Henrico to test its community alert system March 1

Henrico County will test its community alert system Thursday, March 1 by sending a message to more than 182,000 landline phones, wireless devices and email addresses that are registered with the system. The brief audio or text message from the Division of Fire will explain that a routine test of the CodeRED Community Emergency Notification System is underway and that […]

Henrico Schools to host superintendent-search input session March 1

A March 1 meeting will give citizens a chance to interact with Henrico School Board members to discuss what they’d like to see in the school division’s next superintendent. The 6:30 p.m. community input meeting at L. Douglas Wilder Middle School will start with a introduction, after which attendees will break into small groups and meet with their district’s School […]

Henrico Extension to offer free financial workshops in March

The Henrico County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension will present free workshops in March to help residents better understand issues affecting their personal finances. The What’s Your Money Habitude? workshop will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 1 and from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 7 in the board room of the Henrico Human Services […]

Fully armed

Marine 1st Lt. Peyton Walsh, from Glen Allen, Va., attempts to pin Navy Petty Officer Austin Walsh from Monroe, N.C., during the 77 kg weight class of the 2018 Armed Forces Wrestling Championship Greco-Roman competition. Walsh is a member of the Armed Forces Sports program’s All-Marine wrestling team. AFS All-Service teams provide servicemembers opportunities to participate in national and international […]

Business in brief

Jeff Lighthiser, PE, president and CEO of Draper Aden Associates, recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Richmond Joint Engineers’ Council. RJEC only occasionally honors a local engineer with its lifetime achievement designation. The award has been bestowed just four times in the past 15 years. Recipients have made a significant contribution to the engineering profession in the greater […]

Henricus Historical Park

Commemorating more than 400 years of history, Henricus Historical Park re-creates everyday 17th-century life in the second successful English settlement in North America and in the Virginia Indian site of Arrohateck. Due to its prime location as a military outpost on a bluff overlooking the James River, the site also boasts rich Revolutionary War and Civil War history, which visitors Read more […]