The first day of a controversial counterterrorism training seminar in Culpeper County went off without a hitch Tuesday.

"Everything went smoothly," said Sheriff Scott Jenkins, who added that he was flooded with emails and visits to his office yesterday in support of the classes held by former FBI agent John Guandolo.

Although about an eighth of an acre of parking lot at the Daniel Technology Center of Germanna Community College, where the seminars are being held, was blocked off for demonstrators, none showed up.

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