Over the last week, the situation exploded on social media, rippling across Virginia’s horse-riding community.
Goochland County Supervisors gave their unanimous stamp of approval to a proposed 650,000-square-foot e-commerce fulfillment center on Aug. 2, clearing the way for what promises to be one of the most significant economic development projects in the county’s history.
Upon hearing the words, “Hello darling, welcome to the Pickel Barrel,” and a bit curious as to whom such kind words might be directed, I discovered that they were directed not only to me but to virtually every Goochland visitor to Sherion Farmer’s Pickle Barrel Restaurant.
Goochland County’s Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) has announced that Malinda Tiffany, LCSW, has been named as the organization’s new executive director, overseeing the program that provides court representation for children who have experienced abuse, neglect, and other trauma.
Beginning on Aug. 11, the Goochland DMV Select has shifted to an Appointment Only operation to serve citizens. There will be a limited number of appointments per hour with appointments available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and noon to 4:15 p.m.
Goochland County and Goochland Economic Development are excited to announce the Goochland Back to Business grant program to support local businesses during the ongoing pandemic. On Tuesday, August 4th, the Goochland County Board of Supervisors approved and appropriated funds for the new gra…
I remember the exact moment when I found out my senior year was no longer going to play out the way I had previously witnessed all of the upperclassmen before me experience. I was enjoying an unusually warm afternoon for March, with the temperature in the high 70s. I remember thinking the da…
Looking around these days, it’s pretty clear that there are very few things on which everyone agrees. You say “Potato,” I say “Po-tah-to,” and then we are suddenly embroiled in a five-hour debate focused on tuber production in Idaho, government conspiracies and possibly even the Chinese.
Gardening in the heat of August in Central Virginia can be difficult. The weeds seem to be taking over this late in the season and the humidity can remove a gardener’s motivation to fight them. However, there is one 15 minute gardening task you should complete this month that will pay divide…
As I watched another rerun of a previously played college football game, a familiar tune filtered its way through the crowd noise and grabbed my attention.
Refinance of TCSD bond showed board of supervisors at its best
Despite lingering uncertainty as start of school nears, local soon-to-be college students trying not to let threat of virus dampen their enthusiasm
Decision to vote Aug. 11 comes after parents and students demand schools offer in-person learning from start of school year
Recently, Goochland County completed a refinancing of the Virginia Resources Authority (VRA) Series 2012 Tuckahoe Creek Service District (TCSD) Bonds that will ultimately net $12.1 million in debt service savings for the TCSD. While the refinancing occurred in July 2020, amidst the COVID-19 …
“This will be a special year for Rotary, and our greater Goochland community, because we will be celebrating our 25th Anniversary,” announced newly-elected Goochland Rotary Club president Jay Shively during the organization’s recent installation ceremony recently held at Rassawek Vineyard. T…
Have you been pondering ways to improve the natural resources on your farm? Are your livestock drinking from a stream? Is there erosion occurring from your crop field? Are you interested in a winter cover on a crop field? Would you like to convert a crop field into permanent grass?
For the past several weeks, my morning routine has gone pretty much exactly like this every day: Get up, get dressed, eat breakfast, walk out the front door, wait for something awful to happen.
Earlier this year, when it came to deciding what his senior project would be, Goochland’s Shane Brennan knew he wanted to give back to his community in a very special way. As a long-time Goochland Young Life member, Brennan quickly realized the group would be the perfect one to support.
Goochland resident Misty Stuck has spent the past several weeks collecting donations to fill gift bags for local public service officers. Last week, she took a few minutes to share details about the project with the Gazette.
For more years that I’d like to admit, my Friday nights in the fall have been spent patrolling a sideline of a high school football game. The largest majority of those assignments included Goochland football, and, over those years, I’ve been treated to some of the most exciting and inspiring…
Given all the craziness of 2020 so far, now may be a great time to take a relaxing walk in a garden.
No one is quite clear why Downton Abbey’s Lady Edith chose the name Marigold for her daughter’s name, but naming baby girls after flowers was common in England during the 1920s. I’d like to believe Marigold was named for both her beauty and resiliency. This spirit is why the marigold nearly …
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VIRGINIA BEACH – Goochland High School rising senior Conner Popielarz, competing in the 2020 East Coast Gold Olympic weightlifting competition held the weekend of July 31 – Aug. 2 in Virginia Beach, placed first in his age/weight class and third overall in open class competing against adults…
When he was a boy, Brenden Barnes would wrestle around with his older brother.
It was Goochland’s second game of the 2019 season. Buckingham lined up for the field goal in the first overtime, looking to break a 7-7 tie. The ball was snapped, and the kicker ran to the ball.
Addressing the Goochland County Board of Supervisors during the board’s monthly meeting on July 7, Goochland NAACP President Wendy Hobbs made it clear that she and many other Black Goochland residents are disappointed by what they perceive as a lack of support from county leaders and a hesit…
Final details of plan to open schools are still being hammered out, but superintendent calls it best option for Goochland County students at this point
In the brutal heat of the summer, local Animal Control officers remind all citizens that leaving your pet in your vehicle for even a few minutes on sunny days – even if the windows are not rolled up – can be critical to them.
When the going gets tough, as the old adage goes, the tough get going. And few local organizations have taken that message to heart in recent months quite the Goochland YMCA.