour in place during underground utility work at intersection CHARLOTTESVILLE — Utility work at the intersection of Dominion Drive and Route 29 …

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Albemarle County Announces Application Deadline for ACE Program

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Applications accepted through October 31 Albemarle County is accepting applications through October 31, 2015 for the upcoming round of the Acquisition of Conservation Easements Program (ACE), …

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BGiA Partners with BGF for 2015 Autumn Build Day to Benefit Local Youth Organizations

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

U.Va. Darden’s Non-Profit Also Seeks Community Referrals for Spring Build Day Projects Charlottesville, VA (October 5, 2015)—For the fourth year in a row, Building Goodness in …

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Boy Scouts of America Annual Scouting for Food Drive

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Scouting for Food The Boy Scouts of America have annual Scouting for Food Drive and is around the corner. Every year, SFF supports The Blue Ridge …

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Attention Business Leaders and Human Resource Coordinators! Move2Health Workplace Wellness Online Assessment

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Move2Health is assessing workplace wellness programs within Virginia’s Planning District 10, which includes the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson counties.  …

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Right Lane on Rt. 29 at Rio Road Closed Due to Potholes; Rio Road Westbound Right Turn Lane Closed

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Closure extends from north entrance of Fashion Sq. Mall through Rio Rd. intersection CHARLOTTESVILLE — The outside right lane of Route 29 north is closed due …

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Nighttime Crossover Closing Coming at Rio Road

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Traffic restrictions are necessary to excavate, construct bridge abutments for overpass   CHARLOTTESVILLE — Next week marks a new phase of work on the Rio Road grade-separated …

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Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® Endorse Galvin, Bellamy and Signer for Charlottesville City Council

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Charlottesville, Virginia –  The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) has endorsed three candidates for Charlottesville City Council. This endorsement comes after candidate interviews and …

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County Receives Reaffirmed AAA Ratings from All Three Credit Rating Agencies

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Albemarle County continues to be a member of an elite group of counties nationwide after receiving an affirmation of AAA issuer credit ratings from Fitch, …

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Carrsbrook Drive Update

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The Carrsbrook Drive Pipe Replacement Project is getting ready to begin. All access and right-of-way easements have been secured/recorded and the County/VDOT agreement has been …

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Rio Rd. East Closed Overnight at Rt. 29 for Utility Work

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Motorists should use signed detour on Branchlands Blvd.; road will reopen by 6 a.m. CHARLOTTESVILLE — Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, the eastbound lanes of Rio …

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Rt. 29 Solutions Lane Closures

Monday, September 14, 2015

Scheduled activities: Week of Sept. 14-18, 2015 CHARLOTTESVILLE — The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the …

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Important Notice to Albemarle County Voters

Monday, September 14, 2015

November 3, 2015 General and Special Election Information A General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, for the offices of:Member of the Virginia …

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New Traffic Patterns in Effect on Rt. 29 Near Rio Road

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Temporary signals activated, new median breaks operational; all areas open for business CULPEPER — New traffic patterns went into effect early this morning on Route 29 …

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Rt. 20 Solutions Lane Closures Scheduled Activities: Week of Sept. 7-11, 2015

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE — The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville during the upcoming …

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Community Meeting on Route 29 Solutions Hosted by Albemarle County and Virginia Department of Transportation

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Route 29 Solutions projects will improve safety and mobility in the area, but what will happen during construction? Over the coming weeks, you will …

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September is National Preparedness Month

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

September 2015 marks the 12th annual National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).The Charlottesville-UVA- Albemarle Office of Emergency Management encourages citizens …

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Virginia Blood Services Blood Drive, Saturday, September 5

Monday, August 31, 2015

Blood Drive Saturday, September 5 10:00am – 2:00pm Legion Hall – 3025 Louisa Rd., Keswick To sign up contact Randy Wood at 434-760-1041 Or go online to https://vadonor.org Use sponsor code: …

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Help The Paramount Restore a Part of Charlottesville’s History!

Monday, August 31, 2015

BE A PART OF CHARLOTTESVILLE HISTORY! BECOME A COMMUNITY BUSINESS PARTNER IN OUR “BUTTONS FOR THE BLADE” CAMPAIGN! Help us engage the community!  As we close out the 10th Anniversary …

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Gold’s Gym Blood Drive September 2nd

Monday, August 31, 2015

Blood Drive Wednesday, September 2 3:00pm – 7:00pm On the Bloodmobile To sign up please contact Dustin at 973-1307 Or, go online to https://vadonor.org  Use sponsor code: Golds Appointments …

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Traffic Patterns Changing on Rt. 29 Near Rio Road

Monday, August 31, 2015

Motorists using Route 29 will see several significant changes to the traffic patterns around the Rio Road intersection in early September. On Sept. 9 the …

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Rt. 29 Solutions Lane Closures Scheduled Activities: Week of Aug. 31 – Sept. 4, 2015

Friday, August 28, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE — The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville during the upcoming …

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Rt. 29 Solutions Lane Closures

Friday, August 21, 2015

Scheduled activities: Week of Aug. 24-28, 2015 CHARLOTTESVILLE — The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the …

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Scottsville Supervisor Jane Dittmar Appointed to the Commonwealth’s Broadband Advisory Council

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Charlottesville, Virginia (Aug. 20, 2015) – Supervisor Jane Dittmar, Chair of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, was sworn in Tuesday to serve on the …

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Clarification of 2016 Revalidation Process of Albemarle County’s Land Use Assessment Program

Friday, August 14, 2015

Albemarle County is providing updated information to assist participants in the County’s Land Use Assessment Program in complying with the 2016 revalidation process. The 2016 …

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Planning Commission Public Hearing on the Proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendment Study

Friday, August 14, 2015

The Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing regarding a proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendment under consideration to adjust the Development Area Boundary and …

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Local Resident to be Recognized for Heroic Action During Fire

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Albemarle County Fire Rescue is pleased to recognize Albemarle County citizen for her quick thinking and bravery during a fire at a family member’s home. …

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Building Goodness Foundation Announces Project Updates in Costa Rica and Haiti

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Charlottesville-based nonprofit Building Goodness Foundation (BGF) is pleased to announce the completion of two projects and the launch of a third. BGF volunteers and staff …

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Tom Tom Founders Festival Fall Block Party this September!

Friday, July 31, 2015

TOM TOM FOUNDERS FESTIVAL announces FALL BLOCK PARTYSAVE THE DATES friday 9/25 and saturday 9/26 at the IX ART PARK The Fall Block Party is back, and you know what …

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Construction and Temporary Closure of Carrsbrook Drive

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The Board of Supervisors has approved a construction project along Carrsbrook Drive to replace a failing underground pipe between the upper and lower lakes along …

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Fluvanna County Habitat for Humanity Impact! Virginia-Fluvanna 2015

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Giving up a week of summer to work in hot and humid weather, over 200 students and chaperones from all over Virginia will arrive in …

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Harrisonburg Attorney Joins Alzheimer’s Association Board of Directors – Board Officers Elected

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The Central and Western Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association has announced the addition of Matthew C. Sunderlin from Harrisonburg to its Board of Directors …

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Albemarle County Announces Establishment of Citizen Resource Advisory Committees

Friday, July 10, 2015

The Board of Supervisors has appointed eight members to serve on the County’s newly created Citizens Resource Advisory Committee. The Board approved the concept of …

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Broadcasters for Blood Drive July 27 at DoubleTree Hotel

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

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Cooling Assistance Applications Now Being Accepted

Friday, June 26, 2015

Summer is just beginning, and so are record breaking temperatures.  For many, staying cool from the sweltering heat is a necessary health and safety precaution. …

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