Allegiant to begin nonstop service to Nashville in June

Allegiant will begin new nonstop air service from Nashville, Tennessee to Richmond International Airport June 14, company officials announced Wednesday. One-way fares on the new route begin at $55 in certain cases. “We look forward to providing great low fares and friendly service to one of the Southeast’s most popular destinations,” said Lukas Johnson, Allegiant senior vice president of commercial. […]

Deep Run HS to host final Marathon Dance event March 16-17

After 12 years and nearly $2 million in fundraising for Virginia nonprofits, the Deep Run Marathon Dance will conclude with its final event March 16-17. The school’s annual event has raised a total of $1,973,000 for a variety of charities since its 2007 inception, and organizers hope to top the $2 million mark with the dance’s concluding effort. More than […]


The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York: Rena Chen and Timothy Carter, of Henrico; and Annabel Sammons, of Glen Allen. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.4 or greater grade point average for the semester. Chen is majoring in business […]

Henrico seeks public input on community development needs

The Henrico County Department of Community Revitalization will hold a public hearing Thursday, March 8 to help guide the county’s use of federal housing and community development funds over the next five years. The public hearing will be held at 6 p.m. at the Fairfield Area Library, 1001 N. Laburnum Ave. Henrico will use the input of residents and other […]

Restaurant Watch

Following are routine and complaint inspection reports for Henrico County food establishments inspected recently by the Henrico Health Department, according to Virginia Department of Health guidelines. Deficiencies are noted as “priority” or “priority foundation” (posing a direct or immediate threat to the safety of the food being served) or “core” (representing a failure of cleaning or maintenance). Inspections represent only […]

Henrico lawn-care seminars set for March 14, April 18

The Henrico County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension will hold seminars Wednesday, March 14 and Wednesday, April 18 to explain simple practices for growing an attractive lawn this spring. The March 14 session will focus on spring weed control. The April 18 session will explain how to create a SMART Lawn. The SMART Lawns program provides residents with customized plans […]

ICGR honors 14 Henrico County high school students

The 51st Annual Brotherhood Sisterhood Youth Award ceremony, sponsored by the Interfaith Community of Greater Richmond, took place February 15 at Trinity United Methodist Church. This year ICGR recognized 44 Richmond-area teens who were nominated by educators from their schools for exemplifying the spirit of brotherhood and sisterhood. Among the high school juniors and seniors from Henrico honored for their […]

30 Henrico schools earn Sports Backers’ ‘Active RVA’ designation

Thirty Henrico County schools have been named 2018 Active RVA Fit Schools, recognizing their success at incorporating physical activity into their curricula. The certification is given by Richmond nonprofit Sports Backers as part of its Active RVA initiative to promote fitness in the Richmond area. To qualify, a school must show it has made fitness part of its culture through […]

Monument honoring Virginia native tribes awaits ceremony

After years of planning and several months of construction, a monument honoring the lives, legacy and achievements of Native American tribes in Virginia has been completed and now stands on the grounds of the state Capitol. State officials are planning a ribbon cutting for the monument on April 17. “I think everyone who has seen it is very much in […]

Construction may start soon on monument honoring women

Construction likely will begin this summer on the state Capitol grounds for a monument honoring Virginia women. The executive committee of the Women of Virginia Commemorative Commission was briefed Wednesday on the timetable for the project, which will feature bronze statues of a dozen historically significant women of various races and backgrounds. Holly Eve, an administrator in the Virginia Department […]