- The city of Charlottesville is giving away $250 to city residents to help ease the burden of property tax on city residents. However, it seems those who qualify aren't coming forward and the deadline is approaching.
- At the same time that Albemarle County is growing and bringing in more cars and traffic, the state is cutting transportation funding. This could mean a slower commute in the long run.
- Last year was deadly on highways across the nation, including Virginia. Nationwide, traffic deaths reached the highest level since 1990, with more than 43,000 people killed on the highways.