Need to Know - Wednesday October 29, 2014

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October 29, 2014

REGISTRAR CONTREVERY:
In a letter addressed to the three member Charlottesville Electoral Board, officials on both sides of the table called for the suspension of Sheri Iachetta stating that her alleged misappropriation of funds has produced a "significant erosion in public trust in the city's registrar."

CARR PROTECTS ITS OWN:
The Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors is trying to protect their own against violent crimes. CAAR held two self-defense classes at the Omni Hotel to give a few pointers to realtors who may be showing houses by themselves.

BIG NAME STAR ATTENDING FILM FESTIVAL:
Ashley Judd will be among several actors attending the opening night world premiere of “Big Stone Gap,” a film she plays a role in. Judd will also attend the discussion following the film. The Virginia Film Festival runs from November 6 through November 9.

NEW DIGS FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS:
Volunteer firefighters at the Seminole Trail Fire Station are finally settling into their new digs thanks to some left over money from the Albemarle County Capital Improvement Plan. Upgrades include new facilities and more room for fire engines and fire fighters.

ECO-FRIENDLY SUPER HEROES:
For a second year the Henley Middle School 6th Grade Class was on the Downtown Mall dressed up in capes. The eco-friendly super heroes spread information covering everything from the benefits of solar panels and saving water to windmills and green buildings.



 
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