Tag: Henrico County

Polykon Manufacturing LLC to establish manufacturing operation in Virginia

Polykon Manufacturing LLC will invest more than $60 million to establish a manufacturing operation in Virginia in Henrico County.

Elephant Auto Insurance to invest $2 million in Henrico County, add 1,173 new jobs

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Elephant Auto Insurance, a subsidiary of U.K.-based Admiral Group plc, will invest $2 million to expand its U.S. headquarters operation in Henrico County.

San-J International Inc. to expand Henrico County operation, create 18 new jobs

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that San-J International, Inc., a leading producer of tamari sauce, will invest $38 million to expand its operation in Henrico County.

Sen. Warner statement on award of $17.5M federal preschool grant

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner released this statement today following the announcement that Virginia will receive a $17.5 million Preschool Development Expansion Grant to serve children in 11 Virginia school divisions.

McKesson Medical-Surgical to invest more than $10 million in Henrico County operation

McKesson Medical-Surgical, Inc., a leading healthcare services and information technology company, will invest more than $10 million in Henrico County, creating 225 new jobs.

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Toocloseforcomfort: Mark Warner wins Senate re-election by razor-thin margin

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner didn’t run like an incumbent upon 25 points in the polls in the early summer. He must have seen something that the rest of us couldn’t see.

Waynesboro fugitive on the run for two years arrested in Henrico

Officers with Waynesboro Police Department and Henrico County Police Department arrested a former Waynesboro man on several charges after he had been on the run for over two years.

Halloween: Be smart, be safe, be seen

With Halloween a couple of days away, AAA Mid-Atlantic and the Mid-Atlantic Foundation for Safety and Education are joining forces to remind celebrants of all ages to Be Smart, Be Safe and Be Seen.

Adopt-a-School program helping to spread agriculture to schools

Thirty-three public and private schools and 96 teachers have been adopted as part of the Virginia Agriculture in the Classroom Adopt-A-Teacher and Adopt-A-School programs.

Governor McAuliffe announces Homeland Security grant awards

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Friday that more than $4.8 million in federal funds will be awarded to multiple local government agencies to enhance emergency preparedness throughout Virginia.

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McAuliffe awards extended school year planning, start-Up grants to 13 school divisions

Governor Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday awarded more than $1.6 million in state extended school year grants to support the development and implementation of year-round instructional programs in 29 schools in 13 school divisions.

Specialty pumpkins growing in popularity

Plump orange pumpkins are ripening in the field, scattered on the ground. In those same fields, you might also find white pumpkins, green pumpkins, striped pumpkins, miniature pumpkins and a host of other varieties.

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Local, state leaders support Attorney General Herring’s re-entry efforts

Virginia sheriffs, legislators, and community leaders expressed support for Attorney General Mark Herring’s prisoner re-entry initiative and discussed the importance of re-entry programs

College access organization awards 42 scholarships to Virginia students

GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc. (GRASP), a non-profit, education organization, headquartered in Glen Allen, recently awarded 42 College Success scholarships totaling $60,970 to Virginia students currently attending college who have participated in the GRASP College Success program.


Advisory on Marva Maid Milk products dated May 30-June 2

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) advises consumers to not consume any Marva Maid Dairy milk in ½ pint containers with sell by dates from May 30 through June 2, 2014.

Governor McAuliffe announces $40 million investment in Henrico County

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Mondelēz Global LLC, the U.S. operating company of Mondelēz International, Inc., will invest more than $40 million to expand its biscuit bakery in Henrico County.

State announces 2014 Virginia Index of Performance Awards

Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Board of Education announced that 212 schools and four school divisions earned 2014 Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) awards for advanced learning and achievement.

Richmond, state seek money for expanded bus transit system

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation, the Greater Richmond Transit Company, the City of Richmond and Henrico County are collaborating on a grant application for funding to construct the Broad Street Bus-Rapid Transit system.

Teleperformance to invest $3.5M, bring 500 jobs to Henrico County

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced today that Teleperformance, the global leader in outsourced multichannel customer experience management, will establish a new customer service center in Henrico County, bringing 500 new jobs to the region.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces 70 new jobs for Henrico County

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced today that Ireland-based Anord Control Systems Ltd., a leading provider of critical power infrastructure to the global data center industry, will invest $950,000 to establish its first U.S. operation, Anord Critical Power Inc., in Henrico County.

News Update: Kevin Quick murder investigation takes a legal twist

A Monday bond hearing for four individuals charged in connection with the investigation into the disappearance and death of Waynesboro Police Reserve Capt. Kevin Quick, 45, of Rockfish, Va., led to the charges against three being nolle prossed.

State Police: Clarification on new arrests in Kevin Quick case

The Virginia State Police issued a statement late Friday morning saying that a Richmond television station has inaccurately represented the latest developments in the ongoing Kevin Quick investigation.

Report: Three charged in murder of Kevin Quick

NBC12 in Richmond is reporting that three people are in jail in Henrico County charged with the murder of Waynesboro Police Reserve Capt. Kevin Quick.


ACLU of Virginia applauds federal school discipline guidance

The ACLU of Virginia applauds federal guidance released yesterday by the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice to assist schools in administering discipline in a nondiscriminatory way and to provide alternatives to overly punitive school discipline practices.

McDonnell announces $45 million investment in Henrico County

Gov. Bob McDonnell today announced that Dominion Packaging will invest $45 million to establish a manufacturing operation in Henrico County. The company, which produces high-quality packaging solutions for major customers in the tobacco, quick service restaurant, and consumer markets, will also move its headquarters to Henrico.