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An artists rendering of Lake Anna Resort shows the location of the multi-faceted project near the Rt. 208 Bridge on the Louisa County side near Lake Anna Plaza.

Lake Anna resort developer plans upscale hotel, spa

Posted on April 16, 2015 at 9:00 am

Plans are underway to develop one of the few remaining high density growth areas areas of Lake Anna into a mix of hotels, condos, restaurants and a spa. Developer Ed Blount has been working for several years to bring Lake Anna Resort to the waterfront area near the Route 208 bridge on the Louisa County side. The prime location is just across the water from Mitchell’s Point. Blount’s dream is

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  • Signs of progress on Louisa’s Sheetz parcel

    Posted on April 9, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Preparations of the soon-to-be Sheetz location at the corner of Main Street and Courthouse Road in Louisa have begun. Contractors are in the process of removing two underground  storage tanks, per an agreement between Sheetz and landlord MWW Realty Group of Richmond. Tom Anastasi, Sheetz permit project manager, said the company would be accepting bids for construction of the new gas station and eatery starting sometime next week. Little is

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  • New barbecue eatery beckons customers at Lake Anna

    Posted on April 2, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Greg Shalawylo slices up some Billiken’s Barbecue beef brisket, which melts in the mouth like an errant ice cream scoop on a hot summer sidewalk.

    “What’s a billiken?” is probably the most asked question at Billiken’s Barbecue at Lake Anna. A billiken is a good luck charm and revered in some parts of the world as the god of “things that should be.” As far as Greg and Sharon Shalawylo’s barbecue joint goes, it’s the way barbecue should be. The name carries another meaning that’s a little closer to Greg’s heart. Two of his’s older

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  • Techie takes root in Louisa

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Lifelong Louisa resident Wade Stanley said he looks forward to providing electronic products and assistance for the community.

    As a youngster, lifelong Louisa resident Wade Stanley loved a challenge. When the radio broke, he’d crack it open and dive through the machine’s wires and knobs. If a television or refrigerator stopped working, the same course of action would take place. More than 30 years since Stanley graduated from Louisa County High School, Stanley is still tinkering with all types of electrical appliances and he’s bringing his hobby to

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  • Adding the comforts of home for Lake Anna visitors

    Posted on March 19, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Marie and Paul Snyder have launched Lake Anna Linens, which offers linen and towel rentals to vacationers in the area.

    One local couple has cornered the market on ease and comfort at Lake Anna. Paul and Marie Snyder, owners of Lake Anna Linens, are filling a need for vacationers at the lake, supplying quality linens and towels so that busy families don’t have to worry about loading up their vehicles with mounds of bedding and towels from home. Some rental homes at Lake Anna provide linens for guests, but there

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  • Restaurant caters to the race car enthusiast

    Posted on March 5, 2015 at 9:00 am

    A racing-themed restaurant was the dream of Kelly Coleman and her husband, Don, when they decided to open an eatery of their own.

    The NASCAR season is just beginning to rev up, and one little restaurant in the town of Louisa is well on track to becoming a popular little detour on the town’s main thoroughfare. Owner Kelly Coleman opened The Pit Stop Coffee and Café, a race themed restaurant on Main Street in August, and has already gained a group of regulars. Establishing the restaurant is a dream of Coleman’s, who has

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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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