Boxed in: Williamsburg Warhill’s defense bottles New Kent’s attack 36-0

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Boxed in: Williamsburg Warhill’s defense bottles New Kent’s attack 36-0

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Initial unemployment claims in Henrico fall to lowest weekly level since pandemic’s outset

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Only 67 Henrico residents filed first-time unemployment claims during the week of Sept. 5-11, according to the Virginia Employment Commission. It was the fewest first-time filers from the county since the COVID-19 pandemic began and a drop of more than 41% from the previous week. Henrico, the sixth-largest locality in Virginia, had just the 12th-highest number of first-time filers. A […]

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New COVID-19 cases in Henrico down slightly for second straight day

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For the second straight day, the number of new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Henrico County dropped. The county reported 105 new cases Thursday, down from 117 Wednesday and 138 Tuesday, according to Virginia Department of Health data. It’s now averaging 112 new daily cases during the past seven days. Another new virus-related death and two new virus-related hospitalizations also […]

VDH introduces QR codes to verify COVID-19 vaccination status

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The Virginia Department of Health Thursday announced the addition of QR codes – a type of barcode that can be scanned with smartphones – to Virginia COVID-19 vaccination records. QR codes – short for “quick response” – are commonly used in retail, logistics, and other sectors. The technology allows anyone to show proof of vaccination with a digital or printed […]

UPDATE: Missing 88-year-old man found safe

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UPDATE: Sept. 16, 4:30 P.M. – Henrico Police have located Phillip Edward Williams, and he is safe. ORIGINAL ARTICLE – Henrico Police are seeking a missing 88-year-old man who was last seen leaving the 500 block of Airport Drive in Eastern Henrico Sept. 15 at about 9:30 p.m. Phillip Edward Williams left on foot and was last seen wearing a […]

Restaurant Watch

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AUG. 30 Burger Bach, 2225 Old Brick Road – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: facility could not provide documentation of a certified food protection manager; person in charge was not able to identify the “big six” foodborne illnesses and their associated symptoms (no written policy available); slicer and two knives on magnetic strip are soiled with […]

Survey shows decrease in Metro Richmond’s homeless population, but effects of the pandemic still echo

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A recent survey showed a slight decrease in people experiencing homelessness locally, but officials worry that the COVID-19 pandemic has eroded years of progress that had been made on the problem. The July survey, conducted by local advocacy agency Homeward, reported that 699 people in the Richmond area are experiencing homelessness, compared to the January 2021 count of 834 people. […]

Henrico News Minute – Sept. 16, 2021

A pedestrian is struck and killed in Henrico; free COVID-19 testing available to all Virginia school systems is going unclaimed by most; three more Henricoans have died from COVID-19; Henrico Schools officials dedicate the new J.R. Tucker High School; a change to the Richmond Raceway schedule in 2022; Henrico to host the “Bug Bizarre” next month; another traveler is stopped […]