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Tuesday 12/16/2014
Byrd Elementary’s Robotics Team excels in regional tournament

The Byrd Elementary Robotics team had an amazing season.

The show must go on

Despite obstacles, couple continues to light up section of Rockville Road

School division receives blemish-free financial audit

Past problems involved lack of internal controls

Dad gains new appreciation for kids’ boundless energy

It was one of those weeks you’d rather forget. It was clearly a case of too few hours to achieve what I needed to get done.

Nontraditonal students offer example of courage

For the past several months, I’ve been fortunate enough to watch an unexpectedly inspiring scene unfold.

Goochland park earns statewide recognition

County’s Leakes Mill Park named among Virginia’s best new recreation facilities

Thursday 12/11/2014
BOS, Planning Commission hammering out guidelines for mixed-use developments

New category would allow for projects featuring retail, residential components

Clerk retiring after 36 years of service

Turner led office into digital age, worked to preserve historic records

Not perfect is perfectly OK

By Roslyn Ryan/ Editor

Two educators left lasting legacies behind

By Jim Ridolphi/ Contributing Columnist

Community Calendar

Sunday, Dec. 14

Ask Fern

Dear Fern,

Putting your vegetable garden to bed as winter approaches

By Jan Crampton/ Master Gardener

Wednesday 12/03/2014
After loss, Bulldogs stay home for the holidays

Goochland's season ends with a 39-21 second round playoff loss to Brunswick.

"Small but mighty"

With only 34 swimmers this fall, the Goochland Manta Rays are one of the smallest swim teams in the area. But what they lack in numbers they make up for with enthusiasm. That’s why first-year head coach Helen Brown has dubbed them "small by mighty."

Thursday 11/13/2014

Gertrude Carter; Charlie Gilley; Arthur Parrish; Clara Jane White

A little about country life

Ask someone who has never lived in a small town to describe what life is like there, and they will probably trot out a number of familiar clichés, mostly centered around farms, fields and slow-drawling yokels in straw hats and blue overalls.

Byrd Elementary to host farmers market Nov. 18

Byrd Elementary School will host a Fall Farmers Market from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18. The Fall Farmers Market will be held in the multi-purpose room at Byrd Elementary School (2704 Hadensville-Fife Road). Items such as plants, holiday it...

GFCFS Jingle Bell Bazaar set for Dec. 2

Goochland Free Clinic & Family Services (GFCFS) will host Jingle Bell Bazaar this year on Monday, Dec. 1, and Tuesday, Dec. 2, at the Richmond Country Club.

Saturday 11/08/2014
Letters to the Editor

Residents should be concerned about sludge permit application

Friday 10/17/2014
Second Union hosting Fall Festival Saturday

Goochland’s Second Union (Rosenwald) School will be hosting a Fall Festival from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 18 to showcase the renovation that is taking place at the historic school, which educated African-American students from 1918 to 1959.

Thursday 10/16/2014
Fall Festival to take cue from the Wild West

Goochland will be hosting its 8th annual Fall Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, and this year’s theme is straight out of the Wild West.

Goochland schools fully accredited

The Goochland County School District recently was notified that it was one of 22 school divisions — out of the 132 in Virginia — to have 100 percent of its schools earn full state accreditation.

On the hunt for a special kind of treasure

For almost as far back as I can remember, one of my favorite haunts has been the junk store.

Students go head to head with robots

Charlottesville-based Perrone Robotics, a company that develops infrastructure software, recently hosted the Byrd Elementary Robotics Team.

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