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Fluvanna Review
February 18-24, 2016 | One Copy Free
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Celebrating Black History Month
Fluvanna
REVIEW
The
Bruce
Brothers
Remember
the Old
Days
Page 12
Earnest Bruce
Thomas Bruce
“Aqua” Bills Pass
Environmentalists
Challenge Coal
Ash Release
Page 5
Nonprofits Seek
Money Page 6
Two Fluvanna House
Fires
Contained
Page 7
Page 10
Burton Bruce
Supervisors
Question Coal Ash
Discharge
Page 11
Call for a Free
Property
Management
Consultation
We Do It All!
February 18-24, 2016 • Volume 36, Issue 7
F OUNDED
IN
1979
BY
Letters.........................................7
Obituaries...................................8
Calendar ...................................16
Puzzles ......................................18
Classifieds.................................19
Property Transfers ...................21
L EN G ARDNER
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unanimously
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House and Senate
BY CHRISTINA DIMEO, CORRESPONDENT
The pair of bills that will impose stricter rules on water and sewer companies
such as Aqua Virginia were passed unanimously by the Virginia House of Delegates (Feb. 8) on Monday and the Virginia
Senate on Thursday (Feb. 11).
The bills, which are now identical to
each other, put water and sewer companies on the same level as other utilities
by making public the communications
between those utilities and the State Corporation Commission (SCC), which regulates them.
The bills also require water and sewer
companies to include notice of rate increases in the paper or electronic bills of
customers, rather than simply publishing legal notices in a newspaper.
“It’s about notice,” said Del. Rob Bell,
who sponsored the House bill. “The existing law did not cover water and sewer.
The first thing the bill did was put water
and sewer on the same page as the other
utilities in terms of communication.
Second, there was a clear thought that
customers weren’t getting notice about
rate changes. Customers weren’t asking
for a whole separate mailing, but thought
that the companies should be able to tell
them in the bills they receive, so that
they could take a role in the process.”
Lake resident Ida Swenson, who was
influential in bringing the bills about,
gave examples of why she thought the
legislation was needed. “In 2012 we
walked into a rate increase hearing to
learn that the SCC staff and Aqua Virginia had already reached a deal to set
the asked-for rate and not to cross-examine each other’s witnesses. The jury had
decided before the trial,” she said.
Last August when Swenson learned
that Aqua was requesting a rules change
from the SCC, she went onto the SCC’s
website to check it out. It was only then,
she said, that she discovered Aqua had
already asked the SCC for a rate increase.
“What this bill is going to do is ensure
that when Aqua asks for another rate increase, we have to be notified in our bills,”
Swenson said. “None of this finding out
by accident. The other thing is it requires
transparency between the SCC and the
customers. If there are any communications between the SCC and the water
company, they have to be made public.”
Bell commended Swenson on her
efforts, saying that one of his colleagues
cited her as an example of “how one
person, if they work hard enough, can
get the law changed.”
Shannon Becker, president of Aqua Virginia, said, “Aqua Virginia commends the
House and Senate for reviewing customer notices, and we believe the requirements in the amended bills will help
utilities better inform and communicate
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once it passed committee it became essentially unanimous.”
Sen. Tom Garrett, who sponsored the
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to Bell’s House bill so that the two would
be identical. The House and Senate still
need to vote on each other’s bills, he
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In about three weeks one bill will be
merged into the other and sent to Gov.
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“I have briefly spoken with the governor’s people and I feel that [signing this
bill] is a foregone conclusion,” said Garrett.
“It’s not perfect insofar it won’t solve all
the problems, but it’s a really good step in
the right direction and I’m proud of it.”
Brian Coy, press secretary for Gov.
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Nonprofits appeal for funding
BY CHRISTINA DIMEO, CORRESPONDENT
Almost two dozen local nonprofit organizations appealed to the Fluvanna
County Board of Supervisors Wednesday
night (Feb. 10) for funding in the fiscal
year 2017 budget.
Dan Burke of the Fluvanna Louisa
Housing Foundation asked for $26,000
from supervisors, explaining that his organization provides emergency home
repairs to Fluvanna families on limited
incomes. Last year his organization completed 39 projects for low-income Fluvanna residents at a value of $45,000, he said.
In addition to providing aluminum
handicapped-accessible ramps, Burke
said that the Fluvanna Louisa Housing
Foundation occasionally takes on big
projects, such as a home recently constructed in Bremo for a family with two
disabled adult children. That project
alone brought $112,000 to the county
in expenditures on contractors and local
building suppliers, he said.
Sarah Ellis of the Shelter for Help in
Emergency (SHE) requested $9,180 for
the domestic violence agency. About 200
people a year come through the shelter,
she said, and just under 200 go through
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of people SHE serves, “which suggests
to me that we’re not getting to enough
people,” Ellis said.
Jackie Meyers of the Youth Advisory
Council delivered an impassioned plea
for $2,625 to fund new cameras for the
young folks in her program. If supervisors couldn’t afford that amount, she
asked them to at least replace the four
film cameras still in use with new digital
models. Using film cameras means the
young people need to wait till their next
meeting a month later to see their photos,
she said. It also means they can’t learn to
use digital photography software.
The Fluvanna Leadership Development Program requested $1,000 from
supervisors. Susan Beattie said the
program educates participants about
how Fluvanna works. Pointing to the
high number of graduates who have
gone on to serve the county on various
boards, commissions, and staff positions, Beattie said that the program en-
courages service in government, citizen
involvement, and volunteerism.
Charlie Fawcett of Region Ten asked for
$140,571. His organization helps those
with mental health, substance abuse,
and developmental disorders. About 9
percent of the people Region Ten serves
are Fluvanna residents, he said.
Children’s Health Improvement Program
(CHIP) requested $2,000 for its mission
to support families and children, said Jon
Nafziger. CHIP’s “comprehensive approach”
identifies how the organization can best
help a family, he said, especially in the areas
of health and positive parenting.
Since many of the nonprofits serve
areas larger than just Fluvanna, they
hope to supplement the funds they
receive from the Fluvanna Board of Supervisors with allocations from other
local governments. Some of the organizations have formulas determining their
funding requests that are based upon
how many Fluvanna residents they serve.
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As the new school semester rolled in,
FCHS was introduced to its new School
Resource Officer (SRO) Lacorie Steppe.
Steppe has been a Virginia resident
his entire life. He graduated from Charlottesville High School and has been a
police officer for two and a half years. He
chose to work in Fluvanna County due to
its small size and low crime rate. Due to
his predecessor leaving the high school,
Resource Officer Lacorie Steppe.
Steppe has taken up the role as an SRO.
Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Pellicane
Officer Steppe describes an SRO as
biggest one that I’m trying to push now
“an officer that is a resource. An SRO is
is the Explorer’s Program,” said Steppe.
someone who supports the staff and stuThis involves “being able to teach the
dents [and] is that first-hand person that
ones who want to go into law enforcehelps not only law enforcement-wise,
ment and explaining to them what it
but also academically,” he said. He added
entails. From a legal standpoint it means
that the position involves “being in a
giving them all the facts and details so
classroom and talking to kids and letting
they can expand their knowledge and
them know that we’re here to help them
know what they’re getting into if they do
and not be the bad guy.”
want to go into criminal justice,” he said.
Steppe said his inspiration for being a
Although the minimum commitment
school resource officer stems from his
for working as a school resource officer
passion for working with kids. “I work
is three years, Steppe plans on working
with kids all the time whether it’s in this
at FCHS beyond that. “Our office says
uniform, in a recreational uniform, or as
typically three years is the minimum,
a referee. Anything that involves assistbecause you get overwhelmed. I disagree
ing kids who are our future, that’s what I
only because if you’re proactive and
enjoy the most.” Steppe said that he has
avoid focusing on charging and going
officiated several sports events such as
through the courts, there’s so many
high school basketball and football, as
other things you can do in the school.
well as college basketball. Law enforceYou can be overwhelmed if you don’t
ment, Steppe says, “is a calling. It’s a very
have support, so by having that support
high demand and dangerous job. I say if
from the school and staff, it’s unlikely
anyone is getting into law enforcement,
that you’ll be overwhelmed. It’s just all
then don’t do it for the money. If your
about communication and having everyheart is there, you’re truly wanting to
one on the same page,” he said.
help people, and do the right thing, then
FCHS students and their parents or
this is the job for you. If not, if you have
guardians are always able to contact Officer
any doubt whatsoever, then it’s not for
Steppe if they have concerns or issues.
you,” he said.
Steppe can be reached at 434-589-8212, or
His goal at FCHS is “to incorporate
by email at [email protected]
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Early morning
house fire brought
under control
BY TRICIA JOHNSON, CORRESPONDENT
No one was injured at an early morning
house fire Saturday (Feb. 13) on Seminole
Trail in Lake Monticello, which was quickly
brought under control by firefighters.
“The homeowner was awakened by
sounds of crackling; when he woke up
the house was filling up with smoke,” said
Chief Richard Constantino, of the Lake
Monticello Fire Department. Constantino
acted as operations commander for this
house fire. “He exited with a young child.”
The resident then called 911. The fire
may have been electrical in nature.
“When we pulled up, we had smoke
showing out the eaves of single story residence,” said Fluvanna Fire Chief Mike
Brent. “It appeared the fire had started
behind the fireplace insert in the living
room and traveled up to a small area of
the roof.” Brent, who was incident commander for this incident, said the fire
was definitely accidental.
Because the homeowner had fallen asleep
on the sofa, in the room with the fireplace,
he heard the fire before smoke had a chance
to reach the home’s smoke detectors.
“The damage was limited to the living
room and attic spaces, and the fire burned
through the floor into the crawl space.
There was minor water damage from us
and moderate smoke damage,” said Constantino. “Quite a few structural members
– 2’ x 4’ rafters and joists - were totally
burned away. A few circuit breakers were
blown, and the fire burned through plastic
water pipes in the crawl space.”
