Government & Courts

Hundreds of migrants—the majority of them Latinos here legally on work visas—work in Central Virginia’s orchards each fall. This year, a lack of funds meant their best option for low-cost medical care wasn’t available. Photo: Jack Looney

Apple a day: Health care providers struggle to treat migrant workers

The several hundred migrant workers who flood Albemarle and surrounding counties every apple season have come and gone. But the community of nonprofit health care providers that supports them each season is already thinking about next year. The Blue Ridge Medical Center (BRMC), which provides medical care to more than 10,000 patients each year in […]

Marijuana seized by authorities in Fluvanna. Photo: Virginia State Police

Big pot bust, AccessUVA, Alexis Murphy: News briefs

Check daily and pick up a copy of the paper Wednesdays for the latest Charlottesville and Albemarle news briefs and stories. Here’s a quick look at some of what we’ve had an eye on for the past week. Gone to pot Virginia State Police made a major dent in local pot production in a […]