Riley Wyant, NBC12 WWBT Richmond

Riley Wyant

NBC12 WWBT Richmond

Charlottesville, VA, United States

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Environmental activists in central Virginia celebrate Atlantic Coast Pipeline victory

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline project has been cancelled. Environmental activists in central Virginia say they not only hoped this victory would come, they worked hard to make certain their voices were heard. → Read More

CPD sends out warning about counterfeit money

The Charlottesville Police Department is warning folks to be on the lookout for counterfeit money. → Read More

Pawn shop owner weighs in on Virginia’s new gun control laws

New gun control laws went into effect Wednesday across Virginia. Many of the restrictions reflect the Democratic majority in the General Assembly. → Read More

Home Depot modifies rope sales after nooses found in stores

Home Depot is modifying rope sales after nooses were found in stores across the country. → Read More

New Woolen Mills bridge installation underway

A new bridge will soon provide pedestrian and bicycle access to the newly renovated Woolen Mills property. → Read More

Charlottesville company develops test to predict most severe cases of COVID-19

COVID-19 has presented many complex challenges to those in the medical field. One Charlottesville-based company stepped up to the plate to come up with a solution beyond just testing for the virus. → Read More

UVA will not require SAT, ACT, and other standardized testing for Fall 2021 applicants

The pandemic is remodeling the way the admissions process will work at the University of Virginia. → Read More

Protesters flood the streets of Charlottesville in honor of George Floyd

Protesters in Charlottesville showed their support for George Floyd during a rally in front of the city’s police department Saturday afternoon. → Read More

Many Charlottesville businesses are pleased with Northam’s new mask protocol

Businesses in Charlottesville share their thoughts on Governor Northam's mask mandate. → Read More

As summer fun options stay limited, demand for personal pools surges

As options for summer fun continue to be limited in 2020, building pools is becoming a popular alternative. → Read More

Charlottesville barber shops adjust to new Phase One guidelines

Virginia’s barber shops and salons are back in action and adapting to the new “appointment only” guideline that is part of Phase One of Governor Ralph Northam’s Forward Virginia plan. → Read More

WATCH Gov. Northam delivering coronavirus briefing

Governor Northam will deliver his coronavirus briefing at 2 p.m., watch it live here. → Read More

Amtrak now requires passengers to wear face masks

Amtrak is requiring passengers to wear facial coverings, beginning Monday, to fight the spread of COVID-19. → Read More

Automated CPR machine expected to save lives at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital

Thanks to the COVID-19 relief fund through the Sentara Martha Jefferson Foundation, the hospital has an innovative new type of personal protective equipment that could save lives. It's called LUCAS. → Read More

ServiceMaster spent Friday morning disinfecting ambulances for the Charlottesville Fire Department

Workers with ServiceMaster of Charlottesville spent Friday morning cleaning and disinfecting three ambulances for the Charlottesville Fire Department. → Read More

The Inn at Monticello is open to guests, but it’s seeing more cancellations than foot traffic

The pandemic continues to rock small businesses nation-wide. One Albemarle County Bed and Breakfast has tried to roll with the punches, but is not seeing any reservations. → Read More

Residential water usage on the rise while commercial usage drops in Albemarle County

As more people continue to stay home, utility companies say water usage is on the rise. → Read More

COVID-19 closes doors on certain internship opportunities, but students may find ways to be proactive

When looking for a job, having experience to put on a resume is invaluable. Students across central Virginia and the country are now worried that those crucial experiences are out of reach as the pandemic closes doors on certain opportunities. → Read More

Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA sees success with adoptions and fosters during pandemic

The Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA is seeing more and more adoptions and fosters in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. → Read More

Upcoming 2020 graduates navigating through nightmarish job hunt

As the pandemic continues to spread, the employment process becomes beyond anyone’s control. → Read More