Slow rolls on I-64 in Henrico to impact traffic this weekend

Dominion Energy has scheduled a series of slow rolls on Interstate 64 in Henrico County this weekend, Feb. 29 and Mar. 1, to facilitate electric wire pulling work. Drivers should expect delays in 15-minute windows (with 45-minute lifts in between to allow normal traffic flow) between 6:30 a.m. and noon both days. A slow roll is when police cars guide […]

Henrico Crime Report – Feb. 28, 2020

(A sampling of reported incidents and arrests that occurred between Feb. 22-26 appears below) Williamsburg Road at Oakleys Lane – Police arrested and charged a citizen with driving under the influence and other state criminal and traffic violations during a traffic stop Feb. 22 at 1:43 a.m. Chamberlayne Avenue at Azalea Avenue – Police arrested and charged a citizen with […]

Obituary – Suzanne Elizabeth Moore

Suzanne Elizabeth Moore, 59, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. Suzanne was born January 24, 1961 in Lynchburg to George W. Moore and Joan Moore. Full of love, she showered her family and friends with affection. Although she lived a life with many disabilities, she was a light to everyone around her. She could be mischievous and playful, affectionately referring […]

Obituary – Mildred Ellis Taylor

Born March 1, 1929, Mildred Ellis Taylor, 90, of Henrico, VA passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020 in the company of her family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Bernard Reid Taylor; father Junious Wesley Ellis; mother Nannie Slayden Ellis; two brothers Stewart M. Ellis and Junious Graves (Red) Ellis; and nephews Jeffrey Ellis and […]

Obituary – Christopher William Duvall

Christopher William Duvall, loving husband and father of two, passed away at the age of 40 on Saturday, February 22, 2020. His grandparents, Alice and Herman Keller, and Mary Hatfield; and his beloved Aunt Kathy Keller preceded him in death. He is survived by his parents, Sam and Barbara Duvall; his wife, Elizabeth; their two children Aiden and Allison; as […]

Obituary – Mario Anthony Faglioni

Mario Anthony Faglioni, 80, of Chesterfield, Virginia, passed away peacefully in his home on February 25, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Gail Katherine (Smith) Faglioni, his parents Aleardo and Maria Russo Faglioni, and his brothers Nino, Gino, Albert, and Victor. He is survived by his daughter, Liza (Faglioni) Fellenbaum, and her husband, Jere […]

Eastern Henrico hotel fire injures 2 police officers

Two Henrico Police officers received minor injuries during a fire at an Eastern Henrico motel Feb. 27. The fire broke out in a vacant room at the Capitol Inn, 5400 Williamsburg Road across from Richmond International Airport, shortly before 9 p.m. The police officers were among the first to respond and were injured while assisting occupants of the hotel. When […]

Sanders stumps to enthusiastic Richmond crowd ahead of Super Tuesday

Thousands of supporters greeted the Democratic presidential candidate and front-runner Sen. Bernie Sanders in Richmond Thursday, just days ahead of Super Tuesday. Some hopefuls were turned away despite the venue change from a 1,500-occupancy music hall to the Arthur Ashe Jr. Athletic Center which holds 6,000 people. The bleachers roared as supporters held up signs, chanted and stomped with excitement. […]

Charles City Road overpass in Varina reopens

The Charles City Road bridge over I-295 in Varina has reopened to vehicles following completion of inspections by the Virginia Department of Transportation. Inspectors determined the overpass sustained no structural damage during a Feb. 26 fire caused by a tractor trailer crash and is safe for all traffic. The previously closed section of Charles City Road between Beulah and Turner […]

School Board adopts $656.5M budget proposal

The Henrico School Board last night approved its proposed budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. The $656.5-million proposal is unchanged from the initial version proposed by Superintendent Amy Cashwell. and would be an increase of nearly 4 percent from the current fiscal year budget. The proposal now will advance to the Board of Supervisors for consideration in the overall county […]