Fluvanna Review

Jason Abbott, artistFrom an early age Jason Abbott loved to draw. Like any child who craves drawing, he grabbed whatever pencil or pen was available and drew on scrap paper what he imagined. But one day when he was a child, he went out to lunch with his family while on a cross country trip in Germany.
“I remember the floor–to–ceiling windows and looking out at the huge mountains. I was so fixated on that scene I didn’t even care about my chocolate milk,” Abbott laughed. “But I just kept staring at it, watching the light behind it. It moved me so powerfully.”

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School boardSoon Central Elementary School will open its brand new STEAM lab – a space to inspire integrative learning in science, technology, engineering, arts and math, the Fluvanna County School Board learned at its meeting Wednesday (Aug. 10) night.The STEAM lab, which ought to be complete around the beginning of September, was built by funds from the Deborah Rose Altschull Endowment for Youth. The Board recognized the endowment’s trustee, Cliff Altschull, who is also a member of Fluvanna’s Rotary Club.

 

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The Rt. 15/53 roundabout project in Palmyra was advertised for construction bids Tuesday, June 14, according to a press release from VDOT.

 

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Cunningham Creek WineryThe idea for Cunningham Creek Winery began with a conversation and ended with a glass of wine. This is how Sara Hernandez, an old friend of Debbie and Bruce Deal, describes the journey they took to reach their goal. Rick Hernandez cultivated a vineyard in California, where both couples are from. Sara, who is very gracious, tells the story.

 

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Andrew Pullen, Lee Ware, Tom Garrett, Jim Gilmore, Nick Freitas and Mel Sheridan. Photo by Tricia JohnsonOver 100 guests flocked to the home of Mel and Donna Sheridan in Kents Store on Saturday (July 30) to attend a fundraiser for Tom Garrett, Republican candidate for the U. S. House of Representatives.

Garrett is campaigning against Jane Dittmar, a Democrat, for the seat vacated by the retirement of 5th District Congressman Robert Hurt. The 5th District, which encompasses all of Fluvanna County, is the largest congressional district in the state.

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