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The Board of Supervisors hashed out how to deal with water issues during an evening work session Wednesday (Aug. 1).

After a presentation about options for getting water to Zion Crossroads and eventually supplying water to the entire county, County Administrator Steve Nichols asked the board for guidance.

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Jessica Caloza, a field representative for Obama cuts the ribbon with Linda Perriello.President Obama’s newly opened campaign headquarters in Fluvanna County was packed at its opening on Saturday (Aug. 4) with some 150 people listening to Linda Perriello give a rousing speech regarding Obama’s accomplishments.

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Mayor John Hammond displays the gun and uniform once worn by Columbia’s constables. Tiny Columbia.

Even in its heyday, no more than 400 people lived within its two-tenths of a square mile confines.

According to the 2010 census, 83 people now live in Columbia, up from 49 in 2000.

Irene Newton is one of those citizens. Newton, the unofficial town historian, graduated from Fluvanna High School in 1943 and has lived in Columbia since she was six.

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Owen Davis, Bree Key, Tr’e Key and Ophelia Partee collected school supplies during the Packed for Success event held Saturday (July 28)The gallery and supervisors were all ears as two young girls stepped up to the podium at the July 18 supervisors meeting to tell the crowd about two student groups who wanted to help teachers and students.

Kate and Ellie Sechler talked about Students for Teachers and Packed for Success. Add a comment

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Coach Cos DiFazio meets with his swimmers.The Jefferson Swim League held its 47th championship swim meet at the Fork Union Military Academy (FUMA) pool on Friday and Saturday July 27 and 28. Cos DiFazio, coach of the Fluvanna Aquatic Sports Team (FAST), noted before the meet that this was the biggest swim meet ever held in Fluvanna County. Over 2,000 youth swimmers, representing 16 teams competed in the event. In addition, almost 600 volunteers were needed to bring an event of this size together and make it a success.

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