Obituary – Mary Frances Marie Stanley

Mary Frances Marie Stanley, 59, of Mechanicsville, affectionately known as “Sis,” entered into the arms of Jesus Thursday, January 18, 2018. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Bernard “Buck” Carter and Ellen Nuckols Stanley. Sis is survived by her parents, Bill and Alice Stanley; siblings, Ginny Glasco (Rick), William “Bubba” Stanley (Cheryl) and Tim Stanley (Kim); a host […]

Obituary – Doris Terrell Lumpkin

Doris Terrell Lumpkin, 98, of Glen Allen, widow of Felton “Jack” Lumpkin, died January 21, 2018. She was the last surviving of 10 siblings. Doris was a retired seamstress who had worked for J. Taylor Hogan, as well as others. She loved her family and was devoted to her God Jehovah. She is survived by five children, Joan Mitchell, Butch […]

Obituary – C. Fair Brooks, III

C. Fair Brooks, III, 68, of Richmond, moved on and God transferred his soul to Heaven on the afternoon of January 21, 2018. The son of the late C. Fair Brooks, Jr. and Elizabeth Anderson Brooks, he will always be remembered as the devoted husband of Judi Bright Brooks, his wife of 43 years. Fair was a constant source of […]

Obituary – Evelyn Randlette Hurlbut

Evelyn Randlette Hurlbut, 90, of Richmond, passed away after a short illness on January 22, 2018. Born in Henrico County, she was the daughter of the late Edwin Archer and Katie Mae Randlette. She is survived by her son, Terry A. Hurlbut; and three sisters, Patricia Randlette Christopher, Jacqueline Lee Randlette Tucker and Mary Archer Randlette Parkerson. Mrs. Hurlbut was […]

Obituary – Margaret McIlhenny Duffy Cann

Margaret McIlhenny Duffy Cann, 95, of Henrico, passed away Wednesday, January 24, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Hill Duffy and Margaret Dudley McIlhenny Duffy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Allen Cann. Born in Washington, N.C., she spent most of her life in Richmond, Va. In 1944, she married Lt. Ronald A. Cann, […]

Henrico violist achieves first in state

Andrew Shin of Henrico, a senior at Maggie Walker Governor’s School, recently became the first violist ever from the Commonwealth of Virginia to participate in the All National Honor Ensemble Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra is an elite group of high school musicians selected from their respective regional and all-state orchestras across the nation, who assembled for rehearsals and a performance […]

Delegates tout bills to improve prison workers’ jobs


Correctional officers from across Virginia watched Tuesday as a state lawmaker urged support for legislation aimed at reducing turnover among prison guards and making it easier for them to get workers’ compensation. “I think currently we have a tremendous injustice going on,” said Del. John Bell, D-Loudoun. “Out of the 14 [categories of] peace officers in Virginia, the only peace […]

11 Henrico teachers earn National Board certification

Eleven Henrico County Public Schools teachers achieved certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in 2017. Board certification is the profession’s highest mark of accomplishment. Ten additional Henrico teachers renewed their certifications. Becoming certified is a rigorous process. Teachers must submit detailed portfolios to be reviewed by their peers. The portfolios include videos of the candidates teaching, documented […]

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JAN 26 Richmond Raceway will host the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup at the inaugural Season Launch Spectacular Jan. 26 at the complex’s Old Dominion Building. The event will include fan photo opportunities with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, introduction of the new Richmond Raceway Simulator, a meet-and-greet with 2018 Team Racing Virginia athletes, a NASCAR Heat 2 Tournament, tailgate games […]