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Posted on: January 16, 2021

Goochland County Closings in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Goochland County - Martin Luther King Holiday - 2021

Goochland County will experience the following closings on Monday, January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

County Offices

Goochland County Offices will be closed on Monday, January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Parks & Recreation Facilities & Offices

Goochland County Parks & Recreation Facilities and Offices will be closed on Mond...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Richmond Area Health Districts including Goochland to Begin Phase 1b Vaccinating on January 18th

Goochland County - Richmond Area Health Districts including Goochland to Begin Phase 1b Vaccinating

The local health districts of the Richmond Metropolitan Area (Chesterfield, Chickahominy, Henrico, and Richmond) will begin expanding their COVID-19 vaccination campaigns to include some Phase 1b frontline essential workers on Monday, January 18.

The local health districts of the Richmond Metropolitan Area (Chesterfield, Chickahominy, Henrico, and Richmond) will begin expanding their COVID-19 vaccination campaigns to include some Phase 1b frontline essential workers on Monday, January 18. &nbs...

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Administration
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Virginia Department of Health - "When Can I Get Vaccinated" Online Tool

VDH - When Can I Get Vaccinated - Online Tool

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has launched a new "When Can I Get Vaccinated" online tool that citizens can use to help determine your eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine. Find out which phase of the vaccination campaign you fall in.

While the vaccine supply is limited, COVID-19 vaccine will  be offered in phases.  People who are more likely to have severe COVID-19 illness and workers that are essential to the functioning of society will be offered the vaccine in the...

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VDH "When Can I Get Vaccinated" Online Tool Administration
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Chickahominy Health District Partners to Vaccinate Front Line Health Care Workers Against COVID-19

Goochland County - Chickahominy Health District Partners to Vaccinate Front Line Health Care Workers

The Chickahominy Health District has begun conducting closed “point of dispensing” (POD) COVID-19 vaccination clinics specifically for “Phase 1a” priority groups.

Phase 1a is the first group eligible to receive the vaccine and includes health care workers with direct contact or a high risk of contact with COVID-positive patients. Phase 1a includes emergency medical services and other health care personnel such as ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Goochland’s Grant Program Helped Many Local Businesses Get ‘Back to Business’

Back to Business Grant- Graphic

The Goochland County Board of Supervisors, Economic Development Authority and Economic Development Department are excited to announce that the Goochland Back to Business grant program awarded over $156,000 in business grants to local Goochland businesses.

The grant program was funded by the federal CARES act money that was allocated to Goochland County and focused on reimbursing businesses the cost of complying with the Governor’s guidelines related to reopening businesses.  

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Goochland taps Jessica Rice to serve as Director of Human Resources

Jessica Rice - Director of Human Resources

Goochland County has tapped Jessica Rice to serve as Director of Human Resources, effective Monday, January 4, 2021.

Ms. Rice comes to Goochland from Fluvanna County, where she worked as the Human Resources Manager since February 2018.  She succeeds Kelly Parrish, who retired on December 31, 2020. Parrish served as Director for over 8 years.  

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Administration
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Goochland County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office Operation Status

Goochland County - Circuit Court Clerk Office - Operation Status December 2 2020

The Goochland County Circuit Clerk's Office is adjusting their operations to be open for essential or emergency business only.

Please contact the Clerk's Office at (804) 556-5353 before coming in to determine if they are providing those services or if they can assist you by phone, via email, or mail.  They have drop boxes outside their door for customers to util...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Virginians Encouraged to Use New Online Two-Year Renewal Option for Driver’s Licenses and ID Cards

Virginia DMV - 2 Year Renewal Option

New pandemic relief option postpones requirement for as many as 500,000 Virginians to visit DMV for appointment service through 2021

Most Virginians who renewed their driver's license or identification cards through the Department of Motor Vehicles' (DMV) website or U.S. mail last time now have the option to renew again online or through the mail rather than making an...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

One-Stop Goochland Business Center Officially Opens in Goochland County

Goochland Business Center Opening - Ribbon Cutting - DSC_0329

On Tuesday, September 1st, Goochland County officially opened a new one-stop Goochland Business Center at 2931 River Road West in the Courthouse Village.

The Goochland Business Center is the new home for the Goochland County Economic Development office and the Goochland Chamber of Commerce.

The idea behind the business center is to provide existing and prospective Goochland businesses with a central locatio...

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Administration
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Kenneth A. Young Selected as Goochland County Administrator, Begins Duties on September 14th

Goochland County - Kenneth A Young Selected as Goochland County Administrator Begins Duties on Sept

On Tuesday, September 1st, the Goochland County Board of Supervisors officially appointed Kenneth A. Young as the county’s next County Administrator and Clerk to the Board effective September 14, 2020.

Mr. Young follows John Budesky, who resigned effective June 30, 2020 and became County Administrator in Hanover County, and Derek L. Stamey, who has served as Interim County Administrator since July 1, 2020.  Young will begin his duties as County...

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Administration
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Governor Northam Announces New Hydroponic Greenhouse in Goochland County

Governor Announces New Hydroponic Greenhouse in Goochland

Greenswell Growers to invest more than $17 million to establish new operation, creating 27 jobs.

On August 11th Governor Ralph Northam announced that Greenswell Growers, Inc. will invest more than $17 million to establish a new commercial hydroponic greenhouse operation in Goochland County’s West Creek Industrial Park.  The company...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Goochland County Announces Broadband Partnership with CVEC and Firefly Fiber Broadband

Goochland County - CVEC - Firefly Fiber Broadband Partnership Announcement - IMG_3671

On Wednesday, June 10th, Goochland County announced a newly expanded broadband partnership with Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) and their wholly-owned subsidiary Central Virginia Services, Inc. (CVSI) which operates Firefly Fiber Broadband.

Ultimately it will lead to the expansion of fiber-to-the-premise for 2,691 locations including 300 businesses in western Goochland. The partnership originally dates to 2019 and earlier when CVEC began discussing their Rural Broadband Project to expand 3,5...

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