Fluvanna Review

Angell’s School of Dance performed. Photo by Aaron SpritzerFor the eleventh year in a row, Fluvanna County Parks and Recreation kicked off the Christmas season in fun and fanciful holiday style. The day began with arts and crafts with the Virginia Kids Group volunteering at the Carysbrook gym. Also volunteering was Girl Scout Troop 883, including sisters Robin and Rachel Hightman doing face painting. Kids went away with sparkling snow flakes or other holiday inspired icons painted on them.

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Fluvanna native Steve Pullinger taught the free course.Hurricanes. Earthquakes. Snowstorms. Windstorms.

Whether you spend time outdoors or never leave your house, with recent severe weather patterns it behooves everyone to learn basic survival techniques. About 30 adults and children from Fluvanna and surrounding counties gathered at Scheier Natural Area on Long Acre Road Saturday (Dec. 1) to do just that.

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James KeyA Fluvanna County man has been arrested in connection with the attempted abduction of a child at the Fashion Square Mall in northern Albemarle County.

James Kevin Key, 46, of Palmyra, was arrested Nov. 29, according to a press release from the Albemarle County Police Department.

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It’s that time of year again for the Fluvanna SPCA’s annual 12 Strays of Christmas campaign. Frank

“Each year we highlight twelve strays, who, for whatever reason, are harder to adopt out.  Some may have health issues, some may not play nicely with other cats and dogs, and others have just been here a long time,” said Jennie Shulkis, the shelter director. “We want to let people know about these wonderful animals so they can all have homes for the holidays this year.”

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Columbia’s main street. Photo by O.T. Holen.Close to two dozen people showed up Saturday (Nov. 17) to hear about the town of Columbia’s past and dream about the future.

If the group at the meeting has anything to say about it, Columbia could turn into a tourist destination – a proud gateway to Fluvanna County that included walking trails, a rebuilt canal lock, canoeing and tubing rentals and ties to existing regional wine tours.

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