Updated: 5:49 PM 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.
Posted: 9:30 PM One Powerball ticket sold in Virginia is worth $1 million. A lucky person bought that ticket at the Food Lion in Lorton. Another 11 tickets sold around the commonwealth are each worth $10,000.
Updated: 12:05 AM 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.
Updated: 9:26 PM 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.
Updated: 6:15 AM 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.
Updated: 9:08 PM Monticello High School cast members of the student musical "In the Heights" are bringing together two communities through music and friendships after taking a chance on this unique musical.
Updated: 11:54 AM 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.
Posted: 5:57 PM 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.
Posted: 3:44 PM 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.
Updated: 1:33 AM The Charlottesville Swing Dance Society hosts a swing dance at Unity Church on every 3rd Saturday of the month. Dancing starts at 8pm, but if you show up an hour early a brief lesson is included in the price of admission.
Posted: 10:32 PM Virginia Republicans have chosen firebrand conservative minister E.W. Jackson's for lieutenant governor, the first black candidate the party has nominated for statewide office since 1988.
Updated: 9:09 PM Stephen Colbert, the writer, host and executive producer of The Colbert Report on Comedy Central kicked off Final Exercises for the Class of 2013 and kept everyone laughing, despite the rainy day.
Posted: 3:42 PM A few dozen reproductive rights activists clad in pink T-shirts quietly picketed alongside Democrats in the rain outside the Virginia Republican Convention that nominated anti-abortion Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for governor.