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The Jefferson-Madison Regional Library will be holding a system-wide food drive beginning next week.
This is the first time JMRL is doing this.
According to a release, a majority of the library's branches will be donating collected items to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, but items dropped off at the Louisa County Library will go to the Louisa Resource Center.
The drive will be held from November 27th to December 9th.
For more information on what items can be donated, click here.
Two Waynesboro men accused in a string of Albemarle County thefts are now facing charges in Greene County.
According to the Greene County Sheriff's Office, 20-year-old Julian Larren Gillison and 24-year-old Jerrell Earl Jones have been charged with stealing a car.
The two men are already facing numerous charges in Albemarle for multiple automobile-related thefts.
The new charges stem from a November 14th or 15th incident in which a vehicle was stolen in the Ruckersville area and later found on the 15th.
Gillison and Jones have been charged with grand larceny of a motor vehicle, conspiracy to commit grand larceny, larceny of a credit card, and credit card fraud.
They are in custody at the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail.
This Thanksgiving holiday Virginia State Police officers are participating in a Click it or Ticket Campaign.
The DMV is asking all drivers and passengers to buckle up before hitting the road for the holiday.
During the Click It or Ticket campaign, state and local police officers will be watching for unbelted drivers including child safety seats.
The National Highway Safety Administration says seat belt users are 45 percent less likely to be fatally injured in a crash and 30 percent of unbelted motorists are ejected during a crash.
In 2016, eight people were killed in crashes in Virginia during the Thanksgiving holiday
The Charlottesville Fire Department and the Albemarle County Department of Fire Rescue are reminding homeowners about safety in the kitchen ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Thanksgiving, and the day before, are the peak days for home fires caused by cooking.
Anytime you are cooking on the stovetop, stay with the food to keep an eye on it, and stay home when your turkey is cooking so you can check it frequently.
Children should be kept at least three feet away from hot surfaces.
Smoke alarms should be tested to make sure they are functioning correctly.
CBS News made the decision to fire notable journalist Charlie Rose after several women accused him of sexual misconduct.
Rose hosted "CBS This Morning" and was a contributor to "60 Minutes." PBS and Bloomberg also suspended airings of Rose's nightly interview show
The Washington Post published an article Monday about women who said he groped them and walked around naked in front of them.
CBS News President David Rhodes said there is nothing more important than assuring a safe, professional workplace.
The 2018 General Assembly session doesn’t start until January, but legislators are beginning to prefile legislation.
On Monday, several bills were prefiled from both parties, including one banning the personal use of campaign funds, as well as a bill banning credit agencies from charging people for freezing their credit reports.
Several others were introduced from Virginia lawmakers.
The General Assembly session officially begins on Jan. 10.