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Help us Build a Budget!

It’s budget time! This year, we are looking at a budget that answers the service needs of Powhatan County, but also relieves some of the tax burden on our residents. The ‘big picture’ is to bring in more rural-friendly commercial growth, and to let them pick up some of the cost of fire equipment,
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Handling Winter Weather!

Here in Powhatan, snow is not something we have to deal with on a regular basis. Occasionally, however, “‘Ol Man Winter” seems to make up for it all in one day! Last week, we still had snow on the ground from our 6-8″ dump. A few citizens asked how we go about clearing ice & […]
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These Cadets are COOKIN’!

The Powhatan JROTC Cadets hosted a pancake breakfast for vets…and, man was it good! Not only did veterans get a free meal, but they also had a display honoring those involved in the tragedy of 9/11. These patriotic, dedicated, and community-minded young men & women make the future seem bright! If you
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Powhatan Gets a New Ladder Truck

I’m happy to be a part of bringing a ladder truck to Powhatan County! For the first time, we have firefighting equipment that can fight a fire “from the top down.” This is particularly important for tall buildings, such as the High School, Walmart, and the Village Building. So thankful to the men
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Vietnam Wall Comes to Powhatan

The traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall came to Powhatan July 14th through the 17th. The Wall attracted over 5000 visitors from all over the region, and as far away as Pennsylvania! Volunteers had been working for months to prepare for the Wall’s arrival. Larry was a member of the Committee, which was led by
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Keynote Speaker for Memorial Day

Larry had the honor of being invited to be the keynote speaker at this year’s Memorial Day celebration. It was well-received. Click here for more from the Richmond Times-Dispatch The text of the speech is available below They sat at the table, rolling paper cartridges and joking nervously about being shot by
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No-Vote on Budget, But Passes 3-2!

Larry wanted to take a more-conservative approach On May 2nd, the Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to approve the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2017. Larry voted against it. The budget does the following: -Raises taxes -Raises the debt ceiling -Doubles our total debt -Pays for all ‘big-ticket’ building
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