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  • Land assemblage completed for West Broad Marketplace in Henrico County

    A week after the project officially broke ground, the developers of West Broad Marketplace in Henrico County completed s $20 million purchase for the development's large land tract. According to Cushman & Wakefield Thalhimer, which brokered the transaction, Excel West Broad Marketplace acquired the nine-parcel, 61-plus acre assemblage of land.



  • Why plunging gas prices wona t mean lower prices at the grocery store

    Bad weather in Mexico and California, and a rising truck driver shortage mean food prices will not go down this holiday season despite plunging gas prices, according to Tom Leonard who owns Tom Leonard's Farmer's Market in Short Pump. In fact, the American Trucking Associations said the industry is short thousands of drivers as older drivers retire, and others opt for a job that doesn't keep them on the road all the time.



  • Pro Cuddling Coming To Richmond

    Mary Tucker has worked as a goat farmer for 14 years, selling skincare products at farmers' markets locally. She says business has slowed, and seeing reports of other professional cuddlers inspired her to open up shop herself as The Holding Company.



  • A 22,000 square foot Goodwill store is opening today in Henrico.

    A new Goodwill store is opening in Short Pump on Thursday, and it will give more to the community than just a place to shop. A ribbon cutting ceremony gets underway at the new store at 8:50 a.m. After that, shoppers will get their first chance to check out what's on the shelves and on the racks at the 22,000 square foot store Aside from giving people in our area a place to donate and shop for second-hand or discounted clothes, shoes and home goods, Goodwill is all about jobs.



  • Bread dumped on Richmond road; likely meant for donation

    A man out for a walk Monday near the Richmond-Henrico Turnpike found something unusual on the side of the road: a large pile of bread, some of it still in its packaging. Adam Radzisauskas said he was walking his dog on Vale Street when he says he came across the unusual sight.



  • Short Pump mom wins $1 million Pillsbury Bake-Off

    The recipe for success belongs to Beth Royals of Henrico County, Virginia , who won this year's 47th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest and a $1 million payday with her Peanutty Pie Crust Clusters on Wednesday. Each year, amateur home bakers and cooks flock to the contest for the prize money and to show off their skills in the kitchen.



  • Black Saturday: Check out local shops for Small Business Saturday

    America's long weekend of retail may now start on Thanksgiving and be bookended by Cyber Monday, but the cornerstone of it could be Small Business Saturday. Or Black Saturday, as the unofficial re-branding campaign seems to be going.



  • Shopping Safety: Which area malls are the safest

    That was followed by the Shops at White Oak Village in eastern Henrico with 167 crimes. And that number includes a deadly shooting.



  • 8News Investigates: How Safe is the Food at Local Mall Food Courts?

    Shopping at the mall this holiday season? You may need a break for bite to eat but how safe is that mall food court. 8News anchor and investigator Kerri O'Brien forked through dozens of restaurant inspection reports for Short Pump Town Center, Chesterfield Towne Center, Regency Square Mall and South Park and found roaches, dirty utensils and employees not washing their hands.



  • Grocery store competition heats up in Richmond

    The announcements are starting to feel like falling leaves. They just keep on coming.



  • CONTEST: Win Science Museum of Virginia gift pack, $200 gift card to Short Pump Town Center

    Don't miss your chance to win a $200 Short Pump Town Center gift card from CBS 6 and a holiday gift pack from our friends at the Science Museum of Virginia! The gift pack includes a family membership and is full of over $100 in holiday gifts from Shop4Science for your science lover! Don't forget to make plans to return to the Science Museum of Virginia this holiday season for Fruitcake Science!



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