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A Goodwill store is under construction behind the shopping center at Turkey Sag Trail and will be completed in the spring, with a grand opening planned for May.


“It will be 12,000 square feet  with 9,500 square feet of sales floor with a drive through donation center,” said Lucie Touchton -marketing manager, Goodwill Industries of the Valleys. She adds that this store will create fifteen new jobs.

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Mike Himes, Fluvanna Habitat’s president and construction supervisor,  with many of the Habitat crew. The Fluvanna County Habitat for Humanity dedicated its 15th house in Fluvanna County on Dec. 2 in memoriam of a Fluvanna County resident who tragically died too young.


Brent Hawkins, 29, was traveling with his wife and young daughter on Rt. 460 on July 29 of 2011 when a tree fell on top of the car.  His wife and daughter survived the accident, but Brent did not.

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Regina Kirk is president-elect of the Virginia Association for Health,  Physical Education, Recreation,  and Dance (VAHPERD).Fluvanna County has its own Captain Kirk, but her mission is more down-to-earth and has remained on the same course for nearly 40 years. The retired educator is working harder than ever to promote the importance of physical exercise and healthy eating habits – lifestyle choices that begin in early childhood.


Lake Monticello resident Regina Kirk was recently selected to serve as president-elect of the Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (VAHPERD) at the organization’s annual state convention, held in Roanoke in November. The professional association of educators offers workshops, recognizes outstanding teachers, and encourages collaboration to create quality health curricula throughout Virginia.

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Wrestling

Two men.  Six minutes.  Taken down to its essentials, the sport of wrestling may seem this simple to many observers. However, the technique and time spent training makes this sport so much more.  The wrestlers go through numerous tests to make sure they are well-hydrated and in shape to perform at their highest abilities.  Following a diet stricter than any other sport, these athletes are in a class of their own.

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Fluvanna native Steve Pullinger taught the free course.Hurricanes. Earthquakes. Snowstorms. Windstorms.

Whether you spend time outdoors or never leave your house, with recent severe weather patterns it behooves everyone to learn basic survival techniques. About 30 adults and children from Fluvanna and surrounding counties gathered at Scheier Natural Area on Long Acre Road Saturday (Dec. 1) to do just that.

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