- Ernesto made quite an entrance in Virginia by flooding streets, knocking out power, and damaging homes. In one case, the storm caused a massive tree to come crashing down into a home in Keswick.
- The last teenager involved in an alleged plot to blow up two local high schools, has pleaded guilty. In Albemarle Circuit Court the teen pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit murder and to destroy a school house.
- AYP status is given in two ways. First is to an individual school, and second is system-wide. It's determined by test participation, proficiency in reading and math, along with attendance rates.
- The new John Paul Jones Arena brings bigger shows and bigger audiences to Charlottesville. That's great news for the local economy, but people heading to the show are already getting creative when it comes to parking.
- At the request of the media, an Albemarle County judge decided to unseal some of the court records that reveal the fate one of the four teenagers accused of plotting to blow up two local schools.
- The advisory committee for the Food and Drug Administration decided to recommend a new drug to prevent premature births. In clinical trials, Gestiva, has been known to reduce the number of babies born prematurely.
- A Levee System put into place late in the 1980s has protected the town of Scottsville from various storms. As Ernesto churns towards the U.S., town officials feel confident that their Levee System can withstand Ernesto's wrath.
- After Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, many people jumped at the chance to help victims in that area. That includes quite a number of people from Charlottesville, and some are still making an effort today.