Henrico easing COVID-19 restrictions at government sites

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Distancing, mask requirements won't apply to fully vaccinated visitors

With statewide public safety measures for COVID-19 easing, Henrico County is adjusting pandemic-related protocols and will continue reopening buildings and facilities to the public Monday, May 24. Henrico’s changes align with revised guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and guidance issued last week by Gov. Ralph Northam regarding the use of face coverings and social distancing. Many […]

Obituary – Margaret Jenifer Kirson Weinberg

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Margaret Jenifer Kirson Weinberg, affectionately known as “Dearie”, passed away on May 15, 2021 at the age of 86, in Henrico, VA. Dearie was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Evelyn Kirson, of Baltimore. She is survived by Fred Weinberg, her devoted husband of 64 years, her children, Mary Kay, Paige, Michael, Todd and Kate and her grandchildren, […]

Obituary – James Robert Hall

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James Robert Hall, 63, of Henrico, passed away on May 11, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald Thomas Hall and Mildred Marie Jacobs . He is survived by his sons, Casey Hall and Cliff Hall; brother, Richard Hall; sisters, Joan Hall-Tumblin, Carolyn Faye Hall; four grandchildren, Carter, Peyton, Liberty and Logan; nieces and nephews, and his […]

Obituary – Jerry Wayne Wadsworth

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Jerry Wayne Wadsworth, 63, loving husband, brother, uncle and friend, passed away peacefully at his home in Sandston on Saturday, May 15, 2021, with his devoted wife by his side. Jerry was born March 21, 1958 to the late Harvey and Bernice Stewart Wadsworth in Smithfield, NC. While working as an LPN, he earned his BSN/RN from Atlantic Christian College […]

Obituary – Stella Mae Smith Fritter

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Fritter, Stella Mae Smith, 101, passed away May 5, 2021, after a long, full life. She had been a resident of the Hermitage at Cedarfield in Henrico County for 23 years. Stella was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Albert N. Fritter; her parents Lela Evans and James Jackson Smith of Arley, AL; Three Brothers, Truman, George, and […]

Obituary – Marjorie Marilyn Anderson

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Marjorie Marilyn Anderson 83, of Henrico, Virginia, formerly of Montgomery, Alabama, passed away on Monday, May 10, 2021. Born to Floyd Russell and Dorotha Campbell Moores in St. Louis, Missouri, Marilyn spent her childhood in St. Louis, Shreveport, Louisiana and Jonesboro, Arkansas. She was a graduate of Baptist Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Memphis, Tennessee, and served proudly in […]

Henrico Crime Report – May 14-20, 2021

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Gaskins Road at Kerry Lane – Police arrested and charged a citizen with driving under the influence and other criminal violations during a traffic stop May 14 at 1:20 a.m. Probst Street at Suecla Drive – Police arrested and charged a citizen with possession of cocaine May 14 at 2:51 p.m. 3500 block of Howard Road – Police arrested and […]

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Breeze Airways to begin serving RIC in July

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A new airline has selected Richmond International Airport as one of the 16 inaugural airports it will serve, company and airport officials announced Friday. Breeze Airways – founded by David Neeleman, who previously founded JetBlue, Brazil’s Azul, Canada’s WestJet, and Utah-based Morris Air (which was later purchased by Southwest Airlines) – will begin serving RIC July 8 with flights to […]

Richmond Power Poll respondents weigh in on state elections

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Respondents to this month’s Richmond Power Poll are mostly split about the upcoming statewide elections in Virginia. A slight majority of respondents (52.4%) indicated that they did not want state Democrats to emerge from the November elections maintaining their grip on the state’s two highest seats – governor and lieutenant governor – and both houses of the General Assembly, while […]

Innsbrook real estate panel addresses growing residential, commercial opportunities

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Residential market welcoming newcomers from NY, Texas, Florida

The Innsbrook Foundation hosted a panel of six Virginia real estate leaders in a table talk about changes in residential and commercial real estate markets as the economy emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. The panelists began this month’s gathering with a discussion of recent trends in the local housing market, particularly in the Richmond region. Panelist Nate Smith, vice president […]