Generac to take over former Ruby Tuesday location in Henrico

A former Ruby Tuesday location on West Broad Street in Henrico’s West End has a new retail owner. R&D Joint Venture purchased the 5,451-square-foot former restaurant property, situated on 1.05 acres at 9830 West Broad Street, from LG RT Glen Allen VA, LLC for $1.9 million. The company plans to open as a Generac retailer in the outparcel building. Founded […]

Henrico college student receives Goldwater scholarship

East Carolina University junior William Guiler, a Henrico resident, has been named a 2020 Goldwater Scholar. The designation is considered one of the most prestigious and oldest scholarships in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering. More than 5,000 college sophomores and juniors across the nation applied for the Goldwater scholarship and only 396 were awarded. Students receive scholarships of up […]

Oakley’s Lane railroad crossing to close April 20-21 for repairs

The railroad crossing on Oakley’s Lane will be closed beginning Monday, April 20 for repairs. Crews for Norfolk Southern expect to reopen the section of road Tuesday, April 21, when work is complete. A detour will direct motorists around the work zone by way of Audubon Drive, South Airport Drive, Nine Mile Road and Holly Avenue.

An open letter from Richmond region health systems: Collaboration is key to addressing COVID-19

“We are all in this together” has never been truer than it is right now in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. In the Richmond area, this means a shared feeling of sacrifice, resilience and endurance. For the region’s major health care providers, it also means our commitment to work together to serve you – our community – and advance […]


Abigail Kelley of Glen Allen has earned a $15,000 annual Presidential Scholarship to Albright College in Reading, Pa. A senior at Deep Run High School, Kelley will study Theatre and Secondary Education (7-12) at Albright. Presidential Scholarships are awarded to students who generally rank in the top five percent of their graduating class and demonstrate strong leadership skills and a […]

Henrico News Minute – April 15, 2020

The April 15, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features details about Henrico’s new proposed budget, which reflects a 7-percent reduction from the original plan; an update on Henrico’s COVID-19 case count; the death toll grows at Canterbury Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center; a Henrico principal earns a regional award; Richmond International Airport finds out how much money it […]

Our new story, and a new way to support local journalism

Nine days after the Sept. 11 attacks rattled us all to the core, there was only one person in the United States crazy (or stupid) enough to start a newspaper. It was me. I wasn’t exactly planning it that way, of course, but the momentum of five months of intensive preparation building toward that specific date in time – Sept. […]