Local Skateboarding Pioneer Advocates for Skatepark Return

Jen BaileyFeatured, Issue 110, Louisa, Sports, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2024

James (Bobby) Ragland, a nearly lifelong resident of Louisa County, is a dedicated skateboarder who has long championed the skateboarding community in his hometown. Despite the county lacking skateboard shops and skateparks during his youth, Ragland’s passion for skateboarding led him to travel across the East Coast in search of places to skate. In the early 2000s, Ragland founded Bakwuds …

Discovering the Wonders of Reptiles: My Three Chambered Heart Museum Opens in Mineral

Jen BaileyAll Articles, Community, Louisa, Mineral, Nature & Wildlife

Established in 2011, My Three Chambered Heart has been dedicated to improving public perception, enhancing captive husbandry, and promoting wildlife conservation of reptiles through educational outreach. The museum’s mission is clear: to spread knowledge and awareness of herpetology through a variety of engaging methods. These include classes, research, exhibits, community outreach, educational presentations, and hands-on experiences with reptiles. Executive Director …

LEGO® Resale Store to Open at Cosner’s Corner in Fredericksburg

Jen BaileyAll Articles, Spotsylvania

Grand Opening of Bricks & Minifigs in Fredericksburg Fredericksburg, VA – Excitement is building in Fredericksburg as Bricks & Minifigs prepares to open its newest store at Cosners Corner, located at 9841 Patriot Hwy. The grand opening is scheduled for Saturday, June 15, 2024, at 11 AM. Bricks & Minifigs is renowned for its unique approach to the LEGO experience, …

LCSO Investigating Father and Son Drowning at Lake Anna

Jen BaileyAll Articles, Louisa, News Alert

LOUISA COUNTY, VA – The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is currently investigating the drowning of a reported father (42-year-old male) and son (14-year-old male) that occurred on Lake Anna. LCSO and other emergency crews responded to Lake Anna in the area of Carrs Bridge Rd at approximately 1:10 PM on Saturday, May 25, 2024, for a reported child drowning. …

Grand Opening of Fishtery LFS in Mineral, Virginia

Jen BaileyAll Articles, Mineral

Fishtery LFS is set to open its doors to the community of Mineral, Virginia, and nearby areas. The grand opening event will take place on Friday, May 24th, 2024, at 12 PM, located at 119-A Mineral Avenue, Mineral, VA. The store will offer a variety of small freshwater fish, aquatic plants, and aquarium supplies. Among the fish available are Angelfish …

“Mineral Deserves Better” Vice Mayor Chapman Calls for Accountability, Addresses Concerns Facing Mineral

Jen BaileyAll Articles, Featured, Mineral

In the small town of Mineral, Vice Mayor Councilman Ronald Chapman Thaler has stepped into the spotlight, advocating for transparency and accountability in local governance. With recent controversies surrounding the permit for Miller’s Market gas pumps and other issues plaguing the community, Lake Anna Online was able to have an individual interview with Chapman, who is determined to set the …

Miller’s Market Gas Pumps Controversy Continues; Town of Mineral Delays Construction

Debbie MoonAll Articles, Community, Mineral

In the Town of Mineral, a controversial debate has been brewing over a local convenience store’s proposal to install gas pumps on its premises. The store, known as “Miller’s Market,” has been eagerly pushing for this expansion, touting it as a convenient addition to the community. However, the town council’s repeated delays in making a decision leave residents and store …

New Suds City Owner Revitalizes Mineral Laundromat

Debbie MoonBusiness Briefs, Featured, Issue 108, Mineral, The Breeze™

In an exciting change for residents in the Town of Mineral and surrounding areas, the long-standing Suds City Laundromat on Mineral Avenue in the Mineral Town Square has recently changed hands, ushering in a new era under fresh ownership. The establishment, a longstanding fixture for locals, has been undergoing exciting transformations as the new owner brings his innovative vision to …

Locals Unveil ‘Artistry of Quilting’ at Louisa Arts Center this Friday

Jen BaileyAll Articles, Events, Featured, Louisa Leave a Comment

LOUISA, VA – The Louisa Arts Center is set to host a captivating exhibition titled “Artistry of Quilting” by The Piecemakers, a Lake Monticello-based community of passionate quilters. The showcase promises an array of masterfully crafted quilts, ranging from traditional bed covers to stunning wall hangings and art quilts. GiGi Dodds, Show Coordinator for The Piecemakers, expressed her excitement, stating, …