Man, woman shot in Eastern Henrico

A man sustained critical injuries and a woman non-life-threatening injuries when they were shot in the 5000 block of Meadowlark Court, near The Shops at White Oak Village in Eastern Henrico, shortly before 2 p.m. Friday. Both victims were transported to an area hospital for treatment. Henrico Police are on scene and are asking for anyone with information to submit […]

Virginia announces expansion of grants for small businesses, nonprofits

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced recently that Rebuild VA, the $70 million economic recovery fund launched in August, is expanding its eligibility criteria to allow more small businesses to apply. Businesses that received funding from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and supply chain partners of businesses whose normal operations were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic […]


Henrico’s 7-day COVID positivity percentage drops again, to 3.4

Henrico’s 7-day COVID-19 positivity percentage continues to decline, reaching a new all-time low of 3.4% as of Sept. 21, the most recent date for which the data is available. That was more than one full percent lower than the county’s previous record low before this week. Henrico has reported 28 new cases of COVID-19 since Thursday, for a total of […]


Henrico Schools’ enrollment down about 1,500 students from last year

Preliminary enrollment totals indicate that Henrico County Public Schools has lost about 1,500 students from last year – perhaps due to a combination of parents removing students to homeschool them or enroll them in private school, coupled with others holding off on enrolling rising kindergartners. As of Sept. 21, unofficial data reported 48,840 total students in the system – a […]

Henrico News Minute – Sept. 25, 2020

The Sept. 25, 2020 episode of the Henrico News Minute features details about a possible return to in-person learning in Henrico; the School Board punts on its countywide redistricting effort. . . for now; we want to hear from you about how school is going for your students – and U.S. Congressman Donald McEachin does, too; Virginia offers financial relief […]

Henrico Crime Report – Sept. 25, 2020

(A sampling of reported incidents and arrests that occurred Sept. 18-24 appears below) 600 block of Edgefield Court – Police arrested and charged a citizen with assault with a gun at a single-family home Sept. 18 at 2:43 p.m. 10100 block of Brook Road – Police arrested and charged a citizen with shoplifting at a retail store Sept. 18 at […]

Obituary – Pat Onofrio

Pat Onofrio 92, of Henrico, Va. passed peacefully at his home on Sept 20, 2020 surrounded by his entire family. Pat is preceded in death by his parents, Antonio and Marietta (Lio) Onofrio; in-laws, Frank and Vincenza Zizzo; sister, Beatrice and husband Frank Carelli; and his granddaughter Danielle Pisciotta. Pat is survived by his wife of 49 years, Anna (Zizzo); […]

Obituary – Edna Groome Bragg

Edna Groome Bragg, 89, departed this life Tuesday, September 22, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 50 years, Kenneth L. Bragg and her eldest son, Kenneth W. Bragg. She is survived by two sons, Randy L. Bragg and Raymond F. Bragg (wife, Brenda); two grandchildren, Isaac M. Bragg and Sarah C. Bragg; and numerous extended […]

Obituary – Joseph Barakat Rossie

Joseph Barakat Rossie of Richmond passed away peacefully at home early on the morning of September 23. He was just weeks short of his 64th wedding anniversary and his 97th birthday. He was born in a working class neighborhood on November 11, 1923, in the New York City apartment of his Lebanese immigrant parents, a few blocks from Wall Street. […]

Obituary – B. Meredith Winn, Jr.

B. Meredith Winn, Jr., 76, of Henrico, VA, passed away on September 18, 2020. Meredith was born in Sandston, VA on September 28, 1943. He graduated from Highland Springs High School and continued on to receive a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Tech and M.B.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University. Meredith was married to Marilyn L. Winn on December 9, […]