The value of property in the city of Charlottesville is up 3.4% this year compared to 2013. Notices of the latest assessment of property are being mailed to city residents. They show the value of residential property is up 2.5%, the first increase in five years. Commercial property value is up 1.2%. Any city property owner who has not received a notice by February 6th should contact the assessor’s office. Commissioner of Revenue Todd Divers says there are programs to assist residents who need help paying their property taxes.
UVA won a Saturday double header over Pittsburgh Saturday, and racked up its 28th and 29th victories of the baseball season.
UVA has now managed to have one of its football players drafted by an NFL team for 33 years.