Richmond Raceway to host Sept. PWBA championships

Richmond Raceway will host the season finale of the Professional Women’s Bowling Association Tour for the fourth consecutive year with the PWBA Tour Championship Sept. 7-9. The PWBA Tour Championship will be held in the Old Dominion Building at the Richmond Raceway Complex prior to the NASCAR Playoff Race Weekend Sept. 11-12. The 16-player field will be comprised of PWBA […]

Virginia could become first in U.S. to recognize climate positivity in purchased goods

In a step towards sustainability and reducing its carbon footprint, the Commonwealth of Virginia may become the first state in the U.S. to officially recognize the need for “climate positive” materials, or those having a net negative carbon footprint, in its procurement process. The recognition will help the Commonwealth’s agencies define, promote, and ultimately procure goods made with recycled and […]

Bill would allow renters to make certain repairs if landlord doesn’t respond

A bill that gives tenants the power to make repairs on their property and deduct the costs from their rent, with conditions, recently passed the Virginia Senate and is expected to advance in the House. Senators voted unanimously in committee and on the floor to pass Senate Bill 905, introduced by Sen. William Stanley, R-Franklin, which gives a tenant the […]

iWOW event planned Feb. 27

The Innsbrook Foundation will host iWOW (Innsbrook’s Women of Worth), a shopping and socializing event, Feb. 27, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Highwoods One Atrium, 10900 Nuckols Road. The event will feature a Mardi Gras theme and will include casino games, shopping, wine and food. A panel of empowering female speakers also will speak during the event. Tickets […]


Perisa Ashar of Glen Allen, a junior at Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School, has been named a Distinguished Finalist for Virginia for the Prudential Spirit of Community awards. She is member of Henrico County 4-H and founded “STEMinate,” through which she hosts coding, robotics, and chemistry workshops for elementary and middle school students. She also developed a website that includes […]

Church offers free job training

Jobs for Life, a global job training program, will be hosted by Anointed New Life Baptist Church for 12 weeks starting March 2. This free transformational job training focuses on matching unemployed/underemployed adults with a mentor, manuals, meals, childcare and success to obtain meaningful work. The class will meet every Monday at 6 p.m. at The Baptist General Association of […]

Henrico News Minute – Feb. 25, 2020

The Feb. 25, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features details about a new pedestrian and cycling safety message from Henrico County; gunfire at a Highland Springs home; the General Assembly’s passage of two identical bills designed to address minor-involved human trafficking; the Innsbrook Foundation’s Women of Worth event this week; how to see a free screening of […]