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.
Albemarle Police are investigating a reported armed robbery at the Woodbrook 7-11.
The Albemarle Supervisors agree to use an assistance plan for merchants who might be hurt by construction of a new Rio at 29 interchange.
Arnold Schwarzenegger may be older but that doesn't stop him from destroying his younger self, as the former governor returns to one of his most recognizable roles.