Friday night’s cold temperatures made
fighting the fire a challenge. “It was very,
very cold,” Constantino said. “We were
hampered with water flowing, and it
made the streets and the driveway icy.”
“Once we arrived on the scene, we had
it under control within 15 minutes,” he
added. “The firefighters acted very quickly
and very professionally, as always,” Constantino said, “and made a good stop, as
with all the other fires recently.”
“Everyone did a very good job, under
frigid conditions,” concurred Brent.
The Lake Monticello, Palmyra, and
Fork Union Fire Departments fought the
fire. Kents Store Volunteer Fire Department was on standby to cover the rest of
the county.
House fire quickly
contained
BY TRICIA JOHNSON, CORRESPONDENT
A house fire on North Ruritan Drive
near Nahor on Tuesday (Feb. 9) was
quickly contained by units from Lake
Monticello, Palmyra, and Fork Union.
“The fire started in the chimney,” said
Lake Monticello Fire Chief Constantino.
“It got outside of the flue and communicated to the wall and ceiling joists, and
caught both the ceiling and the wall on
fire.” The fire was contained to the roof
and living room area of the house. The
residents were not displaced. Chief Constantino described it as a “run of the mill
chimney fire that got out of the chimney.”
Constantino added the smoke and
water damage was “minor to moderate.”
“We had plenty of personnel on the
Thanks to Tom Garrett
I want to thank Sen. Thomas Garrett for his
vote against Senate Bill 560 during the Senate
Courts of Justice committee meeting on Feb. 8.
With his continued support we can ensure
that foreclosure notices will continue to be
published in local community newspapers.
Voting no to Senate Bill 560 insures
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scene,” Constantino said. “We had a fire
in the same area about five years ago, so
we knew what we were dealing with –
limited access to the home because of
the driveway, and limited access to water.
One engine dropped the line where the
house was, and the second engine down
the road fed water to the first engine.”
Constantino said the procedure is called
a “nursing operation.”
The residents of this house had their
chimney cleaned – but Constantino speculated there was a void in the chimney
that collected creosote and sparked the
fire. He cautioned homeowners to have
their chimneys cleaned twice each year.
process. Almost all states require significant notice to the public before courts or
foreclosure trustees can take the extreme
action of kicking people out of their homes
and allowing the borrowers (or innocent
renters) a fair chance to save their homes.
Creating a new notice system will impose
costs and obligations on circuit court clerks
that are unfunded and unstaffed. Less
widespread notice raises the risk of fewer
bidders at foreclosure sales, depressed sale
prices, and increased deficiency amounts
due from consumers to lenders.
Once again, thank you for your vote against
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Obituary
John C. Bomberger
John C. Bomberger, 85 of Palmyra,
VA. passed away February 8, 2016 at
Martha Jefferson Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Grace,
daughter, Ann and her husband Brian
Wilson of Rumson, N.J., his grandchildren, Katherine Wilson of Seattle
and Samuel Wilson of Boulder, Colorado and his sister, Alice Savastio of
Lemoyne, PA. He was preceded in
death by his son, Jack Bomberger.
He was born in Lebanon, PA., November 1, 1930, the son of the late
John R. Bomberger and Hannah
Walters Bomberger.
He received a Bachelor of Science
in Metallurgical Engineering from Lafayette College, Easton, PA. He worked
in the steel industry in Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Puerto Rico.
He served in the U.S. Army during
the Korean War. He was a lifetime
member of Tau Beta Phi, the engineering honor society.
A memorial service will be held
March 19, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Grace
Obituary
Marion “City” Snead Cole
Marion “City” Snead Cole died in
her sleep on February 3, 2016 at the
glorious age of 97. City was a resident
of Gordon House since late December
and previously resided in her home in
Fork Union.
She was born in Hagerstown, Maryland to William Frank Snead, Jr., and
Isabel Creager Snead on July 22,
1918. She had four siblings: William
“Billy” Snead, Kate S. Cranford, Ruth
S. Holland, and Joe P. Snead. All predeceased her.
After graduation from Mary Washington College, City was employed as
a private school teacher and during
World War II, she worked at the Signal
Corps in Washington DC. During
that time, she met and married Lt.
William McAvoy in 1942. Lt. McAvoy
was killed in action in North Africa
in 1943. City returned to Fluvanna
County and was actively involved in
her family’s furniture manufacturing
business, Carysbrook Furniture. She
met her second husband and father
of her three children, Carter Anderson Cole, at the William Frank Hotel
in Fork Union. They were married in
November, 1950.
Mr. Cole was an engineer for Westinghouse, working on the installation
of the Bremo Power Plant. They lived in
Fork Union, Charleston, West Virginia,
and Richmond. Mr. Cole died suddenly
in January 1956. City returned to Fork
Union with her young children and
built her current home. She proudly
raised her three sons there.
She was actively involved in her
community as a member of the Flu-
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and Glory Lutheran Church, 683
Thomas Jefferson Parkway, Palmyra,
VA. 22963.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be
made in his name to Grace and Glory
Lutheran Church, 683 Thomas Jefferson
Parkway, Palmyra, VA. 22963 or to Lake
Monticello Volunteer Fire and Rescue.
vanna County Garden Club, Grace
Episcopal Church, Fluvanna Library
as a volunteer, Fluvanna Historical
Society and the Snead Family Board.
City was an incredible historian
of her Snead heritage and Fluvanna County. There was nothing she
enjoyed more than a “good chat”
and could regale you for hours with
family matters, politics, religion or
whatever subject you chose. At 97
years old, she was still sharp of mind,
charming and chatty.
City is survived by her three sons
and their wives; Carter and Judy of
Richmond, William and Terry of
Roanoke, and Andy and Diana of
Gastonia, NC. In addition, she leaves
her six beloved grandsons: Carter II,
Matt, Billy, Ben, Adam and Michael
and their families, including five
great-grandsons, and three greatgranddaughters. She also leaves
behind her wonderful friend, Becky
Getz with whom she shared many
treasured times and adventures.
The family would like to thank the
staff of Gordon House for making City’s
last weeks of life comfortable and
happy. Also our gratitude is extended
to her caretakers, Aeron Teratha and
Vera Banks, and her good friend and
neighbor, Ginny Pollard.
Per her wishes, in lieu of flowers, any
donations should be given to Grace
Episcopal Church Memorial Fund, PO.
Box 95, Bremo Bluff, VA 23022.
A memorial and celebration of her
life will be held at Grace Episcopal
Church, 754 Bremo Bluff Road, Bremo
Bluff, Va. 23022 on Saturday, February
20, 2016 at 11 a.m. with her friends,
Reverend Peter Way and Reverend
Thomas Hendrickson officiating.
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Environmental group challenges
discharge into James
BY TRICIA JOHNSON, CORRESPONDENT
The Southern Environmental Law
Center (SELC), acting on behalf of the
James River Association (JRA), will challenge in court a permit issued to Dominion Virginia Power by the Department of
Environmental Quality (DEQ).
The permit allows the discharge of
treated wastewater from the Bremo Power
Plant into the James River. The SELC will
argue that the permit as approved by DEQ
does not meet federal standards.
“We are deeply disappointed that the
permit approved by the State Water
Control Board fell short of fully protecting the James River when the technology to meet stronger quality protections
is readily available and affordable,” said
Bill Street, CEO of the JRA, in a press
release. “We are filing notice of an appeal
to ensure that ‘America’s Founding River’
receives the same level of protection as
any other waters.”
At the heart of the disagreement is a
“mixing zone” – a half-mile length of
the James River which the permit allows
to be used to dilute the effluent to meet
federal limits. Opponents of the permit
argue that the treatment plan developed
by Dominion is capable of completely
cleaning the wastewater of these chemicals before the water is discharged,
and say that the permit levels must be
lowered to follow the requirements of
the Clean Water Act.
The power plant at Bremo stopped
using coal to generate electricity in 2014.
It now uses natural gas instead. The EPA
mandated in 2015 that coal ash ponds at
plants that no longer use coal must be
closed. This mandate came on the heels
of two environmental incidents, one in
North Carolina and one in Tennessee,
in which water from coal ash ponds at
power plants escaped into nearby rivers,
contaminating the water with toxic
chemicals and threatening the safety of
both municipal drinking water downstream and private wells.
Dominion Power’s Chief Environmental
Officer Cathy Taylor believes the permit
as approved meets all Clean Water Act
standards. “In terms of the appeal,” Taylor
said, “we believe that this is a very stringent permit that is consistent with the
Clean Water Act and we are working very
hard to comply with that permit.”
Amy Owens, regional director for the
DEQ’s Harrisonburg office, believes the
permit is completely in compliance with
federal requirements. “The permit as
drafted met water quality standards as
well as federal effluent guidelines, but in
response to public comment – which was
significant – we made significant changes.
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Quality and Amy Thatcher Owens, regional director of DEQ. Photo by Tricia Johnson
the quality of the work,” said Owens. She
added that the DEQ had received notice
of the appeal and was “looking forward to
getting further pleadings.”
“The law says you can’t discharge pollution if it is not necessary,” said Brad
McLane, senior attorney with the SELC,
referring to the Clean Water Act. “Here it
is not necessary. (Dominion Power) has a
treatment system that can treat the water
to safe levels so DEQ should be required
to set very low safe limits in the permit,”
he emphasized. “This is very important
from a precedent standpoint; all of the
coal ash ponds in the Commonwealth are
going to go through the same process.”
Pat Calvert, the Upper James River
Keeper with the JRA, is concerned that
federal laws preventing water pollution
were not followed in the permit. “Dominion
has the ability to do better – and will even
have the technology on site to do better –
but the permit is not stringent enough to
protect the water and the health of aquatic
animals,” he said. “When it comes out of
that pipe, it won’t meet the required standards of water quality,” Calvert asserted.
