3 organizations plan full-day care at Henrico public schools this fall

Three nonprofit organizations are planning to turn as many as 16 or 17 Henrico County public schools into temporary childcare centers once school begins in virtual mode Sept. 8. The YMCA of Greater Richmond, Henrico Police Athletic League and Henrico Education Foundation intend to offer full-day care during at least the first nine weeks of the school year, when most […]

Henrico expects rosier finish to Fiscal Year 2020 than originally anticipated

It could have been worse. Though Henrico County finance officials haven’t yet closed the book on Fiscal Year 2019-20, which ended June 30, their preliminary analysis shows that the county’s financial downturn wasn’t as severe as they had feared it could have been. This spring, officials estimated that in order to balance the FY19-20 budget and make up for revenue […]

Henrico’s COVID positivity percentage climbs to 7.5%

Henrico County’s 7-day COVID-19 positivity percentage continues to rise, hitting 7.5% Aug. 7. A total of 44 new confirmed cases in the county were reported by the Virginia Department of Health Tuesday, increasing Henrico’s overall total to 3,948. One new death of a person in his or her 70s was reported in the past 24 hours. More than 64,000 PCR […]

More pop-up school supply drives planned

Henrico County Public Schools has planned several more pop-up school supply drives in the coming days and weeks to assist students whose families may not be able to afford proper supplies. Many students will need supplies during predominantly virtual learning for the first nine weeks and as students gradually return to school in person. Aside from standard supplies, some families […]

Henrico News Minute – Aug. 11, 2020

The Aug. 11, 2020 episode of the Henrico News Minute features details about how to run the Monument Avenue 10k entirely in Henrico; the grandfather of a late Deep Run High School student-athlete creates a nonprofit to honor him; another Henrico DMV location will reopen next week; a Henrico man wins a bass fishing tournament; Henrico Police plans a rabies […]

Milestones – Aug. 11, 2020

Logan Douglas and Olivia Dimond of Henrico were named to the dean’s list for the winter semester ending in April 2020 at Bates College in Maine. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.8 or higher. *** Gov. Ralph Northam recently appointed Richard Schollmann of Henrico to the Broadband Advisory Council. Schollmann […]

Grandfather of Deep Run student-athlete who died starts nonprofit to honor him

The death of Deep Run High School student and star athlete Gabe Henderson in a boating accident at Lake Anna devastated the school’s community and many others throughout the region. A starter on the varsity football team since freshman year, Henderson appeared to have a promising career ahead in the sport. In only his junior year, he had scholarship offers […]