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Photos: Reclaim the Park, Aug. 12, 2020

Dozens of people joined clergy and activist groups for a day-long event on Aug. 12, 2020, called Reclaim the Park. The event marked the third anniversary of the deadly Unite the Right rally. Read the full story about Wednesday’s event here. August12_MK23 Credit: Mike Kropf/Charlottesville Tomorrow A12_MK01 Credit: Mike Kropf/Charlottesville Tomorrow August12_MK46 Credit: Mike Kropf/Charlottesville […]

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Photos: Charlottesville church hosting weekly COVID-19 testing

Mount Zion First African Baptist Church is among locations offering free COVID-19 testing. The testing, which will happen indefinitely on a weekly basis, was made possible by an anonymous $250,00 donation that allowed the Virginia Department of Health and UVA Health to collaborate with community partners. Dawn Niles, a community outreach specialist with the University […]

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Local volunteer emergency response teams adapt to a world of COVID-19

As local volunteer emergency response teams have been adapting their operations due to COVID-19, they’ve implemented new protocols to protect themselves and those they serve. Crews have seen an increase in respiratory related calls, but a decrease in the overall number of emergency response calls. “We worry that there are people sitting at home who should […]

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As wedding season arrives, businesses and clients collaborate amidst COVID-19

Every year, as Charlottesville jumps into spring, hundreds of wedding vendors dust off their tools and prepare for the upcoming busy months where happy couples from near and far come to eat, drink and be married. This year, however, those small businesses came out of hibernation to face a sobering reality — there aren’t any […]

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Photos: Scenes from Albemarle County and Charlottesville amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Restaurants and other businesses struggled to stay open or decided to close in the wake of an announced case of COVID-19 in Charlottesville. Corona_MK55 Credit: Mike Kropf/Charlottesville Tomorrow Corona_MK58 Credit: Mike Kropf/Charlottesville Tomorrow Corona_MK56 Credit: Mike Kropf/Charlottesville Tomorrow Corona_MK63 Credit: Mike Kropf/Charlottesville Tomorrow Corona_MK62 Credit: Mike Kropf/Charlottesville Tomorrow Corona_MK61 Credit: Mike Kropf/Charlottesville Tomorrow Corona_MK53 Credit: […]

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Ongoing COVID-19 Coverage: Photos from March 15, 2020

Social activities and restaurants were sparsely attended throughout Charlottesville and Albemarle County as the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus loomed. 3G5A9313 Credit: Zack Wajsgras for Charlottesville Tomorrow 3G5A9323 Credit: Zack Wajsgras for Charlottesville Tomorrow 3G5A9307 Credit: Zack Wajsgras for Charlottesville Tomorrow 3G5A9305 Credit: Zack Wajsgras for Charlottesville Tomorrow 3G5A9292 Credit: Zack Wajsgras for Charlottesville Tomorrow […]