California IT firm moving headquarters to Henrico

ASGN Incorporated will create 700 jobs to Virginia in total

A California-based information technology provider is moving to Henrico County. ASGN Incorporated, currently based in Calabasas, California, will move its headquarters to Innsbrook and create 121 jobs at the location. It will invest $5 million in the site at 4400 Cox Road. In total, the company plans to create 700 jobs throughout Virginia by expanding operations in Virginia Beach, Roanoke […]

Henrico Federal Credit Union providing hot air balloon rides to 4 essential workers


Henrico Federal Credit Union officials want to provide a little stress relief for essential workers in the county, so they’re lifting four of them up – literally. During each of the first four Mondays this month, the credit union is announcing a new winner in its hot air balloon raffle contest contest. The lucky essential workers selected will receive a […]

SCC urges awareness of financial fraud targeted at seniors

In conjunction with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, the Virginia State Corporation Commission’s Division of Securities and Retail Franchising is reminding Virginians that extended isolation and loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic may create a perfect storm for financial exploitation of senior citizens. Each year, senior citizens lose billions of dollars to financial fraud, with the loss to […]

Cashwell: New school year likely to include hybrid, parallel learning

What will the 2020-21 school year in Henrico look like? The answer is becoming clearer, following announcements last week by Gov. Ralph Northam and state Superintendent of Instruction James Lane. Henrico officials now are leaning toward two of the five options they had outlined in recent weeks: • a hybrid learning plan, through which students would be split into two […]

Today in Henrico – Mike Taylor, Henrico Education Foundation

The Citizen’s Tara Gray has a conversation with Mike Taylor, the chief executive officer of the Henrico Education Foundation, about the foundation’s mission and how it’s working to serve students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Henrico News Minute – June 15, 2020

The June 15, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features details about a possible run for statewide office by an elected Henrico official; Henrico Schools makes some changes to its food distribution service for the summer months; two Henrico School Board members to hold an online forum tomorrow; Freeman students hold rally; why more than 31,000 negative COVID-19 […]

Freeman students stage peaceful protest

About 100 Freeman High School students and some parents and others protested at the school June 12, calling for equality for black students and also urging the change of the school’s “Rebels” nickname, which was inspired by the Confederacy. (Photos by Patty Kruszewski/Henrico Citizen)

Freeman students protest

Henrico Schools makes some changes to food distribution sites

Henrico Schools officials will continue distribution grab-and-go meals all summer, but some of the locations at which those meals will be available have changed, beginning June 15. The total number of sites has been reduced from 15 to 14, and some sites have changed. Meals will be available Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon at the following locations: […]

Henrico woman among 6 ‘Heroes’ honored by Spanberger

A Henrico woman is among six people honored recently by U.S. Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger for going above and beyond to help others during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tiffany Sherman, the owner of a quilting supplies and instruction shop, began using the tools at her disposal to help those in need shortly after the pandemic began. She organized a fundraiser to allow […]