Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced an additional appointment to his administration. Carrie N. H. Humphrey of Henrico was reappointed to the Advisory Board for the Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing. Humphrey is an American Sign Language/English interpreter and educator. *** Phi Eta Sigma, an honor society for first-year college and university students in all disciplines, recently inducted Sarah […]

Fire causes minimal damage at Henrico Panera Bread

A Henrico Panera Bread restaurant suffered minor damage during a fire late Tuesday night. Shortly after 10 p.m. July 30, Henrico firefighters responded to the Panera Bread at the intersection of Staples Mill Road and Parham Road. Construction crews were in the process of removing an oven and hood for replacement and were using a torch to cut a piece […]

Parham Doctors’ Hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital recognized by US News & World Report

HCA Virginia’s Parham Doctors’ Hospital and Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital recently were recognized among U.S. News & World Report’s “High Performing Hospitals for 2019-20.” HCA Virginia’s Chippenham Hospital also made the list. St. Mary’s Hospital has been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report and also was ranked second in the Richmond region […]

Henrico earns Virginia Association of Counties awards for 4 programs

Henrico County’s general government and Henrico County Public Schools earned awards from the Virginia Association of Counties for four programs, including ones to assist individuals who are experiencing age-related memory loss. With its four awards, Henrico led all localities in VACo’s 2019 Achievement Awards competition. Overall, 26 programs were recognized from 96 entries submitted by member counties across the state. […]

JRTHS, HSHS receive high school innovation grants

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced recently the award of high school innovation grants to 13 school divisions, including Henrico County, to develop or implement programs that promote Virginia’s 5 Cs: critical thinking, creative thinking, collaboration, communication, and citizenship while preparing students for careers and post-secondary education. The grants are for the 2019-2020 school year. Eight school divisions received initial planning […]

Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers’ Crime of the Week: July 29-Aug. 2, 2019

This week, Crime Stoppers needs the public’s help in solving a shooting that occurred in the city of Richmond. On July 27 at about 3 a.m., Richmond Police responded to a shooting that occurred at 649 Westover Hills Boulevard. The victim is 46 year old Trimayne Moore. Trimayne was found in the front seat of his 2017 Chrysler 300 suffering […]