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The Fluvanna Board of Supervisors took a step on May 16 to bring water - and hopefully economic development - to Zion Crossroads.

The board accepted a letter of proposal from Aqua Virginia to build a pipeline from its existing facility near Lake Monticello north to the intersection of Rts. 250 and 15. Add a comment

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Audrey Kammarude behind her collection of windchimesThose who volunteer for Lake Monticello Fire and Rescue weren’t sure the Bloomin’ Bazaar would pull in much needed revenue. After all, it was a new concept never tried for fundraising, but Beverly Gibbens made it work. She was thrilled with the turn-out Saturday, May 19.

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Children from the Open Door Christian School ran the bake sale.A bake sale was held on Saturday (June 2) in front of Mailbox Express  to benefit  Alyssa Divers.

Alyssa is in Texas fighting osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. The idea for the bake sale came from Tess McCormick, a student at Open Door Christian School, after she heard about Alyssa’s situation. When Tess and her classmates calculated the grand total of $1,586.50 they cheered. Add a comment

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Alyssa DiversLast week Lake Monticello resident Lynn Litchfield Divers heard her 10-year-old daughter Alyssa say to her younger daughter, Alexa, “I hope it won’t ever come to this, Lexie, but even if I die, you must remember that I love you.”

For any other 10-year-old such a statement would be written off as pre-teen melodrama, but for Alyssa, who was diagnosed last year with a rare bone cancer called osteosarcoma, it hits terrifyingly close to home.

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Relay For Life logoTeams will gather at Fluvanna County High School’s Costello Stadium on Central Plains Road for an overnight Relay For Life from 4 p.m. on June 9 until 7 a.m. on June 10.

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