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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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Auto detailer now operating from new Mineral office

    Posted on July 7, 2014 at 9:00 am


    Louisa resident Mark Cook has been managing his car-detailing business, Foxbrook Auto Detailing, since 2009. But as of this March, he now has an office to show for it. Cook recently moved his company’s headquarters from his family room to Mineral Avenue, which he hopes will allow the business to expand. And though that new office will likely give Cook a lot more elbow room at his desk, he maintains

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  • Town of Mineral happy to be shakin’

    Posted on July 3, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Town of Mineral Mayor Pam Harlowe and Mineral Shakes owner Chuck Taylor cut the ribbon on Tuesday, July 2.

    Mineral Shakes, the new ice cream shop in the town of Mineral, has brought new life to a building that was severely damaged by the earthquake in August 2011. The former Bank of Louisa and Mineral Town Office/Department of Motor Vehicles structure required major repairs after the quake but remnants of its former life still remain. “I’ve had people ask me if I keep the most popular flavors or all

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  • New aircraft mechanic at airport

    Posted on June 30, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Greg Armstrong, owner and operator of Cavalier Aviation Maintenance, operates from of the main hangar at the Louisa County Airport/Freeman Field in the Louisa Industrial Air Park.

    Cavalier Aviation Maintenance, located at the Louisa County Airport/Freeman Field, handles all types of mechanical issues and inspections for a wide variety of aircraft including the Cessnas. Greg Armstrong, owner and operator, opened the business in April and already has a hangar full of planes in need of either repairs or inspections. Armstrong, who has more than 20 years experience, began his career in aircraft maintenance in Alaska in 1992.

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