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Henrico County, Henrico Schools to host ‘Community Conversation for Peace’ June 6, 8 to address youth violence

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Henrico County and Henrico County Public Schools will join public health and law enforcement officials to host two special town hall meetings, “Together We’ll Heal: A Community Conversation for Peace.” The events are designed to address the effects of youth violence and what steps can be taken to reduce it. The first event will be held June 6 at Henrico […]

HCA Virginia purchases BetterMed Urgent Care centers

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HCA Virginia Health System, through its parent company HCA Healthcare, announced June 2 that it had purchased 12 BetterMed Urgent Care centers located throughout the Metro Richmond area, Fredericksburg, and Charlotte, North Carolina. HCA Virginia Health System will operate 10 of the Virginia BetterMed urgent care centers, which will join their three CareNow Urgent Care centers in Northern Virginia. “For […]

Restaurant Watch

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MAY 12 Backwoodz BBQ, 400 West Williamsburg Road – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: raw shell eggs incorrectly stored over ready-to-eat beans in refrigerator; temperature of chicken in the steam well is too low; one freezer unit is broken. MAY 13 Irie Vibes Jamaican Restaurant RVA, 1221 North Laburnum Avenue – No violations reported during a […]

Henrico Schools plans ‘Drive the Bus’ event June 4, job fair June 7

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Henrico Schools will host two hiring events in the coming days – a “Drive the Bus” opportunity June 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Richmond Raceway and a job fair June 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tuckahoe Area Library. The first is designed for those interested in becoming bus drivers for the school system and […]

Gun violence, education, mental health guide conversations during McEachin-McClellan town hall meeting

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Gun violence, education and mental health were all issues at the forefront of a telephone town hall event U.S. Rep. A. Donald McEachin (D-4th District) hosted alongside state Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-9th District) May 27. Following the shooting deaths of two high-school students during the past month in Henrico County, McClellan said she introduced a bill to create a gun […]

‘Big Bugs’ descend upon Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

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There’s nothing itsy bitsy about this spider – or any of the other pollinators featured in David Rogers’ Big Bugs exhibit – a collection of 10 wooden sculptures that arrived at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden May 27. In addition to looking cool, the massive creatures – made up of found or fallen whole trees, willow limbs, twigs, branches and other […]

Lakeside bakery adding second location in Richmond

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A popular Lakeside bakery is planning a second location across the county-city line in Richmond by following the trail left by another bake shop. Up All Night Bakery, which is located in a 450-square-foot spot at 5411 Lakeside Avenue once occupied by Early Bird Biscuit Company, plans to add another location at 1221 Bellevue Avenue – also a former Early […]

Two Henrico County students charged after bringing guns to campus

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Two Henrico County high school students at different schools were charged – less than 40 minutes apart – with bringing guns to their school campuses June 1. At about 11:06 a.m. at Hermitage High School, a student reported to administrators that another student had been showing a firearm in a school restroom. School officials and the school’s resource police officers […]

Henrico News Minute – June 2, 2022

The body of a Henrico woman missing in the James River has been found; a Short Pump Middle School teacher facing sexual assault charges testifies in his own defense; two Henrico County high school students arrested after bringing weapons to school Wednesday; a Henrico student earns a Virginia War Memorial scholarship; Henrico citizens raise transportation issues to county supervisors; the […]