Louisa County Board of Supervisors Budget Hearing Tonight, Following Special VDOT Meeting

Jen BaileyAll Articles, Lake Anna Info, Louisa County

The Louisa County Board of Supervisors will hold two important meetings tonight, one for VDOT’s secondary six-year plan starting at 4pm, and the second to include a public hearing on the Fiscal Year 2025 Budget. The second meeting will start for the public at 6pm. The first meeting, scheduled to commence at 4:00 PM in the Louisa County Public Meeting …

Mineral Farmers’ Market to celebrate their Sweet 16 at the new ‘Whitlock Family Park’ on May 4th

Debbie MoonAll Articles, Community, Featured, Issue 107, Louisa, Louisa County, Mineral, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2024 Leave a Comment

When the Mineral Farmers’ Market opens for the summer season on Saturday, May 4, 2024, it will mark the first event at the new Whitlock Family Park. For the last 15 years, the Whitlock family has granted the use of their land along Louisa Avenue to the Mineral Farmer’s Market. Since then, the market has grown from 10 vendors to …

Super Straley: A Legacy of Service and Leadership

Jen BaileyAll Articles, Community, Featured, Issue 107, Louisa, Louisa County, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2024 Leave a Comment

At the core of Louisa County Public Schools (LCPS) stands a figure whose dedication to education and community has shaped the lives of countless students and families for nearly three decades. Superintendent J. Douglas “Doug” Straley II is a cornerstone of leadership, inspiring everyone he touches with his commitment to the community. Having been honored as Region V Superintendent of …

Prepping for Impact: Navigating Potential Spring Storms

Michael EckertAll Articles, Featured, Issue 107, Lake Anna Weather, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2024 Leave a Comment

As Winter fades in the rearview mirror, we need to turn our attention to the upcoming season. In 2023 we actually had very little severe thunderstorm activity, due to the drought. So, what will 2024 bring?Usually, exiting an El Nino winter results in a slightly lower threat for severe thunderstorms, including tornadoes, hail and strong winds. But, so far this …

Pausing with Nature: Scenic Trails Near Lake Anna

Jen BaileyAll Articles, Featured, Issue 107, Lake Anna Living, Nature & Wildlife, Sponsored, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2023, The Breeze™ 2024 Leave a Comment

Sponsored by The Orion Home Group, Written by Jennifer Bailey Sometimes we all just need to pause. Even here at Lake Anna where time slows and it seems like nothing is more important than the enjoyment of what’s around us, our busy lives can get in the way. And there’s nothing that slows the mind and brings peace to the …

[WARNING] ‘Red Flag Warning’ for the Lake Anna area Today, Wednesday

Michael EckertAll Articles, Lake Anna Info, Lake Anna Weather Leave a Comment

Tuesday morning the National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Fire Weather Watch for the region, for Wednesday. A watch means critical fire weather conditions are possible but not imminent or occurring. Later Tuesday the watch was upgraded to a Red Flag Warning for the region. Conditions on Wednesday are expected to be supportive of critical fire weather patterns. This means that the relative humidity …

Recent Crime Challenges Small Businesses: A Closer Look at Local Thefts and Law Enforcement Response

Jen BaileyAll Articles, Community, Featured, Lake Anna Info Leave a Comment

In recent months, theft incidents have posed significant challenges for small businesses in the Lake Anna community, prompting owners and managers to grapple with financial losses and security considerations. From stolen recreational equipment to targeted cash thefts, these crimes not only affect the financial stability of businesses but also disrupt the peace of mind of those involved. Although Lake Anna …

Informative Meeting Scheduled for Proposed Wastewater Treatment Plant at Cutalong

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Residents of Cutalong and surrounding areas are encouraged to mark their calendars for an upcoming informational meeting regarding the proposed Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) at Cutalong. The purpose of this gathering is to provide vital information and foster community engagement regarding this significant development project. Meeting Details: The meeting format will be informal, with a cafeteria-style setup for the first …

Bringing Boats Out of Hibernation: When is it “Safe” to Put it Back in the Water?

Michael EckertAll Articles, Lake Anna Weather, Watersports and Boating Leave a Comment

As we begin our seasonal transition to warmer weather, several people have asked about when it’s safe to bring their boats out of winter hibernation. This is a tricky question as every boat and their cooling systems are different. Also, where the boat is kept (on/off water) can be another variable. I can’t answer those questions, but I can provide …