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The newly opened Panda Chinese restaurant has a lot going for it, food-wise that is. If you’re one of the ones looking for décor and ambiance, Chinese red walls and gold Oriental fans, that is not what Panda is all about. The restaurant offers take-out, a few tables set up for eating in, and catering for small or large parties. It is a place for the true Chinese food lover.

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Antoinette Marie GarrisonFluvanna resident Chuck Garrison is living any parent’s worst nightmare.

“I took my kids to the Capitol building in Washington one time, [my eldest daughter] Brooke was five or six-years-old. I turned away, and I lost contact with her in a sea of people. It was only for like four or five minutes but everything was in slow motion until I found her,” said Garrison. “But it was nothing like this. It’s just been surreal since this all happened. Time stands still.”

 

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Tricia JohnsonFluvanna’s SPCA is on the lookout for a new director after Tricia Johnson stepped down from the position on July 22.

Johnson remains involved with the organization as a consultant, still coming in to run the shelter a couple of days each week until the Fluvanna SPCA (FSPCA) finds a new leader. “I’m committed to the organization and its work,” she said.

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Roundabout work will continue until April

Roundabout construction siteConstruction of the roundabout at the intersection of Rts. 53 and 600 – which began late last month - will take at least another eight months to complete.

Around 150 hours of labor have gone into the project since its groundbreaking on July 23. The official completion date is April 26.

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Students wait in line to change their class schedule. Just six days before the new Fluvanna County High School was slated to receive its first students on Aug. 13, Principal James Barlow stood in an entry hallway, studying his notes, and rubbing his forehead.

“We’re short on desks and chairs,” said Barlow. “We’re making do with old desks and chairs until the new ones come in September. Students will have a place to sit.”

 

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