The Albemarle supervisors say they want to stay in touch with property owners during construction of the 29-Rio interchange. Supervisors’ Chairwoman Jane Dittmar (pictured second from right) wants businesses and commuters to be on an equal footing with VDOT during future discussions of major road improvements. Dittmar has shared her goals with fellow supervisors, including Ken Boyd (pictured left), Diantha McKeel (pictured second from left), and Ann Mallek (pictured right). The Commonwealth Transportation Board will consider the Rio-29 project and other features of a more than $203 million package at a June 18th meeting.
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.