Albemarle County

This summer, a new state law took effect, allowing communities to decide the fate of their confederate monuments. Saturday, Albemarle County becomes the latest community to remove one under guidelines approved by the legislature.

Virginia’s Albemarle County has voted to remove a statue of a Confederate soldier.


Charlottesville and Albemarle County will impose new limits on the public in an attempt to prevent further spread of coronavirus. 

Masks will now be required in all public places and business at restaurants and tasting rooms will be restricted.

(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

After losing a high-profile case involving a marijuana-smoking truck driver, the commonwealth’s attorney in Albemarle County has vowed to get some standards on the books for prosecuting people who may be impaired by pot. 


This month, the United Nations announced that forty percent of births in this country are to unmarried mothers.  While it's become much more accepted today, Virginia journalist and author Mary Carter Bishop reports that such a thing was scandalous in the 1930’s when her half brother was born.  She’s now written a book about him.