“The river is going to be used to dilute the
wastewater to permit levels. Those are the
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“I really believe that the law of coal ash
in Virginia is going to be set for better
or for worse through the advocacy and
litigation we are doing for the next 6
months to a year,” said McLane, referring
to other coal ash ponds that must be dewatered and closed throughout Virginia.
“That will be the law for our lifetime and
our children’s lifetimes. It is essential
that we get this right.”
Rob Richardson, senior communications specialist with Dominion Power, is
satisfied that the river is protected by this
permit. “There is no toxicity in the water
that is released into the James River, “Richardson asserted. “We are going to clean
that water before it is discharged into the
James. I want people to understand we are
good stewards of the river and we care
about the river,” he emphasized, “just like
the residents of Fluvanna do.”
The parties will likely meet in court in
Richmond in the next month. If the judge
finds that the permit does not meet the
law, he will likely remand the permit to the
DEQ to be re-written. Dominion, meanwhile, hopes to begin discharging treated
wastewater from the coal ash ponds into
the James River in the next few months.
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discharge to James
BY TRICIA JOHNSON, CORRESPONDENT
The Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors (BOS) hosted a public meeting on
Feb. 10 to give themselves and county residents a chance to learn more about Dominion Power’s plans to discharge treated
wastewater from its coal ash ponds at the
Bremo Power Plant into the James River.
A permit drafted by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
(DEQ) and approved by the state water
board on Jan. 14 sets parameters for
both the levels of toxins that are permitted to be in the water from the coal ash
ponds and the rate at which it can be discharged.
The Southern Environmental Law
Center, acting on behalf of the James
River Association, has filed a notice
to appeal the permit in state court. At
the heart of the disagreement over the
permit is a half mile long “mixing zone”
in the James River in which chemicals
in the treated water will be diluted in
order to meet federal standards at the
end of the zone; opponents of the permit
believe the water should meet federal
standards before it is discharged.
Fred Cunningham of the DEQ described the use of a mixing zone as a
“standard process.” “Once you reach the
end of the 2,000-foot zone, water quality
standards are met,” he said, “and that is
under a worst-case scenario.”
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“Why couldn’t Dominion filter everything at the plant?” asked Supervisor
Mozell Booker.
Cunningham replied, “The technology
is there to do that, but there is not a federal
or state requirement for discharges to meet
water quality standards for these types of
discharges at the end of pipe,” he said. “We
do not have the authority to require it and
the Clean Water Act at the federal level was
not set up to do that.”
Brad McLane, senior attorney with
SELC, disagreed. “The DEQ takes an
anemic reading of their authority under
the law; they say they don’t have authority to do things that they not only have
authority to do – they are required to
do,” he insisted. “DEQ takes the position that they don’t have the authority to
apply limits based on technology – we
are taking that argument to court.”
Dominion Power’s Chief Environmental Officer Cathy Taylor stands behind the
treatment process and the permit. “We
made a commitment before the water
control board – we intend to run this
system whenever we discharge,” she said.
“So why would you not just voluntarily
submit to stricter standards?” asked Supervisor Tony O’Brien. “You could be a
model.”
“We believe we have made the right
steps in committing to run the treatment
Board of Supervisors members Patricia Eager and Donald Weaver. Photo by Tricia Johnson
system and I believe that we will be far
below the limits. We have every motivation to make sure that we comply with
the permit and do it in a way that protects
the environment,” responded Taylor.
“Is it more expensive?” asked Supervisor Don Weaver.
“I don’t really know how to answer
that,” said Taylor. “We are not going to
operate the system trying to save money
– we are going to operate the system to
ensure that we are protecting the environment,” she insisted.
“If you have the equipment to filter the
water where it is coming out of the pipe
and you know that that is the best way,
why are we not doing it that way? We’re
not concerned about cost – we want
good water – so tell me why you are not
filtering it? Why are you running it 2,000
feet in the mixing zone?” asked Supervisor Booker.
“Our plan is to treat the water, and
when we do that based on the evaluation – the pilot testing we have done
of that system – we believe that we are
going to not only meet the limitations
in the permit but do better than that,”
said Taylor. “I think your other question
pertains to the permit limits themselves.
But I do want to make sure that I am
clear that we will be using the treatment
system to treat the water.”
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Celebrating Black History Month
Bruce brothers remember a different Kents Store
Their grandfather was a slave
BY TRICIA JOHNSON, CORRESPONDENT
Now in their 90s, Earnest and Thomas
Bruce of Kents Store have memories that
stretch a long way back, illuminating the
almost forgotten past of their tiny community in Fluvanna County.
They are deeply rooted here. They
grew up on the same stretch of road
they live on now. Their school was just a
stone’s throw away from home.
On this frigid afternoon, the family
gathered to eat Sunday dinner after worshipping in the same church they have
attended for decades. Earnest, 97, is
dressed in a sharp suit and tie. Thomas
at 91 is sporting a flashy red vest. As they
passed around family pictures of dapper
gentlemen from generations past, it
became obvious that dressing well runs
in the family.
“I went to school through the 7th grade
at Hollywood School,” said Thomas. “It
was a Rosenwald School. My teacher
Mrs. Lee, she was from Cumberland.
Miss Thompson, well she was a young
lady, and single. She was a little too old
for me. Yeah, I was a little bit smitten,” he
added with a laugh. “It has been a long
time now. Mrs. Edwards was another
teacher, but she was married. School was
from 9 until 3.”
After school, both boys had chores to
tend to. “Oh, I had to go to work,” said
Thomas. “I had to cut wood at the house.
We used to have to cut wood to heat the
school. We would go in the woods and cut
the wood from somebody else’s land to
heat the school,” he recalled. “We used to
tote water from my grandmother’s house
to the school for the kids to have to drink.
My grandmother was Nancy J. Bruce.”
“I went to school as far as I could go,”
said Earnest. “At that time they didn’t
have any high school for blacks. I finished the 7th grade and that is as far as I
could go in school, but I was able to read
and write fluently,” he said, nodding his
head. “Reading, and writing and arithmetic was the three subjects,” he recalled. “Our parents would get wood for
us – long eight-foot logs – and give us a
crosscut saw, and when we come home
from school, we would cut the wood
enough to last us until the next evening,
every day,” he remembered.
“We had to get water from the spring
– it wasn’t very far maybe 200 yards – to
the house. So we had to bring water for
cooking and washing and anything else
we needed water for,” Earnest said. “We
knew we had to do it. We accepted life
as it was.”
“We always ate what we had, and be
satisfied with it – because there won’t
no more. Most of the time we had food,”
Earnest remembered. “Oh, yeah, always
we had a garden.”
When asked if he worked in the garden,
Thomas answered, “Yes ma’am, when
I was old enough! Mama planted string
beans, butter beans, potatoes...she planted
everything that was plantable!” he laughed.
“We raised chickens sometimes,” said
Earnest. “Mama got a cow... we had pigs.”
“Everybody raised hogs,” said Thomas,
and added that they smoked their own
meat, too.
Talk soon turned to the brothers’ grandfather, Burton Bruce, who had spent his
boyhood as a slave in Fluvanna County.
“Grandaddy Burton owned 80 acres of
land,” Earnest said proudly. “He worked
for the Coward family in Columbia – he
was a road contractor, and they were
working mules and horses then instead
of tractors,” he explained. “He was the
stable boss, in charge of over 100 mules
and horses. He had to make sure they
got fed, make sure they got the harness
on...” Earnest reminisced. “When my
daddy Robert Bruce grew up, he practically took up the same trade – he worked
for a horse trader a little out of Fredericksburg. It wasn’t unusual for him to go
away and stay for six months.” When
asked if he missed his father while he
was gone, Earnest replied, “Well, sure,
you always miss your father, but you
soon get used to it, you know he’s gone
and he’s not coming home tonight.”
“I was 13 years old before I really
wanted to believe who Santa Claus was,”
confessed Earnest. “I heard, and I had
been told, so I didn’t want to believe it,”
he said. “Christmas Eve night our parents
made you set a little box in the corner
one over here one over there. We would
come back in the morning find something like a horn. Some people
who could afford it would
buy a tricycle or a bicycle,” he
added.
“We had cap guns,” remembered Thomas.
Both Earnest and Thomas
were drafted in WWII. “I spent
4 years and 7 months in the Infantry in North Africa and Italy. I
spent some time up in the New
England when I was drafted
they must have been expecting
a war. I didn’t have a trade when
I went in to the service I just did
what I could to pick up jobs; but
Unidentified Bruce relatives.
Photos courtesy of The Fluvanna
Historical Society.
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(Top) Grandfather, Burton Bruce; father,
Robert H. Bruce; mother, Rosa Lilly Fowler.
Earnest and Thomas Bruce.
Photo by Tricia Johnson
The Kents Store, Hollywood School students.
Photo courtesy of The Fluvanna Historical Society
T. H. Bruce’s Store in Kents Store.
Photo by Tricia Johnson
I had the opportunity to learn a trade – I
was accepted and I trained as an automobile mechanic and I worked at the trade
until I retired.”
“I was in the 366th Infantry,” continued Earnest. “Back in that time we had
white officers and black men but they had
one outfit – the 366th Infantry – it was
all black and had all black officers. Oh,
yes – from buck private to a full-fledged
colonel. I went in as a private and I was
discharged as staff sergeant and I was
wounded in combat,” he said. “I was very
well cared for at the hospital,” he added.
Thomas served in the Navy. “I was a cook
and a truck driver. I did not go overseas,”
Thomas said, and added with a grin, “I
guess they didn’t want to kill all the Bruces.”
“I wanted to get in, to tell the truth,”
said Earnest, “but when I wanted to get
in there they wasn’t taking people that
looked like me; but when they started
drafting then they wanted me,” he said,
shaking his head. “And after I was in
there and I was wounded, I didn’t want
to stay no 20 years. In fact if I tried to
stay 20 years, I found they would get rid
of you. You ain’t going to come here and
retire,” he said, “you go back and do the
best you could, like you were before,
that’s the way I understood it at the time.”
