How Virginia’s new redistricting process will work

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A constitutional amendment establishing a bipartisan 16-member redistricting commission passed on a ballot referendum with an overwhelming 65% of the vote on election day. That was the final step of approval for the legislation, and it is now in Virginia’s Constitution. Every 10 years, right after the census takes place, state legislators are responsible for redrawing congressional and state districts […]


Henrico’s daily COVID case count reaching new highs, but increased testing keeps positivity percentage stable

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Henrico reported 240 new cases of COVID-19 from Nov. 21-23 – 79 each day this weekend and 82 today – and is now averaging 80 new cases per day during the past seven days, according to the Virginia Department of Health. That total is just about double what it was eight days ago. The county also witnessed five new hospitalizations […]

6 Henrico schools report COVID cases Nov. 20

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Six more cases of COVID-19 were reported Nov. 20 at Henrico school facilities, bringing to 81 the total number of cases reported since Aug. 12 at 48 school sites. Five of the six schools that reported cases that day had not previously experienced a case; only Glen Allen High School had, and the case was its third in nine days. […]

Business in brief – Nov. 23, 2020

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Home Instead, a provider of in-home care services for seniors, will host its annual Be a Santa to a Senior program Nov. 16 through Dec. 15. For the first time in the program’s 17-year history, Home Instead is teaming up with Amazon Business to create a contactless gift-giving experience for volunteers and recipients. The new Amazon Business collaboration will provide […]

Henrico News Minute – Nov. 23, 2020

Plans for a proposed Varina wedding and event venue are drawing some concerns from neighbors; Henrico’s COVID-19 case counts are reaching record highs, but there may be a logical explanation; Henrico County plans a unique experience involving a classic Christmas movie; a local mother and her three children will soon have a new home in Highland Springs, thanks to Habitat […]

Planned Varina wedding venue drawing concerns from some neighbors

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Community meeting planned Nov. 23 to address the planned riverfront proposal

There’s some debate brewing in Varina about a proposed wedding and events venue along the James River. Jocelyn Senn, who owns the Richmond-based printing company PopMount, is proposing The Virginia Inn – a bed-and-breakfast style venue on about just more than 16 acres at Osborne Turnpike and Battery Hill Drive. It would be the first such venue in Varina and […]

Henrico family moving into Habitat home in Highland Springs

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A local mother and her family will have a new home of their own, thanks to Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity and the Wells Fargo Foundation. The foundation awarded Habitat for Humanity a $15,000 grant to build an affordable home in Highland Springs for Bianca Robinson and her family. It is part of the foundation’s $8.1 million donation to Habitat […]