News » Business

Airport Manager Jarrod Powers checks one of the antiquated lights at the end of the runway at Louisa County Airport. A new lighting project is in the works for the airport abd the IDA has signed a grant agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration.

New projects at Louisa County Airport

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 12:31 pm

The Louisa County Industrial Development Authority is looking at paying approximately $30,000 for a $1.3 million runway light project for the Louisa County Airport, along with $220,000 for an estimated $1.4 million new terminal project. These two projects have been on the IDA’s airport improvement plan for a number of years. According to IDA Chairman Bernie Estes, the lights have been in the plan for three years and the terminal

Read Full Story

Business » Older Stories

  • Rehab center names employee of the year

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Each year, Louisa Health and Rehabilitation Center hosts a special dinner for its 12 employees of the month and announces the business’ employee of the year honoree. The 2013 employee of the year was Janelle Carter, a licensed practical nurse who has been with the center for two years. All 12 employees of the month are in running for the honor of employee of the year. Residents, colleagues, family, friends

    Read Full Story
  • Business is booming in Louisa

    Posted on August 7, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Hey Gorgeous Boutique is owned and operated by Eleanor Perkinson, who has brought a feel of old Hollywood with a modern twist to her women’s consignment shop. The boutique held its grand opening ribbon cutting on Saturday, Aug. 2. Perkinson, who has a love for fashion, decided to open a shop to help women feel beautiful. Women who bring in their clothing, shoes, handbags and jewelry for consignment receive half of the sales price that is set by Perkinson. The hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., and on Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The clothing store is located on Main Street in Louisa.

    There has been a big boom in local business this year, which is helping to strengthen Louisa County’s economy and has gotten people excited for the future of the county. “The new business growth we are experiencing is encouraging and I expect the positive momentum will continue,” Andy Wade, director of Louisa County Economic Development said. “We still face challenges as a smaller rural community competing with larger population centers

    Read Full Story
  • Save green during the tax free weekend

    Posted on July 31, 2014 at 9:53 am

    Shoppers can save a little money on their back to school expenses this weekend by taking advantage of the annual three-day sales tax holiday starting Friday, August 1. Approved school supplies that cost less than $20 per item are exempt from the state sales tax, as well as clothing that costs less than $100 per item. Pens, paper, textbooks, crayons and pencils, as well as jeans, shirts, socks, underclothes and

    Read Full Story
  • Louisa ride getting national attention

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 9:00 am

    When Louisa resident K Beverly drives her pristine, black 1973 Oldsmobile down the street, it’s hard for locals to not take notice. Apparently, that’s the case everywhere for her car. Beverly’s ride, a Delta 88, was one of four cars featured on the latest catalogue printed by Fusick Automotive Products, a company that provides vintage parts and advice for the owners of classic Oldsmobiles across the United States. “I’ve done

    Read Full Story
  • Digital forensics company spearheaded by former Louisa detective

    Posted on July 18, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    A former Louisa County Sheriff’s Office detective has branched out on his own and established Professional Digital Forensic Consulting, a digital forensic examination business. The Richmond-based company  capitalizes on Siewert’s past work as a criminal investigator and digital forensic examiner for the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office. He investigates, recovers, reviews and conveys information in electronic formats. “Smart phones, tablets and personal computers are all computers and they all contain traces

    Read Full Story
  • One-stop shopping for Louisa businesses

    Posted on July 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Roy Lynch, senior tax advisor, and Ann Cox, client care specialist at H&R Block in Louisa view a record with Jackie Welch, customer client service leader, as Jim Yates, tax advisor, looks on. The company’s new payroll and bookkeeping services are handled by Cox and Carol Gettier (not pictured), also a senior tax advisor.

    H&R Block in Louisa has served a diverse group of clients with tax preparation services for 25 years. Now the business offers even more for individuals and businesses with their new payroll services and bookkeeping services. The new option makes it easier for businesses who don’t want to have to deal with bookkeeping, record-keeping or payroll processing. Ann M. Cox, client care specialist, said H&R takes its service to individuals

    Read Full Story

National News - Business

Headlines of the Day