Henrico to accept Christmas trees for recycling Dec. 26 through Jan. 10

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Henrico County will accept Christmas trees for recycling into mulch from Saturday, Dec. 26 through Sunday, Jan. 10. The free service, offered by Keep Henrico Beautiful and the Department of Public Utilities, preserves landfill space and protects the environment. It is available to Henrico residents only. Trees will be accepted at the following locations: • Henrico Government Center, 4301 E. […]

Varina Ruritan Club honors 3

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The Varina Ruritan club presented its annual awards Dec. 13 to honor a Henrico Police officer, Henrico firefighter and its “First Citizen of Varina.” Henrico firefighter Brad Bishop (of Station 18’s B-Shift) was named Firefighter of the Year. He achieved CDP rank career firefighter. Henrico Police officer Michael Marshall was named Police Officer of the Year. He’s been a Henrico […]

Glen Allen man arrested after bringing loaded gun to RIC checkpoint

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A Glen Allen man was arrested Dec. 19 after attempting to bring a .40-caliber handgun loaded with 11 bullets through a security checkpoint at Richmond International Airport. TSA officials noticed the items as they entered the security checkpoint X-ray machine at the airport, then alerted airport police, who confiscated them and arrested the man. It was the 21st time this […]

AAA offering discounted memberships for teachers, frontline workers

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AAA is offering discounted memberships or teachers and frontline workers through the end of the month. Health care professionals, educators and support staff and first responders can receive 50% off primary dues for new members or one free associate membership for existing members, through Dec. 31. “These workers and educators continue to be on the frontline spending tireless hours during […]

COVID

Henrico sets fourth single-day COVID-19 case record this month

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Deaths up but hospitalizations down so far in December

Henrico County set another new one-day record Sunday for new COVID-19 cases, with 176 – 17 more than the previous high of 159, set Dec. 9. During the past four weeks, Henrico has set new single-day highs on four separate occasions. The county is averaging 127 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 each day during the past week, according to updated […]

Business in brief – Dec. 21, 2020

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Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer recently announced the following lease transactions in Henrico County: Rubber Meets Road, Inc. – leased 5,416 SF of industrial space at 5851 Lewis Road (Gregg W. Beck represented the landlord); Dave & Al Holdings, LLC – leased 5,380 SF of industrial space at Staples Mill Business Center, 8209-8231 Hermitage Road (Gregg W. Beck represented the […]

Henrico News Minute – Dec. 21, 2020

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Richmond International Airport celebrates two new nonstop routes; Henrico records a one-day COVID record; six Henrico firehouses are short-staffed because of a COVID outbreak; Virginia now expecting fewer COVID vaccines this month than originally planned; a national honor for Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden; a Northside traffic alert; take the Citizen’s reader survey.