Henrico News Minute – May 30, 2024

Henrico News Minute – May 30, 2024

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Henrico supervisors raise threshold for business license tax, approve expansion of RECAP program; the Atlantic 10 extends its stay in Henrico for women's basketball; a look at animals up for...

In the Garden: Grow fast, fun and easy microgreens

In the Garden: Grow fast, fun and easy microgreens

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Have fun growing some delicious and nutritious microgreens on your kitchen counter, in a sunny window, or under lights any time of the year. In as little as a week...

Henrico eases business license taxes, broadens tax exemptions for certain homeowners

Henrico eases business license taxes, broadens tax exemptions for certain homeowners

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At its May 28 meeting, the Henrico Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance doubling the threshold for business license taxes to $1 million, meaning that businesses with annual earnings of...

Atlantic 10 extends women’s basketball championship tournament for a third year in Henrico

Atlantic 10 extends women’s basketball championship tournament for a third year in Henrico

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Officials from the Atlantic 10 conference Wednesday announced that the A-10 women's basketball championship tournament will remain in Henrico County for a third year. The Henrico Sports and Events Center,...

Henrico Fur Finder: May 29, 2024

Henrico Fur Finder: May 29, 2024

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Welcome to Henrico Fur Finder, where each week we highlight pets looking for a forever home at the Henrico Animal Shelter. Animals are sometimes adopted quickly; the shelter cannot guarantee...

Pets 5/29/24

Pets 5/29/24

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Henrico Property Transactions: May 1-7, 2024

Henrico Property Transactions: May 1-7, 2024

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2804 Parkside Avenue - $216,730, 1,416 SF (built in 1946), from Donna Mathews to Hanover Home Buyers LLC. 914 Ironington Road - $240,000, 1,790 SF (built in 1956), from Clifton...

Portion of Lakeside Avenue to close May 29 morning for power line relocation

Portion of Lakeside Avenue to close May 29 morning for power line relocation

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The portion of Lakeside Avenue between Dumbarton Road and Bryan Park Avenue will be closed for about four hours beginning at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, for the relocation of...

Pedestrian killed on Brook Road

Pedestrian killed on Brook Road

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A woman walking was hit and killed by a vehicle along Brook Road in Henrico County Sunday night, according to authorities. Police were called to the crash at Brook Road...

Henrico supervisors to discuss public works projects and tax relief

Henrico supervisors to discuss public works projects and tax relief

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The Henrico County Board of Supervisors will meet twice Tuesday, May 28. First, during a 4 p.m. work session in the County Manager’s Conference Room at the Henrico County Government...

Milestones: May 28, 2024

Milestones: May 28, 2024

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Timofey Barlow and Maxwell Moore of Henrico were named to the spring 2024 dean’s list at Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Md. To qualify for the dean’s list, students...

Savvy Senior: Ways to make gardening easier as you age

Savvy Senior: Ways to make gardening easier as you age

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Dear Savvy Senior, What gardening tips can you offer to older seniors? I love to putter around and work in the garden, but my back and knees have caused me...

Henrico News Minute – May 28, 2024

Henrico News Minute – May 28, 2024

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Another pedestrian is struck and killed on Brook Road; Henrico supervisors plan two meetings today; Gov. Glenn Youngkin signs three bills seeking to reduce impact of opioids, other drugs of...

Virginia State Police begin ‘Operation CARE’ to reduce Memorial Day crashes, fatalities

Virginia State Police begin ‘Operation CARE’ to reduce Memorial Day crashes, fatalities

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The Virginia State Police is preparing for the Memorial Day weekend travel with Operation Crash Awareness Reduction Effort, a state-sponsored national program designed to reduce crashes, fatalities, and injuries from...

Virginia joins antitrust action seeking to break up Live Nation, Ticketmaster

Virginia joins antitrust action seeking to break up Live Nation, Ticketmaster

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A coalition of 30 states, including Virginia, have joined the U.S. Department of Justice in antitrust action against Live Nation Entertainment Inc and its subsidiary, Ticketmaster LLC, accusing the two...

‘Wear Blue’ run/walk event designed to honor fallen veterans on Memorial Day

‘Wear Blue’ run/walk event designed to honor fallen veterans on Memorial Day

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As Memorial Day approaches, thousands of veterans and families of fallen soldiers are preparing to take part in an effort designed to honor the men and women who have died...

Richmond man pleads guilty to Henrico robbery

Richmond man pleads guilty to Henrico robbery

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A Richmond man has pleaded guilty to robbing a Henrico convenience store at gunpoint July 3, 2023. Darryl Nathaniel Cole, 59, entered a plea earlier this month for an incident...

Youngkin signs three bills to address addiction, overdose prevention

Youngkin signs three bills to address addiction, overdose prevention

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Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin signed three pieces of legislation this week designed to address addiction and overdose prevention in schools and communities statewide. One of the new laws requires local...

Festival smiles

Festival smiles

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Even a weekend marred by rainy weather could not keep lovers of Lebanese food and culture away from the 39th Annual Lebanese Food Festival, held May 17-19 at St. Anthony...

Henrico Crime Report: May 17-23, 2024

Henrico Crime Report: May 17-23, 2024

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7600 block of East Parham Road – Police arrested and charged a citizen(s) with possession of methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin and a traffic violation May 17 at 1 p.m. Glenside...

Weekend Top 5

Weekend Top 5

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CharacterWorks, a faith-based after-school theater program, will present Disney’s “Finding Nemo Jr.” at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen May 24-26. A musical adaptation based on the beloved 2003...

Henrico News Minute – May 24, 2024

Henrico News Minute – May 24, 2024

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A Henrico woman is a Powerball winner; an overnight truck fire forces some road closures; several changes at Richmond International Airport; two Henrico programs earn state tourism funding; Walmart celebrates...

Obituary – Doris Daniel Cheek

Obituary – Doris Daniel Cheek

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Doris Daniel Cheek, 94, of Henrico, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2024. She was a member of Highland Springs United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her...

Obituary – Paula Brown Swansey

Obituary – Paula Brown Swansey

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Paula Brown Swansey of Richmond, VA passed away on May 12, 2024 with her family by her side. She was born in Salisbury, MD and resided at the Masonic Home...

A quiet but colorful Fourth


(Pictures above are scrolling; click on one to expand it.) Henrico County’s Red, White and Lights Fourth of July celebration is a no-go for the second consecutive year (canceled last year because of rain, this year because of COVID-19), but the county still wanted to help citizens get in a patriotic mood. So it set up displays at Crump Park […]

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