There was a fire early Monday in the basement of a UVA student apartment building. It happened at around 10:30 a.m. at 320 14th St. NW, a couple of blocks from the University Corner. Firefighters encountered heavy smoke and zero visibility in the basement. Several students living in the apartment building were evacuated. Nine of them were displaced. Nobody was injured. The cause was faulty wiring.
UVA Rector George Martin voices confidence in President Teresa Sullivan.
The longtime director of the Buford Middle School band is retiring.
City officials have recognized Charles Alexander, a well-known motivational speaker.
UVA defeated Virginia Tech in the Commonwealth Clash, sponsored by Virginia529.