Tag: Charlottesville


Charlottesville IT wins Governor’s Technology Award

The City of Charlottesville’s Information Technology Department won a Governor’s Technology Award in the category IT.


Charlottesville issues drought warning

Charlottesville City Council approved drought warning stage restrictions for all City residents and businesses at a special meeting on Wednesday. 

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David Swanson: Slim pickings for Charlottesville City Council

Thus far I’m underwhelmed by the candidates seeking to join Charlottesville’s City Council this year, as well as, of course, by the current members.


Charlottesville leaders comment on latest white supremacist rally

Richard Spencer and a group or approximately 40 people held an unannounced tiki torch rally in Emancipation Park in Charlottesville.


Charlottesville wins 2017 WaterSense Partner of the Year Award

The EPA recognized Charlottesville with a 2017 WaterSense Partner of the Year Award for its major contributions to WaterSense.


New musical playground makes its home in Pen Park in Charlottesville

Charlottesville Parks and Recreation celebrates the installation of its first musical playground on Tuesday.


Astraea to invest $1 million to expand startup IT operation in Charlottesville

Astraea, a startup that develops technology to gather satellite data for environmental-related predictive analysis, will invest $1 million to expand in Charlottesville.

#Charlottesville: Divide, not unite

We now have the second side to the “both sides” dichotomy of #Charlottesville that President Trump tried to sell us on.


Charlottesville Veteran & Community Job Fair set for Wednesday

The Charlottesville Veteran & Community Job Fair will be held Wednesday from 10 am until 2 pm at Jefferson School City Center Carver Recreation Center.


Park Properties Management Company’s residents receive NAHMA’s Education Foundation Scholarship

Two student residents living at the Treesdale community in Charlottesville received scholarship grants from the NAHMA Education Foundation.


Derrick Parks: Law enforcement needs to learn the lessons of Charlottesville

Law enforcement must appropriately do their job and protect individuals when there are public demonstrations.

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David Swanson: Charlottesville’s past that isn’t even

Here in Charlottesville, Virginia, I like to point out that the rallies of racists are mostly imported from out of state.

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Charlottesville mayor issues apology for critical comments

Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer had his wings clipped a bit by fellow City Council members on Wednesday.


Charlottesville makes victim, witness assistance services available

Charlottesville wants to make sure that everyone knows of the resources that are available to crime victims through its Victim and Witness Assistance Program.


Former U.S. Attorney to lead independent review of Charlottesville response

The City of Charlottesville has hired Tim Heaphy to lead an independent, external review of the City’s response to three events during the last three months.


Charlottesville Community Recovery Town Hall rescheduled to Sunday

The City of Charlottesville host a Town Hall Meeting on Sunday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center.

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WTJU Freefall Music & Art Festival: An antidote to fascism

The solar eclipse just passed over Virginia, but Charlottesville recently experienced a different kind of darkness.

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Michele Edwards shares experiences at #Charlottesville protest

I am sharing my thoughts about my experience in Charlottesville on Saturday, August 12. That day will stay forever in our hearts and souls.

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What does Charlottesville have to do with NASCAR?

A Boston Globe reporter came to Bristol to do some fishing at a NASCAR race, viewing Appalachia through a cheap dollar store pair of sunglasses.

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BREAKING: Charlottesville to keep only non-racist war monuments

Under the new policy just announced in Charlottesville, the city will be taking down all but the non-racist war monuments in all of its public spaces.


Charlottesville to partner with DOJ Community Relations Service

Charlottesville will be partnering with the Community Relations Services division of the DOJ to begin a road to recovery for our community.

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Signer to state: Allow removal of Lee statue, ban open carry at public events

Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer is calling on Gov. Terry McAuliffe to convene a special session of the General Assembly to allow the city to remove the statue of Robert E Lee. 


Alert: Charlottesville issues donation scam warning

The Charlottesville Fire Department has received reports of phone calls from individuals purporting to be collecting donations in the wake of the events of Aug. 12.


Breaking: Charlottesville to make ‘major announcement’ on Lee statue

Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer will make what is being billed as “a major announcement” regarding the Robert E. Lee statue on Friday.

More than 9,000 ask Charlottesville to create peace memorial

Over 9,000 people have signed a petition urging the City of Charlottesville to erect a peace pole or other monument in support of peace.