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CHS track closes for renovation

The Charlottesville High School track will be closed to the public starting Tuesday to undergo a long-awaited renovation.    The $2.05 million track replacement project will enable CHS to host track and meets by expanding the current track from six to eight lanes and adding new bleachers and restrooms. The school last hosted a meet in […]

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Construction bids for new CHS track being accepted

The city of Charlottesville is accepting bids from contractors for a long-awaited track and field facility at Charlottesville High School. “The economy and City Council’s budget have finally allowed us to do this,” said Juandiego Wade, chairman of the Charlottesville City School Board. “It will be tremendous for us to host track and field events […]

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Charlottesville lands new Valley Baseball League team

Beginning this summer, Charlottesville High School will play home to a second baseball team. And with that new team will come new facilities. During a work session Thursday, the city School Board reached consensus to move forward with plans for Charlottesville Community Baseball Inc. to build over the next five years approximately eight new structures […]

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Skate Park designs move forward, awaiting funds

A group of 45 local skaters and community members met recently to develop designs for a 30,000-square-foot regional skate park in Charlottesville. The skate park is planned for a space in McIntire Park at the site of a wading pool. Design consultant Stantec, in response to previous community feedback, revealed two new alternatives during a […]

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Albemarle School Board advances superintendent’s funding request & other school news

The Albemarle County School Board last week voted 6-1 to send a $164.28 million funding request to the Board of Supervisors. This funding request exceeds anticipated revenues by $6.76 million. Despite the decision to forward the request to the Board of Supervisors, the School Board is expecting to make cuts and will now begin to […]