The Albemarle Fire Marshal’s Office warns lightning is the last thing you want to see when you’re out in the elements this summer. Assistant Fire Marshal Mel Bishop says some people try to take cover under trees, and they actually attract lightning bolts. Bishop says it’s a good idea to avoid chores such as dish washing or laundry when there are lightning strikes. That’s because lightning bolts can have an affinity for plumbing systems.
UVA won game 2 of an ACC home series against Miami 5-2.
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A Culpeper woman abandons her campaign for the State Senate.
A man is a suspect in the death of a University of Mary Washington student.