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Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen to host ‘Art Night’ grand opening July 14

By Citizen Staff | June 28, 2022

The Cultural Arts Center of Glen Allen will host a special Art Night on July 14 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., officials announced recently. The grand opening event will include four new exhibits by local and regional artists, along with a wine and cash bar, sculpture garden, and live music by “The End of The Day.” Guests also will […]

Yorktown man cited by police after trying to bring loaded gun onto plane at RIC

By Citizen Staff | June 28, 2022

  A Yorktown man was cited by the police after Transportation Security Administration officers at Richmond International Airport caught him with a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag. The 9 mm handgun was loaded with 12 bullets, including one in the chamber. It was the third gun caught at the airport so far this month and the ninth handgun that […]

Education firm EAB expanding in Henrico, adding more than 200 new jobs

By Citizen Staff | June 28, 2022

Educational research, technology, marketing and enrollment solutions firm EAB will expand from two existing Henrico locations to one new spot in the county, investing at least $6 million and adding 206 jobs in the process, company and state officials announced Tuesday. The firm currently occupies two locations on East Parham Road but will consolidate those spots into a 70,000-square-foot space […]

Former Far West End Pizza Hut location sold

By Citizen Staff | June 28, 2022

A former Pizza Hut location in the Far West End has a new owner. The 1,452-square-foot spot at 11385 Nuckols Road was sold by Harvill Holdings LLC to an undisclosed buyer for $533,000 as an investment. The site was assessed for $430,400 earlier this year. Alex T. Wotring and Bruce Bigger of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer handled the sale […]

Milestones – June 28, 2022

By Citizen Staff | June 28, 2022

Nahshon Webb of Henrico recently graduated with a BSA degree in Aviation Management from Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology. Webb also was named to the spring 2022 dean’s list. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher. *** Adrienne MacMillan Fisher of Henrico recently graduated with a […]

Lotte Plaza Market enters Richmond region with Henrico store

By Citizen Staff | June 27, 2022

Lotte Plaza Market, a Korean supermarket, will take over the former Stein Mart location at the Olde Towne Shopping Center in Henrico’s Near West End. Lotte Plaza Market will occupy about half of the 91,494-square-foot center, located at 7801 West Broad Street, when it opens in its new 45,268-square-foot space in the shopping center. The market will include a food […]

Sheetz lowering gas prices through July 4

By Citizen Staff | June 27, 2022

Sheetz is lowering its gas prices through the July 4 holiday, company officials announced Monday. Effective immediately, the chain is lowering the cost of a gallon of Unleaded 88 gas to $3.99 and E85 (which contains more ethanol and is not compatible with all vehicles) to $3.49 at all of its 349 locations that sell both types of gas, through […]

Spanberger to host telephone town hall June 29

By Citizen Staff | June 27, 2022

U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger (D-7th District) will host another telephone town hall meeting June 29 form 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to address issues facing Virginia’s families, businesses, seniors, and overall economy. The event also will be livestreamed on Spanberger’s website and congressional Facebook page. During the event, Spanberger will answer questions from Virginians about her work and will give […]

Business in brief – June 27, 2022

By Citizen Staff | June 27, 2022

Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer recently announced that LEED Green Associate Michelle J. Dinkins has joined its Commercial Property Services Group as a senior portfolio manager. Dinkins has 19 years of commercial real estate experience, and recently relocated to Metro Richmond from Maryland. She will be handling a commercial building portfolio of primarily office property types. *** Cushman & Wakefield […]

Savvy Senior: Is skin cancer hereditary?

By Citizen Staff | June 27, 2022

Dear Savvy Senior, Is skin cancer hereditary? My 63-year-old brother died of melanoma last year, and I’m wondering if I’m at higher risk. Younger Sister Dear Younger, While long-term sun exposure and sunburns are the biggest risk factors for melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer – having a sibling or parent with melanoma does indeed increase your risk, […]