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Nominations needed for Louisa Chamber’s Business Person of the Year

Posted on February 12, 2015 at 9:00 am

The Louisa County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2015 Business Person of the Year Award. If you know of an individual whom you believe is worthy of this recognition and meets the outlined qualifications, please fill out the application and submit their name and information by 5 p.m. on March 2, 2015. The Business Person of the Year Award is given not only to recognize the recipient’s

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  • New doctor at Louisa Health and Wellness

    Posted on February 5, 2015 at 9:00 am

    The Health and Wellness Center of Louisa welcomed Dr. Ross Isaacs to their clinic on Janu. 19. Isaacs is a general practitioner with considerable experience in internal medicine and nephrology. He comes to HWCL from Central Virginia Community Health Center in Buckingham County where he was practiced since 2008. Isaacs completed his undergraduate degree at Occidental College in Los Angeles and attended medical school at the Autonomous University of Guadalajuara.

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  • New leadership for Louisa County Water Authority

    Posted on January 22, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Eighteen years ago, Pam Baughman moved to Louisa to serve as the first full-time office manager for the Louisa County Water Authority. Now, she’s overseeing a lot more than the office. Named the interim general manager for LCWA after Dean Rodger’s resignation in July of last year, Baughman has now officially assumed the role of general manager and has wasted little time in her quest to make the utility run

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  • Wine trail highlights area’s best tastes

    Posted on January 15, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Passports will be available for purchase at each winery or online at www.hovawinetrailcom for the Chili Cook-off weekend Jan. 17-18.

    Red, white, dry, sweet, pinot noir, sangiovese and merlot, may sound confusing, but local wineries are banding together to bring some wisdom to would-be wine connoisseurs. Cooper Vineyard, Weston Farms, James River Cellars, Grayhaven, Mattaponi and Lake Anna Wineries are participating in the heart of Virginia Wine Trail chili cook-off competition Jan. 17 and 18. Now, you may be thinking, “wine and chili!?” but according to Assistant Tasting Room Manager

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  • Another step closer to broadband in Louisa

    Posted on January 8, 2015 at 9:00 am

    The Louisa County Broadband Authority celebrated its six-month anniversary in December, although its creation was approved by the board of supervisors in January 2014. It was envisioned that appointed members to the authority would have technical and business expertise. A few individual supervisors waited until last May to make their appointments, and all members had to be sworn in before the authority could officially meet. Once the legal work was

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  • Town retailers want same rights as restaurants

    Posted on January 1, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Retail business owners in the town of Louisa may get burned by missed opportunities to advertise on the sidewalk outside their shops, while restaurateurs dish out delectables on the walkway. The Louisa Town Council squashed a proposal to allow retailers to place merchandise on the newly renovated sidewalks of Main Street during its Dec. 16 meeting. The main argument against the proposal came from Councilman Warren Gehle, who cited that

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  • 30 Days of Giving

    Posted on December 11, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Nazifa Shakeri, manager of Peebles Department Store in Louisa, presents a check for $971.40 to Louisa Education Foundation Director Ava Pippin, President Page Kemp and Treasurer Doug Whitlock  at their November officers’ meeting.

    Peebles had designated LEF as its Fall 2014 charity of choice in Stage Stores’ semi-annual “30 Days of Giving” campaign to encourage their stores, associates and customers to give back to their local communities. From September 12 to October 12, 2014, Peebles’ shoppers in Louisa had the opportunity to donate $1, $3 or $5 to Louisa Education Foundation at checkout. Louisa Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supporting the

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