Church Hill store offers $2 ice cream cone inspired by hurricane

Church Hill store offers $2 ice cream cone inspired by Hurricane

Canadian group purchases Richmond-based sweetFrog for $35 million

sweetFrog, named 2016's best frozen yogurt shop in the U.S. by the Daily Meal, now operates 254 franchised locations and 78 corporate-owned locations globally.

  Richmond company seeks to aid nationwide EpiPen shortage

Even families with no insurance who have an income less than $100,000 may qualify to get the device for free through a patient assistance program.

Walmart to hold first-ever “National Play Day”

Walmart is bringing its first-ever "National Play Day" to select Richmond area Walmart's this Saturday, September 8th from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

  Henrico store owner says customers can decide to buy or not buy Nike

Don't expect to see Nike products come down off the shelves any time soon. A Henrico business owner said the company is polarizing, but it's also the best-selling brand.

  3 new businesses to open at Regency Square Mall in Henrico

The mall is undergoing a $30 million face lift.

Need Supply Co. to expand, relocate in Scott’s Addition

Need Supply Co. says the new location will serve as its corporate headquarters and have about 13,000 square feet of office space and more than 7,000 square feet of photo studio space.

WillowTree to expand, add 200 jobs in Virginia

WillowTree said the move is expected to be complete by the end of 2019.

  Steps to protect your accounts from hackers

Do you worry about hackers getting into your email accounts, bank accounts, or social media sites?  You should.

  Kroger plans to ditch plastic bags

Kroger's chairman and CEO says, "it's a bold move that will better protect our planet for future generations."

Transport company bringing nearly 130 jobs to Richmond

Ocean Network Express, a global transport company, is investing $2.5 million to expand its North American Regional Headquarters office in Richmond and bringing 129 new jobs.

Richmond pulls plug on new electric scooters

The City of Richmond has shutdown the California-based company called Bird Rides Inc.

Virginia unemployment drops to lowest level since 2007

Gov. Ralph Northam said Friday that the unemployment rate was 3.1 percent, matching the August 2007 number.

  6-year-old Virginia girl writes book on money management for kids and adults

When it comes to money management, millions of people turn to financial gurus like Dave Ramsey, Mellody Hobson, and Suze Orman for guidance. But there is a new expert flying on to the scene - a six-year-old superhero.

Dick’s to close Stony Point store

The retail giant confirmed Wednesday afternoon that the location at Stony Point Shopping Center is leaving, but offered no details.

Popular shoe-fitter set to retire after 66 years in the business

After nearly 70 years in the shoe business, a popular shoe-fitter in the Richmond area is retiring.

Bon Secours hospitals receive top rankings in report

Bon Secours announced that several of its hospitals have been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2018-19 by U.S. News & World Report.

  McDonald’s investing $163 million to revamp Virginia restaurants

The company says in a news release that it is "transforming the customer experience inside and outside the restaurant."

VCU cancer center using new device to remove breast cancer tumors

VCU Massey Cancer Center is the first hospital in the region to use a new FDA-approved device to remove breast tumors.

  Secrets to scoring good concert tickets

Got a concert you want to attend? Scoring good seats can be tricky, though, thanks to ticket brokers.

  Tax free weekend kicks off, continues through Aug. 5

The three-day sales tax holiday in Virginia starts on Friday, Aug. 3 and ends on Sunday, Aug. 5.

VSU’s Multi-Purpose Center to hold job fairs

The MPC is a 6,000-seat multi-purpose facility that hosts a wide range of events managed by Spectra, who is an industry leader in sports and entertainment venue management.

  Richmond area Kroger kicks off new wave of grocery shopping

A new wave of grocery shopping is here for Kroger customers in Richmond!

Cardiac rehab center opens in Chesterfield

Bon Secours Richmond Health System has opened a new Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Center at Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center, which is the health system's first cardiac rehab center in Chesterfield County.

Lumber Liquidators moving headquarters to Henrico

A press release said the new headquarters in Henrico will employ 200 people.

  Former Kmart could become an off-track betting site

Colonial Downs is considering buying a former Kmart building in South Richmond and transforming it into a betting site with slot-like gambling machines, according to a spokesman.

  Nacho Mama's restaurant closing in August

A Carytown staple restaurant is closing next month. Nacho Mama's will officially close on Aug. 31.

Longtime farmer's market sellers say they're getting pushed aside

Space in the newly renovated farmer's market will be given to new vendors once it reopens.

Company to invest $275 million, create 140 jobs in Hanover paper mill

A Canadian company is set to invest $275 million into the old Bear Island Paper Mill in Hanover County, which will create 140 new jobs.

Vasen Brewing throwing anniversary party

Live music, food trucks and of course beer will be part of the celebration.

  Richmond votes to move forward on Westhampton redevelopment

Bon Secours Richmond Health System plans to redevelop the Westhampton School property at Libbie and Patterson avenues into a mixed-use business area.

  Neighbors: Landfill makes Petersburg stink

Officials say the smell in the air is still safe to breathe, and they are not required by law to monitor "stink."

Sisters win $10M in Virginia Lottery scratcher

The two women refer to themselves a "sister-girlfriends" and chose the cash option of $5.6 million over the 30-year $10 million payout.

  Mini-golf coming to Hotel John Marshall

A one-of-a-kind attraction is coming to a historic building in downtown Richmond. The co-owner of Greenleaf's Pool Room, Jim Gottier, wants to open a mini golf course in the Hotel John Marshall building.

New dine-in movie theater coming to Chester

A new dine-in movie theater is coming to Chester, VA.

  New 100% all vegan restaurant opens in Richmond

Nuvegan café is an all vegan restaurant chain that just opened its doors in Richmond at 417 W Grace St.

Virginia Lottery takes in record profit

The lottery also awarded a record $1.3 billion with 48 tickets winning $1 million or more.

7-Eleven handing out free Slurpees on July 11

Celebrating its founding birthday, 7-Eleven's annual Free Slurpee Day is upon us yet again. On July 11 (7/11) the store is giving away free Slurpees. Customers can claim their complimentary small-size drink by stopping by a participating 7-Eleven store from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Dominion to reconsider facility site near Mount Vernon

A week after Mount Vernon launched a campaign against Dominion Energy's plans to build a natural gas compressor station across the Potomac River from the Virginia estate, the company says it is seeking an alternate...

  New RVA donut shop debuts; also serves alcohol

Hot Diggity Donuts debuts in Richmond's Manchester neighborhood Thursday with made-to-order fried sourdough donuts.

Panera, Chipotle coming to Hanover Square shopping center

Construction is underway on a new building at Hanover Square on Bell Creek Road in Mechanicsville that will house two new restaurants.