Subscribe to Albemarle County's RSS Feeds
RSS, or Really Simple Syndication, is a convenient way to keep up with the County of Albemarle Board meetings and Press Room. Once you subscribe to either feed, information will be delivered to your computer's desktop automatically. You will be able to download an audio file (in .mp3 format) to your hard drive or audio device for listening at your convenience.
How does RSS work?
Getting an RSS feed is simple. But first, you need to get an RSS "news reader" (sometimes referred to as a "news aggregator"). There are several different types, some Web-based and some installed directly on your computer. There are many out there, mostly free, and a web search should show many.
After getting your news reader, it is time to get some news to read. Most sites that offer RSS feeds should display a button similar to these:
These buttons are your link to subscribe to the feed. The news reader that you choose should give you detailed information on how to proceed from here.
How do I subscribe to an Albemarle County RSS feed?
There are a couple of ways to add a news feed to your news reader. However, in general, these are the steps to follow:
1. Copy the following Web address (using Edit>Copy or Ctrl+C):
2. Open your news reader and select Add Feed, New Channel, Subscribe, etc. The specific terminology will vary according to which news reader program you use.
3. Paste the Web address into the dialog box that asks for the address of the feed (using Edit>Paste or Ctrl+V).
4. Follow the program's prompts as directed.
Once subscribed to a feed, you should immediately begin getting news. When we add a new item, your news reader program will automatically update to reflect it.
Alternatively, you may visit the Board of Supervisors Meetings Podcast Center and download the file(s) of your choice and play in any MP3 compatible player; or visit the Press Room to view all Albemarle County news and event information.