The local jobless rate has seen a slight decline. It went from 4.9% in June to 4.8% in July. Ann Lang of the Virginia Employment Commission says our region continues to have a strong showing compared to the rest of the nation. The Charlottesville area had the 56th lowest unemployment rate in the nation. The statewide jobless rate remained at 5.4% in July.
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.