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Saturday, October 10, 2015

The Rural Virginian

  • Dangers to pets lurk in fungi, seasonal flowers and falling leaves

    Needless to say, it is important to keep an eye on your pets all the time, but especially as we enter the fall months and start to face some novel dangers to this time of year.
  • No matter a dog’s size, training alleviates problems

    Cheryl Falkenburry, author of “In Delilah’s Eyes: Dog Training from the Dog’s Perspective” has been helping people solve mind-boggling animal behavior problems for more than 30 years. Send your questions to
  • Old Farm Day postponed on weather worries

    Initially slated for Saturday, Old Farm Day's been postponed based on advice from Fluvanna County emergency service providers and National Wea…

  • Community calendar

    » Fluvanna Flutterwheels are set to square dance 7 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3. at the Fluvanna County High School, 1918 Thomas Jefferson Parkway in P…

  • Church calendar

    » Bethel Baptist Ministries is set to hold a yard sale at the Fork Union Shopping Center from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Items for sale includ…

  • Community calendar

    » The Fluvanna SPCA is sponsoring a rabies clinic from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Fluvanna dog park, located along Route 53. Proo…

  • A pair of gar follow a troubled start on the lake

    We got a late start. It was 9:30 a.m. when the Nitro Z8 slipped off the trailer and into the 65-degree water at Buggs Island Reservoir. The sk…

  • Church calendar

    » Centenary United Methodist Church, located at 12247 South Constitution Route in Scottsville, is set to hold homecoming services at 11 a.m. S…

  • Community calendar

    » The Friends of the Fluvanna County Library are set to hold a meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the library, located at 214 Commons Boulevard i…

  • Community calendar

    » Registration for Families Learning Together, a program for parents of children from birth to third grade 9 a.m. to noon through Thursday. Fa…

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