The starting time for an Albemarle supervisors meeting is changing. The first regular meeting of the month, known as the day meeting, will now begin at 1 p.m. The previous starting time was 9 a.m. The supervisors also have a self-imposed ending time of 9 p.m. for that meeting. There will be an additional meeting on the calendar of the second Monday of the month from 5-9 p.m. That will be used for reviewing the comprehensive plan. The other regular Albemarle supervisors meeting of the second Wednesday of the month will still start at 6 p.m.
General health has improved worldwide, thanks to significant progress against infectious diseases and gains in fighting maternal and child illnesses.
The U.S. Congress will soon embark on a high-stakes budget negotiation with President Barack Obama that, if productive, could give Republicans the increased military spending they want and Democrats the increased domestic spending they seek.