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UVA, Monticello announce winners of 2016 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals

The University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello have presented the 2016 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals.

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Governor McAuliffe celebrates July 4 with new American citizens at Monticello

This morning, Governor Terry McAuliffe spoke at the 53rd annual Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony at Monticello, welcoming nearly 80 new Americans, who took the oath of citizenship during the event.

Voter registration available at Monticello 4th of July Celebration

The Charlottesville and Albemarle Voter Registration Offices, in cooperation with the Charlottesville-Albemarle League of Women Voters, will conduct a voter registration drive at Monticello on July 4 from 7 a.m. until noon.

Monticello Wine Trail wines boast stellar performance in 2015 Virginia Governor’s Cup competition

The wines of the Monticello Wine Trail again turned in a stellar performance in the 2015 Virginia Governor’s Cup competition.

A View from the Right: Not the right place, time for presidential protest

Column by Mike Hodge As you might know, I had the opportunity to cover President Bush’s visit to Monticello last week. And as you might know, the visit was marred by a string of interruptions from protestors who disrupted what was supposed to be a ceremony celebrating America’s newest citizens on our nation’s 232nd birthday.

Photocast: W., Code Pink and more at Monticello

Photos by Mike Hodge

Webb lauds Hallowed Ground legislation

Item by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Legislation sponsored by Virginia senators Jim Webb and John Warner to designate a 175-mile corridor along U.S. 15 in Northern Virginia and Central Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic as a National Heritage Area passed the U.S. Senate today. The region designated by the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area Act […]