4 high school early-release days switched to full days

Four December days that had been scheduled as early release days for Henrico County high school students will now be full school days. The four days – Dec. 17-20 – had been designated for midterm exams at Henrico’s nine high schools, with students being dismissed after they take exams. After receiving feedback from families and staff members, Henrico Schools decided […]

Job fair set for Sept. 24, 27 following closure of Premier XD facilities

Virginia Career Works-Capital Region and its network of partners will hold a two-day job fair following last week’s sudden closure of three Premier XD facilities in Henrico County. The job fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 and Friday, Sept. 27 at the Virginia Career Works Henrico Center, 121 Cedar Fork Road. All job […]

James River selected as finalist for Thiess International Riverprize

The James River has been selected as a finalist for the 2019 Thiess International Riverprize, awarded bi-annually by the International River Foundation to recognize remarkable outcomes for rivers, river basins and their communities. The James River Association announced the news this week. The prize is considered the most coveted award of river and watershed restoration and is based upon accomplishments […]

US Postal Service hiring for holiday jobs

The U.S. Postal Service is hiring employees for holiday jobs in the Richmond area. The positons include: • Postal Support Employee – $17.19 per hour (Sorts mail at processing plant). • Casual Mail Handler – $15 per hour (Prepares, moves, and sorts mail). An entrance exam is required for both positions. For details, visit www.usps.com/careers. Additional jobs will be posted […]

Brookland, Varina candidates outline plans

Education a hot topic among Board of Supervisors, School Board candidates

The topic of education took center stage during a Henrico candidate forum Monday night at the Henrico Theatre, during which nine candidates for the Henrico Board of Supervisors and School Board from the Brookland and Varina districts laid out their philosophies before a crowd of about 110 people. The six School Board candidates – four from Varina, two from Brookland […]