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Posted on: July 19, 2021

CFD Graduates Largest and Most Diverse Recruit Academy

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 19, 2021

CFD Graduates Largest and Most Diverse Recruit Academy

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Fire Department announces the graduation of twenty-two firefighters, the most diverse academy in the organization's history.

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Charlottesville to Complete Statue Removals

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 13, 2021

The stone bases of the statues of Confederate Generals will be removed starting on Tuesday. Fencing around the construction zone will remain in place.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville will complete the rem...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

Charlottesville to Initiate Statue Removals

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 9, 2021

The bronze statues of Confederate Generals will be removed on Saturday. Fencing around the construction zone will be installed on Friday.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville will conduct a removal project for ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

City Seeks Expressions of Interest for Removal, Relocation, and Transfer of Ownership of Statues

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 7, 2021

The City of Charlottesville offers the statues/sculptures of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and Confederate General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson for relocation and placement to any museum, historical society, governmen...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Recovery Grant to Continue Assistance for City Businesses Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 6, 2021

Recovery Grant to Continue Assistance for City Businesses Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - In response to the continued impact that COVID-19 is having on businesses in the Charlottesville community, t...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

New City Park to Officially Open with Special Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 6, 2021

New City Park to Officially Open to the Public with Special Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, July 8

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is pleased to announce that a new park has been created in the 10th a...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Information Session Scheduled for Belmont Bridge Construction Project

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 29, 2021

The Belmont Bridge project team will host a virtual meeting on August 11 to share information on the upcoming construction activities and timeline

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville has awarded a $23,696,638...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Joint statement from Albemarle & Charlottesville Commonwealth's Attorneys

City County Seals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 17, 2021

The Commonwealth’s Attorneys of Albemarle County and Charlottesville have advised law enforcement that it is not a crime to wear masks in public to mitigate the risks of COVID-19 spread and exposure.

Joint statement from A...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

City’s Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney named in Class of 2021 "Influential Women of Law"

Charlottesville

City's DEPUTY COMMONWEALTH's attorney named in CLASS OF 2021 "influential women of law" 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 16, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville is pleased to announce that Areshini Pather, Deputy Commonwealth...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Mario Jarman Hodges sentenced for attempted rape, malicious wounding, and abduction

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 2, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Today in Charlottesville Circuit Court, Mario Jarman Hodges was sentenced for attempted rape, malicious wounding, and abduction. 

“Judge Richard E Moore sentenced Mario Jarman Hodges to 40 yea...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Charlottesville City Manager fills key leadership roles including first woman as City Attorney

Lisa Robertson, Sam Sanders, Ashley Marshall, and Sue Moffett

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 20, 2021

Appointed as City Attorney, Lisa Robertson is the first woman to hold the position in Charlottesville’s 133-year history

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville City Manager Chip Boyles announces several appointments filling ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Murder Charge Certified to Grand Jury

Charlottesville

Commonwealth v. Bryan Hatcher

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 13, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Today, Bryan Hatcher appeared in person before a Judge of the Charlottesville General District Court for a preliminary hearing.

After hearing the Commonwealth’s evidence, J...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Damaged Rivanna River Access Point Stairway Rebuilt by City Staff and Community Members

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 29, 2021

Damaged Rivanna River Access Point Stairway Rebuilt by City Staff and Community Members

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - At the April 19, 2021 Charlottesville City Council meeting, City Manager Chip Boyles acknowledged the tremendou...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Charlottesville Aligns COVID-19 Prevention Strategies with the State

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 20, 2021

City Council repeals local COVID-19 ordinance to avoid confusion with Governor’s Executive Orders; Local State of Emergency remains in effect

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - At its regular meeting held Monday, Charlottesville City ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

“Books Behind Bars” Program to Launch at Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 19, 2021

Charlottesville Commonwealth’s Attorney Joe Platania Partners with the University of Virginia and the Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail to Launch Innovative Educational and Rehabilitation Program for Inmates

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