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The time is here to make your plans to play in the 34th annual Lake Monticello Fire and Rescue Golf Tournament. The date is June 23 with two planned shotgun starts. One at 8 a.m. and one at 2 p.m. From noon to 2 p.m. there will be a lunch for all players. The rain date is August 11.

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Our new high school has been compared to the Taj Mahal, a Mercedes, Buckingham Palace and the iceberg that sank the Titanic. The propaganda machine of the very vocal and intensely small minority in Fluvanna wants you to believe that past iterations of the Board of Supervisors have yoked the taxpayers with an overpriced, overlarge and over equipped edifice.

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Who are the members of the Fluvanna Taxpayers Watchdog Association? Is this a political group? Are there members from the Board of Supervisors? Are they the “Tea Party” in disguise?

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After watching the hysterical responses of a portion of the pro-schools crowd to the op-ed on teacher compensation put forth by the Fluvanna Taxpayer Watchdog Association, I have revised my personal position on additional education funding in Fluvanna County.
I believe we are in dire need of increased adult education funding for a remedial civics programs, as the concepts of free speech, the inviolability of individual constitutional rights and the concept of a loyal opposition seem foreign to a number of educators and their supporters. Add a comment

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The two page ad that was posted in the Fluvanna Review of May 31 by the Fluvanna Taxpayers Watchdog Association was astonishingly insulting to the teachers, and students of Fluvanna County. The premise of the ad seems to be that teachers today are generally dimwitted, lazy and not at all ambitious. And, therefore, they are not worth what we are paying them. Tellingly, the ad makes no mention of the students they are teaching. Add a comment

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