Both brothers said they didn’t have
any problems related to race in their own
neighborhood. “Not right in the neighbor-
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Golf
Lake Monticello course gears up for 2016
BY DUNCAN NIXON, CORRESPONDENT basis are familiar with the various leagues
The Lake Monticello Golf Course is one
of the best designed and most challenging
courses in central Virginia. It is fortunate
that the course is in the hands of two top
professionals. PGA golf professional Mark
Marshall is certified as a master professional with a specialization in teaching
and coaching. Course Superintendent Jim
Prucnal has brought the expertise of the
Billy Casper Group to the course, and has
remedied some serious problems in course
maintenance with remarkable speed.
The Lake Monticello Golf Course offers
a variety of year-long contract options to
golfers, and the contract year begins March
1. Golfers who play the course on a regular
and groups that that have existed for years.
For men 55 and over there are the nine-hole
and the 18-hole Gray Foxes leagues. For
women golfers there are also nine-hole and
18-hole leagues and the Pink Flamingos organization. There is also a nine-hole league
named for the golf course restaurant. It will
now presumably be known as the Hole-inone league. This league involves a nine-hole
competition followed by dinner at the golf
course restaurant. All of these leagues are
for players of all abilities, and new players
are strongly encouraged to join.
The men’s and women’s nine- and
18-hole leagues play weekly, and a variety
of competitions are scheduled, both team
and individual. A fee is collected each week
The Point of Fork Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met recently at the
Fork Union Military Academy Museum. Jamie Krogh, director of the museum, presented a
program on the history of the academy and conducted a tour of the museum. Pictured are
Beverly Edgett, Jamie Krogh, Liz Koedam, Sarah Donnelly and Joan Swanberg.
Photo by Bea Brittain
and prizes of pro shop credits are awarded
weekly. There are also closest to the pin
competitions weekly. The Pink Flamingos
is a relaxed low competition environment
primarily for women who just started to
play or are coming back to the game from
a long time off.
A set of men’s 18-hole competitions with
other local courses has been scheduled
to be played throughout the season. The
ladies 18-hole group also competes with
other courses on a regular basis.
New and experienced golfers should
know that golf professional Mark Marshall
offers an extensive variety of teaching and
coaching options. In April and May he will
be conducting men’s and women’s introduction to golf clinics. These clinics are
designed to introduce new players to the
game in a relaxing and non-intimidating
environment. Marshall also specializes in
junior golf options. The very busy junior
golf season will kick-off with Family Day
on Saturday Apr. 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. This fun
day includes free golf for youths, and golf
with only a cart charge for adults. The day
ends with an ice cream party.
During the year Marshall will offer spring
junior clinics, a PGA junior league, summer golf
camps and supervised play days for juniors.
The 2016 season starts with the St. Patrick’s Day event on March 19. It will be a four
man team scramble. Players may sign up in
a group or individually. Another big event
is the men’s member/guest, which will be
held on June 24-26. A highlight during the
Dogwood Presents
Ronnie LIVE
Johnson
coming season will be the annual Faulconer
Tournament for top amateurs in central Virginia. This tournament is one of the multiple events in the prestigious Battle Trophy
competition which crowns the unofficial top
amateur player in the area. Marshall said
that this year the Faulconer will be added to
the official Virginia State Golfers Association
(VSGA) rankings list. This could result in a
larger turn-out of top amateurs.
Golfers should not be intimidated by the
construction that is taking place at the golf
course. The LMOA is building a new Bunker
Recreation facility and will ultimately tear
down the current golf pro shop/restaurant
building. None of this construction is likely
to have an impact on the golf course. There
may be a couple of cart path modifications,
but no holes are being modified or rebuilt
as a result of this construction, and play
will continue throughout the season.
Some changes on the course are anticipated completely apart from the on-going
construction. Marshall and Prucnal will
be designating some new locations for
more forward tees on all holes. Hopefully,
the PGA will then rate the course based
on these new forward tees. Marshall notes
that the PGA is encouraging golfers to tee
it forward based on their abilities. He notes
that it is more fun to be able to shoot pars
rather than double bogies. At the end of last
season, Prucnal built new forward red tees
on holes 11 and 17. These should make the
holes more playable for the ladies and for
any men who utilize these tees.
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Thursday
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Friday
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Watts Auction Realty and
Jefferson Real Estate Auctions
to announce
Auction Sale
Community Calendar
Pleasant Grove Museum
Learn about Fluvanna County and its transportation
history. Open daily for tours: M-F 8am-5pm, Sat/
Sun 12pm-4pm. For questions or more information,
please call 434-589-2016.
Fluvanna Art Association
artists’ exhibits
388 Circle Drive, Arvonia, VA
(Buckingham County)
ON-SITE AUCTION to be held 11.00
am Saturday, MARCH 19, 2016. For
terms and details Please visit www.
WattsARA.com or call 434.409.1177 or
434.821.5263. Pre-Auction offers encouraged. Broker participation with registered agents.
Classic colonial brick home built 1929
4 BR, 3 BA total. 4,814 SF on 2.36
acres. Very Nice in-ground pool, pool
house full bar and bath. Main house
well maintained, hardwood floors, gas
and wood burning fire places. Two car
garage, 3 carport. Additional 3,800 SF
workshop/storage under roof at rear of
main house.
Lovely rural neighborhood. Direct access to Route 15. Close to Farmville,
Fork Union, Palmyra, Fluvanna, and
points East toward Richmond on VA 6E.
Fluvanna County Library: works by Mary Ann Friedman; Union First Market bank: works by Windy Payne;
Fluvanna County government offices: works by Windy
Payne; Cuppa Joe’s coffeehouse: Dallas and Pam Holloman; Angell’s Fitness and Dance: works by Janet
Rugari; Pleasant Grove House Museum: works by
Janet Rugari. For more information about the FAA,
visit www.fluvannaart.com or call Susan Lang at 434589-2725.
Partnering to help animals
The Dogwood Restaurant and Caring For Creatures are
partnering to help the animals at the sanctuary. On the
second Monday of every month from 5 p.m. to 8
p.m., the Dogwood will offer five dinner specials, and
donate a portion of those sales to CFC!
GriefShare
If you are grieving the death of a loved one, join GriefShare. This support group seminar meets weekly for
13 weeks. This group offers support while you take
your journey through grief. Group meets on Thursdays, beginning Now through May 12, from 6-7:30
p.m. at Calvary Chapel Fluvanna’s church office. Call
Darlene at 434-989-4889 to register. Workbook fee
$16.
Adult classes
Fluvanna Adult Education Classes (GED prep., basic skills,
and ESL) meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9
a.m. to noon and on Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. Families
Learning Together, a program for parents of children
from birth to third grade, meets Tuesdays and Thursdays
from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10 a.m.
to 2:30 p.m. When Fluvanna schools are closed, adult
classes are also canceled. Registration is ongoing and
walk-ins are encouraged. For information, please call
434-842-9273.
Active adult center
The Cunningham Older Active Adult Center meets the
first and third Monday of every month from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Scottsville VFW on River Road
in Scottsville. Crafts, games, trips and special events
offered with other active older adults.
American Legion meetings
Fluvanna American Legion meets the third Monday
of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Village Plaza in
Fork Union. The Legion is a veteran’s organization dedicated to assisting local vets and community through a
variety of programs. Please contact Post Commander
Vonderbeck at 842-2200 for additional details.
Fluvanna Community
Singers
Fluvanna Community Singers will start practicing for
the spring concert, “Hymns, Spirituals and Gospels
The Soul of America.” If you like to sing come and join
the fun. Practices are held every Thursday evening at
7 p.m. The first practice starts at 6:30 p.m. for registration. Practices are held at Fluvanna High School in
the band room, parking is in the bus parking lot. The
fee for this semester is $15. The concert will be held
April 30 and May 1.
Penguin Plunge
The Penguin Plunge will be held Saturday, Feb. 20.
Check-in/registration at noon. Plunge at 1 p.m. at the
Lake Monticello main beach. The event will benefit
Fluvanna Habitat, Fluvanna Meals on Wheels, Fluvanna SPCA, FAST and LMVFR.
Cheer clinic
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The Fluvanna County High School cheerleaders will
hold their annual cheer clinic on Saturday, Feb. 20 in
the FCHS main gym. Grades K-4 from 9 a.m. to noon;
grades 5-7 from 1- 4 p.m. Cost is $30 per girl. Discounts for multiple girl families. Contact Coach Hogue
at [email protected] for more information.
St. John’s Episcopal Church
Professional Personal Property Liquidation
Saturday, February 20,
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday, February 21,
1-4 p.m. 50% Off!
Monday Bargains!
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Directions: 29N to right at Burnley Station
Rd. for 2.2 mi. to right on Gilbert Station Rd. for
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A great sale in this 3-story house with
something for everyone! Unique dropfront ladies’ desk, sectional sofa, plasma
TV, wet bar refrigerator, stainless refrigerator, small buffet, porcelain-lined vintage
chocolate pot, jewelry, stunning gold-toned
raw silk draperies, tapestry-style draperies,
king bed, lighted china cabinet, theater/big
screen projection room/black leather theater seating/themed décor, pool table w/
large cabriole legs, weight set, riding mower, drum set, telescope, car-top cargo carrier, metal wall shelving, decorative items,
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St. John’s Episcopal Church in Columbia will hold an
Holy Eucharist services on Feb. 21 and Feb. 28 at
10:30 a.m. Soup and discussion will follow the Feb.
21 service in the Parish House. A covered dish luncheon will follow the Feb. 28 service in the Parish
House. St. John’s will also hold a Healing Service at
7:30 p.m. on Feb. 19. (St. John’s Episcopal Church
is located north of the intersection of Washington St.
and Rt. 6 - the Parish House is located at 48 Cameron
Street).
