Greene PC works on Temporary Event Ordinance
Greene County’s Planning Commission used its February meeting to work on proposed changes to the Zoning Ordinance for temporary events. "This is a much needed and well-constructed update to our policy”, commission Chair Ron Williams said about the proposed changes. Commissioners reviewed what circumstances would require a temporary event permit and ultimately decided a permit would be required for a special event expected to attract 50 or more people such as a circus, carnival, festival, fair, dog show, horse show or fireworks event with several notable exceptions. An exception was created for facilities, especially in the agribusiness sector that typically are designed for such events; such as a commercial stable operating an equestrian competition...
The coldest February in Albemarle County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Albemarle County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 37 Incidents and 21 Crime Stories
Albemarle County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 37 Incidents and 21 Crime Stories. During the last week, Albemarle County reported a total of 37 crime cases. The most common type of crime was theft, with 9 instances, followed by 'Other' crimes, which amounted to 8. 'Hit & Run' cases were also significant, with a total of 6 reported incidents. The place also witnessed 3 instances each of shootings and burglaries. Assaults and trespasses were less frequent but still present, each with 2 reported cases. The less common crimes, each with a single reported case, were arrests, domestic-related incidents, vandalism, and suspicious situations. It's noteworthy that the variety of crime types suggests a broad spectrum of criminal activity in the place, warranting a comprehensive approach to law enforcement and crime prevention.
Man accused of murdering mother of four pleads guilty
ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The man accused of murdering the former manager of the Haven homeless shelter will spend up to 27 years behind bars. Jemarcus Devonte Butler pleaded guilty to second degree murder, use of a firearm in a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in Albemarle County Circuit Court Thursday afternoon.
UVA fraternity suspended after student goes into coma following alleged hazing incident
The University of Virginia (UVA) has suspended one of its fraternities after a student went into a coma following what is alleged to have been a hazing incident.
University of Virginia Suspends All Fraternity Social Events After Alleged Hazing Event Leaves Pledge in Coma
An unidentified University of Virginia student is hospitalized in a coma after an alleged hazing incident caused him to fall backwards down a flight of stairs, officials said.
The Chief Report, 2/28
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- In this edition of The Chief Report, Charlottesville Police Chief Michael Kochis talks about the recent drug bust on Charlton Avenue that resulted in the arrest of Shena Bowers. He said the people of Rose Hill had made it very clear that they wanted something...
Task force arrests one in Charlottesville in drug investigation, search of home
The 3A Regional Drug and Gang Task Force searched a Charlottesville home this morning related to a drug investigation and took one person into custody. The search warrant was served at a residence in the 900 block of Charlton Avenue. Shena Bowers, 55, of Charlottesville, was taken into custody without...
St. George, February 28 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Bishop Ireton High School basketball team will have a game with Blue Ridge School on February 28, 2024, 17:30:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Experience the Enchantment of The Alley Light in Charlottesville
Nestled in Charlottesville, Virginia, The Alley Light speakeasy stands as a beacon for those seeking a unique blend of history and craft cocktails. This hidden gem, celebrated for its Prohibition-era ambiance and exceptional menu, offers a captivating experience. It's a testament to the allure of speakeasies, promising an unforgettable evening of mystery and indulgence.
Five Observations: New lineup, new offensive sets fuel Virginia to win at BC
Virginia, in Tony Bennett’s preferred offense, the mover-blocker/sides that his father, Dick Bennett, passed down to him, found itself too often, of late, playing 2-on-5 on the offensive end, with Bennett trying to fit square pegs into round holes. It maybe took Bennett and his staff longer to figure...
Charlottesville wants to increase rental assistance program
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Charlottesville says its rental assistance program isn’t helping those in need enough. The city wants to increase its rental assistance program for seniors and people with disabilities from $1,500 to $2,000 a month. “Increase the benefit amount, increase the income threshold, so that you don’t...
State police and Charlottesville police presence on Charlton Avenue
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Charlottesville Police Department posted to social media shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday, February 27, to alert the public of heavy police presence in the 900 block of Charlton Avenue. Virginia State Police and Charlottesville Police Department are executing a search warrant at this time to a...
Albemarle County Police Department Announces Promotions and Honors Lifesaving Officers
Colonel Sean Reeves, head of the Albemarle County Police Department, announced promotions and awards within the department on Monday, February 26, 2024. Reeves commended the officers for their service and dedication, acknowledging their earned respect from peers, supervisors, and the public.
A Gastronomic Journey: 5 Unforgettable Pizzas in Elkton
This article presents five exceptional pizzerias in Elkton. Have you had the opportunity to try any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
U.Va. alumna settles First Amendment lawsuit with the University after her expulsion
Morgan Bettinger, Class of 2021 College alumna, settled a lawsuit against the University after being sanctioned by the University Judiciary Committee for a 2020 comment concerning Black Lives Matter protestors blocking traffic in downtown Charlottesville. The lawsuit alleged that President Jim Ryan, the University Board of Visitors and former Dean of Students Allen Groves violated her free speech and due process rights by permitting and assisting in her expulsion.
Charlottesville police participate in de-escalation training
Charlottesville Police Department held a training session to teach new and experiences officers how to diffuse tense encounters before potential tragedy.
How to Watch Duke vs. Virginia Women's College Basketball | February 29
Find betting info and how to watch the women's college hoops matchup between Duke and Virginia on February 29.
No. 2 Cornerback In Maryland Christopher Spence Announces Commitment To ACC Program
Huge addition for the Cavaliers
Free tree planting available to help lower utility costs
Charlottesville’s Utilities Department is giving away 200 free trees for people looking to spruce up their front yards.