Henrico County VA

Vision Airlines announces $29 fares to Grand Bahama Island

Vision Airlines announced today that it is offering $29 fares each-way (plus taxes & fees) to Grand Bahama Island from Richmond. The discounted fares are limited, not available on all flights and can only be booked through the company's website, http://www.visionairlines.com or by calling 1-877-FLY-A-JET (1-877-359-2538). The discount expires Nov. 2; travel must be completed by 11:59 p.m. EST on Dec. 19, 2011.

Flights from Richmond start Nov. 4. Flights will depart RIC on Mondays and Fridays at 1:35 p.m. and arrive at Grand Bahama Island International Airport at 3:45 p.m. Return flights will depart Grand Bahama Island Mondays and Fridays at 10:25 a.m. and arrive at RIC at 12:35 p.m.

More cyclists on the way

Riders to pass through county on East Coast Greenway tour
From October 4-9, 35 cyclists will be riding through Henrico County as part of a 325-mile tour of the East Coast Greenway (ECG) route from Fredericksburg, Virginia, to Raleigh, NC.

A 2,900-mile trail route that extends from the Canadian border at Calais, Maine, to Key West, Florida, The East Coast Greenway is heading into its 25th year. The Week A Year (WAY) Tour is an annual ride and fundraiser that has been working its way south since the first WAY Tour launched from Calais, Maine in 2011. Riders cover a different section of the Greenway each year and are on target to complete the route in Key West in 2019. > Read more.

Henrico woman wins $1M in Va. Lottery game

When Amanda Spiller of Henrico saw that she’d won the $1 million prize in the Virginia Lottery’s $100 Million Cash Extravaganza game, it didn’t immediately sink in.

“I was in shock. . . complete shock,” she said. “I had to double and triple check.”

She bought the winning ticket at the 7-Eleven at 2750 Hungary Spring Road in Henrico. She had the choice of taking the full $1 million prize over 30 years or a one-time cash option of $681,000 before taxes. She chose the cash option. The store received a $10,000 bonus from the Lottery for selling the winning ticket. > 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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