Community extravaganza
The next Annual Community Extravaganza planning
meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m.
at the Springfield Baptist Church, 1042 Zion Road, in
Gordonsville. The next big Community Extravaganza
event will be held on Saturday, June 11 at 11 a.m. at
the Betty J. Queen Inter-Generational Center. For more
information contact Pastor Crawley at 804-439-2159.
Lenten observance
Four local churches are joining in a “Soup & Serve”
time of devotion, following the theme “When Did We
See You.” The churches will meet on Wednesday, Feb.
24 at Grace & Glory Lutheran Church, 683 Thomas
Jefferson Parkway (Rt. 53), near the library, for a soup
supper at 6 p.m. Bertha Armstrong of MACAA will
speak about the efforts of MACAA and the Fluvanna
Christian Service Society to serve the needs of the
poor in Fluvanna County. Childcare will be provided.
Fluvanna Pageant seeks
entrants
The Three Chopt Ruritan Club is looking for young
women between the ages of 16-22 to participate in
the Miss Fluvanna Pageant to be held on Saturday,
March 12. Applications along with rules and regulations may be picked up at Fluvanna County High
School or by sending an email to: [email protected]
com. The deadline for receiving applications is Feb.
25.
Library friends
The Friends of the Fluvanna County Library will hold its
next meeting on Wednesday, March 2 at 10 a.m. Our
speaker will be Marvin Moss, Fluvanna resident and
historian. His presentation will take us across the pond
to view the “Grand Homes & Gardens of England.”
Friends of the Library is now accepting applications
for new members and yearly renewals. You may get a
form at the library or print from their website. For more
information, call the library at 434-589-1400.
Square dancing
Fluvanna Flutterwheels will be square dancing on
March 5 with early rounds at 7 to 7:30 p.m. by
Connie and Roger Cox; and Plus tips by Bill Harrison
and Rounds (2x2) by Connie and Roger from 7:30 to
10 p.m. at the Fluvanna County High School, 1918
Thomas Jefferson Parkway, Palmyra, VA For more information call Janice at 434-586-2585 or Warren at
434-981-1747.
Prom dress sale
The Glass Slipper is having our Prom Dress sale on Saturday, March 19, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Effort Church.
Still collecting new or gently-used, ready to wear prom
and homecoming dresses in all size, shoes, purses and
jewelry! Drop Off at Effort Church office and Jefferson
Pharmacy. Questions? Contact Kim at [email protected]
gmail.com or 434-996-2820.
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Company Tree & Landscape Care
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Fluvanna County Department of Social
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benefits for SNAP, TANF, Medicaid, and
other programs in Social Services agency.
Candidate must be reliable and possess
excellent customer service skills, communication skills, writing skills, organization
skills, with ability to determine qualifications for financial assistance. High School
diploma or equivalency required. Experience preferred. $14.03 per hour. All state
applications must be submitted online at
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postings/35219. Application deadline is
2/26/16. EOE/AA Employer.
To advertise email: [email protected]
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Review. Deadline for print ads is MONDAY BY NOON.
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All real estate advertised in the Fluvanna Review is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national
origin…” The Virginia Fair Housing Law also makes it illegal to discriminate because of elderliness (age 55 and over). The
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advertised in this paper is available on an equal opportunity basis.
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EVENTS
EIGHTH ANNUAL DOGWOOD FESTIVAL PAGEANT,
Saturday, March 19, 2016. Time: 10:30 a.m. at Central
Elementary School, Palmyra, VA 22963. Tiny Miss 3-4,
Little Miss 5-6, Petite Miss 7-9, Pre-Teen Miss 10-12,
Teen Miss 13-15. Doors open at 10 a.m. Public admission
is $5, children under 5 are free. Applications: http://
charlottesvilledogwoodfestival.org/pageant.php. Application
deadline is Monday, March 7, 2016.
FLUVANNA GIRLS’ SOFTBALL LEAGUE 2016 Spring
Registration open to Fluvanna Girls ages 5-18. In-Person
Registration Dates: Saturday, Feb. 20, from 9-12 p.m. &
Saturday, Feb. 27, from 9-12 p.m. Online Registration: www.
fluvannagirlssoftball.com. $85 Registration Fee. Deadline is
Feb. 27. Draft Day: March 5, 2016.
THIRD ANNUAL FLUVANNA HIGH SCHOOL
CHEERLEADERS’CHEER CLINIC. Saturday, February 20,
2016, from 9 a.m. – Noon for Grades K-4. For Grades 5-7,
from 1 to 4 p.m. @ FCHS Main Gym. $30 per girl (discounts
for multi-girl families). Contact Coach Julia Hogue at:
[email protected], for more information.
MONTICELLO FIRE & RESCUE* BINGO*: $1,000 Jackpot
every Thursday. Progressive Game. Doors Open at 5:30 p.m.,
Early Bird 6:45 p.m. Location: 10 Slice Road, Palmyra, VA (off
Rt. 600, across from CVS). Questions? Call (434) 591-1018
FOR SALE
CEMETERY SITES: Holly Memorial Gardens and Monticello
Memory Gardens. Significant savings. Call (434) 295-1750
DRIVEWAY STONE: SLATE: 9-Ton Slate Crush Run $150;
9-Ton #57, $220; 14-Ton #57, $300; 14-Ton Crush, $200:
GRANITE: 9-Ton Crush, $220; 9-Ton #57, $255; 14-Ton
Crush, $300, & 14-Ton #57, $350. Includes Delivery and
Tailgate Spread. Call (434) 420-2002.
HELP WANTED
PART-TIME OFFICE & DOMESTIC HELP: Need part-time
combination Domestic Help & Light Office Help, experience
a plus! Flexible Schedule. Must be efficient and have a take
charge attitude. Call (434) 293-7485. If unavailable, leave
a message.
REAL ESTATE
BUILDING ACREAGE: Owner financing available. Large and
small lots, from 2 acres to 25 acres. Mostly level land, with
wooded and open acreage. Five to seven minutes from I-64,
Fluvanna County. Call (434) 531-0671 or (434) 589-3074
For more details, call Adriane at 804-521-7585.
Goochland County Public
Schools Needs School
Bus Drivers.
Applicants must have a good driving record and pass a criminal background
check. Both experienced bus drivers and those wishing to enter the field are encouraged to apply, as we provide training for your Commercial School Bus license
if needed. Starting salary is $18.49 per hour, with rates increased for experienced
bus drivers. 2 contracted substitute positions available immediately, and we anticipate 2 contracted positions to open next year. Contracted drivers work 4 hours
daily. Interested applicants should apply online at www.goochland.org.
Please call 804-556-5361 for additional information.
To advertise call: 434.207.0222
Contact Edee - [email protected]
434-207-0221 • FAX: 434-589-1704
Payment: In advance. We accept: Visa, Master Card, Discover, checks and cash.
Upload direct to OUR WEBSITE with free photo:
1. On FluvannaReview.com click on “Classifieds”
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4. Select a category
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RENTAL
SPECIAL NOTICES
CENTURY 21 MONTICELLO PROPERTIES/RENTALS:
61 Jefferson Dr.- $1100, 3 Bedrooms, 2 bath home. Close
to Riverside gate. Available now. Contact Rachel (434) 9815173 or [email protected] for more info. Equal
Housing Opportunity.
SERVICES
CUSTOM SEWING & ALTERATIONS: Home Décor, gift
making, clothing design, tailoring, & alterations, for men,
women, children. Reasonable rates. Pick up and Delivery.
Call (434) 989-1114
THE LIGHT ACADEMY is offering After-School Care for a
variety of needs – As Needed Basis, Part-time or Full time.
Visit www.thelightacademy.com or phone (434) 806-2903
for more information.
R L DEANE PAINTING: Interior/Exterior, Fence painting,
Decks stained, Gutters cleaned, some small repair work, also
Metal Roofs. 30 Years experience! Call (434) 296-3146 or
(434) 962-6484 and ask for Rusty.
TAI CHI for BALANCE at Angell’s School of Dance, Lake
Monticello. Wednesdays, 4 – 4:45 p.m., Feb. 17 to March
23. SPECIAL 6 week session: $69. Instructor: Tai Chi for
Health Institute Master Trainer, Meghan Bryant. Space
limited, REGISTER NOW: [email protected] www.
angellsschoolofdance.com
WEST COAST SWING DANCE at Angell’s School of Dance,
Lake Monticello. STARTS Thursday, Feb. 18, 7 – 8 p.m.
Beginner 4 week session thru March 10 @ $79/couple,
$44/single. Instructors: World Championship Ballroom
Dance Couple Pros “Kevin & Christi”. REGISTER NOW:
[email protected] www.angellsschoolofdance.com
ATTENTION VETERANS AND DEPENDENTS: Do you
know your Veterans Benefits? We do! Virginia Department
of Veterans Services. WWW.Virginiaforveterans.com. Need
Help? Visit us at Fluvanna Parks and Recreation Center, 5725
James Madison Highway, Palmyra, VA, office hours: First and
Third Wednesdays of the month from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
For an appointment please call Pam Zirkle, Veteran Service
Representative at (434) 295-2782 or [email protected]
virginia.gov. or [email protected]
SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESS: Monticello Country
Realtors supports local businesses. See our “Featured
Business of the Week” on page 9. www.monticellorealtors.
com (434) 589-3539
WANTED
COINS: I buy old coins. Call (434) 466-7968
FSPCA SPONSORS NEEDED for 2016. Consider
sponsoring our “Pet of the Week” ad in the coming year.
