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Powhatan Today

Wednesday 12/17/2014

Audrey Reese Bartlam

Nordvig to run for supervisor seat


Community cookbook dishes up Powhatan

Some of Powhatan County’s best kept culinary secrets have been revealed with the release of the Coalition of Powhatan Churches’ new "Blessed Recipes" cookbook.

Marquee message debated

The holiday greeting "Merry Christmas" was a source of contention at the Powhatan County School Board meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 9.

Calendar of events

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Tuesday 12/16/2014
After slaying Seahorses and Warriors, Knights are 5-1

Lady Knights fall to Amelia Academy, bounce back against Christchurch, Tidewater

Peaks and Valleys

After starting the season 3-0, the Blessed Sacrament boys basketball team weathered a wild week that included two home losses and a fourth quarter comeback victory at Tidewater Academy on Friday night


The Powhatan boys basketball team was winless in its first five games, but in their second home game of the year they notched a thrilling overtime victory against district foe Louisa.

Friday 12/12/2014
Turnover-filled first half dooms Indians against Glen Allen

Youth, inexperience shows in girls’ 49-34 loss to Jaguars

Making a good first impression

Knights notch 33-point win in coach Pruett’s first home game

The Lightning Squad

First-year head coach Luke Bobbitt channels VCU’s ‘Havoc’ in 27-point win

Thursday 12/11/2014
Powhatan Today website changes

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Supervisors honor two long-serving individuals

The Powhatan County Board of Supervisors recognized two individuals who have had a significant impact on the county during its meeting on Monday, Dec. 1.

Wednesday 12/10/2014
School takes learning to open air classroom

Step out into one of two outdoor courtyards at Pocahontas Elementary School and the sight is basically the same – four brick walls and some concrete, benches and bushes.

Christmas Parade to bring cheer to Powhatan Dec. 13

Christmas cheer will abound on Saturday when the 22nd Powhatan Christmas Parade makes it way slowly through the Village area.

Anti-Litter group works to keep Powhatan clean

Litter is never an attractive sight in a community, and a small group of concerned citizens are working to reduce the possibilities of seeing it in Powhatan County.

New fire, EMS chief sworn into office

Powhatan County’s new fire and EMS chief finished his first day on the job on Monday, Dec. 1 by being sworn into office at the Powhatan County Board of Supervisors’ meeting.

Calendar of events

Wednesday, Dec. 10

Tuesday 12/09/2014
Help the butterflies, one weed at a time

The butterfly weed growing along country roads and in gardens is beginning to look threadbare and tattered. Every viperous pest, aphid and worm has been feasting on it. As written in Ecclesiastics, it is time "to pluck up that which is plante...

Sunday 12/07/2014
Widow thanks police officers for escort

Dear Editor,

Junior FFA members at State Fair

The Powhatan Junior FFA hit the road on Wednesday, Oct. 1 to take 127 members and chaperones to the State Fair of Virginia.

Saturday 12/06/2014
Fire department offers winter safety tips


Putting a vegetable garden to bed

Raising children and raising crops have more than a few notions in common: feed and water them well, give them enough light and space to grow straight and strong and protect them when their natural defenses are weak. And when it comes to our child...

Friday 12/05/2014
Crime report

Monday, Nov. 17

Founders Day Festival focuses on family life


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