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A 125-acre property at Wares Crossroads near Lake Anna was rezoned to commercial use on Oct. 7, paving the way for a future shopping center.

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Louisa County officials imposed a burn ban on Oct. 4, citing the potential for the recent lack of rain and falling leaves to create ideal conditions for wildfires. 

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A judge ordered the owner of 67 goats seized last month by the Louisa County Sheriff's Office to pay $8,000 to cover the county's expenses for keeping the animals.

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Since he was first elected to the Virginia State Senate in 2011, knocking off a 28-year Democratic incumbent, Bryce Reeves has rarely looked in his rear view mirror.

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A vision and a calling received over five years ago to build a place for people in need of temporary housing has reached its final stages.

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Southeastern Therapy for Kids has been serving the Hampton area of Virginia since 1993, providing  therapy for young patients. In recent years, the organization has expanded to the Richmond and Charlottesville areas, opening clinics in Midlothian, Chester and, most recently, Zion Crossroads.

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The elected leaders of Louisa and Fluvanna counties should step in to resolve the dispute over the James River water permit, the attorney for the Monacan Indian Nation said this week.

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Louisa County officials imposed a ban this afternoon on open air burning until further notice due to worsening drought conditions.

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Louisa County High School graduate Kia Jackson plans to unveil the prototype of her new child safety device this weekend at the Betty J. Queen Intergenerational Center. 

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A local couple is resurrecting the historic Maddox Feed Store and aiming to offer the myriad services and inventory the store has been known for over the years.

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The Friends of Louisa County Aquatics have done their homework about building a roof over the pool at the Betty J. Queen Intergenerational Center. Now they want the supervisors to take the plunge and help fund their project.

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The town of Louisa’s interim police chief comes with more than 44 years of law enforcement experience, all of it with Henrico County.

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The county has dropped its lawsuit against Harold Purcell, who it accused of leaking information about Shannon Hill Business Park to another landowner before it became public.

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The wave of harmful algae blooms over the past two summers in Lake Anna has been the topic of conversation among many in the county. 

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The Mineral Rescue Squad’s decision this month to park an ambulance during early evening hours at the Lake Anna Food Lion could be a sign of bigger changes to improve emergency response in the area.

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The Louisa County Library is excited to have new children’s computer stations. 

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Roads leading into the county’s 14 agricultural and forestal districts will be posted with signs to inform motorists of the value of the landscapes around them.

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Katy Pistole is a lot of things. She is a novelist, an evangelist, a teacher and a horse trainer. She’s a traveler, a Christian, a wife and a friend. 

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A senior state official says the consultant overseeing archeological work at the site where Louisa County hopes to draw a public water supply  is not qualified to do the job.

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After following the same career path for the past 20 years, Ryan Sampson and Mark Stanton Jr. were two of nine Louisa County Fire and Emergency Services staff promoted in July to lieutenant.

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Jason Edwards never thought he would do anything but be a full-time farmer.

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No one stepped forward before the Sept. 6 deadline to challenge Eric Purcell, the sole candidate for Louisa district supervisor.

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County officials and volunteer fire and rescue chiefs have signed a deal to radically change how they pay for emergency apparatus such as trucks and ambulances.

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A member of the Louisa County Board of Supervisors is seeking authority from the Virginia General Assembly to impose a “sin tax” to help with rural broadband coverage. 

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The Lake Anna Taphouse is the latest arrival on the lake’s burgeoning drinking scene.

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Members of the Louisa County Planning Commission members got a crash course on Aug. 29 in what it means to build a new shopping center “at a human scale.”

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The third annual Gospel Extravaganza, a fundraiser for the Louisa Community Emergency Fund, will light up the Alan Jackson Theatre at Louisa County High School on Sept. 14.

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Among the investments Louisa County makes when it comes to preserving its heritage, few can rival the importance of the Sargeant Museum, home of the Louisa County Historical Society. 

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The story of how Karen Welch became director of the Louisa Arts Center is a classic tale of tapping the wellspring of talent that exists in this small community.

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One month after they supported building 599 housing units behind Walmart, members of the Louisa County Board of Supervisors rejected plans for another 322 apartments one mile to the north.

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Under pressure from county officials, Region Ten backed off from its plans to close the Friendly Oaks clubhouse in Mineral and relocate developmentally disabled clients to other locations.

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Louisa Cleaners is the latest in a series of storefronts with long histories in the town of Louisa to close its doors.

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Voters who were told in May they had to participate in Goochland County’s elections, even though they live in Louisa, will come home to take part in this November’s polls.

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Football season is once again upon us, as the Louisa Lions gear up to take on the Courtland Cougars in the annual Big Cat Classic.

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Tommy Nelson and Joseph Haney sit down with Louisa County head coach Will Patrick to talk about the 2019 Lions football team and their upcoming season opener against the Courtland Cougars in the annual Big Cat Classic Music - Welcome to the Show by Kevin McLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed u…

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Randall Skeen, who was named the town of Louisa’s police chief in June, resigned on Aug. 22 for personal reasons, according to Mayor Garland Nuckols. Skeen had been on administrative leave for about a month.

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The Louisa Town Council voted on Aug. 20 to rezone land at the corner of Elm Avenue and McDonald Street for Region Ten to build a new clinic.

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The sign outside the Peebles store in the town of Louisa says it is closing. But the business actually will morph into another clothing shop.

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The Louisa Lions football team lost a large senior class after the 2018 season, but the Lions are again a senior-heavy team this year, with 23 of the 46 players on the roster entering their final season of Louisa football.

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Some radically different ways to drive in downtown Louisa were proposed at the town council meeting on Aug. 20.

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Randall Skeen, who was named the town of Louisa's police chief in June, resigned on Aug. 22 for personal reasons, according to Mayor Garland Nuckols. Skeen had been on administrative leave for about a month.