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Powhatan News

New Regional Reopening Initiative Announced

May 20, 2020

Richmond region business, community, and governmental leaders have come together to form ForwardRVA, a coalition focused on creating an innovative reopening and planning framework.

The immediate focus is to support businesses in reopening and operating safely. In the days and weeks ahead, ForwardRVA will share tools and resources, which will include the perspectives of RVA’s restaurateurs, retailers, and small business owners.

LOVE Local Campaign Launched

April 27, 2020

Powhatan Chamber & Powhatan Economic Development has launched a week long LOVE Local Campaign to celebrate small business amid COVID-19 from May 4th - 8th. 

Powhatan Economic Development Wins BRE Award

Powhatan Economic Development Wins BRE International Award

September 4, 2019

Powhatan Economic Development receives award from Business Retention and Expansion International for their BR&E Program Re-Launch in the 2019 Outstanding Single Community with a Population Between 20,000 - 50,000 category. 

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Construction Boom is Being Witnessed

Powhatan County is seeing a construction boom as several projects are continuing or are just getting underway. The county is experiencing a steady increase from what it was experiencing during the recession.

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