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For the second straight year, the Virginia Department of Health has advised people to avoid swimming in certain areas of Lake Anna due to a harmful algae bloom.  

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Evan Pelot, a former Louisa County High School assistant varsity baseball coach and teacher, was indicted July 15 by a grand jury for attempting to break into a Mineral house.

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A trio of landowners proposed rezoning 87 acres near Lake Anna for residential use, drawing criticism from neighbors who say it will create too much boat traffic.

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One of three big housing developments proposed in Zion Crossroads is headed for the Louisa County Board of Supervisors for a vote, despite concerns about water supply and impacts on schools and public safety.

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One member of the Louisa Lions’ baseball team recently received an opportunity to show his skills in a national tournament this summer.

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Louisa Community Emergency Fund recently held its fifth annual BBQ Throwdown fundraiser at the Betty Queen Center. LCEF board members were pleased with the attendance and funds generated to help local families in crisis.

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The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office says its community outreach programs are continuing to grow in popularity and are showing marked results.

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A new tool to protect rural land and encourage development in growth areas was part of the Louisa County Board of Supervisors’ comprehensive plan discussion on July 1.

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Louisa’s Major baseball team wrapped up its run at the District 14 title in style, defeating Culpeper 12-1 on Luck Field in Mineral on July 2. The win earns the team a spot in the Virginia Little League state tournament next week.

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Much of the first meeting of a citizens’ group formed to address safety concerns on Shannon Hill Road (Rt. 605) focused on residents’ unresolved grievances about the planned 700-acre industrial park.

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Mary Katherine and Aaron Dudley of Holly Grove want to know who vandalized their fencing over the holiday weekend and are offering a $2,500 reward.

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Enjoy America’s favorite pastime with free entry into the Charlottesville TomSox game on July 12 at 7 p.m. during Library Night.

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The Louisa Court House Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution would like to recognize the role of Louisa County and Patrick Henry in the American Revolution

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Rev. Larry Davies has assumed the pastorate of the Mineral-Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church charge, officially taking the pulpit on June 30.  Rev. Erin Geoffrion, who has served the charge for the past several years, has taken a new assignment.

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With temperatures hitting their summer peak in the coming weeks, snake sightings become increasingly common. Unfortunately, so do snake bites.

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Henrico County prosecutors have dropped charges against Robert Shelton, Louisa County High School’s varsity basketball coach.

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Election officials in Louisa and Goochland counties are waiting for advice from the state attorney general on where several hundred voters should cast ballots in November.

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A Powhatan man, Anthony Davenport, 25, will be charged in Louisa County with killing his roommate and leaving his body on a Green Springs farm property.

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Louisa County High School placed second overall in Virginia’s 2019 Dominion Envirothon State Competition held at the University of Mary Washington in May. 

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The Louisa County Planning Commission recommended against rezoning a Lake Anna property to allow a wedding venue and bed and breakfast facility.

A bill passed by the 2018 Virginia General Assembly and signed by Governor Ralph Northam that will take effect July 1, 2019, requires children remain rear-facing in child safety seats until age two, or until the child reaches the minimum weight limit for a forward-facing child restraint devi…

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The supervisors, constitutional officers and candidates for state office grab the headlines during election season, but other, less-appreciated elected officials arguably do some of the most important work.

In many ways the 1950s are remembered in Louisa County as a quiet decade, the calm before the rapid change of the years that followed. 

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In many ways the 1950s are remembered in Louisa County as a quiet decade, the calm before the rapid change of the years that followed. Segregation by race in public facilities was the norm, and would remain so well into the 1960s. The county was profoundly rural; that, too, would not change …

The town of Mineral says Ronald Morgan is operating a junk yard on the site of the old Mineral School, which burned down in 2015. Morgan says the “junk” is his personal property.

Governor Ralph Northam and the Virginia Department of Taxation are reminding Virginians who have not yet filed their Virginia individual income taxes to take action now. Taxpayers must file by midnight on July 1 to qualify for the Tax Relief Refund. 

Governor Ralph Northam and the Virginia Department of Taxation are reminding Virginians who have not yet filed their Virginia individual income taxes to take action now. Taxpayers must file by midnight on July 1 to qualify for the Tax Relief Refund.

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The owners of a new independent insurance company in the town of Louisa pride themselves on putting their customers’ needs first.