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Country Style Donuts to open West End location

The “King of the Doughnuts” is expanding his territory. Zouhair Nasserddine, owner of Country Style Donuts in Eastern Henrico, has announced the opening of a new store in the Gold’s Gym Plaza at West Tower, 8900 W. Broad Street.

Nasserddine, a native of Lebanon, earned the regal nickname while working for Dunkin’ Donuts in the 1970s.

“The owner saw him making doughnuts one day and called him the King of the Doughnuts,” said Nasserddine’s wife, Waswa. She says that the owner declared, “We can’t ever let this guy go!’” > Read more.

Brain games

Sixteen students from Henrico County middle schools enjoyed the experience of performing “brain surgery” Aug. 9 using realistic Jell-O molds, with colorful and occasionally messy results.

The brain dissection was among the exercises topping off a week of Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing Explorers Camp at St. Mary’s Hospital, which also included lessons in CPR and first aid, starting IVs, handling medical equipment, performing lab tests, and casting stuffed animals. > Read more.

ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions receives grant from Capital One

Henrico-based ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions (CCCS) has received a grant from Capital One, Inc. to support its mission of consumer health through financial education. ClearPoint will utilize the $304,250 to provide support for the delivery of consumer education through the provision of its one-on-one credit, budget and debt management counseling sessions. Sessions will be provided to clients across ClearPoint's national footprint, which includes 40 branch offices in 12 states and the availability of telephone counseling nationwide. > Read more.

Varina meetings to highlight meals tax referendum

Varina District Supervisor Tyrone E. Nelson will hold a series of Community Conversations meetings in September to provide information on Henrico County's upcoming meals tax referendum.

The meetings will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 at Varina High School, 7053 Messer Rd.; 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 at Elko Middle School, 5901 Elko Rd.; and 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 at the Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Rd. > Read more.

Kroger to set up grocery store on site at RIR

Fans looking to stock up on tailgating items this weekend at Richmond International Raceway can visit a new, on-site Kroger store for their race day needs.

Kroger is setting up a temporary "store" in Parking Lot D Friday and Saturday at RIR from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.

The list of items available for purchase include hot dogs and hamburgers, Coca-Cola products, Gatorade, bagged ice, charcoal grills and other tailgating staples. > Read more.

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Community

Agencies combine on new entry point to Chickahominy


Canoeing and kayaking enthusiasts soon will have a new access point to the Chickahominy River. VDOT, the James River Association and Henrico County Parks and Recreation are teaming up to establish a new site in Eastern Henrico.

The James River Association negotiated the deal with VDOT to procure official access to the area located just east of I-295 on North Airport Road in Sandston. The site includes a park-and-ride commuter lot bordering the Chickahominy River and has been an unofficial launch site used by paddlers for years. > Read more.

Equestrian clinic planned July 7-8 in Henrico

Henrico equestrians interested in deepening the bond between themselves and their horses have the opportunity to attend a two day clinic, held at Steppin’ High Stables on July 7-8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The clinic, “Become Partners with your Horse,” will be taught by multiple world champion equestrienne Terry Preiser and will focus on how riders and horses can work together to achieve more. > Read more.

Henrico school bus driver honored

The Henrico-based Hephaestus Society recently awarded its first annual community heroes award (the Hephaestus Award) to Hicham Elgharouch (pictured, center) for what it termed his "selfless acts of caring" in his duties as a Henrico County Public Schools bus driver. Henrico County Director of Pupil Transportation Josh Davis, joined Hephaestus Society President Travis Gardner, in presenting the award and an accompanying $1,500 check to Elgharouch last month.

Elgharouch was selected for his clear and demonstrated patience and for his infectious positive attitude, according to the society. > Read more.

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Entertainment

Weekend Top 10


Grab the kids and check out these fun family-friendly events taking place this weekend! Speed over to the Henrico Theatre for the film “Turbo” or watch “Dumbo” under the stars at Clarke-Palmore House Museum. Little ones can meet Thomas the Tank Engine at CMOR-Central or play at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.

Weekend Top 10


Don’t party too hard on the Fourth because a whole weekend of fun events await! Enjoy a classy date night without the kids at James River Cellars Winery’s second annual Smoke and Vine Festival. Another date night option is at the Richmond Funny Bone, where comedian April Macie will perform all weekend. The kids have their own options this weekend as well. Choose from storytime at Tuckahoe and Twin Hickory libraries or family-oriented karaoke at Aunt Sarah’s Pancake House – I hear they have hits from Disney’s “Frozen.” For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.

Restaurant watch

Find out how your favorite dining establishments fared during their most recent inspections by the Virginia Department of Health. > Read more.

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