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April 13, 2017
Gov. Terry McAuliffe and several young social entrepreneurs spoke to local students on Thursday at the Tom Tom Founders Festival’s Youth Summit, a student-organized event that focused on empowering young people to start businesses and take on societal problems. The Youth Summit brought about 850 students from public and ...
October 30, 2016
Local developer Alan Taylor, known for numerous residential and commercial projects from Charlottesville to Crozet, is banking on a harder-to-spot asset to build his business. Riverbend Development, of which Taylor is president, this year began installing solar panels at some of its properties. Taylor also has helped to start a ...
July 25, 2016
The Virginia Velocity Tour — which will provide $125,000 in funding to startups in the biotechnology, health, energy, agriculture and security sectors — is coming to Charlottesville. The tour kicks off Sept. 19 and will arrive in Charlottesville on Sept. 23.
April 14, 2016
Gov. Terry McAuliffe used the Paramount Theater stage Thursday to sign into a law a bill designed to protect the intellectual property rights of student entrepreneurs. McAuliffe signed the bill as the marquee moment of the Tom Tom Founders Festival’s Youth Summit, an all-day event for area high-schoolers. House ...
March 31, 2016
Local efforts to provide wider access to public and private early childhood classrooms could get a boost from state coffers over the next two years now that the Virginia General Assembly has passed a bill providing $3 million in new grant funding for mixed-delivery preschools. The bill, patroned by Del ...
October 05, 2015
On Monday, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe visited Agnor-Hurt Elementary School to discuss education reform. The seventh of eight planned events throughout the Commonwealth, the Governor met with students to discuss reforming the Standards of Learning.
June 02, 2015
Students and school divisions across the Commonwealth will now have increased flexibility when taking and administering state tests. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Tuesday visited Burnley-Moran Elementary School, where he signed three bills into law. “More than a decade ago, Virginia led the nation in the formation of statewide standards,” McAuliffe ...
September 15, 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe has appointed one of Albemarle County Public Schools’ top community-builders to the Virginia Latino Advisory Board. Gloria Peña Rockhold, the division’s community engagement manager, will serve a four-year term. “I am honored to have this opportunity to serve the Commonwealth and the needs of a ...
June 25, 2014
The Western Bypass is down for its dirt nap, and all eyes are on the implementation of a $230 million package of alternatives aimed at easing congestion on Route 29 through Albemarle County. In a unanimous vote in Richmond last Wednesday, the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) allocated the funds for ...