HCPS Band Showcase planned Oct. 18

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The Henrico County Public Schools’ 2021 Band Showcase will take place at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 18 at Mills Godwin High School’s Axselle Stadium, featuring performances by marching bands from all nine of the school division’s comprehensive high schools. The event is free, but donations will be accepted at the gate for the Henrico Christmas Mother campaign. Attendees can meet Blanche […]

UPDATE: Missing 16-year-old located, returned safely to her to family

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UPDATE: OCT. 7, 8:15 A.M. – Isabel Adair Decker, a 16-year-old who was reported missing following a concert at Richmond Raceway Oct. 5, has been located and is safe, according to Henrico Police. Decker has been reunited with her family. * * * ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Oct. 6, 11:59 A.M. – A 16-year-old girl is missing, and Henrico Police are seeking […]

New COVID-19 cases jump back up above 100 in Henrico Wednesday

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New COVID-19 cases in Henrico surpassed the 100-mark Wednesday for only the third day in the past two weeks, according to Virginia Department of Health data, and the county also reported two more COVID-related deaths. Henrico’s 110 new cases were a jump up from the 33 and 46 that were reported Monday and Tuesday, but the increase wasn’t unexpected; new […]

Henrico Property Transactions – Sept. 22-28, 2021

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3540 Darbytown Court – $216,000, 1,096 SF (built in 1938), from Christopher J. and Rebecca F. Whitby to David Martin and Michael John Desorcie. 12327 Sir James Court – $240,000, 1,456 SF (built in 1984), from Lori Ann Kanary to J. Todd and Leslie T. Willett. 3406 Pemberton Avenue – $264,500, 1,649 SF (built in 1955), from Bernard W. Peters […]

Spanberger’s office returns another $1M to Seventh District residents

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U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger’s office announced this week that it had returned another $1 million in federal casework funds to constituents in Virginia’s Seventh District. The new amount pushed to $8.2 million the total amount returned by the office to constituents since Spanberger took office Jan. 3, 2019. That amount represents a total of 2,372 cases. Among the casework dollars […]

Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre exits Willow Lawn

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Virginia Repertory Theatre’s Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn has closed, but the organization is planning a new home for the shows and activities that have taken place there. The Willow Lawn location hosted performances, as well as camps, classes and other events during its existence. “We said a heartfelt goodbye to our Willow Lawn home last week, and told so […]

Henrico News Minute – Oct. 6, 2021

A COVID-19 update from Henrico Schools and the county; Henrico officials ask possible sexual assault victims of a teacher to come forward; Virginia DMV now offering walk-in service on alternating days statewide; Henrico planning a rabies vaccination event for dogs and cats this month; American Red Cross officials put out an urgent call for blood and platelet donations.

Housing Families First to host campaign kick-off breakfast Oct. 20

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Housing Families First will host a kickoff event Oct. 20 to announce its new Opening Doors for Families capital campaign. The breakfast event will take place from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at 3900 Nine Mile Rd. The new campaign has a $4.4 million fundraising goal, which will allow Housing Families First to expand services and facilities to help an additional […]