Your name and/or business name will appear as sponsor
under our photo for the Pet of the Week. You may also have
a special person named or event remembered. Call Edee
at the Fluvanna Review (434) 207-0221 or email [email protected]
fluvannareview.com
WEEK-END SALES
ESTATE SALE: Furniture & Piano, Antique Furniture, Dirt
Bike (85 CC Suzuki), Mechanic Tools, Hand Power Tools,
Assorted Misc. Items (hinges/doorknobs/plates/glasses/
silverware/golfing stuff) on Route 15, just before Fork Union,
across from the Fluvanna Community Center. LOOK FOR
SIGN (green house). Every Saturday in – FEBRUARY - from
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Building
Official
The County of Fluvanna, VA is seeking a full-time Building Official to oversee
and participate in the enforcement of building codes and erosion and sediment
control ordinances. Primary duties include: Planning, coordinating, supervising and participating in building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing inspection activities; reviewing plans; issuing permits; maintaining records and files;
preparing reports.
To succeed in this role, the ideal candidate will bring several years of progressively responsible experience in the principles and practices of building,
electrical, plumbing, mechanical inspection; thorough knowledge of building,
construction, engineering and structural engineering principles and practices;
ability to plan, direct and coordinate the various phases of inspection services;
ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates; ability to establish and
maintain effective working relationships with associates, government officials
and the general public; ability to present facts and recommendations effectively
in oral and written form; firmness and tact in enforcing building codes.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from
high school supplemented by course work in engineering, planning, architecture or related field and extensive experience in building, electrical and plumbing codes enforcement and inspections work.
Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of
Virginia.
Must be in possession of CBO and Erosion and Sediment Control Administrator
certificates within one year of appointment.
Salary dependent upon education/ certifications, experience and other qualifications.
Submit a County application, resume, cover letter, and references by 5:00 p.m.,
March 18, 2016 to [email protected]
Applications are available at the county website, www.fluvannacounty.org. EOE
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Debra Y. Kurre, CPA, MBA
(434) 589-1670
[email protected]
Member American Institute of CPA’s
Member Virginia Society of CPA’s • Member Georgia Society of CPA’s
6440 Thomas Jefferson Parkway • Palmyra, VA
ATTENTION ALL VOTERS
IN THE RIVANNA DISTRICT
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY
YOUR POLLING PLACE HAS BEEN RELOCATED
TO THE LAKE MONTICELLO FIRE HOUSE
10 SLICE RD., PALMYRA, VA 22963
TRUSTEE’S SALE OF
45 Oak Grove Road,
Palmyra, VA 22963
By virtue of the power and authority contained in a Deed of Trust dated February 22, 2007, and recorded in Deed Book 717, Page 927 in the Clerk’s Office for the Circuit Court for Fluvanna County,
VA, securing a loan which was originally $244,800.00. The appointed SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE,
Commonwealth Trustees, LLC will offer for sale at public auction at on the front steps of the Fluvanna Circuit Court located at 72 Main Street. on:
March 18, 2016 at 11:45 AM
improved real property, with an abbreviated legal description of All that certain lot or parcel of land
situated in Fluvanna County, Virginia, shown as Lot 419, Phase Four-Fairway, Lake Monticello Subdivision, on plat by B. Aubrey Huffman & Associates, dated June, 1973, and recorded in the Clerk’s
Office of the Circuit Court of Fluvanna County, Virginia, in Deed Book 96, Pages 170 through 176.,
and as more fully described in the aforesaid Deed of Trust.
improved real property, with an abbreviated legal description of All that certain lot or parcel of land
situated in Fluvanna County, Virginia, shown as Lot 419, Phase Four-Fairway, Lake Monticello Subdivision, on plat by B. Aubrey Huffman & Associates, dated June, 1973, and recorded in the Clerk’s
Office of the Circuit Court of Fluvanna County, Virginia, in Deed Book 96, Pages 170 through 176.,
and as more fully described in the aforesaid Deed of Trust.
TERMS OF SALE: The property will be sold “AS IS,” WITHOUT REPRESENTATION OR
WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND SUBJECT TO conditions, restrictions, reservations, easements,
rights of way, and all other matters of record taking priority over the Deed of Trust to be announced
at the time of sale. A deposit of $20,000.00, or 10% of the sale price, whichever is lower, in cash or
cashier’s check payable to the SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE will be required at the time of sale. The
balance of the purchase price, with interest at the rate contained in the Deed of Trust Note from the
date of sale to the date said funds are received in the office of the SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE, will
be due within fifteen (15) days of sale. In the event of default by the successful bidder, the entire
deposit shall be forfeited and applied to the costs and expenses of sale and Substitute Trustee’s fee.
All other public charges or assessments, including water/sewer charges, whether incurred prior to or
after the sale, and all other costs incident to settlement to be paid by the purchaser. In the event taxes,
any other public charges have been advanced, a credit will be due to the seller, to be adjusted from
the date of sale at the time of settlement. Purchaser agrees to pay the seller’s attorneys at settlement,
a fee of $445.00 for review of the settlement documents.
Additional terms will be announced at the time of sale and the successful bidder will be required to
execute and deliver to the Substitute Trustees a memorandum or contract of the sale at the conclusion of bidding.
FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:
Rosenberg & Associates, LLC (Attorney for the Secured Party)
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 750 Bethesda, Maryland 20814
301-907-8000 • www.rosenberg-assoc.com
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To advertise email: [email protected]
Property transfers
Property transfer information is provided by the Fluvanna County Circuit Court.
Crowther, F. Boslery 3rd. to Flynn & Hilsinger, LLC
P.O.Box 418 Palmyra, VA 22963. 01.174 Acres St. Rt
15 $75,000.
Timberland Homes LLC ET AL to Gibbs, John W III.
204 Dryden Lane Richmond, VA 23229. 10 Acres,
Cunningham Mag Dist. Parcel B $118,000.
409 Justin Dr Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot 97 Phase 2
Sycamore Square $234,900.
Good, Scott to Hospodar, Matthew E 1026 Oak Creek Rd
Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot 15 Oak Creek Sub $130,000.
Secretary of Agriculture to Proffitt, Samatha Leigh 419
Beals Ln Scottsville, VA 24590 Cunningham Mag Dist,
2.00 Acres Lot 13 $23,600.
1/4/16
1/19/16
Secretary of Veterans Affairs to Thompson, Everett W
& Gail G 425 Fox Hollow Palmyra, VA 22963. Lot 12
Fox Hollow $256,100.
Bias, Judy & Kay Frazier to Bowers, Kaitlyn Nicole 157
Arvon Rd., Arvonis, VA 23004 Cunningham Magis
Distr 2.022 AC $28,000
Gentry, Shannon E & Tonya L to Bethel Builders, LLC
5439 Ducal Rd Kents Store, VA 23084. Palmyra Magis Distr 2.871 AC $31,000.
SONABANK, NA to Bogue, Beuford A & Patricia 1219
Hatcher Ct Charlottesville, VA 22903. 07.85 AC $75,000.
NVR, Inc to Hanrahan, Edward Allen & Krist 183 Manor
Blvd Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot 133 River Oaks $337,892.
Masonic Home of VA to Lavelle, John J & Heather A 22
Nahor Dr Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot 192 Phase 8 Nahor
LM $119,500.
Rockville Associates, LLC to Crithfield, Glenda 4237
James Madison Hwy Fork Union, VA 23055. 2.343 Ac
$240,000.
Bryant, James M & Tracy to Ellis, Laneen Marie 1190
Jordan Store Rd Kents Store, VA 23084. 2.248 Ac
$202,000.
I & J Home Builders, LLC to Stancil, John H, Jr. & Denise
L 87 Trillium Lane Troy, VA 22974. .482 Acre $224,500.
Debruin, Kevin Henk & Sonya to Rosario, Mellissa &
Jorge L 87 Wright Court Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot 51
Phase 111 Taylor Ridge Estates Sub $292,700.
Harris, Jeffrey T & Christy to Stauffer Eric Nathan &
Suzan 302 The Cross Rd Scottsville, VA 24590. 2.00
Acres Cunningham Mag District Lot 1 $201,100.
12/31/15
1/5/16
Harrison, Donna E to J B Spence, Jr. & Linda B. 671
Berkmar Circle Charlottesville, VA 22901 Lot 149, Ph
10, LM $23,000.
Federal Home Loan Mortgage to Campbell, April V. &
David R 1633 Bells Farm Lane Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot
21 Bell Farms Sub. 15.1310 Acres $209,750.
1/06/16
Southern Property, LLC to Zabransky, David K & Salley
Jean 19 Mulberry Dr Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot 57 Nahor
Village Sub $339,662.
Machos, James A & Margaret M to Castle, Willard &
Betty Sue Castle Rd Bremo Bluff, VA 23022 Lot 12
James River Farms Sub $40,000.
1/07/16
1/21/16
Kearney, Joanne B, TR & Kerr, P to Fawkes, Larry &
Elizabeth 20513 Straham Way Sterling, VA 20165 Lot
184 Phase 9 Knollwood LM $300,000.
Schoen, Veronica C to Dernbach, John Paul & Karen
S 17 Bridlewood Dr Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot 55 Phase
11 Falcon Hills LM $169,000.
Redus One, LLC to Liberty Homes, Inc 8249 Crown
Colony Pkwy Mechanicsville, VA 23116 Lot 299
Phase 12 Edgewood LM $10,000.
Schrantz, Kenneth P & Barbara to Herndon, Sean
Trevor & Brittan 1600 Ruritan Lake Rd Scottsville, VA
24590 Lot 4 Fair Oaks Sub $42,500.
1/25/16
Sullivan, Rebecca W, ET AL to Garber, Sam 109 Walnut Way Barboursville, VA 22934 Columbia Mag Dist
12.24 Acres, Lot 4 $35,000.
CMH Homes, Inc. to Anderson, Consuella 3698 James
Madison Hwy. Fork Union, VA 23055. 2 Acres $160,000.
Blue Carrsbrook Holdings, LLC to Cao, Hung & Thoa
270 Larkspur Rd Troy, VA 22974 Lot 51 Sycamore
Landing $220,000.
1/26/16
1/08/16
Holt, Sharon S & ET AL to Martin, Christopher & Jacquelin 28 Nahor Dr Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot 189 Phase
8 Nahor LM $197,000.
Fannie Mae to Brown, Ronald L & Lynn L 884 Jefferson Dr Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot 231 Phase 1 Ashlawn
LM $100,000.
Finchum, Charles to Eldridge, Lincoln 1132 West
Ocean View Norfolk, VA 23503 Lot 27 Phase 8 Nahor
LM $115,000.
1/11/16
Goggans, Mark R & Buck to Beach, Zachary S 2734
Kidds Dairy Rd Scottsville, VA 24590 Cunningham
Magis Distr 2.00 Acres $112,500.
Mackinnon, Barbara P & ET AL to Herring, David Lee,
Jr. 48 Bridlewood Dr Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot 27 Phase
11 Falcon Hills LM $179,000.
Adkim Construction, LLC to Pace, Thomas A & Lynn M
695 Meadowbrook Lane Troy, VA 22974 Lot 8 Phase
2 Meadow Brook Sub $342,201.
1/12/16
Liberty Homes, Inc. to Horton, Jennifer Carter 432 Glen
Circle Troy, VA 22974 Lot 8 Fox Glen Sub $261,294.
NVA, Properties, LLC to Southern Development Homes
170 S. Pantops Dr Charlottesville, VA 22911 Lot 56
Nahor Village Sub $35,000.
Metzler, Glenn M to Smith, Arthur Clay & Katherine 1491
Venable Rd Palmyra, VA 22963. 45.19 AC $135,570.
Heany, James E to Mayhew, Mark William & Tonia L
45 Turkeysag Trail Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot 5 Wounded
Knee Estate $72,000.
1/13/16
Dernbach, John P & Karen S to Barnes, Kierah M &
Hans P Vava 24 Marwood Dr Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot
258 Phase 12 Edgewood LM $275,000.
1/14/16
Cava Capital, LLC to Gazdik, Michael J & Danielle M
To advertise call: 434.207.0222
Fannie Mae to Bennett, Patricia A 15 Stonefield Rd
Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot 146 Phase 1 Ashlawn LM
$160,000.
1/27/16
1/28/16
Coleman, Amy S to Shields, Michael Joseph & Elle
819 Jefferson Dr Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot 10 Phase 2
Shadwell LM $128,000.
HSBC Bank USA, N.A. Trustee to QTP, LLC 11125
Emery Lane Bumpass, VA 23024 Lot 319 Ph 4 LM
$138,239.
Parker, B Eugene, Jr. & Ellen K to Beach, James E
& Deborah C 9113 Peabody Street Manassas, VA
20110 Lot 179 Ph 12 LM $175,000.
Hanlin, Beverly A to Schlickbernd, Vincent G & S 6548
James Madision Hwy Fork Union, VA 23055. 1.44
Acres Lot 4 Fork Union Mag District $165,000.
Testani, Mario & Elizabeth to Bennett, Kristie Lynn &
Amanda 1452 Courthouse Rd Palmyra, VA 22963
Palmyra Magis Distr 17.680 Ac $385,000.
1/29/16
Goldstein, Jeri G to McDermott, Mary Ann & Kaitlyn 10
Chestnut Court Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot 394 Phase 2
Shadwell LM $170,000.
Snyder, Lynn Marie Bolduc & Ly to Graham, John
Blaine 52 Dogleg Rd Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot 556
Phase 2 LM $144,900.
Sycamore Square, LLC to NVR, Inc. 1885 Seminole
Trail Suite 201 Charlottesville, VA 22901 Lot 145
River Oaks $70,000.
NVR, Inc. to Nicolette, Alan A & Anne 280 Manor Boulevard Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot 152 River Oaks $424,382.
Wilmington Trust to Tyler, Russell S & Joanne M 70
Woodlawn Dr Palmyra, VA 22963 Lot 211 Phase 6
Riverside LM $112,900.
Author talks about
writing romance
BY PAGE H. GIFFORD, CORRESPONDENT
After retiring from her career in education and as a guidance counselor,
romance writer Maryann Jordan wondered what she would do in retirement.
A voracious reader, she got hooked
on romance books in college but after
starting her career as a special education
teacher, then obtaining an MA in counseling and raising a family, she had little
time to read and missed it.
Nowadays, she enjoys being a best-selling
author on Amazon, writing four series focusing on romance and romantic suspense.
“People have perceptions about
romance,” Jordan said, speaking to the
Friends of the Library members. She dispelled the myth that today’s romance is
related to the old historical bodice rippers
of the past, nor were her serial romances
similar to Fifty Shades of Gray, which she
calls erotica. She discussed in depth about
the differences in her romances.
“I don’t write erotica,” she said, but
doesn’t deny she has some steamy scenes
in her books; after all they are romances. She features strong, independent
women and men in her stories. “Many of
my characters are modeled after family
members,” she laughs. Her leading men
are often detectives or military men but
as she says they do not rescue the women
– the women in her books can get out of
situations themselves.
Like other authors who have spoken at
the FOL monthly meetings, she echoed the
same hazards of publishing with traditional publishers. To get there from here you
first need an agent and to get an agent you
would have to write many letters and this
was how it was done. Jordan mentioned
author Marie Force who writes under M.S.
Force, who for 13 years peddled her romances to traditional publishers only to
have them rejected but then finally got an
agent, who got her a contract. Force now
self-publishes on Amazon.
“She remained persistent,” Jordan
pointed out that it is not an easy road to
travel for most and persistence and commitment to writing is what motivates
authors like herself and Force.
“Many of the traditional publishers will
water down a book to an unrecognizable
story; one the author never wrote,” she
said. The theory is because this is what
they think will sell. Authors soon began realizing that marketing was interfering with
a good story. Editing is one thing – changing the dynamics of an author’s story is
another. Jordan indicated that independent publishers were the alternative.
She added, “There has always been a
stigma attached to self-publishing, that
it isn’t as good.” Nowadays, that has all
changed, with the help of beta readers
and freelance editors; writer’s become
their own publishers. Jordan’s philosophy – shared by her fellow writer – is
since they have to do most of the work
anyway for a traditional publisher they
might as well do it themselves.
“Marketing is not a hobby, it has
become a business,” she said, discussing
the ways she markets her books, including using Facebook as a media marketing tool to reach her target market and
advertising beforehand about the next
book in the series soon to be released.
“It’s coming out in two weeks, then it’s
coming out in ten days, then it will be out
in three days, and so on.”
She explained that being a best-selling
author on Amazon means that you are
one of the top-selling books bought that
day and the rankings go to 100. Most
wondered what it meant to be on the New
York Times Bestseller List. She explained
various retailers report in weekly on what
the top sellers are for the week but if a
publishing house is trying to push a book,
they may buy a thousand copies themselves. Jordan feels this shortchanges the
author’s expectations of actual success.
Jordan talked about her approach to
writing a romance.
“I used to sit at the computer when
I had an idea but now I work with an
outline,” she said. “When I sit down and
my fingers fly over the keyboard, what
am I thinking? Plot? Characters? Action?
or Readers? To be honest, it is a combination of all of those. I write the story the
way I see it. My characters speak the way
I hear them in my head and the action
flows as I see it in my mind.”
Her books are available at Amazon.
com. For more information, contact
Maryann Jordan at [email protected] or www.maryannjordanauthor.com and read her blog.
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New activities
planned for Old
Farm Day May 7
CONTRIBUTED BY MIKE FEAZEL
Organizers of Fluvanna’s
Old Farm Day May 7 have
added some activities to the
20th-anniversary event. In
addition to the traditional
displays of historic equipment, demonstrations by
heritage craftspeople, entertainment and activities
for kids, this year’s Old
Farm Day will include a
parade, and organizers will expand its
entertainment programming with a
Church Choir Relay and performances
by local bands.
The Fluvanna Historical Society set May
7 as the date for this year’s 20th annual
Old Farm Day, replacing the event that
was rained out last October. The event,
at Pleasant Grove in Palmyra, will feature
fascinating demonstrations by heritage
craftsmen, educational activities for kids,
toe-tapping music, and incredible collections of heritage farm equipment.
Old Farm Day will also include displays
from community churches and organizations, contests, and great food from more
than 100 local vendors and exhibitors.
“This is not just a great chance to meet
up with friends and have a good time,
it’s also an opportunity to
learn a little about the agricultural history of this
lovely county, and maybe
buy a homemade craft or
two,” said Old Farm Day
Chair Tricia Johnson. “We
hope people are marking
it on their calendar now
as one of the big events
of the spring.”
Old Farm Day is expected to include
some exciting announcements about the
Fluvanna Historical Society’s ongoing
plans to create a Farm Heritage Museum
at Pleasant Grove, Johnson said. Proceeds
from Old Farm Day are divided between
a fund to set up the museum and the Fluvanna Historical Society.
The Historical Society, meanwhile,
is still looking for volunteers to help
with Old Farm Day. It also is still accepting applications for a limited amount of
display space. Full information is available at www.OldFarmDay.org, or by [email protected] or 434-3901218. Those interested in volunteering,
either for the preparation or for working
shifts or the full day during the event itself
also should contact [email protected]
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Bruce from page 12
hood, we didn’t,” said Earnest, “but generally, they made it so everybody just about
knew their place and stayed in it. You know
what you are supposed to do, your parents
done taught you what to do and what to
say, so we didn’t have too much problem.”
“Your parents taught you,” said
Earnest, “and if the parents didn’t teach
you, somebody would teach you. You
see, we didn’t know any different, hadn’t
heard any different and seen any different. When I was drafted,” Earnest continued, “I went up to the New England states
and I found it quite different.
When asked where he met his wife
Melinda Hackney Bruce, Thomas joked –
“at her house.” It turns out that Thomas
went to school with Melinda.
