Schmitt claims Brookland seat, regains board majority for Republicans

Henrico Republicans are celebrating tonight after Dan Schmitt won a special election in the Brookland District to give the party a majority on the Board of Supervisors. Schmitt, the president of RMC Events, won with nearly 54 percent of the vote, defeating Democratic candidate Danny Plaugher with 14 out of 15 precincts reporting in. Democrats had hoped that high turnout […]

Saxon encourages shoe donations for the needy

Local retailer Saxon Shoes is marking its 65th birthday, and the company is celebrating the occasion with its 26th annual “Saxon Shoes for the Needy” collection to benefit The Salvation Army. Saxon hosted an Oct. 26 kickoff event at the store in Short Pump Town Center to help get people in the giving spirit. The collected shoes will be presented […]

Brookland voters weigh in on several races

Brookland District polling locations have had voters flowing in and out since 6 a.m. Healthcare, the nation’s economy and President Donald Trump are among the many issues that encouraged voters to come out to the polls today. Voters in the Brookland District are selecting a new representative to the Henrico Board of Supervisors during this election (either Democrat Danny Plaugher […]

Spanberger casts ballot at busy Deep Run precinct

The sound of squeaky, rain-covered shoes echoed throughout Deep Run High School’s auxiliary gymnasium as 7th Congressional District voters filed in to cast their ballots Tuesday morning. As the line of voters snaked around the linoleum floors of the gymnasium, there was an evident buzz in the precinct, especially when 7th Congressional District candidate Abigail Spanberger appeared with her three daughters in tow to vote. […]