New parking lot opens at Staples Mill Amtrak station

Catching a train from Henrico’s Staples Mill Amtrak station should be a bit easier now, thanks to the completion of the first phase of a parking improvement project. The station recently opened a new section of parking spots – 115 in total – designed to help alleviate crowded parking conditions. As part of the project, a second entrance to the […]

Crisis Receiving Center marks five years of service to county residents

Henrico County and Parham Doctors’ Hospital are commemorating the fifth anniversary of the opening of the Henrico CIT Crisis Receiving Center, where individuals in psychiatric crisis can receive prompt care from a multidisciplinary team of health professionals. The center, based in the emergency room at Parham Doctors’ Hospital, operates through a partnership between the hospital and Henrico’s Crisis Intervention Team, […]

Driver charged in tractor trailer crash on I-295

The driver of the tractor trailer that overturned in western Henrico last night has been charged with reckless driving and failure to maintain proper control, Virginia State Police said this morning. At about 7:12 p.m. Jan. 30, the 2000 International Tractor, which was hauling granite or marble on a flatbed trailer, crashed at the northbound I-295 exit on Interstate 64 […]


The following students from Henrico County were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at Furman University in Greenville, S.C.: Hallie Miller, Kathryn Jennison and Jack Rotty. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a grade point average of 3.4 or higher for the semester. *** Tierra Simone LeGrande, of Glen Allen, graduated Dec. 16 […]

Free tax-preparation service to begin Wednesday at Libbie Mill and Fairfield libraries, other sites in metro region

Families and individuals who earned less than $54,000 last year can receive free assistance with their 2017 income tax returns at locations in Henrico County and throughout the metropolitan region. MetroCASH, an IRS-sponsored local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program operated by United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg, is hosting 15 sites, including two in Henrico: Libbie Mill Library, 2100 […]