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The Board of Supervisors

Scores of hopefuls crammed into the courthouse Wednesday evening (June 20) to hear School Superintendent Gena Keller ask the Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors for more money.

They were disappointed.

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The Board of Supervisors has been asking for an adversarial audit of the schools.

Exactly what is an adversarial audit?

Supervisor Bob Ullenbruch (Palmyra) said it looks into more than just money transactions.

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Fluvanna resident John Atkins helped bring the BBQ  competition to the county.After months of planning, music, BBQ and party lovers will gather from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Pleasant Grove on Saturday (June 23)  for the Fluvanna Chamber of Commerce’s first-ever BBQ, Bands and Brews festival.

John Atkins, owner of The BBQ Connection, joined the Chamber this past year because he said he believes in supporting the community.

Atkins thought the perfect marriage would be his love of BBQ and a festival that would bring people to one of Fluvanna’s most prized parks.

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Congressman Robert Hurt watched Sue Charney make candy.In an effort to better serve small businesses and find out what is uppermost in the minds of his constituency, Congressman Robert Hurt, toured areas in his district, meeting with business people and citizens.

One such place was Fluvanna’s own success story, Red Rocker Candy. Sue Charney started making candy in her own kitchen and then kept expanding the business. Entrepreneur Charney also hung on during the hard times of this current recession.

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Jim Toms opened PaPa Jim’s in October.Out on Rt.15, in Troy, next to the Troy Deli, is PaPa Jim’s Soft Serve Treats, housed under a big red roof. If soft ice cream is your preferred cool summer treat, then PaPa Jim’s has what you’re looking for in house flavors of vanilla, chocolate or a twist. But for novel taste sensation, try the Flavor Burst, classic vanilla with blends of strawberry, banana, cotton candy, tropical orange, butterscotch, mocha cappuccino, butter pecan or raspberry.

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