C’ville Dems host City Council candidate forum Wednesday
The Democratic Council candidates who win the primary this year will “almost surely” become the city’s next councilors, said Vice Chair Nancy Damon.
Here’s why Primary Day could be City Council Election Day in Charlottesville
The only candidates for Charlottesville City Council at present are Democrats.
Want to plant a garden? Gordon Avenue Library is giving away seeds
Librarians partnered with Piedmont Master Gardeners to offer free seeds and gardening advice.
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The great nephew of one of the Burnley-Moran Elementary School namesakes defends his aunt’s legacy
Sarepta Moran was a white elementary school principal during segregation and a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, but her nephew says that doesn’t mean she was racist.
Police lockdown three City Schools after discovering someone trespassing at Buford
City Schools says students are safe, but police will remain on campuses as a precaution.
Charlottesville Tomorrow wins Virginia Press Association awards for best government reporting and for giving a ‘master-class in data journalism’
‘Changing Charlottesville,’ and reports about housing, environmental issues and breaking news were among those honored by the VPA this year.
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Democratic state senate candidates Hudson and Deeds debate the need for a new generation of legislators versus the value of seniority
In a forum hosted by Charlottesville Tomorrow and students at the UVA Center for Politics Monday evening, hundreds of community members submitted questions ahead of the June 20 primary election.
COVID relief funding has ended and now the rural town of Scottsville has to cut its budget by 25%
The town’s mayor hoped a proposed apartment project would save them, but Council voted it down.
UVA Police locked down campus during Sunday night’s manhunt, but did not alert community members living blocks away
“It’s scary to think that a shooter was loose in my city for so long and I had no idea,” Paige Robinson said. “We’re the same community.”
After 50 years of busing Westhaven kids away from their neighborhood school, City Schools votes to rezone Venable
The children in the predominantly Black public housing community have been zoned away from Venable since integration.
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Gun violence is as much about changing our culture as it is about changing our laws, says UVA undergrad activist
Karly Scholz says it’s time her generation changed its relationship with guns.
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Charlottesville plans to hire one of the only city sponsored housing discrimination investigators in the state
Charlottesville’s Office of Human Rights receives more allegations of housing discrimination than it can handle.
Primary Democratic candidates for Charlottesville City Council will appear in a May 10 forum
Primary voters will select three of the five candidates, who will go on to run for the three open Council seats in the November general election.
The city and county are facing another summer of pool and beach closures because they don’t have enough lifeguards
The Smith Family Aquatic Center is already operating on limited hours because of a lifeguard shortage.
The long awaited, $90 million Buford Middle School renovation will begin in June
Construction is expected to continue until 2026.
The delayed Robert E. Lee statue trial might be losing a plaintiff
One of the attorneys for the Ratcliffe Foundation said he forgot to file papers to incorporate before they sued Charlottesville.
The trial over Charlottesville’s statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee has been postponed again
For the third time this year the trial to decide whether the city was allowed to give the statue to the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center has been delayed.
Trial over Charlottesville’s statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee scheduled for Tuesday
A judge will decide whether the city was allowed to give the statue to the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.
Food pantries see usage soar after government cuts pandemic-era emergency benefits
“We’re getting a lot more people,” said Dana Eastman with the Emergency Food Network. “We went from about 12 to 15 — we have 26 today.”
The European bus company that just bought Greyhound is offering a new service in Charlottesville
FlixBus offers limited routes to Richmond, D.C., Baltimore and New York City for cheaper rates than other transport companies.
Charlottesville City Schools is looking for more ideas to rename two elementary schools
A committee came up with new names for Burnely-Moran and Johnson elementary schools, but the school board voted to come up with more options.
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