Supervisors again will accept public comment through online forum Tuesday

Henrico’s Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Government Center, 4301 East Parham Road. The meeting will be livestreamed at, and the public will be able to participate in the meeting remotely. If you would like to speak during the public comment period, you may sign up at After registering, you will receive a […]

Henrico Schools names each school’s teacher of the year

Henrico Schools officials today named the teachers of the year for each of the county’s schools. Superintendent Amy Cashwell next week will announce the five finalists and teacher of the year. The school award recipients are: Brookland District Simone DeJarnette, Hermitage ACE Center Jillian Wolmuth, Dumbarton ES Diana Hundley, Echo Lake Sarah Pierson, Glen Allen ES Lindsey Pantele, Glen Allen […]

Henrico News Minute – April 27, 2020

The April 27, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features details about Henrico Schools’ Edflix learning getting some major enhancements, beginning today; details about how the federal Payroll Protection Program has impacted some local businesses; an update on Henrico’s COVID-19 case count; Richmond Montessori School hosts a candlelight vigil for a murdered teacher; a shooting leaves one dead […]

Response lukewarm to Henrico Schools’ online learning options

But school system enhancing its Edflix site beginning today

Like school systems throughout Virginia and elsewhere, Henrico County Public Schools officials had limited time to decide how they would structure instruction plans for students after the COVID-19 pandemic wiped out the final three months of the in-person school year. They opted for a multi-faceted approach – packets of lesson plans and educational activities initially, followed by online resources and […]

Local small businesses struggle to secure PPP loans

For Marques Jones, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented a series of particularly trying challenges. The business he owns – ComForCare Home Care in Henrico – provides care for high-risk seniors who still live independently inside of their own homes. So before the virus arrived, he invested money into protective gear that he never had needed to purchase previously. The added […]

Man killed, woman injured in E. Henrico shooting

A man was killed and a woman injured in a shooting in Eastern Henrico April 24. It took place in the 1800 block of Buckner Street, off Darbytown Road not far from the Richmond city line, shortly after 2:30 p.m. that day. Henrico Police were called to the scene and found the two victims injured. Both were transported to the […]

Citizen’s Kruszewski wins 6 VPC awards

Citizen Managing Editor Patty Kruszewski won six awards in the Virginia Professional Communicators 2020 communications contest, including two first-place entries that advanced to the National Federation of Press Women competition. Awards were announced online in April; the VPC spring conference was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Kruszewski won a first-place award for her feature story “A Beacon of Light, […]