Photo: Eric Kelly

Two young men killed in separate crashes

Albemarle High grad Riley M. Cole, 22, died Thursday afternoon, December 11, on Route 20 in Buckingham on his way home from his first semester at Longwood University, according to his obituary. Virginia State Police say Cole was traveling north in a 1997 Infiniti when he ran off the road, overcorrected and hit a southbound […]

Friendship Court, where LEAP has helped fund energy-saving updates that contributed to its carbon credits. Photo: Josh Britt

Local energy nonprofit to start selling carbon credits

Charlottesville’s Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) announced this week that it’s entering the “voluntary carbon market,” and will be selling carbon credits generated by energy-saving weatherization projects to individuals and companies that want to buy their way to a smaller carbon footprint. According to a statement released Monday, LEAP’s Save a Ton Program will issue […]