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NFL player comes home to give back to Charlottesville kids

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A National Football League star came home to his roots Saturday, July 7 to give back to the community that raised him. Aaron Stinnie held a school supplies giveaway for children at the First Recreation Center. Stinnie went to Saint Anne’s Belfield while growing up in Charlottesville.

Virginia lands one of state’s top 10 prospects in LB Robinson

Chooses Wahoos over Virginia Tech, Tennessee and Penn State. Former UVA star linebacker Clint Sintim, now the Cavaliers’ linebackers coach, built a strong relationship with one of the state’s top prospects over the past five months and that paid huge dividends on Friday afternoon. Kamren Robinson, the No....
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Culpeper District Traffic Alert; Schedule for week of July 4-8

The following highway work is scheduled, weather permitting, in the Culpeper District during the next week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones. (NEW) or (UPDATE) indicate revisions since last week’s report. To ease travel for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, the Virginia...

UVA terminates agreements with two fraternities for hazing

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Two fraternities are being removed from the University of Virginia Grounds. The university has terminated the Fraternal Organization Agreements for Kappa Alpha and Phi Gamma Delta. This comes after both fraternities were investigated for hazing activities. Examples of activities that have been determined to be...

25th Homecoming in Stanley

July 3, 1991 — The Stanley Homecoming continues is 25th year celebration today (Wednesday) with family night at the carnival, food and live entertainment. Homecoming events opened Monday with the annual beauty pageants and entertainment by the Shenandoah Valley Cloggers. A tribute to Desert Storm Troops by Vietnam veteran the Rev. Aldon Purdham of Shenandoah and performances by the U.S. Navy and Country Current highlighted Tuesday’s lineup of events.

Critical Missing Adult Alert issued for Orange County man

ORANGE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Virginia State Police has issued a Critically Missing Adult Alert for a missing Orange County man. According to police, 73-year-old David Edward Williams was last seen around 5 a.m. Friday on Burr Hill Road in Rhoadesville. He is described as a white man...
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Charlottesville Airport gives travel tips amidst holiday weekend

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The 4th of July holiday is here and a lot of travelers are flying. The Charlottesville Airport’s level of business is on the rise and is expected it continue. “Travel has been picking up. We’re pretty consistent here at the airport. We are anticipating being...
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Hanckel Citizens Insurance Company’s 150th Anniversary

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Hanckel Citizens Insurance in Charlottesville is celebrating its 150th anniversary. It was founded in 1872, and has been family-owned for six generations. “Our goal is to be good corporate citizens, which means giving back to the community, as well as serving our clients,” CEO John Watson...

Storm Chasers: The ‘Canes fan travel guide to Charlottesville, VA

This is a summer series for Miami Hurricanes fans who plan on attending away games for the 2022 season. The ‘Canes have five away games in ‘22, taking trips to: College Station, TX; Blacksburg, VA; Charlottesville, VA; Atlanta, GA; and Clemson, SC. Different contributors from around the country...

Johnny B & The Goodes unplugged at Offbeat Roadhouse, July 8

Johnny B & The Goodes will pull into Offbeat Roadhouse Friday night, July 8, for a rare acoustic concert which will also be broadcast on WTJU. Harp master Johnny Bishop will be joined by Steve Riggs on the double bass, and Ian Gilliam on guitar. This is a free event,...
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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The Storm Prediction Center has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for a lot of our viewing area through 9 PM today. Mainly for areas east of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Isolated damaging wind gusts will be the primary threat. Along with frequent lightning, heavy rainfall which will cause flooding. Small hail also possible.