Virginia’s unemployment rate remains steady at 2.8 percent

For the sixth straight month, Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged in January at 2.8 percent. The January 2019 seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Virginia was down 0.5 percentage point from a year ago and continued to be the lowest rate since the April 2001 rate – also 2.8 percent. The labor force, which expanded for the seventh consecutive […]

Fairfield meeting March 18 to provide updates on legislative session, transportation

Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton will hold a constituent meeting Monday, March 18 to provide an update on the 2019 General Assembly session and to discuss trends and technology initiatives in transportation. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave. Thornton will be joined by U.S. Rep. A. Donald […]

Amazon Restaurants launches in Richmond region

Amazon today launched its food delivery service – Amazon Restaurants – in the Richmond region. Through the service, Amazon Prime members can have meals from a number of local restaurants. Customers can enter their addresses and zip codes online at or use the Amazon or Prime Now mobile apps to see which restaurants deliver right to their homes. They […]