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Downtown Crozet streetscape receives recognition from Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance

Phase 2 of the Downtown Crozet Streetscape project has received honorable mention in the Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance’s 2015 Transportation Engineering Awards. This recognition comes nearly a year after the completion of Phase 2 of the Crozet Streetscape project.


Grand opening for Albemarle Tourism and Adventure Center and Crozet Artisan Depot

The community is invited to join in the celebration on Friday, October 9th from 2-6 p.m., as the new Albemarle Tourism and Adventure Center and Crozet Artisan Depot will host a grand opening extravaganza.

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Albemarle County artists, artisans to sell at Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival

The Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival bring artists and artisan exhibitors to the area from throughout the United States (and Canada too!), but Albemarle County is strongly represented as well. Hometown pride is well-founded in this case – our local area is home to many talented and innovative handcrafters in a variety of media.

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Local entertainment lineup at the Crozet Fall Arts and Crafts Festival

The Festival Stage at the 35th annual Crozet Fall Arts and Crafts Festival will be filled all weekend long with talented local musicians and dancers.


Working dogs gather for competitions in Crozet

Working dogs of various breeds and their owner/handlers from across the Mid-Atlantic region will gather in Crozet on the weekend of Sept. 19-20 to compete in a working dog draft test.

Crozet Fall Arts and Crafts Festival participates in American Craft Week

The Crozet Fall Arts and Crafts Festival, along with retailers and art institutions in Albemarle County, across Virginia, and nationwide will celebrate American Craft Week this coming October.

Interstate 64 westbound near Ivy reduced to one lane Tuesday: Road work

The Interstate 64 westbound left lane will be closed at mile marker 110 on Tuesday for emergency shoulder repairs. Between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., traffic will be reduced to one lane at the Mechums River bridge in Albemarle County.


Reading of Christmas in Fox Hollow set for Wednesday

WTA and the Hamner Theatre will hold a first reading of a new musical written by Boomie Pedersen and Richard Adams.

Neuromuscular specialist joins UVA Family Medicine and Specialty Care Crozet

Western Albemarle residents in need of specialty neurological care have a new choice in Crozet. UVA neurologist and neuromuscular specialist Sarah M. Jones, MD, now offers weekly neurology consultations at UVA Family Medicine and Specialty Care Crozet.


Update from Virginia State Police on Crozet gyoplane crash

At 2:03 p.m., Wednesday (Feb. 4), Virginia State Police Trooper E.W. Jones was called to a crash landing of an aircraft in the 6500 block of Roseland Farm Lane.


Virginia State Police investigating helicopter crash landing in Crozet

At 2:03 p.m., Virginia State Police was called to a crash landing of a gyro helicopter in the 6500 block of Roseland Farm Lane.

Work to begin on Interstate 64 upgrades in the Shenandoah Valley

Gov. Bob McDonnell announced last week that VDOT is moving forward with technology upgrades designed to improve safety and traffic flow on Interstate 64 over Afton Mountain. The Commonwealth Transportation Board recently awarded a $4.6 million contract to G4S Technology of Springfield to design and build an Active Traffic and Safety Management System.

Speed limit to increase on stretch of I-64 in Albemarle County

The speed limit on a 12-mile section of Interstate 64 in western Albemarle County will increase from 65 to 70 miles per hour on Thursday, Dec. 19. The new speed zone will run from just east of the Greenwood Station Road overpass (Route 690) at milepost 106.1 to just west of the Route 29 interchange at milepost 117.7.

Crozet Pediatric Dentistry opens in Old Trail Village Center

A new, locally-owned, family business is coming to Crozet. Crozet Pediatric Dentistry, the area’s first pediatric dental practice, officially opened its doors to patients on Monday, Aug. 26.

Elizabeth Tidwell to read, discuss latest novel

Elizabeth Tidwell will read from and discuss her latest novel, “War Club, A Journey of Understanding Along the Lewis and Clark Trail,” at the Over the Moon Book Store and Artisan Gallery, 5798 Three Notched Road, Crozet at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 24.


VDOT memorial closed temporarily due to geocache

At 11:05 a.m. Sunday, Virginia State Police were notified of a suspicious package discovered at the VDOT Workers’ Memorial on Interstate 64

Augusta Health to open Convenient Care Clinic in Crozet

Augusta Health will open a Convenient Care Clinic to handle routine health issues in Crozet on April 30. Augusta Health Convenient Care Clinic at Old Trail, Crozet, located at 1005 Heathercroft Circle in the Old Trail Village Center, will be open seven days a week and staffed by well-qualified Augusta Health nurse practitioners.  Hours will […]

Lodge at Old Trail job fair

The Lodge at Old Trail, a new senior living community opening in May, will hold a hiring fair on Tuesday, February, 7th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm. The event will be held at the Old Trail Golf Pavilion located at 5494 Golf Drive in Crozet. The Lodge at […]

Job Fair

Job Fair to be held February 7, 2012. Hiring 50 full and part-time positions The Lodge at Old Trail Job Fair Tuesday, February 7th 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM Old Trail Golf Pavilion 5494 Golf Dr, Crozet, VA

New senior community brings jobs, revenue to Albemarle

There is positive news for the local economy with the construction of a new senior living community. The Lodge at Old Trail, located at Old Trail Village in Crozet, is slated to open next spring. It will have a total of 126 apartments with a wide range of accommodations and services for older adults who […]

Local optometrist selected to serve on national body

Dr. Shannon Franklin of Crozet Eye Care, Optometrists, has been named to serve on the national InfantSEE® committee, a program of Optometry Cares – The American Optometric Association (AOA) Foundation. InfantSEE® is a no-cost public health program developed to provide professional eye care for infants. As part of the program, AOA member optometrists offer a […]