Monday was another red-letter day for the Louisa County public schools. Superintendent Deborah Pettit (pictured) and countless teachers, parents and students are welcoming the new Thomas Jefferson Elementary School. An August 2011 earthquake in the Mineral area threw a monkey wrench into Louisa school operations and the original Thomas Jefferson Elementary paid a big price. Kids in its attendance zone spent the last three academic years in temporary accommodations on the campus of Trevilians Elementary.
City Police are investigating Saturday morning gunshots on McIntire Road and a car being abandoned on Hillsdale Drive.
On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!
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The U.S. Navy's newest submarine is named for Virginian John Warner.