From dog walking and playing fetch to helping with administrative tasks in the office, Caring for Creatures volunteer Connie Seyller is doing her part to help make a difference for dogs and cats at their Fluvanna County animal sanctuary. She's this week's hero.
Charlottesville firefighters acted quickly Sunday night to stop a fast-moving house fire. It happened around 7:30 p.m. on the 500 block of Cleveland Avenue. Crews found the fire in the basement spread to the first and second floors.
Around 30,000 people came into town ready to celebrate with their new graduates as part of the University of Virginia's Final Exercises. From the Corner to West Main Street and the Downtown Mall, it was all packed.
A decade-long project to beautify downtown Scottsville is wrapping up. Town officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Scottsville Farmer's Market Pavilion to mark the end of years of improvement work in the town.
A judge will decide on Monday if Albemarle County supervisor Chris Dumler can stay in his post. Dumler will be in court to fight a petition filed earlier this year with 580 signatures pushing to oust him from office. Dumler pleaded guilty to a sex charge in January.
University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan announced Sunday the school met and exceeded its lofty fundraising goals. The fundraising campaign aimed to raise $3 billion to support programs at the university.
An emergency official says authorities believe the driver who plowed into dozens of hikers marching in a Virginia mountain town parade suffered from a medical condition and did not cause the crash intentionally.