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Terry and Stephen Edwards checked out after buying groceries at E W Thomas during the cash mob event.The storm that ripped up trees and caused days-long power outages throughout Virginia, also hit a local grocer hard.

And the Fluvanna community came to its aid.

Saturday is always E W Thomas’ busiest day, said owner Beth Thomas.

So the June 29 storm that cut the power to her store for two days, cut into the grocer’s best sale hours besides wiping out all the food that needed refrigeration. Add a comment

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Erin Edgerton won Best In Show.There were not many entries in this years’ annual photo contest sponsored by Fluvanna County Parks and Recreation but those who participated showed some awe-inspiring work including Erin Edgerton, one of the youngest entrants at age 15.

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County Administrator Steve Nichols started his job in a maelstrom. The Board of Supervisors had just fired five department heads. Contentious budget negotiations were underway.
 Staff was on pins and needles.

One of the first things Nichols decided to do was to conduct a survey – to take the staff’s pulse, so to speak. The web-based, anonymous survey was conducted May 9 – 28, Nichols said.
 In all, 122 county employees out of 145 total, including constitutional officers, agency heads and staff answered 20 questions about morale, training opportunities, communication and the county’s perception of the job they are doing.

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Candidates Page Gifford, Dick Cummings and Charles Harrelson stood at the meeting where election results were announced. Charles Harrelson and Dick Cummings were elected as directors of the Lake Monticello Owners’ Association, the LMOA announced Saturday (June 30).

The LMOA oversees the huge Lake Monticello subdivision in Fluvanna County.

Harrelson, a retired businessman, garnered 811 votes. Cummings, a retired CPA, got 810 votes. Page Gifford, a freelance writer and community volunteer, received 430 votes.

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Guided tours of Fluvanna County’s new high school will be held Thursday (July 12) and Thursday (July 26).

The July 12 tours will last from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. with the guided tours beginning every 15 minutes. The July 26 tours will run from 6 to 8 p.m. with the guided tours beginning every 15 minutes.

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