Fluvanna Review

Debra Lucado, Renny Megahan, Jeff Craig and Joe Chesser cut the ribbon. Photo by Page H. Gifford Attracting shoppers locally and supporting the newly stocked Fluvanna Ace Hardware (formerly Do It Best) was Joe Chesser’s message to the group of well-wishers gathered at Friday’s (Sept. 12) ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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There is nothing unique about designing, building and decorating the average doll house when there are patterns and furniture out there for the hobbyist to use. But what if you were a different doll house designer, one that built everything yourself and all from shoe and cereal boxes?

June Wiehe explained how she created her unique doll house and how meaningful the process was while caring for her elderly mother. The year was 1992, Wiehe was 68 and a docent at Palmyra’s Old Stone Jail Museum when a group of volunteers decided to do a display of dollhouses for the following year. Wiehe volunteered to do a shoe box doll house even though she admitted she had no idea how she was going to accomplish the task.

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he displays light up to the music of  ten different Christmas favorites like Little Drummer Boy, Carole of the Bells and the theme to A Charlie Brown Christmas.About half the population of Fluvanna County lives behind the gates of Monticello. If you aren’t one of them, now is the time to phone a friend to let you in.
Inside those gates at 4 Lewis Court you’ll find perhaps the best Christmas light show in the whole county.

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Six teams qualified for the shoot-out that determined the champion of the Lake Monticello men’s Member Guest golf tournament. The tournament has six, six-team flights. The team from each flight with the top total score on gross and net points qualified for the shoot-out.

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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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