A strong showing at the local stores during the first part of this year. Retail sales figures from the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce show activity was up in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Louisa and Waynesboro. Chamber president Tim Hulbert says the sales figures were down in Greene and Augusta.
The "Matrix" star says a script for the third installment of the "excellent" time-traveling franchise is in the works.
Tom Petty was hooked on heroin in the 1990s, according to his longtime pal Warren Haynes, who is preparing to release an unauthorized biography.
Volkswagen's top U.S. executive is expected to face tough questions on Capitol Hill as the emissions-rigging scandal enveloping the world's largest automaker appears to be deepening.