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 […]

Skillet, Sevendust to play Virginia Credit Union LIVE! at Richmond Raceway Aug. 13

Skillet and Sevendust, co-headliners of the Victorious War Tour, will play Virginia Credit Union LIVE! at Richmond Raceway August 13 at 7 p.m. They will be joined by special guests Pop Evil and Devour The Day. Skillet has sold more than 12 million units worldwide, has received two Grammy Award nominations and won a Billboard Music Award for the platinum-certified […]

Sign on the dotted line

Henrico CTE students celebrate career plans

More than 100 Henrico County Career and Technical Education students celebrated their post-high school plans yesterday during the school system’s second-annual letter-of-intent signing day celebration at Libbie Mill Library. The event, which earned national attention last year, is designed to mimic ceremonies that honor high school athletes as they gather in gyms to sign letters-of-intent to play for NCAA athletic […]

Sign on the dotted line

Henrico supervisors adopt $1.3-billion budget

The Henrico County Board of Supervisors Tuesday adopted a $1.3- billion budget for Fiscal year 2019-20 that retains the current real estate tax rate, emphasizes funding for schools and public safety, provides the largest one-year total for capital projects and establishes Sunday hours for two libraries. The budget represents an increase of nearly 6 percent from the current year’s plan. […]

RVA French Food Festival adds six new chefs to its menu

The RVA French Food Festival – scheduled April 26-27 at the Little Sisters of the Poor, 1503 Michaels Road in Henrico – will feature six new chefs this year, organizers announced last month. Chefs from Little Saint, Tarrant’s Café, Tarrant’s West, Bar Solita, Spoonbread Bistro and Max’s on Broad will join the event, which benefits the Little Sisters of the […]

Henrico launches new mobile app

Henrico County has developed a free mobile app to help residents and others in the community engage with the county’s government. The Henrico County App is available for both Android and IOS devices and can be downloaded at the Google Play and Apple App stores. The app, developed by Henrico’s Department of Information Technology, allows users to check upcoming events […]

Bag it up

Staff members from Keep Virginia Beautiful and Keep Henrico Beautiful spent the morning of March 25 picking up trash on Copper Creek Lane as part of the #TrashTag Project. The team gathered 21 bags of roadside debris in all: 165 pounds of trash and 67 pounds of recycling. Pictured (from left) are Mike Baum, Beckey Watson, Tracey Leverty, Rosa Crance, […]

Virginia trails national average in placing foster children with relatives


Only 7 percent of Virginia’s foster children are placed with relatives, according to a new study — well below the national average of 32 percent. The Annie E. Casey Foundation tracked changes in foster care in each state from 2007 to 2017. For Virginia, the data snapshot contained some good news: There were fewer children in foster care, and fewer […]