Rural Virginian: The Rural Virginian

Saturday, February 28, 2015

The Rural Virginian

  • Gradually moving upstream for a catch

    A new chapter of my life began on the year’s second weekend as I rolled south down U.S. 81, toward Emory — my new hometown for the four years to come.
  • The pet food conundrum

    Q: I just heard about another pet food recall. Are pet food companies having more problems these days or are we just more aware of them because of social media? I worry about what I should feed my pets and if my family is in danger. My kids are responsible for the evening feedings. What should I do to keep everyone safe?
  • Federal road funds being sought

    In 2013, Virginia politicians finally mustered the political will to enact a comprehensive package of tax increases to shore up the state’s de…

  • Community calendar

    » The date for this year’s Penguin Plunge has changed because of weather-related safety concerns. the event is now scheduled for a noon regist…

  • Grant to benefit summer learning sessions

    Because of a recent grant from Wells Fargo, more students in Fluvanna County will have the opportunity to participate in a summer learning ses…

  • Community Calendar

    » Union Branch Baptist Church is sponsoring an Appreciation Service 3 p.m. Feb. 8 for Brother John Stanton, Sister Francesca Walker, Trustee J…

  • Woodmen of the World ready for Sweethearts Dance

    Woodmen of the World, Chapter 279 of Charlottesville, is inviting local residents to bring their family and friends to the second annual Sweet…

  • Going underground in search of new adventures

    And there it was — the feeling that all had not been explored, that there is still potential for virgin country in our American backyard.

  • ‘Don’t let the end stop you from beginning’

    I’ve been staring at my screen for an hour now and no inspiration for writing this article has come to mind. I have a list of questions from r…

  • Community calendar

    Community submissionsTo see your nonprofit event appear in the Rural Virginian’s Community Calendar or Church News, email the information to r…

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Ratcliffe: Hoos hope to continue hoops dominance over Hokies

Virginia has won eight of the last nine meetings and six in a row heading into Saturday afternoon’s “Commonwealth Clash” between the old rivals at UVa’s sold-out John Paul Jones Arena.

Opinion/Editorial: Midlothian pond sees underwater gallantry

Earlier this week in Midlothian, a dramatic rescue occurred after a woman’s car slid out of control, crashed through a fence and ended up 15 feet out in a partially frozen pond.

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Grace & Glory Tackles Hunger

“When you give a luncheon or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, in case they may invite you in return, and you would be repaid. But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame and the blind. And you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you, for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous.” -from the Gospel of Luke, Chapter 14.

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