An open letter from our publisher

Dear Henrico Citizen reader: These are challenging times for all of us, and they are presenting difficult questions that require difficult answers. The COVID-19 virus has changed the way we all are living and working, and we at the Henrico Citizen and T3 Media, LLC are no different. With Gov. Ralph Northam now mandating that Virginians stay home through June […]

Northam orders Virginians to stay home through June 10

Virginians must remain in their homes – with some broad exceptions – through June 10, as part of an executive order issued today by Gov. Ralph Northam that takes effect today. Northam as recently as Friday had seemed reluctant to make such a declaration – choosing instead to strongly urge citizens to stay home unless they had to go out […]

Henrico postpones several Planning Commission, BZA meetings

The next meeting of the Planning Commission now will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 14. The commission has postponed its April 1 meeting for plans of development and subdivisions; actions regarding items on the agenda have been deferred. The commission also has canceled its April 9 meeting for rezoning and provisional use permits; that meeting’s agenda will be […]

C&F Finance to build headquarters on 10-acre E. Henrico site

C&F Finance Company will build a new headquarters facility in Eastern Henrico County, the company announced this week. It will be located on nearly 10 acres of land at 5491 International Trade Drive, a site east of Oakleys Lane and adjacent to I-64 that the company purchased from DMG Properties, LLLP for $400,000. C&F Finance provides indirect automobile, marine and […]

UR donates safety gloves to healthcare workers

University of Richmond officials have donated nearly 7,000 pairs of safety gloves to the Central Virginia All Hazards Incident Management Team for use by healthcare providers in need of supplies. The school (like most others in the state) is closed to students, who are now taking classes remotely. Since science laboratories on campus are not being used, UR chemistry professor […]

Northam expected to announce stay-at-home order for Virginia

Gov. Ralph Northam today is expected to order Virginians to stay at home in light of the steadily growing COVID-19 outbreak in the state. Northam will hold his daily press briefing at 2 p.m. to provide details. Virginia’s total number of confirmed cases surpassed 1,000 with this morning’s announcement by the Virginia Department of Health that 1,025 people have now […]

Henrico News Minute – March 30, 2020

The March 30, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features an update on Henrico County’s COVID-19 outbreak; a local organization offers to donate as much as $15,000 to assist Henrico families; a Henrico woman and her grandson die in a wrong-way crash; a road closure in Eastern Henrico; details about the Citizen’s Henrico’s Top Teachers issue and how […]

Masonic Lane rail crossing to close March 30 for maintenance

The railroad crossing on Masonic Lane will be closed Monday, March 30 for repairs and maintenance. Crews for Norfolk Southern expect to close the section of road at 8 a.m. and reopen it later in the day. A detour will direct motorists around the work zone by way of Gay Avenue, South Laburnum Avenue and Nine Mile Road.