Cashwell sworn in as new Henrico Schools’ superintendent

Amy Cashwell took over as superintendent of Henrico Schools Monday at a swearing-in ceremony at the Henrico County Circuit Court. Cashwell, a longtime administrator and educator with Virginia Beach City Public Schools, succeeds Pat Kinlaw, who retired June 30. A group of school division leaders and members of the School Board watched as Cashwell was sworn in. In her previous […]

Property Transactions – June 4-10, 2018

A sampling of property sales during from this period appears below: 1235 New Market Road — $135,000, 1,283 SF (built in 1958), from Matthew F. Burton and Christine Moody to Thomas E. and Tracy K. Haines. 13 Wootton Road — $138,000, 912 SF (built in 1954), from Shannon M. Cullingsworth to Matthew R. Schlough and Erica M. Skinner. 5502 Linda […]

Business in brief

Sheetz began its annual July charity campaign, Sheetz For The Kidz, July 1. Throughout the month, 100 percent of all customer donations will go directly to supporting local children, providing them with new toys, clothes and other basic needs during the holiday season. Customers can support the July campaign in the following ways: donate at a Sheetz check out; purchase […]

Clean Businesses, Land Lovers honored

The Keep Henrico Beautiful Committee has selected the winners in its annual Land Lover and Clean Business awards program, which recognizes properties that are beautifully landscaped and highlight best practices for soil and water conservation and garden habitats. The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday recognized the 10 award recipients, who represent a residential and a commercial property from each of […]

Henrico’s ‘Red, White and Lights’ to feature Richmond Symphony, fireworks and laser light show

Henrico County’s celebration of Independence Day — Red, White and Lights — will be held for the first time at Dorey Park on Wednesday, July 4. The free event will begin at 5 p.m. and will feature family activities and live music, including a performance by the Richmond Symphony set to a fireworks and laser light show finale. Guests are […]

New law offers veteran designation on driver’s licenses

Virginia military veterans now will be able to have their service noted on their driver’s licenses, thanks to a bipartisan law signed into effect June 26 by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Henrico Delegate John McGuire (R-56th) and Delegate David Yancey (R-94th) introduced the legislation in the House during this year’s session after hearing frustration from veterans who needed to obtain […]

Henrico Schools to offer summer Family Learning Series

Henrico Schools’ Family Learning Series will feature nine workshops beginning July 10 and concluding Aug. 21. The series will address such topics as dyslexia,  back-to-school strategies and dads as super heroes. The series is presented by Henrico Schools’ Department of Family and Community Engagement. Register for workshops by e-mailing Terry Talbott at or by calling 804-652-3787. Parents, guardians and Henrico […]