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Parks and Recreation now accepting applications for Summer Lifeguards
Are you looking for a summer job? Better yet, do you want to work out of the best office space in Albemarle County this summer? The Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications right now for lifeguards to patrol our three swimming beaches.

Albemarle County Announces Hiring of Deputy Chief for Fire/Rescue
Albemarle County is pleased to welcome Heather Childress as Deputy Chief for the Albemarle County Department of Fire Rescue.

Liberation and Freedom Events
The community is invited to commemorate Liberation and Freedom Day at a series of events happening over the next week. Liberation and Freedom Day, March 3, marks the anniversary of local emancipation in Albemarle and Charlottesville in 1865. All of the events are free and open to the public.

Albemarle County launches new GIS Web mapping tool
 Albemarle County announces the launch of the new GIS Web, the public mapping tool.

Construction underway at Woolen Mills site for tech company, project expected to also maximize business development in surrounding area
Albemarle County joined with partners WillowTree, Inc. and Woolen Mills, LLC, today to mark the start of construction for the redevelopment of the Woolen Mills site, which will transform into a best-in-class corporate campus for WillowTree.

No experience needed apply for training to become an Albemarle County firefighter/paramedic
For the first time ever in the 26-year history of Albemarle County Fire Rescue (ACFR), applicants are being accepted without prior fire rescue experience.

Albemarle County officials meet with US Congressman Denver Riggleman
US Congressman Denver Riggleman met with Albemarle County officials this morning. Board of Supervisors Chair Ned Gallaway and Supervisor Diantha McKeel, School Board Chair Jonno Alcaro, County Executive Jeff Richardson, Assistant County Executive Trevor Henry, and Legislative & Public Affairs Officer for Albemarle County Public Schools Helen Dunn participated in the discussion, which lasted approximately one hour.

Governor Northam Announces $1.56 Million Investment in Albemarle County
Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Potter’s Craft Cider, LLC will invest $1.56 million to relocate and expand their existing hard cider production facility and add a tasting room. As a result of this expansion, the company will create 12 new jobs in Albemarle County and more than quadruple its cider production, while continuing to source 100 percent of its apples from Virginia.