Fluvanna Review

The Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday night (May 18) to fill a desperate need of the Fluvanna County Sheriff’s Office by approving a request for a server upgrade.

“They are in dire need,” said Cyndi Toler, the county’s purchasing officer. “Most of their equipment is well past its useful lifespan. They are having regular failures causing reboots, down time – and there’s always the possibility of a complete failure and losing all the data that they have – which would be a really bad thing.”

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Thinking about canceling your home phone? Think again.

Now that almost everybody has a cell phone, land lines are becoming increasingly obsolete. Many people end up talking on their cell phones, even at their homes, and see the dollars spent on a land line as money down the drain. Add a comment

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Troy Weidenheimer with Fluvanna Art Association members who displayed their abstract artwork.Fluvanna Art Association member and art instructor Troy Weidenheimer returned for another workshop, this time to focus on learning to paint more freely.

That’s not an easy thing to do after years of learning how to structure one’s artwork. To do this, members of the association had to move toward abstraction.

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A family of three was able to escape an overnight fire that destroyed a home in the 6000 block of West River Road outside of Scottsville in the early morning hours of June 13.

“There was a grandfather, a daughter and a granddaughter in the residence at the time of the fire,” said Fluvanna Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mike Brent. “ They did escape but they had some minor first and second degree burns,” he added.

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The Lake Monticello Owners’ Association (LMOA) has announced that the proposed budget for fiscal year 2013 will be adopted on Dec. 6.

The total expected revenue for 2013 is $5.7 million from dues, fees and amenity use fees. Expected non-capital expenditures are anticipated at $5.5 million. More than $1 million is budgeted for three key funds (roads, lake and general) that will be used for capital improvements to property and buildings, according to a press release from the LMOA.

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