Charlottesville school officials are trying to complete many renovations before students show up for the first day of classes on August 20th. Mike Mollica oversees the city’s capital improvements program, which has included upgrades for Greenbrier and Jackson-Via (pictured). One of the largest new projects is the Sigma Lab at Charlottesville High School. A part of the CHS media center has been converted into a science, technology, engineering and math lab. The budget for that item exceeds $1.2 million.
Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will open a new Charlottesville area campaign office Wednesday evening.
The UVA Health System is the winner of this year's Dabney Award from the Chamber of Commerce.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine says the nation's doctors, nurses, and hospitals can meet the challenge posed by the Zika virus.
Delegate David Toscano (D- Charlottesville) wants more socially conservative lawmakers to withdraw their proposals to limit gay and lesbian rights.