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Jack Manzari, chairman of Louisa Chamber of Commerce, presents Ed Schuler, founder and CEO of Bio-Cat, with the prestigious Business Person of the Year award.

Louisa’s communities shaped by special people

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 9:00 am

Members of the Louisa County Chamber of Commerce were reminded of their importance to the community and selected individuals were honored for their support and involvement during the group’s annual ceremony on Thursday, April 3. More than 100 members of the local chamber attended the banquet, which is  held annually at Shenandoah Crossing Resort in Gordonsville. During the event, LCC chairman Jack Manzari presented Ed Schuler, the founder and CEO

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  • Louisa and Zion Crossroads partnership spreads the news and gives back to the community

    Posted on March 28, 2014 at 9:00 am

    The Central Virginian and  Gordonsville Walmart launched a “Read for Literacy” campaign on Thursday, March 20. Kicking off the campaign are (l to r) Walmart staff John Mays, Keith Pillow, Stan Coggins, as well as Deana Meredith, editor of The CV, and Walmart’s Dawn King and Store Manager Renee Reynolds, along with Katherine Ring, The CV’s circulation coordinator.

    The Central Virginian and Gordonsville Walmart have partnered to launch a “Read for Literacy” campaign to support the Adult Community Education [ACE] program in Louisa County. The “Read for Literacy” program started on Thursday, March 20. The Gordonsville Walmart will donate to ACE 15 cents of every The Central Virginian sold inside the store. “Working with Walmart is about more than selling papers. It’s about strengthening literacy in the community,”

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  • Mexican flavor comes to Mineral

    Posted on March 24, 2014 at 9:00 am

    The Lopez family (l to r) Jesus Sr., Jesus Jr., Diana and Olga opened Sabor A Mexico on Saturday, serving up family recipes from their new restaurant in Mineral Town Square.

    Can’t afford to go to Mexico? For an authentic taste of the country that will tantalize your taste buds, look no further than Sabor A Mexico located in Mineral Town Square. As you walk into the restaurant, your nose picks up the savory smells emanating from the kitchen and your mouth begins to salivate as your stomach growls with anticipation of the variety of dishes to choose from. Sabor is

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  • The gift that keeps on giving and giving back to Louisa

    Posted on March 20, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Becky Cavanaugh and Chuck Tingler, long time assistants for William A. Cooke, carry on the mission of the foundation’s namesake.

    Former real estate mogul William A. Cooke was a man of vision. As a fresh-faced 21-year-old in 1924, Cooke passed his bar exam on his first try, and shortly thereafter formed his own practice in Louisa, fulfilling a childhood dream. In the 1930’s, amidst economic turmoil, Cooke looked out on the empty fields of Louisa and saw value. Borrowing more than $1 million, Cooke invested in and eventually sold vast

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  • Move over Exxon, Sheetz is coming

    Posted on March 13, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Sheetz has filed an application with the town of Louisa to bring another store to Louisa County. If approved, the business will be built on property presently occupied by Louisa Express Lane and the adjacent vacant lot.

    Sheetz may soon add a second location in Louisa County, with plans to build a convenience store, restaurant and fuel station at the corner of East Main Street and the Route 208 Connector in town. The national company, which already has one location at Zion Crossroads, has filed an application with the town of Louisa in hopes of expanding its services to Louisa residents. The business plans to locate on

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  • Visiting a park is conducive to your health

    Posted on March 5, 2014 at 9:00 am

    The Friends of Lake Anna State Park were guests at the February Louisa County Chamber of Commerce breakfast held at Louisa Health and Rehab Center on Tuesday, Feb. 4. Guest speaker Joe Elton, of Department of Conservation and Recreation State Parks Director, spoke about nature and technology coming together at Virginia’s state parks, as well as the fact that parks are economic engines for communities. Elton said that 8.8 million

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  • New dentist fits right in at local practice

    Posted on March 4, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Though she previously worked in Harrisonburg and Richmond, Dr. Elizabeth Dunham said her times at Louisa Comprehensive Dental is her favorite position so far.

    When Frederick Meyer retired from Louisa Comprehensive Dental in late September of last year after nearly 40 years in the field, Dr. Kurt Williams knew his practice had some very large shoes to fill. “I had been a little spoiled working with Dr. Meyer, because he had worked here for a long time, and any time you have a transition of dentists, there’s a lot that comes up,” Williams said.

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