Henrico CASA information session

Henrico Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, will host a virtual information session Aug. 3 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. for people who may be interested in volunteering to serve as CASAs on behalf of abused or neglected children. To register, click here. Henrico CASA volunteers advocate both in court and outside it for children and teens experiencing abuse and Read more […]

Empower AI expands into new Henrico location

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Gov. Glenn Youngkin visited Northern Henrico County on Wednesday afternoon to help information technology firm Empower AI celebrate the opening of its new office space on Park Central Drive. The focus of Empower AI – formerly known as NCI – is to leverage artificial intelligence and automation technology to help government leaders improve productivity in health, defense and civilian issues. […]

Virginia’s mental health hotline launches amid fears it won’t meet expectations

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  Earlier this month, Virginia was part of a nationwide transition to 988, a simple three-digit hotline for mental health emergencies. The new number replaced the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a longer — and harder to remember — 800 number that connected to a patchwork of local call centers across the country. The shift, which first began in Virginia last […]

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Virginia ABC announces 31 new products

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The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority recently announced the addition of 31 new products to its stores. The new drinks include the Virginia-made Blackberry Vanilla and Yuzu Ginger moonshines, as well as Howler Head Banana Bourbon. New distilled spirits also are available for purchase; these include Kamiki Blended Japanese Whisky, the Double Cask from India’s Rampur Distillery, and the Drumshanbo […]

First Congressional District challenger discusses gun safety at town hall

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  Mass shootings, suicide, and domestic violence were some of the topics addressed by First District Democratic Congressional Candidate Herb Jones at a town hall on gun safety June 29. “As a society, we need to make a decision about what we want to do about weapons of war on the streets of America,” Jones told an audience of about […]

Lakeside all-star baseball team earns trip to Babe Ruth World Series

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Appearance will be first ever for LYB

For the first time in its organizational history, Lakeside Youth Baseball will send an all-star team to a Babe Ruth World Series. The 13-15 year-old all-star team completed an undefeated run through the Virginia state tournament by defeating Manassas, 2-0, at JEJ Moore Middle School in Disputanta July 18. Lakeside pitcher Jaethan Inman (a student at Hanover High School) was […]

Henrico CASA to host information session for potential volunteers Aug. 3

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Henrico Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, will host a virtual information session Aug. 3 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. for people who may be interested in volunteering to serve as CASAs on behalf of abused or neglected children. To register, click here. Henrico CASA volunteers advocate both in court and outside it for children and teens experiencing abuse […]

Public transit governing boards don’t look like their riders; a new state study could be a fix

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The ascension of three Henrico County officials to the governing board of the Greater Richmond Transit Company in April marked a new era in Central Virginia’s increasing coordination towards a more functional regional public transportation system. The addition of three men—two white and one Black—from a suburban jurisdiction has also made GRTC’s board even less representative of the riders it […]

‘Big Yard Sale’ to be held July 30 at UR

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The University of Richmond and the Sierra Club Falls of the James group will hold the 23rd Big Yard Sale at UR Saturday, July 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Early bird shopping for UR employees and students only (with ID) will begin at 8 a.m.    The sale will take place at New Fraternity Row, 354 College Road […]

Henrico Property Transactions – June 29-July 5, 2022

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4606 Greatwood Drive – $210,000, 1,090 SF (built in 1979), from Carleen L. Harris to Valdir Vicente Orellana. 10950 Greenaire Place – $226,000, 1,220 SF (built in 1984), from Steven and Barbara F. Bright to Susan Twining. 8406 Colebrook Road – $247,760, 1,296 SF (built in 1959), from Gloria F. Young to Marian Virginia Warder. 3403 New Pasture Court – […]