Lane closure planned on I-64 East in West End April 17, 18

Lane closure planned on I-64 East in West End April 17, 18

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The Virginia Department of Transportation is advising motorists that one land will be closed on I-64 eastbound between West Broad Street and North Parham Road April 17 and/or 18. The...

Siblings arrested, charged in connection to Lakeside Burgers & Fries fire

Siblings arrested, charged in connection to Lakeside Burgers & Fries fire

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A brother and sister have been arrested and charged in connection to a fire that damaged a Lakeside restaurant in February. Jordan Castaneda, 37, and Shelby Castaneda, 32, were each...

Adult wheelchair basketball national championships arrive in Henrico this weekend

Adult wheelchair basketball national championships arrive in Henrico this weekend

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Sportable will host the 2024 National Wheelchair Basketball Association Adult Division Wheelchair Basketball National Championships April 12-14 at the Henrico Sports and Events Center in Glen Allen. The event will...

How you can win a luxury playhouse while helping Virginia children in need

How you can win a luxury playhouse while helping Virginia children in need

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the team at Henrico CASA is raising awareness about the work they do in hopes of attracting more volunteers. The organization's fourth annual...

Henrico Crime Report: April 5-11, 2024

Henrico Crime Report: April 5-11, 2024

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Cox Road at Four Seasons Terrace – Police arrested and charged a citizen with driving under the influence April 5 at 1:55 a.m. 600 block of North Laburnum Avenue –...

Weekend Top 5

Weekend Top 5

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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will host The Big Bloom, a festive garden party Friday, April 12 beginning at 6 p.m., to celebrate spring. Tickets for the adults-only event are $30...

Henrico News Minute – April 12, 2024

Henrico News Minute – April 12, 2024

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The Henrico Planning Commission endorses plans for a 622-acre data center and advanced manufacturing development in Sandston; Henrico flood insurance policies will become less expensive in October; a Henrico macaw...

Henrico macaw is finalist in national wacky pet name contest

Henrico macaw is finalist in national wacky pet name contest

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A Henrico macaw is one of the finalists for the title of wackiest pet name in the United States. "Magic Nugget" is among the 30 finalists in Nationwide Insurance's annual...

Scenthound bringing ‘dog wellness’ concept to Short Pump

Scenthound bringing ‘dog wellness’ concept to Short Pump

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A new wellness-focused dog care service is now open in Short Pump. Scenthound, founded in 2015, bills itself as the nation's first dog wellness concept and is planning more than...

Keep Virginia Beautiful’s ‘Green Grants’ application process now open through April 30

Keep Virginia Beautiful’s ‘Green Grants’ application process now open through April 30

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Keep Virginia Beautiful is currently accepting applications for its annual Green Grants program, which aims to fund projects that help keep Virginia beautiful. Thirty grant awards will be announced in...

Henrico Police seek man wanted for construction fraud, believe there may be other victims

Henrico Police seek man wanted for construction fraud, believe there may be other victims

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A Prince George is wanted by Henrico Police for construction fraud, and police believe there may be more victims. Charles Edwards Bartley, 46, owned and operated a pool company called...

New FEMA certification means Henrico property owners will save on flood insurance

New FEMA certification means Henrico property owners will save on flood insurance

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Henrico County property owners will be able to save on flood insurance costs beginning in October with the county’s participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Community Rating System (CRS)....

Henrico, InUnison to host business town hall May 9

Henrico, InUnison to host business town hall May 9

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Henrico County officials will discuss key issues facing businesses in the area, including access to resources and support, at a May town hall event. Henrico County Manager John Vithoulkas, InUnison...

Allen & Allen seeking nominations for 15th annual ‘Hometown Heroes’ Award

Allen & Allen seeking nominations for 15th annual ‘Hometown Heroes’ Award

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The personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & is accepting nominations for its 15th annual Allen & Allen Hometown Heroes Award. The awards are designed to honor people...

ACE Centers at Virginia Randolph, Hermitage to host spring plant sales

ACE Centers at Virginia Randolph, Hermitage to host spring plant sales

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The Advanced Career Education Centers at Hermitage and Virginia Randolph will host two spring plant sales in the coming weeks, featuring selections of student-grown flowers, vegetables and herbs, as well...

Warner, others introduce bill to expand access to diabetes-prevention programming

Warner, others introduce bill to expand access to diabetes-prevention programming

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During Minority Health Month, Virginia Senator Mark Warner is helping to introduce a bill that seeks to expand access to diabetes-prevention programming. The PREVENT DIABETES Act would make diabetes prevention...

Nominations sought for Preservation Virginia’s Historic Preservation Awards

Nominations sought for Preservation Virginia’s Historic Preservation Awards

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Applications for Preservation Virginia's annual Historic Preservation Awards are now open and will be accepted through April 30. The awards recognize outstanding preservation projects, organizations, and people who are dedicated...

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Varina HS named one of 27 ‘Schools of Excellence’ by ACT

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For five years, American College Testing has been presenting its annual "School of Excellence" awards to recognize high schools that support student success in college and beyond. This year, Varina...

