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  • 'Historic wind event' downs trees, power lines

    A powerful line of storms that triggered tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings across Central Virginia Thursday night downed trees and knocked out power to more than 150,000. People are sharing their photos and videos of what CBS 6 Chief Meteorologist Zach Daniel calls a "historic wind event."



  • Mothers' Kind Gesture Moves Nurse to Tears

    That is how nurse Pam Medina explained the overwhelming response she received after she posted a plea -- on behalf of a co-worker -- on Facebook. Medina asked for help after she learned her fellow nurse Sara Putnam was unexpectedly granted custody of her weeks-old granddaughter Isabella.



  • Kind gesture moves nurse to tears

    That is how nurse Pam Medina explained the overwhelming response she received after she posted a plea -- on behalf of a co-worker -- on Facebook. Medina said she learned about the situation when she happened to walk into the break room at Henrico Doctor's Hospital and saw her co-worker rummaging through a box of donated baby clothes.



  • Stony Point gets news dog treat bakery

    A Southside mall waiting for its multimillion-dollar upgrade has landed a dog-centric tenant, while another of its retailers rebrands and expands. Stony Point Fashion Park recently signed on Abella Cakes, a dog treat bakery, to take an 1,100-square-foot space in the mall.



  • Firebirds selling lemonade this weekend to fight childhood cancer

    All 39 Firebirds locations across the country, including locations in Short Pump and Chesterfield County, are participating in the fundraiser, "Alex's Lemonade Days," in which Firebirds staff members, guests and children sell lemonade on-site for donations of $3. Click here to create a free user account to enter a calendar events, update your business directory listing or comment on an obituary.



  • East Coast Provisions to open in Short Pump as West Coast Provisions

    A West Cary Street restaurant is planning a new branch in the thick of the westward expansion of Short Pump. Richmond Restaurant Group's East Coast Provisions has signed on for a new restaurant in the suburbs with a similar moniker - West Coast Provisions, company officials announced late Wednesday.



  • Wegmans awards $500 scholarship grants to eight area high school students

    Eight graduating seniors received $500 scholarship grants from Wegmans Food Markets in a symbolic nod to the company's annual announcement of recipients for its Employee Scholarship Program. The local recipients are students from Cosby, James River, Midlothian, Monacan, Deep Run, Mills E. Godwin, Glen Allen, and Goochland high schools near Wegmans in Midlothian and Short Pump .



  • Peter Chang Opens on West Broad Street

    Richmond has been waiting. And waiting. But last night, Peter Chang's new restaurant in the Hofheimer building at 2816 W. Broad St. previewed its new menu with small bites and opened today at 11 a.m. The Richmond food media was out in full force, sitting underneath the long, bright red panel dancing with golden dragons, along with building owners Annie and Carter Snipes.



  • Water main break impacts Short Pump traffic

    In order to fix a broken water main, Henrico work crews have closed lanes along the 4400 block of Pouncey Tract Road, near West Broad Street, in Short Pump. The intersection of Pouncey Tract and West Broad Street is one of the busiest intersections - in terms of traffic - in Central Virginia.



  • Western Henrico Car Pool sells for $3.6 million

    The Car Pool car wash at 11950 W. Broad St. in Henrico County has been sold for $3.6 million, with Cushman & Wakefield The car wash and detail shop - located just west of Short Pump Town Center in western Henrico County - opened about five years ago featuring flat-screen TVs, a fireplace and larger windows in the waiting room. Click here to create a free user account to enter a calendar events, update your business directory listing or comment on an obituary.



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