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Millions to participate in earthquake drill

Millions of people across the country and elsewhere are expected to take a break from what they're doing and take part in an earthquake preparedness drill.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 06:16am EDT

Tags: earthquake, Virginia, emergency preparedness

Ex-Charlottesville officer faces more charges

A former Charlottesville police officer is facing more charges stemming from the embezzlement of money from a church where he formerly served as pastor.

Sunday - 09/30/2012, 02:37pm EDT

Tags: Charlottesville, Virginia

New College Institute plans $15M academic building

The leaders of the New College Institute are hoping to match a grant to help build a 50,000-square-foot building in Martinsville to serve as its home.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 03:21am EDT

Tags: New College Institute, Sen. William C. Wampler Jr., Henry County, Virginia

Local schools score top marks for performance

Ten schools in Maryland, nine in Virginia and two in D.C. made the list of the Nation's Blue Ribbon Schools for 2012, the U.S. Department of Education announced Friday.

Saturday - 09/08/2012, 08:28am EDT

Tags: education, Arne Duncan, Blue Ribbon Schools, Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia

Outside campaign dollars flow into Va. from right

If you're feeling buried by nasty political ads from your television, there's good reason.

Thursday - 09/06/2012, 08:11am EDT

Tags: Virginia, campaign, contributions, right

Coal driver charged with DUI when truck overturns

A Virginia man faces a drunken driving charge after his tractor-trailer loaded with coal overturned in a yard in southeastern Kentucky.

Wednesday - 09/05/2012, 10:18am EDT

Tags: public safety, police, coal, Virginia

Obama concludes swing-state college tour in Va.

President Barack Obama drew an overflow crowd Wednesday in this picturesque college town, just as he had three times before, but a measure of the magic was gone.

Wednesday - 08/29/2012, 06:54pm EDT

Tags: President Obama, Obama campaign, Elections, Charlottesville, Virginia

U.Va. president calls for academic changes

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan is calling for measures aimed at improving faculty and changes in curriculum, including peer review and merit-based raises.

Wednesday - 08/29/2012, 02:34pm EDT

Tags: uva, Teresa Sullivan, higher education, Virginia

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