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
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.
Sometimes the most memorable news stories are the ones you stumble upon accidently, the ones that catch your eye as you’re looking for something else or just mindlessly surfing the internet.
As I watched the statue of Stonewall Jackson unceremoniously removed as a crowd cheered, I wondered just how deep is Richmond’s relationship with the Lost Cause, and how engrained that legacy of defeat is woven in our heritage.
COLONIAL HEIGHTS – Benedictine graduate and Christopher Newport commit Jack Anderson last Tuesday threw a no-hitter in Post 361’s weather-shortened 4-0 win over Post 284 at Shepherd Stadium.
Goochland's softball team in Belles district tournament beats Virginia Breeze once, finishes runner-up overall
The team that represented Goochland in this past weekend’s Belles district tournament held at Powhatan’s Turner Complex had only been together for five weeks.
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Head baseball coach Wes Farkas reflects on 17 years of memories during original scoreboard's use
GOOCHLAND – In the past 25 years, she’s seen the game change.
Goochland girls soccer players got to play this summer, and they helped their Bulldogs take 2nd in the Cup
WILLIAMSBURG – They got to play again.
As county continues to slowly reopen, lingering reminders of virus remain
Byrd Elementary’s Lead Custodian ‘Mr. Frank’ has earned reputation for going above and beyond
As we rode down Arthur Ashe Boulevard, it was hard not to notice the obvious contrast presented by this year’s Fourth of July opposed to others. The usually busy avenue was nearly deserted, and the normal hustle and bustle surrounding the Diamond was hauntingly missing.