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Joshua Horne of A1 Windshields demonstrates removing a windshield with suction cups at his shop on Davis Highway in Mineral.

New Mineral business taking care of all your windshield needs

Posted on November 20, 2014 at 9:00 am

There’s a new business in Louisa that’s cracking open the glass repair sector. A1 Windshields, an automobile glass repair shop owned by Joshua and Becca Horne, opened Nov. 1 on Davis Highway, and business has been rolling right along. The name of the business, A1 Windshields, is a name they chose out of convenience. “First in the phone book, we thought we were so unique,” Becca said laughing, referencing other

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  • Tractor Supply to open in Louisa

    Posted on November 13, 2014 at 9:00 am

    The town of Louisa will soon welcome Tractor Supply Co. as one of the newest businesses to locate in the town. Construction of the new store is expected to begin in December, pending approval from the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Department of Environmental Quality: Erosion and Sediment Control, according to Laura Mondrick of the Keith Corporation, the real estate development group working with TSC. Currently, the closest TSC

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  • Long-time Louisa accounting firm merges to expand services

    Posted on November 6, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Diane Rigsby (l to r), Erroll Flynn, CPA, and Tammy Mayo will continue to provide the service their clients have come to expect over the years, and will expand their offerings with the firm’s recent merger with Charlottesville-based Robinson Farmer Cox Associates.

    After 34 years of service in Louisa, the certified public accounting firm of Errol R. Flynn merged with Charlottesville-based Robinson Farmer Cox and Associates on Oct. 1. The merger does not mean the end of the Flynn’s Louisa office on Club Road, rather, it will expand the services available to clients. With the resources from RFCA, Flynn and his team can now provide assistance in areas such as non-profits, municipal

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  • Realtor honored for work on Industrial Development Authority

    Posted on October 23, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Bernie Estes presents Olivia Ryan with a plaque expressing appreciation for her service on the IDA.

    The Louisa County Industrial Development Authority hosted a luncheon in honor of Olivia Ryan and her 10 years of service to the group. And while fellow IDA members celebrated her achievements, Ryan deflected the attention and praised the others at the table. “The IDA is a collective effort all the way,” Ryan said. “We trade and build on the strengths of all our members.” With more than a decade of

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  • Louisa can cash in on safe driving contest

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 11:53 am

    It’s a widely known fact that motor vehicle accidents are the number one cause for death amongst teenagers. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 2,650 teenagers in the United States were killed in automobile accidents in 2011, while 292,000 more were treated in emergency departments in related incidents. And while being just 6.4 percent of licensed drivers in America, those ages 15 to 20 are responsible for

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  • Products that can aid in self-defense

    Posted on October 2, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Katrinia Duff, a consultant for Damsels in Defense, has an array of tools that women can use to protect themselves and their families in a dangerous situation.

    Many women are unprepared in the event they find themselves in dangerous or threatening circumstances. But Louisa resident Katrina Duff has all the confidence in the world that she can defend herself and her family. Not only is she a fantastic shooter, but she also knows how to use all the non-lethal tools that are available to her. Duff got a quick education when she was living near Quantico and

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  • Vintage eatery joins Louisa scene

    Posted on September 25, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Frosties Rail Stop is located right off of Main Street in Louisa, next to small-town landmarks such as the water tower and railroad tracks. Owner John Fenner said it all plays a role in the new restaurant’s vintage appeal.

    When retired policeman John Fenner took a walk-up trailer and launched a shaved-ice business in the parking lot of Kenny’s Central Tire and Auto in Louisa last summer, he figured it to be a one-time gig. A few months and one rented building later, Fenner now finds himself the owner of his very own charming walk-up eatery, Frostie’s Rail Stop, in Louisa, which opened Labor Day weekend. “We love the

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