The Albemarle Supervisors and the County School Board are pledging to do a better job next year on crafting a new budget. There were tensions last winter when the school division sent the supervisors a spending plan that was several million dollars higher than the known revenues. School Board member Steve Kolaszar calls it a perfect storm when the school board was faced reduced state allocations and other setbacks. Eric Strucko wants his fellow school board members to consider a multi-year budget plan.
Monday afternoon Virginia Baseball had its name called during the NCAAT Selection Show and it will be featured in UC Santa Barbara's Region as the #3 seed. The Hoos will open up play against #2 seed Southern California, while #4 seed San Diego State will match up with the host #1 UC Santa Barbara.
The center's new observatory opens Friday, offering spectacular views stretching 50 miles past the Manhattan skyline to the Atlantic Ocean.