Five candidates seeking the Democratic nominations for Charlottesville City Council came together at a forum hosted by the Daily Progress. Candidates answered questions about the Belmont Bridge, the city's role in job creation, and their own priorities if they were to be on council.
The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation awarded grants to help underserved kids get access to education. At their annual Future Fund Awards, the CACF gave Jefferson Area CHiP and Club Yancey awards totaling $55,000.
Court costs can become steep and out-of-hand very quickly, especially for those who don’t have much money to begin with. Many people are finding themselves in a constant spiral of having to pay – without the ability to pay, and lawyers are trying to correct the issue.
Commonwealth's Attorney Dave Chapman officially kicked off his re-election campaign today. Chapman has been in office for the past 20 years and will be running against former Commonwealth's Attorney Steve Deaton
The first Southern Living Showcase Home built in Virginia opens the weekend of May 18. The home is in Ragged Mountain Farm just south of Charlottesville, tickets are $12 and proceeds benefit the Alex's Lemonade Stand charity.
Two Civil War artifacts with some local ties will be auctioned off on Saturday, May 18, at a Quinn and Farmer Auctions event in Charlottesville. A revolver used by a Mosby Ranger from Scottsville and a traveling case that was used by Virginia Senator James Murray Mason.