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ASALH scholarship fundraiser

Posted on January 30, 2015 at 9:00 am

Join the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) on Saturday, Feb. 14 for a multi-celebration from 5 until 9 p.m. at the Betty J. Queen Intergenerational Center. The annual banquet and fashion show is a fundraiser for scholarships for high school seniors from Fluvanna, Goochland and Louisa counties. The theme for this year’s speaker, Gloria Pope, will be “A Century of Black Life, History and

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  • Mark your calendar for Casino Night at Lake Anna

    Posted on January 29, 2015 at 11:00 am

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    The excitement is growing as a big night approaches for Lake Anna. The Lake Anna Business Partnership’s Valentine’s Day/Vegas Night event will be held Feb. 14 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Lake Anna Winery. The event is expected to draw folks from all over the region looking for a mid-winter lift in a setting usually found over 2,000 miles to the west in Las Vegas. The annual event

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  • Mark the day

    Posted on January 29, 2015 at 9:00 am

    After 14 years of service to the Town of Louisa, Brian Marks is retiring from his position as town manager. The town of Louisa is holding an open house from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at town hall, Friday, Jan. 30 complete with refreshments. “It’s like a backwards inauguration,” Marks said. The event was suggested by Councilman Matt Kersey after the Jan. 20 Town of Louisa council meeting. “I think

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  • Benefit bingo for Louisa coach

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 3:03 pm

    Women of the Moose #1850 will host a benefit bingo for Louisa Varsity Head Coach Mark Fischer on Dec. 6 at its facility, located on School Bus Road. Doors will open at 5 p.m., with games beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 each and will only be available in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door. To purchase a ticket, contact Nora at (434) 270-3020, Leeanne at

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  • Community Chorus readies for concerts

    Posted on November 13, 2014 at 1:38 pm

    Members of the Louisa Community Chorus are rehearsing diligently to prepare the music for this year’s concert.  The concert is entitled “With A Song In My Heart” and will feature the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein, as well as spirituals, jazz and “Let it Go” from the Disney movie “Frozen.” The concerts will be held at Louisa United Methodist Church on Friday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov.

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  • Blue Knights help child with third annual bike ride

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 9:00 am

    The third annual Evan Adams Memorial Benefit Ride kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Court Café and Pub in the town of Louisa at 9 a.m. to raise money to help a six-year-old boy with neurogenic bladder syndrome and kidney reflux. Leland Crickenberger went for a  routine visit to his doctor in October of 2012 and was diagnosed shortly afterward. He underwent three surgeries to track the progress

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  • Lecture to focus on past century of cultural progression

    Posted on September 5, 2014 at 9:00 am

    The amazing saga of two different groups of people living over a period of one hundred years depicts their shared fortitude and persistence as they struggle on their journey to achieve equality. “If It Takes a Hundred Years:  The Journey of Women and African-Americans Toward Equal Rights in Louisa County, Virginia 1865-1970,” is a three year community study which has combined personal reflections, memories, stories handed down from previous generations,

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