Henrico Public Utilities to host equipment operator job fair Nov. 2

Fair will highlight opportunities in Operations, Solid Waste

The Henrico County Department of Public Utilities will host an equipment operator job fair Saturday, Nov. 2 to highlight opportunities to serve the community. The fair, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Public Utilities Operations Center, 10401 Woodman Road. On-site interviews and hiring will occur. Opportunities include heavy […]

As election nears, Democrats haul in the cash – Republicans aren’t daunted

In competitive General Assembly races, a majority of Democratic challengers and incumbents are outraising their opponents and hoping dollars convert to voters on Election Day. Stakes are high with all 140 General Assembly seats up for re-election on Nov. 5 and a push to flip both chambers to a Democratic majority. A win for Democrats would mean the party leads […]

Virginia’s unemployment rate is lowest in 18+ years

Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped from 2.8% to 2.7% in September, state and federal officials announced Friday. Virginia was one of seven states where the unemployment rate fell last month, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Unemployment in the commonwealth continues to be well below the national rate of 3.5%. According to the bureau’s data, Virginia had […]

Into the light

Suicide prevention walk attracts more than 1,500

A sense of optimistic purpose resonated through the chilly air at Deep Run Park on the morning of Oct. 19, where more than 1,500 people gathered for an Out of the Darkness Community Walk hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention aimed to raise awareness for suicide prevention. The walkers stood in a clearing lined with booths sponsoring the […]

Into the light

Candidate Q&A: Henrico Board of Supervisors

Editor’s note: In advance of the Nov. 5 general elections, the Henrico Citizen posed four questions to each candidate for the local and state offices that represent Henrico. Below is the first in a series of responses from those candidates; it includes the responses of each candidate for the Henrico Board of Supervisors who replied by our deadline. Responses were […]

Business in brief

Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer recently reported the following real estate transactions in Henrico County: The Sheltering Arms Hospital – renewed its lease of 26,610 SF in East Shore III at 140 Eastshore Drive; The Love of Jesus Thrift Store – renewed its lease of 16,929 SF in Fairfield Shoppers World at 5158 Nine Mile Road; Once Upon a Child […]