Obituary – Frances Staton

Frances Wood Staton, 82, of Henrico Va, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Friday, April 3, 2020. She was born on March 23, 1938 in Charlottesville, Va, the daughter of the late Nellie Gray and James Edward Wood. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 58 years, Earl C. […]

Obituary – Gaynelle Doustout

Gaynelle Ruth Britton Doustout, 75, of Varina, passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar R. Britton Sr. and Ada V. Britton; and her brother, Edgar R. Britton Jr. “Bubba.” Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Gilbert Doustout Jr.; children, Jennifer Nolte and Jeffrey Doustout (Teena); grandchildren, Michael David Nolte […]

Obituary – Dawn Sykes

Dawn Y. Sykes, 62, of Henrico County, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 5, 2020. She was preceded in death by her father, Emmett Sykes; and husband, Jose Hernandez. Dawn graduated from Long Island University with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree. Early in her career she worked at Brooklyn Hospital in pediatrics and the NICU. She continued her […]

Obituary – Betty Palmore

Betty Ann Marlowe Palmore, age 79, passed away on April 5, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond, Virginia, due to complications from the Covid-19 virus. Betty was born on November 18, 1940 in Marion County, South Carolina. Betty was predeceased by her loving husband of 35 years, James Carlton Palmore, Sr.; father, Albert Bland Marlowe, Sr.; mother, Rose Washington […]

Obituary – Allan Newberry

Our beloved Allan “Al” David Newberry, 59, of Varina, VA passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020, after a courageous battle with COPD. He went peacefully while being lovingly attended to by Tony Geslak and Cathy Brown. Al was preceded in death by his mother, Joyce Ann O’Brien Newberry. He is survived by his son, Leo Allan Newberry, and his […]

Henrico Crime Report – April 10, 2020

(A sampling of reported incidents and arrests that occurred between April 3-9 appears below) 6900 block of Forest Avenue – Police arrested and charged a citizen with shoplifting at a retail store April 3 at 1:45 p.m. 100 block of Airport Place – Police arrested and charged a citizen with public drunkenness at an apartment complex April 3 at 4:21 […]

Henrico News Minute – April 10, 2020

The April 10, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features details about Henrico’s growing unemployment; the county now ranks second in Virginia in total confirmed COVID-19 cases; Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger and 7 other representatives urge changes to the SBA’s payroll loan program; how a local organization that unites people with disabilities and those without has adapted through the […]

Henrico now second in state in COVID-19 cases

Henrico County now has more confirmed cases of COVID-19 than all other Virginia localities except for one, according to Virginia Department of Health data released this morning. The county has 342 confirmed cases, placing it behind only Fairfax County in Northern Virginia, which has 777. Henrico’s case count grew by 23 from yesterday’s report. Statewide, more than 4,500 people now […]

Walkers find comfort in time of stress

On any normal Tuesday, members of the walk club from L’Arche Metro Richmond would be doing laps around the inside of Regency mall. But normal Tuesdays – or normal days at all, for that matter – are a thing of the past since March roared in with the COVID-19 virus on its coattails. After Regency and other local malls closed […]