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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 …

An 80-year-old Bumpass man is charged with three counts of felony sexual misconduct with a minor less than 13 years old. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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“How long have you been married?” I ask Clineth and Ernest Graves. “Too long!” Ernest quickly responds, then he laughs and she laughs with him.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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There is a new plan for fighting hydrilla in Lake Anna’s Freshwater Creek this summer, one that does not involve live carp or herbicides.

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The Louisa County Board of Supervisors indicated they support making solar panels on residential property in Louisa County tax-exempt.

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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.

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A number of bills pending in the Virginia General Assembly could alter the landscape for workers and employers in Louisa County.

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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.

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“I just want to be famous,” 15-year-old Timothy Painter said as he nervously waited for the Special Needs Got Talent show to begin.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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The Town of Mineral is considering adopting regulations for solar panels as their popularity grows as a way to reduce electricity and heating costs.

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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.