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U.Va. Listed as #1 College Town in Travelers Today Article

Charlotteville took top honors among college towns in a recent TravelersToday.com article. Other towns highlighted include Boulder, Colorado and Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Needed: Volunteer Teams for Annual Day of Caring

July 23 is the deadline to sign up teams to help non-profit organizations and schools in the area with projects on their wish lists on the annual United Way Laurence E. Richardson Day of Caring, scheduled for Sept. 17.

The Heritage Theatre Festival presents: SHEAR MADNESS

The hilarious whodunit, Shear Madness, plays at the Helms Theatre beginning July 9 at 7:45 p.m.

Students Across VA Take Part in Chinese Language Immersion Program

High school students from many areas of Virginia are taking part in a Mandarin Chinese language immersion program at U.Va.