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Part of Bibb Store Road was at a standstill on Sunday as fire crews worked to extinguish a house fire and law enforcement sought the man they allege started it. 

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Doug Smith retired as president of the Lake Anna Civic Association at the group’s annual membership meeting on July 27.

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The Mineral town council is leaning toward giving Walton Park to the Mineral Volunteer Fire Department, after the latter voted at a meeting Aug. 6 to accept the property.

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Anyone looking to add some color to their day would do well to visit the newest exhibit at the Louisa Arts Center’s Purcell Gallery.

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County planners delayed rezoning land on Aug. 8 for a shopping center near Lake Anna’s busiest corner, as neighbors worried about doing justice to the “gateway” to the lake.

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Aug. 20: Louisa Town Council at Louisa Town Hall, 212 Fredericksburg Avenue, 6 p.m.

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Representatives of the Monacan Nation took their case against the James River Water Project directly to their opponents on Tuesday, demanding that the pipeline be moved from the former site of the tribe’s capital city.

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The Friendly Oaks clubhouse, a gathering place in the town of Mineral for people with developmental disabilities, is scheduled to close at the end of the year.

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Citizens are invited to a Rural Broadband Summit this Saturday, Aug. 17 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Louisa County High School. Registration is required - go to https://bit.ly/2KwLoGR to sign up.

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The priority of the Little Lions Learning Lab, which opened its doors recently to preschool-aged children, is to whet the interest of high school students in careers as educators. 

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Senior citizens will pay more starting later this month to ride the bus to the senior center, but trips to the grocery, doctor’s offices and other stops will cost less.

The most recent harmful algae blooms on Lake Anna were a hot topic at the Lake Anna Civic Association’s annual membership meeting on July 27 at the North Anna Nuclear Information Center. 

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County leaders gave their blessing to a massive housing and commercial development in Zion Crossroads after staff assured them there is enough water to supply the area for the foreseeable future.

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Michael Rowe, 32, of Louisa, pleaded guilty on Aug. 7 in Louisa Circuit Court to charging at a sheriff's deputy while holding a gun and a knife.

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How many of us remember when being creative in school meant cutting snowflakes from folded paper and making 3-D designs with old boxes, cans and paper towel tubes?  

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Dennis Harbin’s interest in airplanes began with building model airplanes with his father in their hometown of Flint, Michigan. Their focus then grew toward larger projects after the two of them joined the local chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association in 1963.

The Louisa Gators closed its 2019 season at the Jefferson Swim League championship meet held at University of Virginia’s Aquatic and Fitness Center July 26 and 27. The Gators scored 880 points during the two-day event, placing 13th out of 17 teams. 

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Juanita Jo Matkins, the Democratic candidate for Louisa County’s seat in the House of Delegates braved an occasionally hostile audience at a July 25 forum as she put forward her case for ousting incumbent Republican John McGuire.

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The agency responsible for substance abuse and mental health services in Louisa County will begin offering medicated-assisted treatment this month to patients who struggle with opioid drug addiction.

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The boundary line that separates Louisa and Goochland counties may soon be fixed, but that doesn’t necessarily mean citizens who live in the area will get to vote where they want.

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Governor Ralph Northam announced July 19 that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage point in June to 2.9 percent, which is 0.1 percentage point lower than a year ago. 

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With Jessie Shupe out of contention, the race for the Louisa district seat on the board of supervisors is open again with a new filing deadline of Sept. 6.

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Seven people were transported to area hospitals Tuesday after a chain reaction of accidents occurred at 9:57 a.m. on I-64 in Goochland involving four tractor trailers and several cars.

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Speed demons may want to reconsider their driving habits as the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office ramps up enforcement on four of the county’s busier roads.

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Two sheriff’s deputies were nearly struck by a driver and a third officer crashed his cruiser during a busy weekend for law enforcement.

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A Louisa man was identified by Prince William County Police Department officials Sunday as the victim of a homicide that occurred about two miles northwest of Quantico on Saturday night.

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The unusually hot spell over the weekend created heavy demand for water from the Zion Crossroads wells. Some customers found their water was brown or cloudy, which county officials attributed to sediment and air in water lines.