Historians are searching for other descendants of the dozens of enslaved people believed to be buried near Meadowcreek Golf Course.
Virginia’s Senate passed bills this week that would allow local governments to use revenue from sales tax increases to fund school construction projects. Lawmakers suspect legislation could pass the House too.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin wants to end masking requirements in schools. Local school districts are pushing back.
“You can’t strand my kid and not tell me,” said Albemarle County Public Schools parent Amanda Urban.
People left without power say it’s been a brutal week. Some sought warmth in nearby hotels or houses of relatives or friends, others offered aid to friends and neighbors.
Charlottesville-Albemarle Technical Education Center, in partnership with the Emergency Food Network, is giving out packages of food to some of their high school students and families over the holiday break. During the pandemic, teachers at the technical education center saw an increasing number of their students’ families were struggling to get enough food. So, last […]
The holiday season calls for giving. Food pantries across the country are receiving donations in droves, but what should you be giving? One in six people in Charlottesville are considered food insecure, according to the PB&J Fund. The city exceeds the state average at 11.9% or over 1 in ten people. Food banks are a […]
Oatmeal, the 30-foot, 30-year-old Norway Spruce tree, will light up the Downtown Mall on Friday evening. The city of Charlottesville and the University of Virginia Community Credit Union will be presenting the city’s Grand Illumination on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Ting Pavilion. The tree will stand in the middle of City Hall […]
In a partnership with Google, the University of Virginia will offer any current or former students with a Google Career Certificate a $5,000 scholarship to continue their education. Students with a Google Career Certificate in one of its five programs may receive a one-time $5,000 scholarship to UVA’s Continuing Schools of Professionals and Continuing Studies […]
Climate change is fast approaching, and it’s hitting marginalized communities at alarming rates, said Heather McTeer Toney, keynote speaker at the 14h annual Philanthropy Day seminar hosted by The Center for Nonprofit Excellence.. More than 100 guests and organizations gathered at the Boar’s Head Resort in Charlottesville on Tuesday to celebrate efforts against climate change […]