- Sunday marked the end of Charlottesville's Shelter From the Storm benefit concert series. It's been going on since Thursday and organizers say they couldn't be happier with the way everything turned out.
- Hurricane Rita changed form a Tropical Strom to a category 5 hurricane in just 30 hours. Her strong winds are pushing towards the Texas coastline, causing millions to evacuate the area.
- It costs a pretty penny to live in Charlottesville, in comparison to other cities. That high cost of living in combination with low annual average pay means a lot less expendable income for local workers.