UPDATE: Henrico Schools to delay in-person learning until January

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NOV. 16, 4:14 P.M. – Henrico County Public Schools will delay a planned return to in-person learning for elementary school students who choose it until Jan. 11 (for grades pre-K-2) and Jan. 14 (for grades 3-5), sources have confirmed to the Henrico Citizen. The planned return for the former group of students was scheduled for Nov. 30, with the latter […]

Henrico Schools’ Central Office, Henrico Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court closed by COVID cases

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The Henrico Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court and Henrico Schools’ Central Office location both are closed Monday because of COVID-19 cases. The JDR court is closed because a member of the Henrico Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, which is located in the same building at the western government center, tested positive for the virus, Henrico County spokesman Steve Knockemus told the Citizen. […]

3 more Henrico schools report COVID cases

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Three more Henrico schools have reported cases of COVID-19 Monday. The schools are: • Lakeside Elementary (the case occurred in a person last in the building Nov. 11); • Rivers Edge Elementary (the case occurred in a person last in the building Nov. 10); • Elko Middle (the case occurred in a person last in the building Nov. 9). All […]

Virginia man arrested on honeymoon with gun in carry-on luggage at RIC

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A Virginia man was arrested on his way to honeymoon when Transportation Security Agency officers detected a loaded gun in his carry-on baggage at Richmond International Airport in Sandston Nov. 14. A TSA officer spotted the 9 mm handgun loaded with eight bullets, including one in the chamber as the Dinwiddie County man’s belongings entered the security checkpoint X-ray machine. […]


Henrico ties all-time record for COVID cases in a single day

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Henrico County Monday tied its all-time single-day high for new COVID-19 cases with 81, according to the Virginia Department of Health. The news comes after just 67 new cases were reported in the county this weekend. A total of six new virus-related hospitalizations have been reported in Henrico since Saturday – three that day and three Monday. Henrico is now […]

Business in brief – Nov. 16, 2020

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Marc Austin Highfill, owner of EXIT First Realty, recently took top honors during the EXIT Realty Corp. International annual awards event. Highfill received the Tri-Real-A-Thon Award in recognition of outstanding achievement in sales production, listings taken and helping to grow the company. Thousands of sales professionals vie for this award which is known as the “Ironman of Real Estate.” Highfill […]

Henrico News Minute – Nov. 16, 2020

A Henrico supervisor is calling for a vote on the possible creation of a civilian review board for the county’s division of police; the incidence of COVID-19 cases in Henrico drops slightly, but new COVID cases are reported at four Far West End schools; Henrico School Board members express shock about literacy levels at Highland Springs Elementary School; the story […]