Henrico CASA seeks volunteers to serve as child advocates

Information session set for Jan. 14; training starts Feb. 6

Henrico County Court Appointed Special Advocates will hold a virtual information session Jan. 14 at 6 p.m. for people who may be interested in volunteering to work in the court system on behalf of abused or neglected children. For details, contact Rebecca Kalman-Winston at (804) 501-1670 or kal001@henrico.us or register on Eventbrite for the Jan. 14 session. Henrico CASA will […]

Richmond International Airport sets annual record for guns stopped at checkpoint

Transportation Security Administration officers at Richmond International Airport stopped a man with a loaded gun on the last day of 2020 to end the year with 22 guns stopped at the airport checkpoints – the highest number of guns caught in a single year at RIC airport despite record low passenger volume because of the pandemic. TSA officers stopped a […]

Driver privilege cards available in Virginia

Eligible Virginians may now apply for a driver privilege card at the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. Applications will be accepted by appointment only, and those may be made at dmvNOW.com/appt. The card is the result of a change in Virginia law, authorized by the Virginia General Assembly, to create a way for non-U.S. citizens to drive legally. To be […]

McAuliffe announces huge fundraising numbers

In his mission to become Virginia’s governor for a second time, Terry McAuliffe announced Jan. 4 that he had raised $6.1 million in 2020. of that total, $4.5 million came in during the most recent reporting period, which included more than 1,000 donations in the first 24 hours after he announced his candidacy last month, according to his campaign. McAuliffe […]

Virginia has provided vaccinations to more than 89,000 people, more than 3,200 in Henrico

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The Virginia Department of Health announced Wednesday it’s expected to receive 370,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the year, a decrease from the 480,000 doses estimated from early December. As of Monday morning, roughly 89,300 initial doses had been administered in Virginia – up from about 54,000 Dec. 30, according to the Virginia Department of Health. […]


Henrico hits all-time high for average daily number of new COVID cases

Henrico County is averaging 183 new COVID-19 cases every day during the most recent 7-day period – an all-time high driven by an explosion of new confirmed cases since Christmas. The county reported 165 new cases Monday – its lowest daily number since Dec. 30. In between Henrico witnessed four days with case counts higher than any previous day during […]

Henrico News Minute – Jan. 4, 2021

Henrico witnesses more than 800 COVID-19 cases in four days, an all-time high; school system officials will receive an update from their health committee today, a week before some students are scheduled to return in person; a new way for you to help contribute to the Henrico Citizen; Henrico Fire and Henrico Police name new chiefs of staff. (Today’s Henrico […]