Earnest married Margaret Jackson
Bruce and they had three children. “I
remember when she was born,” Earnest
said. “I was just a kid then. When women
had babies in the neighborhood another
mother would send something a pie or
cake or something and I didn’t have very
far to go. My mother fixed a cake to send
to her mother and her mother said to
come up stairs and see the baby...there
was six years difference. It didn’t mean
nothing to me then after I was drafted
and stayed in the army for four years and
seven months and I come out it was a different story...then she caught my eye,”
said Earnest with a smile.
“Who delivered him? Aunt Lucy Marshall delivered Thomas,” said Earnest.
“She was delivering babies all through
the neighborhood. Her name was Lucy
Marshall but we always called her Aunt
Lucy Marshall and she was a midwife.
She might have delivered me!”
“Oh, yes,” said Earnest, “we had a dance
every Saturday night at somebody’s house.
It was a house party. But there were a few
houses that didn’t have no dances,” he observed.
“You could go to the store when I first
was born but then came the time when
the state was dry and the bootleggers took
to the woods... then came the time when
the state was wet again,” he recalled.
Eventually, Thomas decided to open
his own store – Bruce’s Store – which has
stood in its place on Cedar Lane for about
50 years. “I just wanted to do something
for the community,” Thomas said. “We
have got some small stuff in there. Small
stuff...sardines, sodas, ice cream, potato
chips...” his voice trailed off as he pondered his inventory.
Both brothers have seen times change
more than we can even imagine. They
have seen World War II, The Korean War,
Vietnam, the Cold War and the Gulf Wars.
They lived through the bombing of Pearl
Harbor and the terrorist attacks of 9/11.
They have seen airplanes go from rickety biplanes to powerful jets; they lived as young
boys in a time when there were no antibiotics and no polio vaccine. But through all
of the years of changes, some things have
remained constant. Love, faith, acceptance,
hard work, celebrating the simple things
– these are the rocks on which the Bruce
brothers have built their family.
Bille Bruce (born in 1832) married Sarah
Jackson and they had Burton Bruce in 1854.
Burton Bruce married Nancy J. White
and they had Robert H. Bruce in 1889.
Robert H. Bruce married Rosa Lilly
Fowler and they had Thomas (1925) and
Earnest Bruce (1919.)
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This is the horse property you have been waiting for. Three bedroom two bath ranch with
unfinished walk out basement, newly renovated kitchen with upgraded appliances and
bath with jacuzzi tub. Hardwoods throughout. Step out onto the large covered back porch
and enjoy the pastoral and pond views! Five cleared acres of pasture that has been fenced
and cross fenced for horses with a fenced in area for dogs and multiple flower beds. 30
x 30 stall and equipment barn. Six stalls and 50’ round horse pen. Multiple out buildings
including a 36’ x 52’ three car garage with oversized bays, an arts and crafts studio cottage, garden shed with chicken coop and run and hay storage building with run in. Private
and peaceful location with no thru traffic.
$229,900 • Call Tom and Diane 434-962-1625
$69,900 • Call Tom 434-962-1625
Our Team: Helping Your
Family to Attain Your Goals
Tom Morace
434-962-1625
[email protected]
Jen Sample
434-989-9246
[email protected]
Queen of Sold, Annette Daly
434-962-2095
[email protected]
Diane Miller
Larry A. Miller
434-960-5856
434-960-9479
[email protected] [email protected]
Lisa Rogers
Don Brady
434-531-0064
703-927-1426
[email protected] [email protected]
The strength
of teamwork,
The reputation
for results!
437 South Keswick – 10 Acres In A Horse Community
528 Locust Ave – Waynesboro
41 Dogleg – Private – Golf Course Area!
Amazing Custom built five
bedroom,four and a half
bath home in sought after
South Keswick features
three master suites, two on
the main floor one with a
brick fireplace leading out to
an enclosed deck overlooking the pool area,eat in kitchen w/ all new stainless steele appliances, slate flooring in the entranceway, hardwoods, custom stone
fireplace in the family room and many more extras.Ten private acres
with fenced horse pasture and invisible fencing less than 15 minutes
from Charlottesville.
Have the best of both
worlds! Located in the tree
street area of Waynesboro
you get old world charm
and a completely remodeled and updated home!
There is nothing that hasn’t
been redone top to bottom while maintaining the
homes original integrity
and charm. Four bedrooms, two baths, hard woods throughout, gourmet kitchen
with upgraded stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops, beautifully
tiled bath with walk in shower tub combo sunroom leads to the back patio area
and much more. Original period molding, doors and built ins. Large city lot with
mature plantings, landscaping and huge slate patio area and fenced yard. Large
storage shed, two Oversized paved drive provides plenty of off street parking and
street access from the rear.
$549,000 • Call Tom 434-962-1625
Fabulous one owner home
in golf course section of
Lake Monticello. Don’t let
the year built fool you. This
home has been lovingly
cared for and is up to date
in style and mechanical
functions. The following upgrades have taken
place in the last 2 years or
less: replaced HVAC and
hot water heater, new vanity and tile flooring in bathrooms. In the kitchen the
range, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, and granite counters all upgraded in
past two years. Wall to wall carpet replaced upstairs and berber carpet downstairs. Entire cedar siding house staining just completed. Basement features a
basic in-law type suite with mini fridge, microwave, and full bath. Lots of storage in attic, basement, & 2 pantry’s. Corner lot surrounded by lots of woods.
$198,600• Call Tom and Diane 434-960-5856
$195,000 • Call The Queen Of Sold 434-962-2095
635 Jefferson Drive – Move In Ready!
918 Jefferson Drive – Waterfront!
Fabulous one owner home in
golf course section of Lake
Monticello. Don’t let the year
built fool you. This home has
been lovingly cared for and
is up to date in style and
mechanical functions. The following upgrades have taken
place in the last 2 years or
less: replaced HVAC and hot
water heater, new vanity and
tile flooring in bathrooms. In the kitchen the range, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, and granite counters all upgraded in past two years. Wall to wall
carpet replaced upstairs and berber carpet downstairs. Entire cedar siding
house staining just completed. Basement features a basic in-law type suite
with mini fridge, microwave, and full bath. Lots of storage in attic, basement,
& 2 pantry’s. Corner lot surrounded by lots of woods.
Neat as a pin and
move in ready with
over 2,000 sq ft for a
great price! This pristine rancher features
three bedrooms two
baths, a large eat in
kitchen, laminate and
tile flooring throughout, fully finished basement with a full bath. Large recently refurbished wrap around deck and covered rear patio/ entrance give
you several grilling and entertaining options! Fenced in yard and
paved driveway with extra parking. Newer roof and oversized gutters, exterior paint and landscaping.
Completely
renovated!
Magnificent water views
from almost every room!
Open concept main floor.
Gourmet kitchen, large
master suite, expansive
back deck & covered
patio. Brand new kitchen
feat: granite counters,
over-sized island w/extra
seating, S/S appliances, pantry, gas cook-top, wall oven & microwave/convection oven. Luxurious master suite w/sliders out to back deck, dual walk-in
closets, separate vanities w/granite counters & custom shower. All new engineered HW floors throughout & Marble tile floors in guest baths. Brand new
separate HVAC system for new master suite & newly finished bsmt bonus
rm/storage rms. Anderson sliders. Outdoor shower w/hot & cold water. New
3-tiered dock. Gas line in place for gas grill outside.
$419,900 • Call Lisa 434-531-0036
$159,000 • Call Diane & Larry 434-960-9479
$589,000 • Call Jen 434-989-9246
160 Villa Circle – Sycamore Square
4696 Three Chopt Rd – Minutes To I64 & Charlottesville
375 Jefferson Drive – Fenced Yard
Popular split bedroom design ranch
with vaulted living
room, large open
kitchen with breakfast bar and tiled
flooring, over sized
NEW PRICE!
master suite with
auunddry room
att deck
dec for
dec
attached bath, and separate laundry
room, gre
great
entertaining, storage shed ,paved driveway and fenced back
yard. You will enjoy the proximity to shopping, dining and all
the amenities that Lake Monticello has to offer.
$134,000 • Call Tom & Diane 434-962-1625
434-589-SOLD
1-800-765-3570
RENTAL PROPERTY
Upgraded 1400 sq. ft. townhouse at Sycamore Square!
Three bedrooms two and a
half baths with master suite.
Hardwoods throughout main
level upgraded kitchen cabinets and pantry. Lots of windows make this unit sunny
and bright and you will love
the pond view in front and
grassy area in back.
NEW PRICE!
$124,000 • Call Diane & Larry 434-960-5856
Brick Cape Cod home on two acres! Minutes from I64 makes this property
a convenient commute to Richmond and less than ten minutes to Charlottesville. Over 2,400 sq ft of living space featuring living room and great
room, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, light filled kitchen and sunroom
and original hardwoods throughout. Detached garage with work shop and
paved driveway. New roof,new blinds, new flooring and paint throughout.
$299,500 • Call Tom 434-962-1625
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Carl Heimlich • 434-989-2274
[email protected]
OPEN SUNDAY 1-3
511 Taylor Ridge Way – Coveted Taylor Ridge Estates Location
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589-7653
THIS WEEK’S FEATURED LISTING
Best lot value in Lake
Monticello and maybe
the best available building lot! This oversized lot
can accomodate almost
any floor plan at 100’
wide and 250’ long with
a raised level front and a
soft grade down to the
water it is perfect for a
ranch on a basement.
ews and access to the Lake from your lot via
With year round water views
canoe or kayak this lot is a must see if you are thinking about building.
Monticello Properties
434-
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management company? Don’t start
the New Year on the Wrong Foot.
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benefit five Fluvanna charities! For a minimum pledge of $50 (age 18 or over)/$25 (age 12-17) you can show
your support by getting your Brrrr on! It’s not just an event, it’s an experience!
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