TemperPack plans $21M expansion at site near Richmond Raceway

Henrico-based TemperPack, a sustainable packaging company, has announced that it plans to expand its production plant in the county through a $21-million investment. The company makes packaging for perishable goods and temperature-sensitive medications at its location at 4447 Carolina Avenue, across from Richmond Raceway. It will add state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment. “We are delighted that TemperPack continues to grow in Henrico,” […]

John Rolfe Middle School logo

Rolfe Middle School considering nickname change

Freeman HS mascot change underway; school name to remain

Officials from John Rolfe Middle School in Varina are considering changing the school’s mascot. Shortly before the school closed because of COVID-19, a group of Rolfe students proposed to principal Debbie George and the Henrico School Board a mascot change process that would weigh new options to replace the school’s “Indians” mascot, which has been in place since the school […]


Henrico’s COVID-19 positivity percentage remains low

Henrico County’s 7-day COVID-19 positivity percentage remained near its all-time low as of Sept. 25, the most recent reporting date for the metric. It rose just slightly from 3.3% Sept. 24 to 3.4% the following day. During the seven-day period from Sept. 19-25, the VDH reported an average of 949 testing encounters among Henricoans, resulting in an average of about […]

PHOTOS: Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k at Deep Run Park

The 2020 Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K took place across three days at four officials courses Sept. 25-27 – including two in Henrico (Deep Run Park and Dorey Park). Above are photos of some of the runners and walkers who took part at Deep Run Park Sept. 26.

Monument Avenue 10K – 2020

Henrico Police seek carjacking suspects

Henrico Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspects involved in a carjacking that took place in Eastern Henrico Saturday morning. At about 7:40 a.m. that day, two Black males carjacked a victim at gunpoint in front of a commercial business in the 5000 block of Williamsburg Road. The suspects stole the victim’s vehicle as well as a […]

Henrico News Minute – Sept. 29, 2020

The Sept. 29, 2020 episode of the Henrico News Minute features details about a new set of Virginia Department of Health metrics designed to help school systems evaluate when it’s safe to resume in-person learning; Henrico Police seek the public’s help finding carjacking suspects; clean air in Virginia reaches historic levels; the second in our three-part video series examining how […]

Milestones – Sept. 29, 2020

The following local students were named to the spring 2020 president’s list at Washington and Lee University: Emma C. Callaghan and Ryan Campbell Lesher, of Glen Allen; and Sarah Katherine Concepcion, Oakley Gordon Mize, Christian Edward Mize, Truman Thomas Chancy, John Overton Pollard, Lilian Holladay, Virginia Todd Kauders, Daniel Benjamin Lynch, John FitzRandolph Hodgson Jr., Frances Marie Pugh and Clayton […]