Robins Foundation provides matching funds to Henrico Schools

A matching grant as part of the Robins Foundation’s partnership with the Henrico Education Foundation is channeling donations to best address the emerging short and long-term needs of the county. Henrico County Public Schools and the HEF have collected stocks of food supplies and other items to help vulnerable families during the school division’s closure, but it can sometimes be […]

Obituary – Frank Cole

Frank Baker Cole, 98, of Henrico, Va., went home to be with his Lord on March 16, 2020. He was born in 1921 in Richmond, Va. to Benjamin and Gladys Cole. He is survived by his sons, Frank, Jr. (Melody) of Nags Head, NC, Carter (Susan) of Glen Allen, Va., and Turner of Richmond, Va.; grandchildren, Philip (Gina), Eric (Lindsay), […]

Obituary – Robert Crockett

Robert Ralph Crockett, also known as the inspiring “Coach Crockett,” passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020, surrounded by his family. Ralph Crockett was born into a large, loving family of nine brothers and two sisters in the town of Crocketts’ Cove in Tazewell County, Virginia. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree at The University of Lynchburg in 1954, and later […]

Obituary – Gary Blair

Gary Ronald Blair was born in Columbus, Ohio on July 16, 1951. He passed away peacefully at home on March 21, 2020, surrounded by family and loved ones. Dr. Blair was an accomplished leader in education with 40-plus years of experience, ranging from teaching to division superintendent. He completed his undergraduate at James Madison University and went on to receive […]

Obituary – Virginia Latimer

Virginia Elizabeth Latimer, 95, of Henrico, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 26, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vivian L. Latimer Jr.; and daughter, Peggy Ellis. She is survived by her two daughters, Patricia Hancock (Steven) and Phyllis New (Matthew); grandchildren, Billy, David, Emma, Katie and Matt; and three great-grandchildren as well as a host of […]

Henrico News Minute – March 27, 2020

The March 27, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features details about why Henrico’s school redistricting process may continue on original timeline; how county schools could help emergency responders; Henrico’s hiring freeze won’t apply to public safety positions; the Real ID deadline has been extended. Listen to the brief podcast here or subscribe on Apple iTunes, Google Podcasts, […]