Business in brief

Clarity Hearing, LLC recently opened a new office on Westerre Parkway in Henrico. The company is owned and managed by Kimberly Felder and offers a variety of hearing services and products. Felder has been a hearing instrument specialist since 1990 and specializes in adult testing, fitting, programming and repairs of all makes and models of hearing aids across more than […]

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Topgolf promises fun, games – and community support

As the Topgolf in Henrico County approaches its opening date next month, excitement is high not only among golf fans, but also among fun-seekers and entertainment lovers. On a recent tour of the complex under construction on Westwood Avenue, Cliff Twiggs, Topgolf’s director of operations, pointed out numerous recreational opportunities that will be open to guests looking simply for entertainment […]

Republican Kastelberg backs gun control

Gun control policy could play a significant role in the 73rd House District race, especially with the Republican contender breaking away from the party’s usual stance on gun control. Republican Mary Margaret Kastelberg is calling for stricter gun control policies but says her positions are consistent with gun owner’s Second Amendment rights. “I know [gun violence] is complex and that […]

Glen Allen group participates in ‘Climate Strike’

A group of local residents gathered at Meadow Farm Park in Glen Allen Friday to participate in the international “Climate Strike,” designed to demand that legislators take “transformative action” to address the climate and related issues. The movement was created by a 16-year-old Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg of Sweden. The event attracted more than four million participants worldwide […]

Richmond Veterans Job Fair planned Thursday at Richmond Raceway

DAV and RecruitMilitary will host the Richmond Veterans Job Fair Sept. 26 from 11 a.m to 3 p.m. at Richmond Raceway. The event is free for veterans, military spouses, transitioning military members, National Guard members and Reservists and will feature more than 40 employers who are ready to hire. In addition to providing career opportunities for veterans, RecruitMilitary also is […]

Literacy Week shines light on Henrico’s READ Center

While most adults learn to read in elementary school, a significant number across the nation and in this community do not. Today in the U.S, an estimated 36 million adults cannot read, write or do basic math above a third-grade level. According to the US Census, about 12 percent of Henrico County adults, or more than 20,000 people, lack basic […]

Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers’ Crime of the Week: Sept. 23-29, 2019

This week, Crime Stoppers needs the public’s help in locating a wanted fugitive out of the City of Richmond. On Dec. 2, 2018, the offender, Nykira King, was involved in a physical altercation with the victim on the city’s Northside. During the fight, King stabbed the victim. She is currently wanted for malicious wounding and destruction of property. Nykira King […]

Latter Day Saints complete ‘Day to Serve’ efforts

The Richmond Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held its third-annual Day to Serve event Sept. 21, completing several service projects to benefit organizations in the region. About 350 members of the church and others from Henrico and surrounding counties participated in the event, during which participants: • served a total of 70 man hours, cutting […]