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Gov. Youngkin Appoints Four New UVA Board of Visitors Members

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin on Thursday announced the appointments of four new members to the University of Virginia Board of Visitors. The new members will take their seats at the board’s annual retreat, scheduled for Aug. 21-22 in Charlottesville. The new members:. Bert Ellis Jr., of Hilton Head, South...
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Virginia Announces Addition Of Grad Transfer Jenny Bressler

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia head softball coach Joanna Hardin announced the addition of graduate transfer Jenny Bressler to the program on Thursday (June 30). Bressler (UNLV), a right-handed pitcher, will join the Cavaliers for the 2022-23 academic year. “We are so excited to add Jenny to the UVA softball...

ACC Elite Performances: De’Andre Hunter Handles The Cards

De’Andre Hunter and his No. 3 ranked Virginia Cavaliers traveled to Louisville to take on Chris Mack’s No. 18 ranked Cardinals and trailed early before Hunter put the Hoos on his back on the offensive end of the floor. The Cavs rallied with Hunter scoring 19 of his 26 points after halftime to lead UVA […]

Olivia McGhee commits to UVA

MINERAL, Va. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- A simple "I'm home" was the message from Louisa County star Olivia McGhee after committing to play down the road at Virginia. McGhee announced her decision on Thursday night after choosing the hometown Cavaliers over Kentucky and Virginia Tech. The 6'2" guard made her official visits to each school over the last two weeks.
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USC, UCLA to Big Ten: Move that spells doom for ACC, Virginia

College athletics is in another realignment phase, with the news breaking late Thursday that USC and UCLA are set to make a move to the Big Ten, portending the possible end of the road for the ACC. More on the gloom and doom there in a moment. First, to today’s...

Pandemic Renter Protection program ends Friday

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Procedures that were put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic to protect renters are expiring on Friday. That means landlords will only have to give tenants five days’ notice to start eviction procedures instead of 14, which is how much time they had to give during the pandemic.
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CCS starts new transportation program amid bus driver shortage

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Charlottesville City Schools is taking a new approach to address the ongoing shortage of bus drivers. “We have fewer drivers than we had last school year,” Superintendent Doctor Royal Gurley said. “So immediately as a team, we said, ‘How can we address this issue? How can we lean into with the city and try to just kind of remedy some of this problem?”
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New art at UVA Health dedicated to COVID healthcare workers

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A new piece of art is being dedicated to the UVA Health staff members who have worked through the coronavirus pandemic. Nineteen artists from nine states each created their own tile to add to a mosaic. The 6x6 inch cardboard tiles were taken from shipping boxes as a way to be sustainable and represent distance during the pandemic.
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Charlottesville seeing $14M surplus

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The Charlottesville tax surplus that was predicted in April has increased by $1 million. The first estimate for the city was $13 million. Now, it’s $14 million. “Remember, a year ago we were in the middle of COVID and budgeting with a lot of uncertainty....

Fire destroys basement of Silk Thai Restaurant

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Imagine coming home from a vacation to a torched property. That's exactly what happened to T.K. Chin, the owner of Silk Thai Restaurant. Two weeks ago, a fire broke out in the basement, while Chin was in Alaska. The way he was told about it made him think it was small and nothing to worry about. But, when he returned, it was anything but.

UVA men’s lax inks graduate transfer McConvey from Vermont

Virginia men’s lacrosse head coach Lars Tiffany announced the addition of graduate transfer Thomas McConvey on Thursday. McConvey (Toronto, Ontario) comes to Virginia from the University of Vermont, where he was one of the best players in program history as a midfielder. He was named the America East’s Offensive Player of the Year and a Third Team All-American according to Inside Lacrosse after setting a UVM single-season record 60 goals in addition to his 14 assists in 2022.

Virginia adapting to the NIL world

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.-- Times have changed in college sports. "I remember when I was in college man you couldn't even take a free drink from somebody or you'd get in trouble," Virginia head coach Tony Elliott said in the spring. Well his starting quarterback is getting more than a free drink.