The fight of his life

Local man seeks presidency of South Sudan

On Aug. 24, 1999, members of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church stood with welcome signs and balloons in Richmond International Airport. They watched eagerly as people dispersed from a flight, wheeling away carry-ons and reuniting with loved ones. Officials from a UN-affiliated refugee organization told the church vestry to be expecting four young men from South Sudan. But only one got […]

Weekend Top 10

MAR 2 Henrico County Recreation and Parks’ Adventure Series returns to the county Administrative Board Room at 4301 E. Parham Rd. from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The topic will be “Life in the Trees.” Join Jocelyn Lohse and her husband Scott Ross on a journey exploring the world of climbing trees. From the early days of recreational tree climbing […]

Henrico to offer classes on vegetable gardening

The Henrico County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension will hold a series of three classes to help residents grow vegetable gardens. The series will begin Monday, April 2 with a session on starting a vegetable garden and working with limited space. The series will continue Wednesday, June 6 with a class on weed control, succession planning, harvesting and preservation. The […]

Henrico Schools to host job fair March 7

Henrico Schools will hold a job fair March 7 to talk with candidates for bus drivers and school nutrition workers. Representatives from the HCPS Human Resources Department, as well as departmental representatives, will be on hand for the event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Varina Area Library, 1875 New Market Road.  Full-time and substitute positions are available. […]

Hearing-impaired teen inspires bill boosting American sign language

Virginia high school students would be able to count American Sign Language as a foreign language credit beginning this fall under a bill that won approval from the General Assembly this week. House Bill 84, introduced by Del. Dickie Bell, R-Staunton, unanimously passed the Senate on Monday. Now it will go to Gov. Ralph Northam to be signed into law. […]