Five people are behind bars after a drug bust Tuesday in the Burnt Tree subdivision of Madison County.
Sheriff’s deputies confiscated 1,200 tablets of heroin, ecstasy and other narcotics from the home.
Deputies arrested 36-year-old Corey Denise Williams, 19-year-old Michael Eady, 26-year-old Kyle Wesley Murray, 20-year-old Najee Matteux and 23-year-old Anissa L Rose.
Each of them faces one count of possession with the intent to distribute.
The suspects are being held at the Central Virginia Regional Jail.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has appointed Fluvanna County Sheriff Ryant Washington to serve as special policy adviser for law enforcement of the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
The position was created after last years arrest of a University of Virginia student who was mistakenly believed to have purchased alcohol that turned out to be bottled water.
Washington will oversee the ABC law enforcement, training and standards of procedure.
His last day in Fluvanna County will be May 2.
A meeting Wednesday night will focus on plans for the future of the Belmont Bridge. There are two options on the table: one option is for an enhanced bridge, while the other is for an underpass.
Police say a new LSD-like drug is a dangerous narcotic that first gives the user a euphoric feeling, but can then cause disorientation and violent behavior, and has even led to a number of deaths.
The Virginia men's basketball team has made a late addition to its incoming recruiting class.
Four Blue Ridge senior lacrosse players who were teammates will be rivals in the future, after they signed letters of intent to play at competing schools on Tuesday.
In a season where wins have been hard to come by, the Virginia softball team finished their home schedule with a pair of them on Wednesday.
Virginia's defense of its ACC title next men's basketball season will include home games against four conference opponents that reached the NCAA Tournament this year.
Despite a government threat to fire them, some 500 soldiers marched in Bolivia's capital Wednesday for a second consecutive day to demand greater upward mobility within the armed forces.
A new law in Bolivia authorizes the military to shoot down planes suspected of smuggling cocaine.
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet says she is determined to make her country's democracy more representative, and she may have just enough votes in Congress to achieve it.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he is exploring ways to deepen U.S.-Mexican defense ties, including the possibility of training exercises with Mexican forces.