A bid for $500,000 in state funding to increase testing of harmful algae blooms on freshwater bodies, including Lake Anna, appeared to run out of steam this week in the Virginia General Assembly.
Clarification: The article has been changed from the original version to reflect the fact that the board's Feb. 18 vote was to advertise no increase in the tax rate. The board does not actually set the tax rate until May. If the board decides between now and that point to raise the rate, it …
Of the many things people who struggle to put food on the table may have to give up in exchange, feminine hygiene products may not be the first that comes to mind.
This week The Central Virginian introduces a new column by Randy Holladay, a retired Louisa County High School Earth Science teacher. Stay tuned for more of his insights like the following about life in Louisa, on and off the ground.
On Jan. 28, five members of the Louisa County 4-H Nature Explorers participated in the State Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) Contest at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center in Appomattox.
Louisa County’s representatives in the Virginia General Assembly, Delegate John McGuire and Senators Mark Peake and Bryce Reeves, have voted on numerous bills over the past two months in the Virginia General Assembly.
A long-time employee is suing Louisa-based Virginia Community Bank, its holding company and four other defendants for $12 million, claiming she and her colleagues were cheated out of their retirement benefits.
Nestled along Three Notch Road (Route 250) on the Louisa County line sits a little farm called Spotted Pig Holler. It’s a typical hobby farm with fruits, vegetables, chickens and, yes, even a spotted pig.
Concerns about the uncertain outcome of the James River Water Project led one county leader to say this week he isn’t ready to support several other high-dollar capital projects.
The case of a 16-year-old boy charged with shooting an elderly Louisa County man to death and seriously wounding his wife will go to a grand jury.
A three percent pay increase for teachers and other Louisa County Public Schools staff is included in the draft operations budget for fiscal year 2021.
For at least a decade, Louisa County Public Schools has been interested in starting a Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program. But the federal government hasn’t agreed yet to provide the funding.
As part of their regular duties, sheriff’s deputies in Louisa County transport citizens experiencing mental health crises to psychiatric facilities all over the state.
The Louisa Medical Center, which once served as the local hospital, reverted to county ownership in October 2019 after more than three decades in the hands of a public charity.
Over the last 10 years, Louisa residents may have left significant federal funding on the table simply because they didn’t respond to the United States Census.
With a 5-1 vote at the Jan. 21 meeting, the Louisa County Board of Supervisors agreed to add $796,400 to the draft fiscal year 2021 capital improvement budget for a new emergency services station near Lake Anna.
Jacob Conley (pictured, at right, with Larry Simpkins) was among the business owners honored at the Jan. 21 Lake Anna Business Partnership dinner. Conley, a financial advisor, was named Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Other awardees are Rex Ostrander of Axis Surveying (Business Person of the…
County officials are working with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries on a possible replacement for the catwalk on Lake Anna's Dike 3.
Skateboard enthusiasts from Louisa and from afar have come into town for eight years to check out Strange House, the little shop on West Main Street in the town of Louisa.
The Town of Mineral is considering adopting regulations for solar panels as their popularity grows as a way to reduce electricity and heating costs.
The next wave of voting in Louisa County is right around the corner, with a presidential primary scheduled on March 3 and the Louisa town council election in May.
One of Louisa County High School's Esports teams, Team Apollo, consisting of team captain Caleb Coleman, JT Bickley, Tyi Ellis and alternates Jerry Boltz and Andrew Wilson, will play in the Rocket League state quarterfinals on Jan. 21 at 4 p.m. at LCHS.