Faison Center celebrates new early education center

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Two students from Faison Center’s early education program helped Brian McCann, Faison’s president and CEO, with a ribbon-cutting April 23 (pictured) to “officially” mark the opening of Markel Hall.    Completed and opened in May 2020, the building houses the early education center and has been in use almost two years, but the ribbon-cutting ceremony was postponed due to the […]

Continuing to soar: Varina HS graduate excels at W&M

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Almost three years ago, Alton Coston III gave a commencement speech at Varina High School’s graduation ceremony, and the video went viral.  Coston talked openly about his struggle with depression stemming from the stress of not being able to afford college. Weeks after praying with his family, the College of William & Mary sent Coston not only an acceptance letter […]

Savvy Senior: When to expect your social security checks

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Dear Savvy Senior, I am planning to retire and apply for my Social Security benefits in July. When can I expect my first check, and is direct deposit my only option for receiving my monthly payment? Almost 62 Dear Almost, Generally, Social Security retirement benefits, as well as disability and survivor benefits, are paid in the month after the month […]

Business in brief – Apr. 25, 2022

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Commonwealth Commercial Partners, LLC recently reported the following lease transactions in Henrico County: Augusto Lopez dba Fitness Chef – leased 850 SF at 2711 Willard Road (Chip Louthan and Michael Morris represented the landlord); Choice Financial Group LLC dba Choice Insurance Agency – leased 2,779 SF at 2120 Staples Mill Road (Russell Wyatt and Eliza Izard represented the tenant); Neo […]

Henrico News Minute – April 25, 2022

Henrico Police make an arrest in a March shooting; a high school student is charged with bringing a gun to school; the Citizen debuts a new monthly round-up of food and beverage news.