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The Insurance Services Office just upgraded its rating for the Lake Monticello’s Volunteer Fire Department and that’s good news for people served by the department.
LMVF Chief Scott Carpenter said homeowner’s insurance premiums could go down by as much as $100 because of the new ISO rating.
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More than 20 agencies sent representatives to plead their funding case to the Board of Supervisors which met on Wednesday (Feb. 27) evening.
Last year the Board surprised most when it decided to cut funding to several key agencies altogether: Jefferson Area Board on Aging, Piedmont Virginia Community College, Piedmont Workforce Network, Offender Aid and Restoration and JAUNT.
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Investigations by the Fluvanna County Sheriff’s Office into over a dozen burglaries in the county since the fall of last year has led to the indictments of six men by a Fluvanna County Grand Jury.
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Fluco’s Forensics team (front row) Dalton Baughn, Mat Fragola, Johnny Douma,  Matt Anderson, Camden Cassell, (middle row) Zach Dobrin, Jamie Hall, Victoria Cook, Mary Milton, Kelsey Schlein, Heather Chambers, Carrie Domenic, (back row) Jonathan Corbin, Hannah Corbin, Kara Kline, Samantha Federico, Nick Lauterbach, Morgan Shepherd, Adele Sams, Jordan Nazar Photo courtesy of Erin Edgertonl winter sports and academic competition season this year. The annual awards ceremony (no longer an awards banquet) was held in the Fluvanna High School auditorium on Wed (Jan. 30).
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Shiloh’s Rosenwald school. Photo by the late Paul Spraggs, courtesy of The Fluvanna Historical Society.A century and a half ago Abraham Lincoln delivered the Emancipation Proclamation which is seen throughout history as the beginning of the end of slavery. During slavery, it was illegal for enslaved blacks to learn to read and write. When the Civil War ended, states didn’t jump at the opportunity to educate newly freed slaves.

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