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Local churches unite for extravaganza

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 9:00 am

Growing up in inner-city Richmond, Mike Crawley developed a passion for utilizing community outreach programs as a way to spread the Gospel. “The church is not restricted or confined to four walls,” Crawley said, gesturing to the confines of his pastoral office at Foster Creek Baptist Church in Louisa. “My heart is in evangelism and in outreach.” It was with that passion that Crawley founded what is simply known as

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  • Country Church Day has been a community mainstay for 100 years in Cuckoo

    Posted on April 18, 2014 at 9:00 am

    A performance by The Young Bullrushes, Gilboa Christian Church’s youth harmonica group, will be one of various musical performances given during Country Church Day.

    A century ago, Dr. William Forrest – then pastor of Gilboa Christian Church – conceived the idea of holding an annual springtime festival for his congregation; one that would commemorate the integral role that the church had played in the nation, community and life of locals. While Forrest and members of the inaugural celebration may be long gone, the sense of pride, tradition and respect they helped forge lives on.

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  • Concert series to strike chord on Lake Anna

    Posted on April 18, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Thanks to a combination of inspiration and perspiration, members of the Lake Anna Business Partnership have arranged for an intriguing concert series to be held at Anna Point Marina throughout the upcoming summer. The six gigs, which will average about two-and-a-half hours in length, will be held one night per month from April to September. The idea for the event is the direct result of brainstorming sessions by LABP President

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  • Encore présentation of ‘Smoke on the Mountain’

    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 9:39 am

    In an encore presentation, Louisa Arts Center will present Smoke on the Mountain May 2 through May 4 with the original cast. Last fall, Louisa Arts Center launched a Little theater program with a fully realized production of Smoke on the Mountain. The show was a huge success, with all performances sold-out. Smoke on the Mountain is a hilarious gospel bluegrass musical comedy. It tells the story of the first

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  • Louisa’s annual Miss Relay For Life Pageant 2014

    Posted on April 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Crown Cancer with a Cure Relay team of Louisa  will hold its 11th annual beauty pageant on Saturday, April 12 at at 1 p.m. at New Life Community Church, 509 East Main Street, Louisa. This year, 41 young ladies will compete in the age categories of Baby Miss, Tiny Miss, Little Miss, Junior Miss, Pre-Teen Miss, Teen Miss and Miss. Each contestant will be judged in the Power of Purple,

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  • Louisa Dogwood Festival, April 12

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 9:00 am

    A new event is being launched in Louisa to banish the winter blues in favor of celebrating spring and all that comes with it. Billed as Louisa’s first outdoor garden show and fair, the Louisa Dogwood Festival will take place on Saturday, April 12 from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. The festival is the brainchild of the Louisa Chamber of Commerce, after board members Sharon Duke and Bill Small got

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  • High School theater presents “Legally Blonde: The Musical” this weekend

    Posted on April 4, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Legally Blonde

    Elle Woods, played by Emma Houlgrave, rises to the top of her law class, which includes graduates played by Carolyn Garrett, Rachel Proctor and Deion Wade in Legally Blonde: The Musical. Louisa County High School’s Music Theater Ensemble will present the musical in the LCMS Forum at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 6. The musical tells the story

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