Henrico schools closed through Spring Break

In a move that seemed inevitable, Henrico Schools officials announced today that the division will remained closed through spring break, with the earliest possible return date for students now Tuesday, April 14. The move comes in response to the growing spread of the COVID-19 virus and at the recommendation of health officials. Other regional school divisions announced similar moves today. […]

Henrico conducts drive-through testing for select patients

Henrico and Richmond health districts conducted drive-through COVID-19 testing at Dorey Park in Varina this afternoon for about 130 people who had displayed possible symptoms of the virus but were unable to receive tests when they visited their local healthcare providers in recent days. The event was open only to those patients who had been in direct contact with the […]


Cade Elliott of Glen Allen and Henry Roberts of Henrico were named to the fall 2019 dean’s list at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.6 or higher. Elliott is enrolled in the university’s Olin Business School and Roberts is enrolled in the McKelvey School […]

Henrico News Minute – March 18, 2020

The March 18, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features details about Henrico’s second confirmed case of COVID-19; Henrico establishes hotlines for virus-related topics; Gov. Ralph Northam urges no gatherings of more than 10 people and eases the process of applying for and receiving unemployment benefits; DMV locations close; Henrico Schools officials provide mobile internet hubs at four […]

Henrico Schools sets up mobile hubs at four schools to provide internet access

Henrico County Public Schools officials are setting up mobile technology hubs at four high schools to provide students and staff members with internet access and to repair or exchange laptops for students. The sites are Deep Run, Freeman, Hermitage and Highland Springs high schools, and technology vans will be outside each one from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 on weekdays through […]