Collegiate School names next head of school

Collegiate School has named the leader of a private school in Baltimore as its next head of school. Penny B. Evins will come to Collegiate after a six-year tenure as head of St. Paul’s School for Girls in Baltimore. She will begin in July 2019, following the retirement of current Head of School Stephen D. Hickman. “On behalf of the […]

Memorial Day weekend traffic deaths down this year in Virginia

Virginia experienced its fewest number of traffic deaths during a Memorial Day weekend in at least five years, according to Virginia State Police officials. Preliminary reports indicate six traffic deaths occurred on Virginia highways during this year’s statistical counting period, which began May 25 and concluded May 28. “This decrease in the Memorial Day weekend traffic fatalities and the slowing […]

Washington, D.C. firm buys SunTrust Center in Far West End

A two-building office park in the Far West End has a new owner. FD Stonewater of Washington, D.C. acquired SunTrust Center One and Two, at 11011 and 11013 West Broad Street, from Bridge Investment Group May 24 for $62.4 million. The two buildings sit on about 32 acres and total nearly 420,000 square feet. SunTrust Center One has been leased […]

Henrico athletes to be honored at June 4 awards dinner

Among the Richmond Region’s finest high school scholar-athletes to be honored at the 27th annual Times-Dispatch/Sports Backers Scholar-Athlete Awards Dinner June 4 will be a half dozen finalists from Henrico schools – and a Highland Springs H.S. graduate will be the featured speaker. The finalists from Henrico include Carter Bristow of Douglas Freeman, Ashley Henneberger of Glen Allen, Lexi Long […]

Godwin student wins NCTO scholarship

The National Council of Textile Organization’s Fiber Council announced recently that William Parker of Glen Allen is the recipient of the 2018 Paul T. O’Day Memorial Scholarship Award. Parker will graduate with honors from Mills E. Godwin High School and will go to the Georgia Institute of Technology’s (Georgia Tech) College of Engineering, where he intends to major in computer […]


Cadet Harrison Ludwig, son of Darla Ludwig Bolton of Glen Allen, recently was honored as part of the Renaissance program at Fork Union Military Academy for his Exemplary Conduct status. Maintaining an Exemplary Conduct performance level requires a cadet to be on his best behavior throughout the entire school year. Exemplary Conduct performance level is earned by receiving less than […]

Henrico Police identify pedestrian killed on Brook Road

Henrico Police have identified the pedestrian struck and killed May 27 while trying to cross Brook Road near Hilliard Road. Forty-six year-old Charles Rogers of Henrico was struck by two vehicles at about 9:30 p.m. that day – first by a vehicle traveling northbound on Brook Road, which stopped, and then by a work-style white van with a silver bumper, […]

Pando named next president of Reynolds CC

Paula P. Pando, of Atlantic Heights, N.J, will become the next president of J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College. Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, made the announcement last week. Pando’s selection concludes a national search that attracted 102 applicants. She was chosen over finalists Genene D. LeRosen, the executive vice president at Reynolds, and Feleccia R. Moore-Davis, the provost […]

Mango Salon opens third Henrico location

Mango Salon recently opened its fourth location – and third in Henrico County – in the GreenGate community in Short Pump. The company is locally owned and operated by Bobbi and Patrick Heaney and this fall will celebrate its 15th year in business. Mango started with one salon in the Westhampton neighborhood at the intersection of Libbie and Grove avenues […]

3 Henrico students earn VaCU scholarships

Virginia Credit Union has awarded $2,500 scholarships to three Henrico County students through its Virginia Credit Union Scholarship Program. The students were selected on the basis of scholastic achievement, community service, extracurricular activities, an essay, and work to help cover the cost of education. The Henrico County winners are: • Kaylee Johnson, a 2018 graduate of J.R. Tucker High School, […]