Henrico School Board unanimously approves fully virtual return to school

On Thursday, it was the Henrico County School Board’s turn to star unwillingly in the series of mini-dramas that has been playing out one at time throughout Virginia and elsewhere in the nation, as local boards determine how – or if – their students and staff members should return to school in a COVID-19 world. In the end, following more […]

Varina District meeting Aug. 3 to focus on Sandston

Varina District Supervisor Tyrone E. Nelson will hold a Community Conversations meeting Monday, Aug. 3 to highlight projects and topics of interest to the Sandston area. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Sandston Elementary School, 7 Naglee Avenue and livestreamed on the Henrico County Government channel on YouTube.com. Those attending will receive temperature checks and be required […]

Henrico Police

Henrico Police arrest man in connection with Eastern Henrico death

Henrico Police Wednesday arrested a 22-year-old county man and charged him with illegal disposal of a body. Christian Thomas Clark was charged after police found a body in the 2200 block of Charles City Road in Eastern Henrico. Police are working with the Virginia Medical Examiner’s Office to examine the identify the victim and determine the cause of death. Clark […]

Restaurant Watch

A look at how some Henrico restaurants fared on their most recent health department inspections. JULY 8 Sistar Seafood, 4844 S. Laburnum Avenue – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: observed boxes of seafood improperly stored on the floor of the walk-in and freezer; observed heavily scratched cutting boards. Casa Italiana, 8801 Three Chopt Road – The […]

Today in Henrico – Zach Felder, Parallel Learning and Nanny Cooperative

Host Tara Gray is joined by Zach Felder, the creator of a Facebook group called Parallel Learning and Nanny Cooperative, who discusses the group’s objectives and how it is hoping to match parents, nannies and teachers to provide an educational alternative for local families.

Henrico News Minute – July 23, 2020

The July 23, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features details about a big day for the Henrico School Board; results of the Henrico Citizen’s reader survey about plans for returning to school; Henrio Police make an arrest in an Eastern Henrico death; Henrico Schools officials now have enough laptops and tablets to provide one to each student; […]

Purchase of 10,000 computers means Henrico Schools now has one for every student

Officials aren't sure, however, how many student households lack internet access

For the first time in its history, Henrico County Public Schools now has the ability to provide an individual laptop computer or tablet to every student in the system – more than 50,400 in total. In preparation for the possibility of partial or full-time virtual learning this fall, school system officials spent $3.55 million in recent months to make that […]