Concert Ballet of Virginia to present ‘Frankenstein’ April 20 at Tucker HS

Concert Ballet of Virginia to present ‘Frankenstein’ April 20 at Tucker HS

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The Concert Ballet of Virginia will present its adaptation of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's classic horror story "Frankenstein" at J.R. Tucker High School April 20 at 2:30 p.m. The music for...

Restaurant Watch

Restaurant Watch

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MARCH 15 Glen Allen Bistro, 10209 Staples Mill Road – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: facility doesn’t have a certified food protection manager; person in charge...

VanValkenburg to host post-session town hall April 21

VanValkenburg to host post-session town hall April 21

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Virginia State Senator Schuyler VanValkenburg will host a 16th Senate District Post-Session 2024 Town Hall Sunday, April 21, at the Ismaili Jamatkhana at 11529 Nuckols Road in Glen Allen. VanValkenburg...

Latin Ballet of Virginia to present ‘Marcel Marceau: A Silent Hero’ May 2

Latin Ballet of Virginia to present ‘Marcel Marceau: A Silent Hero’ May 2

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The Weinstein JCC’s 2023-2024 Arts + Ideas season comes to a close on Thursday, May 2, with the Latin Ballet of Virginia's presentation of Marcel Marceau: A Silent Hero at...

Virginia State Police offering free motorcycle safety course May 18

Virginia State Police offering free motorcycle safety course May 18

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Five motorcyclists have died on Virginia roads during the past week – three of them in Henrico – and the Virginia State Police are encouraging motorcyclists to take a safety...

Youngkin vetoes measure to let Va. localities increase sales tax to pay for school construction

Youngkin vetoes measure to let Va. localities increase sales tax to pay for school construction

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Local governments will have to find other ways of funding school construction and modernization costs after Gov. Glenn Youngkin vetoed legislation on Monday that would have allowed them to impose...

Norfolk Booker T. Washington blitzes Petersburg in convincing fashion 38-14

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Norfolk Booker T. Washington blitzes Petersburg in convincing fashion 38-14

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Rowley named chief of Henrico Emergency Management and Workplace Safety

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G. Rob Rowley recently was appointed chief of Henrico County Emergency Management and Workplace Safety, effective Aug. 28. As chief of EMWS, Rowley will oversee the development of the county’s strategic response plans to ensure it is prepared to manage a variety of natural and manmade disasters. He also will oversee EMWS’s efforts to train employees for emergency response and […]

Traffic pattern on Airport drive switching again Sept. 13

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The traffic pattern on Airport Drive at I-64 will switch again Monday, Sept. 13, as part of an ongoing project there. The change will take effect at 8 p.m. that day and will involve: • the shift of I-64 westbound traffic to the new westbound bridge; • the opening of the Airport Drive-northbound-to-I-64-westbound on-ramp loop; • the deactivation of the […]

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Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Henrico dip during holiday weekend

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Following 13 straight days with more than 100 new confirmed COVID-19 cases each, Henrico has experienced a dip in new cases during the past two days, according to Virginia Department of Health data. Seventy new cases were reported Labor Day in the county and 71 Tuesday, though it’s possible those numbers are lower because fewer people were getting tested during […]

Henrico Police seek missing 37-year-old county man

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Henrico Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 37-year-old Henrico man who has a mental health condition and needs medication. Stephen Harold Cleaton was riding with a family member in a car last week when he became agitated. The driver stopped the vehicle while attempting to calm him, but he ran from the vehicle on I-64 eastbound near […]

Henrico Fire to unveil Boy Scout’s fallen firefighter memorial

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The Henrico Division of Fire will unveil a fallen firefighter’s memorial at its training ground at the Woodman Road Drill Facility Sept. 7 at 6 p.m. The facility is located at 10447 Woodman Road, and the memorial is the work of a local boy Scout, Percell Jackson, as part of his Eagle Scout project. Working closely with the Freedom Flag […]

Obituary – Geneva Mae Worthington Webb

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Geneva Mae Worthington Webb, who served 27 years as teacher and administrator with the Henrico County School System, died August 30, 2021 from Alzheimer’s disease. She had suffered with the disease for more than five years. She was 89. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Leland F. Webb; two children: Kathryn W. Bradley, a law professor at […]

Obituary – Amy Christine York Durrette

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Amy Christine York Durrette, 50, of Henrico, passed away on Saturday, August 28, 2021. She was born on Friday, January 15, 1971. She is survived by her parents, Bryan S. York and Christine S. York; husband, David W. Durrette, Sr.; children, David W. Durrette, Jr., Hannah C. Durrette, and Rachel E. Durrette all of Henrico; brothers, Michael B. York (Angel) […]

Obituary – James Raymond Rutledge

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James Raymond Rutledge (September 2, 1933 – August 25, 2021) Our sweet, precious father passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 25, 2021. Dad was born in Camp Point, Illinois. After marrying mom, they transferred to Houston, TX, Silver Spring, MD, and then Richmond, VA 1965. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Rutledge, parents, Russell Monte Rutledge, Harriett […]

Obituary – Aaron Von Ragland Sr.

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Aaron Von Ragland Sr., 61, of Varina, Virginia, passed away in the comfort of his own home surrounded by his family on August 29th, 2021. Aaron, also known as “pawpaw”, was a master of carpentry and an expert of any trade skill you could imagine. He was full of wisdom and always willing to share with others. He was a […]