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Powhatan's Economic Development efforts garner award.

May 6, 2019

Powhatan's Economic Development efforts garner award.

Powhatan County earned its award for redefining their community vision to create a strong, diverse economy, according to VEDA. The community set out on a year-long vision that resulted in a playbook – an implementation plan – that began in 2018 to build a high-functioning economic development program.


Program aims to help existing Powhatan County businesses.

January 31, 2019

Program aims to help existing Powhatan County businesses.

Powhatan Economic Development department's program on Business Retention and Expansion aims to help the existing Powhatan business base. 


Habitat for Humanity Powhatan opens resale store

October 9, 2018

Habitat for Humanity Powhatan opens resale store

Habitat for Humanity Powhatan’s new resale store opened for business for the first time this month and saw great initial support from the community.


The County Seat in Powhatan County turns 25 this fall

October 9, 2018

The County Seat in Powhatan County turns 25 this fall

The County Seat celebrates 25 years in October, a milestone these days as restaurants come and go in the blink of an eye. Located in the heart of Powhatan County, literally across the street from the county’s courthouse, the County Seat is a hub. It’s where folks eat, connect, catch up, gossip. People meet their future spouses here, celebrate as a community the arrival of children and grandchildren, and find solace over nourishing food and fellowship in times of grief.


New local distillery: A hobby that 'kind of got out of hand'

July 20, 2018

New local distillery: A hobby that 'kind of got out of hand'

Three Crosses Distillery is opening in August in Powhatan. The first distillery in Powhatan will serve tastings of rye whiskey, whiskey, bourbon, moonshine, rum and vodka. 


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