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Vigil held for woman found dead in Mineral

LOUISA COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - A vigil is being held at Elizabeth Trice Walton Park to remember a Louisa County woman whom investigators believe was murdered. Sarah Stanley’s body was found at a home in Mineral Saturday, July 31. No arrests have been made thus far, and Stanley’s family...
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CPD investigating shooting near Tonsler Park

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Charlottesville police are investigating a shooting near Tonsler Park. Officers responded to shots fired at the corner of Cherry Avenue and 5th Street SW around 6:30 p.m. Sunday, August 7. Sergeant Eric Thomas told NBC29 that more than five shell casings were found, and that one...
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The Story of Us: Reclaiming the Narrative of Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Photojournalist Eze Amos has a new exhibition being displayed in the Downtown Mall starting on Tuesday, August 9. The exhibition, comprised of images taken at the Unite the Right rally in 2017, is called ‘The Story of Us: Reclaiming the Narrative of Charlottesville.’. “We’ll start...

Class of 2023 wing Jamie Kaiser picks Maryland

One of Indiana’s main class of 2023 targets formally came off the board on Sunday afternoon. Virginia-based wing Jamie Kaiser announced live on 247Sports he will play in the Big Ten at Maryland. The 6-foot-6 Kaiser chose the Terrapins over a IU and Virginia. Indiana offered Kaiser in May...

Illuminating Styles in Crimora holds back to school event

CRIMORA, Va. (WHSV) - Sunday was Illuminating Styles back to school event. The salon and barber academy in Crimora has been holding this event for years. Kids in kindergarten through 12th grade can get free haircuts and school supplies all while enjoying activities and refreshments. While kids waited for a...

See how many Confederate memorials still exist in Ohio

Dozens of Confederate memorials around the United States were taken down on the heels of a 2015 mass shooting at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, carried out by American white supremacist Dylann Roof, who murdered nine Black parishioners including the church’s pastor. Two years later, in defiance of plans to take down a statue […]
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Green Dog Unleashed takes in 11 beagles from breeding facility

TROY, Va. (WVIR) - More shelters in the central Virginia area are opening their doors to beagles from the Envigo breeding and research facility. Green Dogs Unleashed in Troy was able to rescue 11 beagles, adding to the 60 other animals it already has in foster care. Now, it is...
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Jamie Kaiser Jr. Picks Maryland Over Indiana, Virginia

View the original article to see embedded media. Jamie Kaiser Jr. is a Terrapin. On Sunday, the four-star shooting guard from Burke, Va. announced his commitment to the Maryland basketball program over finalists Indiana and Virginia. Kaiser is Maryland's second class of 2023 commit, joining Jahnathan Lamothe, a three-star shooting guard from Baltimore, Md.
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IX Art Park participating in multi-site performative art exhibition

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Charlottesville-area artists and activists are responding to the Roe v. Wade reversal through their art. Suppression is a multi-site performative exhibition. It is taking place Vault Virginia’s Lower Vault, Chroma, and soon at the IX Art Park. Proceeds will go to the Blue Ridge Abortion...
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Neon Culture Brewing will be the first Black-owned brewery in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The first black-owned brewery in the Charlottesville area is coming soon. After making his first batch in his mother’s kitchen in 2017, founder and head-brewer of Neon Culture Brewing, Corey Hoffman, is bringing his unique, non-traditional craft beers to the Charlottesville community in a way that is inspired by his culture.