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.
The Albemarle Police Department says officers often have to respond to calls in which a person is armed and dangerous, and such calls are becoming more and more frequent.
An 88-year-old Lovingston woman was taken to UVA Hospital, but later died.
Hundreds attended both events, one a traditional funeral, the other a joyous life celebration.
Breakfastarians rejoice as the Golden Arches announces you'll soon be able to buy an egg McMuffin at dinner time.
The British actor will portray the beloved American author in "Rebel in the Rye."