Henrico to offer free workshop March 3 on repairing a deck, preparing a yard for spring

The Henrico County Department of Community Revitalization will present a free workshop Saturday, March 3 on maintaining and repairing a wood deck and preparing a yard for spring. Experts will offer tips for creating a sustainable lawn and keeping shrubs and other plantings healthy. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the Community Room at […]

Henrico Schools seeking children for 2018-19 preschool program

Henrico County Public Schools is now recruiting for 2018-19 Federal Programs Preschool. The Federal Programs Preschool is designed to provide a high-quality preschool environment for children who live in Henrico County and who will be 4 years old by Sept. 30, 2018. The program is fully funded by Head Start, Title I, the Virginia Preschool Initiative and the Virginia Preschool […]

Henrico supervisors, deputy county managers appointed to VACo committees

All five members of Henrico County’s Board of Supervisors and two of its deputy county managers will serve on committees of the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) during 2018. Board members received the following appointments: • Chairman and Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton, Education Steering Committee; • Vice Chairman and Varina District Supervisor Tyrone E. Nelson, Transportation Steering Committee; […]

TSA introduces new checkpoint security process at Richmond International Airport

The Transportation Security Administration is implementing stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at airports across the country – including now at Richmond International Airport. The new procedures require travelers to place all personal electronic devices larger than a cell phone in bins for X-ray screening at checkpoints and are designed to address the current terror threat by raising the baseline […]


Olivia Laskin, of Henrico, was named to the president’s honor roll for the fall 2017 semester at Oklahoma City University. Students must earn a 3.9 or higher grade point average for the semester to meet the president’s honor roll requirements. *** The following area students graduated Dec. 16 from the University of Alabama: Natalie Anne Barr, of Glen Allen; and […]