UPDATE: Henrico to begin second phase of COVID vaccinations Jan. 18

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UPDATE: Jan. 13, 3:16 P.M. – Henrico County will not enter the second phase of COVID-19 vaccinations until Monday, Jan. 18, according to Henrico and Richmond health districts officials. During a Henrico Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday night, Henrico Health Director Danny Avula had indicated that the county would enter the phase today. Instead, Phase 1B will begin next week, […]

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Virginia Senate implements voice message center

  Virginians who want to provide input about legislation in the Virginia Senate during this year’s General Assembly session now have another way to do so. The Senate has established a toll-free voice message center that will receive calls each weekday during the session (beginning Jan. 13 and concluding when the session does). The number – 1-833-617-1821 – will be […]

Henrico Police receive donated snacks for Law Enforcement Officers Appreciation Day

On Jan. 9, Henrico County law enforcement officers at each of the county’s three police station houses received carts full of donated snacks, fruit and beverages in recognition of National Law Enforcement Officers Appreciation Day.  The treats were collected earlier in the week from members of the HCPD Citizens Police Academy Alumni and other appreciative citizens and distributed along with […]

Henrico Police seek information about December robbery

Henrico Police are seeking the public’s help identifying the suspects who robbed a commercial fast food business in the Near West End Dec. 18. It happened just before 1 a.m. in the 1500 block of Eastridge Road near Freeman High School. Several employees indicated two men had robbed them and then took off from the back of the business, running […]

UPDATE: Cashwell again delays in-person learning, to allow for vaccinations

One week after delaying a return to in-person learning for elementary school students by two weeks, to Jan. 25, Henrico Schools Superintendent Amy Cashwell Tuesday announced a delay for all students that could extend into late February. The new delay is the third announced since Nov. 16 and comes as the county is mobilizing to vaccinate all education employees. It’s […]

17 more COVID cases reported in Henrico schools

Seventeen more cases of COVID-19 have been reported at 14 Henrico schools and facilities since Jan. 7, according to Henrico County Public Schools. The new cases included two at Freeman High School, two at Ratcliffe Elementary School and two at Dumbarton Elementary School. Only one of those six cases (the second one at Dumbarton) involved someone who was last in […]

Winter/spring art class registration open at Cultural Arts Center

Registration is now open for winter/spring art classes for all ages and abilities at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, with select classes starting at $25. Highlights include visual arts for kids, jewelry design, framing, watercolors, guitar lessons, and more. Social distancing, limited class sizes and health practices will be in place and face coverings required while inside the […]

Henrico’s new COVID cases drop slightly for second straight day

4 new deaths also reported Tuesday

Henrico witnessed its second straight day with declining new COVID-19 case counts Tuesday, reporting 171 new cases (down from 188 Monday and 206 Sunday). The county is now averaging 200 new daily cases during the most recent seven-day period. The Virginia Department of Health also reported four new virus-related deaths and three new hospitalizations in Henrico Tuesday. In total, seven […]

Henrico Ministers’ Conference to host 35th annual worship service Jan. 18

The Henrico Ministers’ Conference will host its 35th annual worship service Jan. 18 at 9:30 a.m. The event will be presented virtually on the Henrico Ministers’ Conference Facebook page and streamed live on YouTube. It will include guest speaker Rev. Dr. Theodore T. Brown, the pastor of Quioccasin Baptist Church. All donations collected for the event will go to support […]

Milestones – Jan. 12, 2021

Kathryn Carithers of Henrico was named to the fall 2020 president’s list at Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C. To be eligible for the president’s list, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.75 or higher. Carithers is a freshman majoring in Keyboard Performance. *** Nina Ford of Henrico recently graduated with a master of education degree from […]