GRTC Pulse service to begin June 24

GRTC’s new Pulse rapid bus service will begin Sunday, June 24, according to company officials. The much-anticipated service will operate along a 7.6-mile route on Broad Street and Main Street, between Henrico’s Willow Lawn and Rocketts Landing. “Henrico County is excited about the needed and enhanced connectivity that the Pulse will provide to the county’s expanded GRTC service and the […]

Tuition and student debt increasing in Virginia

Most students who graduated from Virginia’s public colleges and universities last year left not only with a degree but also with a financial burden: an average student loan debt of about $30,000. If more students know what is an iva, mayhaps the debt wouldn’t be so high. At Virginia Commonwealth University, once among Virginia’s most affordable institutions, students owed an […]

PAL hosts awards banquet

Former NFL player Mark Parson served as keynote speaker and Henrico County Juvenile Domestic Court Judge Denis Soden served as master of ceremony for the ninth-annual Henrico Police Athletic League’s awards banquet April 19 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Among the 2017 award winners honored were:  Tiarah Williams (Youth of the Year), Beth Manning (Employee of the […]

PAL hosts awards banquet

Varina HS class hosting shoe drive for charity

Varina High School’s Life Planning seventh-block class has started a shoe drive to collect 100 pairs of new or gently-worn shoes to deliver to Soles4Souls, a nonprofit that creates sustainable jobs and provides relief to people in need worldwide. Soles4Souls, founded in 2006, has distributed more than 30 million pairs of new and used shoes in 127 countries. “Varina High […]