Saint Paul’s Baptist Church to host food giveaways Feb. 19, 26

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Saint Paul’s Baptist Church’s two locations (North, at 4274 Creighton Road in Henrico and South, at 700 East Belt Boulevard) will host free food distribution events Feb. 19 and 26 between 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (or until items are gone) at both locations. The events will be hosted in partnership with FeedMore and Produce Source. Interested people may drive […]

Henrico now averaging 146 new cases of COVID-19 daily

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Henrico County reported 136 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, up from Wednesday’s total of 102, and is now averaging 146 new cases each day during the past seven days, according to the Virginia Department of Health. The county also experienced seven new virus-related hospitalizations Thursday (its most on a single day since Jan. 28, when there were 11) but no new […]

Restaurant Watch

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JAN. 21 Cava Grill, 1601 Willow Lawn Drive – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: observed improper temperatures on rice, lentils, onions, lettuce, Greek vinaigrette sauce, spinach and slaw on front service line; observed wet nesting of metal pans on clean rack; spoons stored uninverted on clean cart in dish area; air temperature of refrigerated drawer in […]

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First-time unemployment claims in Henrico drop to lowest level since late November

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First-time unemployment claims in Henrico during the most recent reporting week fell below 300 for the first time since late November, according to data released Thursday by the Virginia Employment Commission. A total of 270 Henricoans filed initial claims during the week of Feb. 1-6, down from 309 during the last week of January. The number was the lowest since […]

UR launches site with 170,000 Depression, WWII-era photographs

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The University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab and Distant Viewing Lab has released a new project that gives its users the ability to explore what life was like in America during the Great Depression and World War II. Photogrammar is an open-access, web-based tool that allows users to navigate and engage with 170,000 photographs taken between 1935-1943. Users can browse […]

Henrico firefighters rescue 1 from West End fire

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Henrico firefighters rescued one person after a fire broke out in a West End residence Thursday morning. It happened at 9 a.m. in the 2200 block of Rockwater Terrace, in the Stony Run community. Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke and fire coming from one of the residential units and were able to rescue the person from inside. The victim […]

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Fairfield meeting Feb. 17 to address community development, parks projects

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Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton will hold a virtual Constituent Meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 17 to discuss the proposed GreenCity and Henrico Plaza site developments as well as Henrico County’s planned indoor sports facility and initiatives of Recreation and Parks. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on WebEx. Residents are encouraged to submit questions in advance to […]

Henrico News Minute – Feb. 11, 2021

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How people 16 to 64 with pre-existing conditions can pre-register for a COVID-19 vaccine; seven new cases of COVID are reported in Henrico school buildings this week; 102 new COVID cases reported Wednesday countywide; a self-described KKK leader is sentenced to prison for his actions during a June Black Lives Matter protest; ChamberRVA hosts employment virtual sessions today and tomorrow; […]