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State Police urge motorists to #MoveOver during Memorial Day weekend

Citizen Staff Reports Public Safety
Memorial Day signifies the official start of summer, and Virginia State Police officials are urging motorists to "do what’s right when they see lights" and move over.

The “Move Over” law is a lifesaving law intended to protect public safety professionals and highway workers who help to maintain the safety of the Commonwealth’s roads. State Police are using the #MoveOver hashtag on social media to promote the law. > Read more.

Henrico to hold June 8 open house on Route 5 Corridor/Marion Hill study

Citizen Staff Reports CommunityVarinaGovernment
The Henrico County Planning Department will hold an open house Thursday, June 8 for residents and other members of the public to provide input for a study of the Route 5 Corridor/Marion Hill areas.

The open house will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Varina Area Library, 1875 New Market Road. The meeting’s informal structure will allow the public to attend at their convenience and to ask questions and discuss the study one on one with Planning staff. > Read more.

Henrico real estate staying strong despite low inventory

Citizen Staff Reports BusinessGeneral NewsProperty transactions
The Henrico real estate market has been relatively strong for the past month, despite a lower amount of inventory, according to data from Long and Foster Real Estate.

In the past month, 408 homes have been sold in Henrico, which is 2 percent less than were sold in the same timeframe in 2016.

Last year the median sale prices for Henrico homes was $219,975, whereas this month it's up to $232,500, a 6 percent increase. Which means half of the homes in Henrico are priced above $232,500 and half are priced below. > Read more.

Smither named director of Henrico’s Department of Finance

Citizen Staff Reports Government
Henrico County Manager John A. Vithoulkas has appointed Edward N. “Ned” Smither Jr. to serve as director of the Department of Finance, effective July 1.

Smither has served Henrico since 2013 as director of the Accounting Division in Finance. He will succeed Eugene H. Walter, who has delayed his retirement until June 30 to ensure an orderly transition within the department.
> Read more.

State honors EMS officials this week

Citizen Staff Reports GovernmentPublic Safety
There were nearly 1.5 million emergency medical services calls and 4,063 incidents per day in Virginia just last year.

This week, May 21-27, declared as National EMS week by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, recognizes the more than 34,000 EMS personnel and 631 agencies in the state and commends their efforts and commitment to Commonwealth citizens.
> Read more.

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State honors EMS officials this week
Norfolk man arrested at RIC after TSA catches him with gun
Police release photo of hoax bomb
Henrico school buses with compliance issue to be fixed this summer
Crime Stoppers’ Crime of the Week: May 22, 2017
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May. 18, 2017

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Entertainment
Restaurant Watch
Cultural Arts Center releases summer class schedule
Weekend Top 10
Richmond Triangle Players renames theatre for Henrico realtor
Reynolds to host ‘The 4 Seasons’ art exhibit

Obituaries
Obituary – Robert T. Shefelton, Sr.
Obituary – Carol Jean Johnson
Obituary – Barbara Mansfield Felts
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Community
Henrico school, businesses, organizations earn Active RVA awards
New Active RVA certification recipient to be announced May 17
Anthem LemonAid opens registration for July 14-16
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Opinions
How to grow an adult
Make ‘em take the pledge: no more snuff boxes!
Thanksgiving, Part II
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Sports
RIR to host playoff race in 2018
RIR to host Smithfield PWBA Tour Championship
RIR bringing back red stripes to track walls
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