Press Releases

  1. Statement Regarding “Louisa County Land Initiative” Free Land Program

    The Board of Supervisors and Louisa County staff are aware of an article stating Louisa County is offering free land to those committing to build single-family homes through a “Louisa County Land Initiative” program. Read on...
  2. Chris Coon Credentialed by International Local Government Management Organization

    Christopher S. Coon, Deputy County Administrator of Louisa County, Virginia, recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from ICMA, the International City/County Management Association. Read on...
  3. Louisa County Reminds Short-Term Rental Owners of Ordinance Effective Date

    Louisa County’s STR Ordinance goes into effect on January 1, 2024. The ordinance, approved by the Board of Supervisors following a public hearing in October, reflects substantially simplified requirements compared to previously considered versions. Read on...
  4. Louisa County Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

    Following an examination of the Louisa County Adopted Annual Fiscal Plan for Fiscal Year 2024 by a panel of independent reviewers, the GFOA once again awarded the Louisa County Finance Department the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. Read on...
  5. Louisa County Farmers Affected by Drought Eligible to Apply for FSA Assistance

    Farmers in Louisa County affected by drought this crop year are now eligible to apply for assistance programs and emergency loans provided by the Farms Services Agency (FSA), a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) agency. Read on...
  6. Louisa County Animal Shelter Requests Community Assistance as Shelter Operates at Full Capacity

    The Louisa County Animal Shelter is currently at full capacity. So that staff can provide the best possible care for the shelter animals, Louisa County is asking for the community’s help. Read on...
  7. Louisa County Enacts Burn Prohibition

    Due to worsening dry conditions along with a weather pattern that is expected to bring an increase in wind, the County of Louisa is prohibiting open-air burning until further notice, pursuant to the County of Louisa Ordinance Section 42-2.b. Read on...
  8. Hometown Holiday Supports Local Businesses & Makes Finding This Season's Deals & Events Easy

    Louisa County residents are encouraged to shop and explore the community through “Hometown Holiday.” Hometown Holiday utilizes the Visit Louisa mobile app to make local events easy to find and add incentive for supporting local businesses. Read on...
  9. Student Artwork to be Unveiled

    Each October, student artwork is selected to be displayed for a full year on the office walls of the Louisa County Office Building. The Board of Supervisors will formally recognize the young artists and their families with an unveiling ceremony. Read on...
  10. Media Directions for Firefighter Ethridge's Service

    A livestream of the service will be available in the link below. A designated media staging area has been established for utilization outside of the Fredericksburg Expo Center. A designated media parking area has also been established. Additional Info...
  11. Funeral Arrangements for Firefighter Mia Ethridge

    The memorial service for Firefighter Mia Ethridge will be held at 1300 hours (1:00 pm) on Tuesday, September 12th at the Fredericksburg Expo Center located at 2371 Carl D Silver Pkwy., Fredericksburg, VA 22401. Additional Info...
  12. Statement from the County of Louisa

    We are saddened to announce the passing of Louisa County career firefighter, Mia Ethridge. We ask our citizens to join us in remembering Mia for her bravery and heroism. Read on...
  13. Amazon Web Services Announces Plan to Invest $11 Billion in Louisa County By 2040

    The Louisa County Board of Supervisors announced today that Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company, is planning an $11 billion investment by 2040 to establish two data center campuses in Louisa’s Technology Overlay District (TOD). Read on...
  14. WASTEWATER DISCHARGE PIPE STRUCK AND DAMAGED; POSES NO DANGER TO PUBLIC IN LAKE ANNA

    The Louisa County Water Authority (LCWA) is currently working with the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to safely address a Lake Anna Wastewater Plant discharge pipe that was damaged at approximately 9:00pm on Friday, June 9th. Read on...
  15. NEW BRIDGE FIRE & RESCUE STATION OFFICIALLY IN OPERATION

    An opening ceremony was held at the New Bridge Fire & Rescue Station (Station 8) on Thursday, June 1, 2023. The ceremony provided an opportunity for County officials to thank those integral in bringing the station to fruition. Read on...
  16. HAMILTON ROAD BRIDGE CLOSURE

    The Hamilton Road (Route 695) Bridge over the South Anna River in Louisa County’s Green Springs Historic District will close to all traffic beginning Wednesday, May 24, 2023. Read on...
  17. LOUISA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS PROCLAIM MAY 20-26, 2023 AS NATIONAL SAFE BOATING WEEK

    May 20th kicks off National Safe Boating Week. Signing a resolution at their May 15th meeting, the Louisa County Board of Supervisors are joining the campaign to encourage safe, responsible boating. Read on...
  18. JACK JOUETT DAY EVENT RETURNS TO LOUISA COUNTY

    Louisa County Parks, Recreation & Tourism, the Louisa County Historical Society & Southern Revere Cellars are hosting a festival on June 3 to celebrate the anniversary of Jouett’s ride to warn Jefferson and other legislators of approaching British troops. Read on...
  19. RED, WHITE & BREW POUR TOUR BEGINS MAY 15 IN GOOCHLAND, SPOTSYLVANIA, LOUISA AND GORDONSVILLE

    Running from May 15th through September 3rd, the Red, White & Brew Central Virginia Pour Tour asks trail-goers to discover the beverages, scenery, and special events of locations in Goochland, Spotsylvania, Louisa and Gordonsville. Read on...
  20. LOUISA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DISCUSS TAX REBATE

    Deputy County Administrator Wanda Colvin presented nearly $3 million of budget cuts. If adopted, the reductions would result in a 5% real estate tax rebate equal to lowering the tax rate from $0.72 to $0.69 per $100 of assessed value. Read on...
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