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Shipp Disputes Rivals’ Claims

Incumbent Albemarle Clerk of Circuit Court Debbie Shipp disputes arguments by rivals George Foresman and Jon Zug.

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Clerk Candidates To File FOIA Request

Two candidates for Clerk of Albemarle Circuit Court have joined forces for a Freedom of Information Act request that deals with incumbent Clerk Debbie Shipp.


Chief Deputy To Run For Albemarle Sheriff

Chan Bryant, the chief deputy of Albemarle Sheriff Chip Harding, has the incumbent's backing to succeed him in 2019.

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City Has New Voting Machines

Charlottesville has new voting machines for next month's election, and deadlines are looming for anyone who's not registered or plans to vote absentee.

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Doug Wilder Writes Autobiography

Onetime Virginia Governor Doug Wilder has written an autobiography.

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Albemarle Clerk Restores Licenses

Debbie Shipp, the Clerk of Albemarle Circuit Court, says her office has restored marriage licenses dating back to 1780.

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Supervisor Hopefuls Appear At Forum

The hopefuls in this year's Albemarle Board of Supervisors races appeared at a Thursday night candidates forum.

Willey Blasts Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

Virginian Kathleen Willey, who accused former President Bill Clinton of groping her, opposes Hillary Clinton's bid for the White House.

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Candidates Saluted At Democrat Barbecue

Albemarle Democrats honor this year's candidates for public offices.

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Residents Take Part In Pride Festival

A large group of local residents packed Lee Park for the annual Pride Festival.

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Officials Explore Mental Health Issues

A local prosecutor, a state senator and a psychologist explore current issues in mental health.

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Candidates Forum For Council Hopefuls

The five city council hopefuls appeared Thursday night at a candidates forum.

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Dittmar Launches Bid For House Seat

Jane Dittmar has officially launched her campaign for a congressional seat.

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Health Board Amends Clinic Rules

The Virginia Board of Health votes to end tougher rules and building codes for abortion clinics.

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Sabato Expects Gains For Fiorina

UVA's Larry Sabato says Carly Fiorina will probably gain ground in the polls after a Wednesday night GOP debate.

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Sanders Appears At Miller Center

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders appeared Monday at the University of Virginia's Miller Center.

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Group Challenges 2011 Redistricting Plans

There's a new legal challenge involving Virginia's 2011 redistricting.

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Albemarle Residents Rally For Tracci

Area residents attend a weekend fundraiser for Robert Tracci, the Republican nominee for Albemarle Commonwealth's Attorney.

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George Allen Fires Up Local GOP

Ex-Governor and onetime U.S. Senator George Allen returned to Albemarle County on Saturday.

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County Boards Hear Bleak Forecast

The Albemarle School Board and the County Supervisors learn more about future financial challenges.

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More Schools Have Solar Involvement

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Four Virginia schools take part in a pilot program that involves solar energy.

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Movie Filmed In Va. Reaches Theaters

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The movie "Big Stone Gap", which was filmed in Virginia, had its national release on Friday.

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AMTRAK Allows Pets On Some Trains

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AMTRAK is now allowing passengers on some Virginia train routes to bring their pets.