Board candidates talk about business | Local News

Residents and business owners gathered at the Louisa Arts Center on Sept. 22 to hear what candidates for Louisa County Board of Supervisors had to say about business relations in the county. 

The forum, which was hosted by the Louisa County Chamber of Commerce and moderated by Rachel Keller of Channel 8 news in Richmond, touched on the county’s growth and how county and state policies affect business health.

The first question for board Chairman Bob Babyok and his Green Springs District opponent, Rachel Jones, was, “What is the magic number of rooftops needed in Zion Crossroads to get a higher-end grocery store in the area?” 

“We have Walmart and before that we were a food desert, so I have to say having Walmart is a nice asset, but having a high-end grocery store would be even better,” said Jones. 

But she added…

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