Supervisors briefly discuss civilian review board, agree to hold public meeting

During a work session Tuesday night, Henrico supervisors briefly discussed a potential civilian review board for the county’s division of police but agreed to save more detailed conversations about the topic for a public meeting they’ll host sometime next month. That meeting – for which a date hasn’t yet been set – likely will include a chance for citizens to […]

Coates named Henrico Finance director

Henrico County’s Department of Finance soon will have a new director. Meghan F. Coates, who joined the department as deputy director last year, will become its director Aug. 1. She is currently serving as acting director, following the departure of former director Ned Smither, who left to become county administrator in Powhatan County. Smither had served in the role since […]


Henrico’s positivity percentage increases to 7.5%

Henrico County’s 7-day positivity percentage for new COVID-19 cases continues to climb, reaching 7.5% on July 24, the most recent day reported by the Virginia Department of Health. A total of 65 new cases reported since yesterday brings the county’s total to 3,436. Only one hospitalization and no deaths have been reported in the county in the last day.

Pop-up school supply drive planned July 30

Although the public school year in Henrico will begin with a fully virtual format, students still will need school supplies – and some families may need items that might normally be found in a classroom, such as whiteboards and pencil sharpeners. The Henrico County Public Schools’ Department of Family and Community Engagement will sponsor a pop-up school supply drive (in […]

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Henrico Police identify person of interest in alleged racial targeting at grocery store

Henrico Police have identified a person of interest in connection with a series of events that may have been racially motivated that took place at an Eastern Henrico grocery store July 24. At about 12:30 p.m. that day, a customer at the Publix store in the 4500 block of South Laburnum Avenue allegedly told employees that she did not want […]

Milestones – July 28, 2020

Jackson A. Jeffrey of Henrico was named to the spring 2020 dean’s list at Boston University. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.5 grade point average for the semester. *** Nikita D. Natu of Glen Allen graduated in May from Boston University. Natu received a master of science degree in Computer Information Systems. *** Jabasi Nesbitt […]

Henrico News Minute – July 28, 2020

The July 28, 2020 Henrico News Minute features details about Henrico’s Board of Supervisors plans to discuss the possibility of civilian review board; an update about the 2020 Innsbrook After Hours season; Henrico records its highest single-day COVID-19 case count; why a publishing company is seeking vintage photos about one Henrico community; a senior living community in Henrico gets its […]