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All of Columbia’s town council seats as well as its mayor will chosen – as it traditionally has been – by write-in votes come election day.

“Normally, that’s the way we do it,’’ said council member Samuel Hancox, who has served three terms or 12 years so far.

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Maria Nini, grandson Luca and daughter Claudia Cracchiolo.Sal’s is located in Fork Union and in Scottsville and now at Lake Monticello so fans of the restaurant don’t have to go far for their terrific Italian fare.

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Without much warning, Two J’s Smokehouse closed Sept. 1.

But barbeque lovers don’t despair, Two J’s is reopening around the corner in the same building, said co-owner Megan Ball.

 

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Lake home offers spooky fun for families, trick-or-treaters

Alison and Natalie SimmonsWith Halloween just days away, David Simmons is working like a fiend to complete the final touches on his carnival of horrors.

Today he is arranging the neon green LED lights that he wants to run through the oak trees in the ghouls’ cemetery. There’s a forecast for rain showers, so he will wait another day to bring out the brain-eating zombie and the headless bride.

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“You’ve got to work within your budget.”
“I have no idea where the money would come from.”
“I’d love to say we have a magic wand, but we’re in a very bad condition.”
“I don’t see how we can do it.”

After hearing those comments from the Board of Supervisors, no one seemed surprised at the “no” vote Wednesday (Oct. 17) on the school’s funding request.

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