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Fluvanna Has New Interim Sheriff

Fluvanna Has New Interim Sheriff

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The interim sheriff of Fluvanna County is beginning his first week with his new title. Eric Hess has been sworn in to succeed Ryant Washington, who’s got a new job in Richmond. Hess was the senior deputy to Washington before his selection as the interim sheriff. Washington has become a policy advisor to Governor McAuliffe. Fluvanna voters will elect a sheriff and other constitutional offices in November 2015.

 

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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

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