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Following a statewide trend, Fluvanna County High School had a 21 percent increase in the number of seniors who took the Scholastic Aptitude Test, or SAT, in preparation for attending college, according to a school press release.

This increase in test takers may be a factor of the economy with more students considering two- and four-year colleges after high school because of the lack of job opportunities in their community, according to the press release.

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Display of wine and cheese.They had so much fun at Fluvanna’s first wine festival, they’re doing it again.

It looks like others agree, because advance sale tickets to the Sept. 29 Fluvanna Chamber of Commerce Wine Festival are running ahead of last year’s, said Brenda Rigsby, co-chair of the event. Add a comment

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Scott Davis stands in the damaged kitchen. Scott Davis still can’t believe he survived about the scariest afternoon of his life.

On Tuesday (Sept. 18), Davis was on his couch watching TV. He said he may have dozed off when he heard the doggie door on the front door flapping violently.

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The site visits are done and initial findings show real estate values are down between 25 and 35 percent.

That’s bad, but not nearly as much as some predicted.

Matthew Hickey of Blue Ridge Mass Appraisals told the Board of Supervisors Wed. (Sept. 19) he is ready to mail out detailed information to home and land owners no later than October 5.

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Things got testy at the Board of supervisors meeting Wednesday (Sept. 19).

School Superintendent Gena Keller told the board the schools need an infusion of almost $600,000.

She didn’t get it.

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