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rotestors outside the June 6 Board of Supervisors meeting.

The supervisors 3-2 vote last month to cut the school budget – which for a while threatened to leave the new high school shuttered – has spurred a new activism in Fluvanna County.

Informal groups calling themselves Save our Schools, Focus on Fluvanna’s Future, Fluvanna United and the Fluvanna Taxpayers Watchdog Association have sprung up seemingly overnight to promote their messages.

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The fervor over education funding in Fluvanna County will not die.

It began over a month ago when the Fluvanna Board of Supervisors voted on a lower than expected tax rate, cutting the school board operating budget by $1.4 million.  But just when protests and angry Facebook posts were starting to dwindle, the debate was reignited two weeks ago when a group called the Fluvanna Taxpayers Watchdog Association published a two-page ad in the Fluvanna Review claiming that public school teachers are overpaid by 50 percent.

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After hearing the final water/sewer pipeline to Zion Crossroads return-on-investment report, Supervisors asked County Administrator Steve Nichols to shoot off a letter to Louisa County officials.

The gist of the June 7 letter? Let’s talk water.

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Lake candidatesLake Monticello Owners Association members will vote for two new board members on June 30. Running for the two seats are Dick Cummings, Page Gifford and Charles Harrelson. The election will fill vacancies created by the expiration of the second three-year term of Don Fickes and the vacant term created by the resignation of Benita Ellen in January.

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The following students have earned Principal’s List (All A’s) or A and B honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2011-12 school year at Fluvanna Middle School. Some students who earned recognition are not included because the school does not have permission to release their names to the media. Add a comment

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