Henrico man wins $177,777 in Va. Lottery game

Greg Brown had just watched his favorite team, the New England Patriots, win in the playoffs.  Immediately after the game, the Henrico man went to the Wawa on South Airport Drive in Henrico and bought a ticket for the Virginia Lottery game called “7.” That’s when he won a big game of his own. His ticket turned out to be […]

Henrico delegates, senator to host public meeting Saturday

Several Henrico General Assembly members will host a joint public meeting Saturday, Feb. 3, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Tuckahoe Library to brief constituents about the session to date and answer questions. Delegate Schuyler VanValkenburg (D-72nd), Delegate Debra Rodman (D-73), Delegate Dawn Adams (D-68th) and Senator Siobhan Dunnavant (R-12th) will attend, and Delegate John McGuire (R-56th) also […]

Henrico Education Foundation grant program to fund 11 classroom projects

From literacy resources to teacher training, the Henrico Education Foundation’s latest grants will empower students with creative, evidence-based ways to learn. The foundation has selected 11 classroom projects to receive a total of $34,759 in the second round of its Innovation Grants for 2017-18. The foundation expects the funded projects to affect more than 9,700 students, teachers and family members. […]

VDOE seeks partners for summer meals program

The Virginia Department of Education is seeking partners to participate in the commonwealth’s Summer Food Service Program to ensure that children have access to nutritious meals during months when school is not in session. Organizations approved to participate are reimbursed for meals served and for administrative costs associated with serving meals. In addition, all participants receive training and technical assistance […]

Raceway to offer free entry for kids under 12 at Xfinity Series races

Richmond Raceway will offer free admission to NASCAR Xfinity Series races at the track for children 12 years old and younger with a ticketed adult, including general admission and reserved seating, track officials announced this week. “We want fans of all ages to have the opportunity to be a part of the iconic Richmond racing experience,” said Richmond President Dennis […]

State representatives, other women call for action to help black community

A group of African-American women called for action Wednesday on issues burdening the black community, including gun violence, lack of health care and inadequate educational opportunities. Democratic Dels. Lashrecse Aird of Petersburg, Roslyn Tyler of Sussex and Delores McQuinn of Richmond were among those who discussed the needs of black neighborhoods, which McQuinn described as “without a shadow of a […]

Democrats vow to push for gun control laws

Democratic legislators said Tuesday they will continue to fight for gun control laws as Republicans continued to kill bills to restrict firearms. Six Democratic delegates held a press conference to discuss proposals such as banning weapons from public libraries. Del. Roslyn Tyler of Sussex County said gun violence has been endangering Virginians for years. “We cannot allow this problem to […]

Weekend Top 10

FEB 2 The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen’s 2nd Stage season continues with “An Evening of Ladies in Love” featuring Janet Martin at 7 p.m. From bluegrass flat-picking to electric rock and blues, Martin is a fully accomplished guitarist with a signature acoustic sound. A native of Richmond, she has shared the stage with a variety of musicians including […]