Varina School Board member Atkins to host online forum Aug. 31

The Henrico School Board will wrap up a series of three virtual meetings with HCPS students with Varina District board member Alicia Atkins’ online forum Monday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. The event originally was scheduled for the morning but has been moved to an evening start time. HCPS students are invited to discuss a variety of topics with Atkins […]

Garbage pick-up delay possible in some parts of Henrico

Some neighborhoods in Henrico may experience delays in garbage pickup during the next several weeks, according to county officials. That’s because of an increase in the volume of trash combined with a temporary shortage of trucks, since a number are undergoing repairs. If your garbage isn’t picked up on its normal day, you should leave your containers at the curb. […]

Henrico artist among 40 statewide to earn VMFA grant

A Henrico County artist was one of 40 from Virginia selected to receive a $5,000 grant form the Virginia Artist Relief Fellowship Program, which was funded by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The announcement was made yesterday. The program is designed to assist visual artists who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19. Sandy Williams IV of Glen Allen was […]

Henrico seeks volunteers to distribute COVID-19 care kits this week

Henrico County is participating in a state program that will deliver personal protective equipment and COVID-19 health information to residents in targeted neighborhoods throughout the county Thursday, Aug. 27 and Friday, Aug. 28. The county is seeking volunteers to help with the effort, which will distribute 20,000 reusable cloth face coverings, bottles of hand sanitizer and informational materials packed in […]

2 Henrico schools to benefit from state grant

The Henrico Education Foundation earned two of the 51 grants awarded yesterday by the Virginia Department of Education to fund 21st Century Community Learning Centers in communities across the commonwealth. The grants range from $50,000 to $200,000 apiece and will allow school divisions, faith-based organizations and community groups to provide students with tutoring and enrichment activities that complement regular academic […]

Henrico Property Transactions – Aug. 12-18, 2020

2503 Poates Drive – $227,500, 1,332 SF (built in 1984), from Yomara McMiller to Dalton A. Gross and Sara A. Wertz. 7408 First Landing Court – $285,000, 1,540 SF (built in 2006), from Laverne Greene to Cherrie C. and Tarzan Moss. 10204 Spinning Wheel Way – $299,500, 1,800 SF (built in 1982), from Anthony L. Martin to Benny J. and […]

Henrico News Minute – Aug. 26, 2020

The August 26, 2020 episode of the Henrico News Minute features details about the Henrico Education Foundation earning grants for programs at two Henrico elementary schools; a Henrico artist is one of 40 statewide to earn a COVID-19 relief grant; one donut shop is coming to Henrico, while another has closed; an update on trash pickup; U.S. Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger […]