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New Sheetz opening in Charlottesville

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Charlottesville will open its brand new Sheetz on Thursday at 3510 Seminole Trail. The store will open to the public at 8 a.m. and the grand opening festivities outside the store will be held at 9 a.m., with dozens of prizes awarded, including a grand prize for free Sheetz for the rest of the year.
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Albemarle Police seek identity of June armed robbery person-of-interest

CHARLOTTESVILLE (WINA) – Albemarle County Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying a person of interest in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in the parking lot of the Community Lab School at 1200 Forest Drive in Charlottesville, during the early morning hours of Friday, June 24. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Nick Richardson with the Albemarle County Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division, or CrimeStoppers.

Northwestern Outfielder Ethan O'Donnell Transfers to Virginia Baseball

Brian O'Connor and the Cavaliers are continuing to supplement an already stacked UVA baseball roster for next spring. Ethan O'Donnell, a Second-Team All-Big Ten outfielder at Northwestern, announced he is transferring to Virginia in a social media post on Wednesday afternoon. A 6'1" outfielder from Highlands Ranch, Colorado, O'Donnell transfers...

Millions in funding announced for public housing revitalization projects across Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority is one of several organizations in Virginia getting money to revitalize public housing. According to a release, Virginia Housing has allocated a percentage of its annual REACH resources to support this work. REACH is a resource that supports housing...
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Albemarle County Police seek person of interest in June 24 armed robbery

Albemarle County Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying a person of interest in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in the parking lot of the Community Lab School at 1200 Forest Drive in Charlottesville during the early morning hours of Friday, June 24. Anyone with information regarding this...

Tiffany announces nation’s top overall signing class of 2022

Virginia men’s lacrosse head coach Lars Tiffany announced the Cavaliers’ incoming class of 2022 on Wednesday. UVA welcomes a total of nine incoming first-year student-athletes, who were collectively ranked the No. 1 freshman class in the nation according to Inside Lacrosse. “The efforts of Kip Turner and Sean...
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Alex Zan’s YOGO campaign signs allegedly being stolen around Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Alex Zan is taking the message of his YOGO campaign to heart after he says someone allegedly stole some signs promoting the positive message. YOGO is short for “Yo! Let It Go,” a message Zan made to encourage people to relax instead of responding with anger or frustration. These signs can be found around Charlottesville.
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ACFR adding a new member to its team

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Emily Pelliccia started volunteering with the Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad as a student at the University of Virginia. Now, with 28 years of experience, Albemarle County Fire Rescue is happy to welcome Pelliccia as deputy chief of Community Risk and Resilience. “I was hired for this...
Augusta Free Press

Shenandoah LGBTQ Center launches Community Health Worker program

The Shenandoah LGBTQ Center has launched a new program aimed at improving health outcomes for the local LGBTQ+ population. The center has hired Emma Neville, MSPH, to lead their new Community Health Worker program. Neville will work to improve health care navigation, health education and goal setting to improve coordination...

UPDATE: Police say missing woman has been found

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The University of Virginia Police Department is asking for help to find a missing woman. According to police, 27-year-old Juana Laura Moreno-Morales was last seen around 1 p.m. on Brandon Avenue in Charlottesville. She was last seen wearing a red sweater over a floral-designed sweater,...
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U.Va. terminates fraternal organization agreements with Kappa Alpha, Phi Gamma Delta following hazing investigation

Alongside arguments of elitism and discrimination in fraternities, hazing has long been at the center of national calls to reform Greek life. Despite the number of deaths and continued reports of hazing, however, researchers have detailed a long history of colleges struggling to make any significant change to entrenched cultures of fraternity and sorority life.

Summer academy promotes math for Black middle school boys

Over the years, teachers and administrators in Charlottesville and Albemarle public schools noticed that few African-American boys were enrolling in algebra classes in the 8th grade. That put them behind on the path to college and a possible career in science, technology, engineering or math, and it worried a civic group called 100 Black Men of Central Virginia. The head of its education committee is retired teacher Rickey White.

UVA Astronomy Student Joins Ranks of Astronaut Scholars

Theo O’Neill will continue exploring space as an Astronaut Scholar. “I think astronomy is fascinating because of the sheer scope of topics involved,” said O’Neill, a rising fourth-year astronomy-physics and statistics major at the University of Virginia. “The enormous range of physical and energetic scales encompassed in this one field, from the behavior of individual grains of dust to the dynamics of interacting galaxies, is incredibly awe-inspiring.”

Hauser highlights quartet of Wahoos in NBA Summer League

LAS VEGAS, Nv. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- The majority of the Virginia men's basketball roster returns, which meant a lack of Cavaliers in this year's NBA Draft, but a quartet of former Wahoos will participate in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. Braxton Key (Detroit Pistons), Sam Hauser (Boston Celtics),...

Funding for programs addressing health inequities, barriers to access

NORFOLK, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Ten area organizations are among dozens that are getting some funding for programs addressing social determinants of health. Sentara Healthcare announced nearly $5 million in funding for 71 community partners in Virginia and North Carolina on Wednesday. According to a release, these funds will directly...