Henrico Schools to test winter student athletes for COVID-19 weekly

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Vaccinated students may opt out.

Weekly COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic student athletes will be a requirement for all unvaccinated Henrico County Public Schools athletes who participate in winter sports.  Vaccinated students are able to opt out, but many will likely choose to be tested, said HCPS Chief of Staff Beth Teigen at Thursday’s Henrico School Board work session.  The school division is focusing this effort […]

First in front: Warhill rushes in front, winds up there to beat Poquoson 14-13

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First in front: Warhill rushes in front, winds up there to beat Poquoson 14-13

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Faces of Henrico Business – Heather Pearce, Twig

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Employee name: Heather Pearce Position: Owner Time with company: 2 1/2 years Location: 6112-B Lakeside Avenue, Henrico, VA 23228 Website: twigrva.com * * * Faces of Henrico Business is a regular feature spotlighting employees of Henrico businesses. Would you like to be featured? Email a photo of yourself at your business location to citizen@henricocitizen.com.

New COVID cases in Henrico on slight downward trend in past week

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New COVID-19 cases in Henrico County generally have continued a downward trend during the past week, according to Virginia Department of Health data. The county is now averaging 68 new daily cases during the past seven days, down from an average of 82 Oct. 8. The county witnessed 82 new cases Thursday, its highest single-day total since 103 were reported […]

Henrico County EngAGE to host fall festival Oct. 26

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Henrico County EngAGE, an initiative geared toward seniors, will host its Falls Prevention Fall Festival Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 North Laburnum Avenue. It will feature games, education and prizes, as well as the chance for those 60 and older to learn about how to prevent falls. In addition, attendees […]

BBB to host free drive-through shredding event Oct. 16 in Glen Allen

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BBB serving Central Virginia will host its annual “Secure Your ID/Shred Day” Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine, in its parking lot at 100 Eastshore Drive in Glen Allen. The drive-through event will allow participants to securely dispose of paper documents that contain sensitive and personal information. BBB volunteers will guide attendees through a moving line, […]

Restaurant Watch

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SEPT. 23 KickBack Jacks, 9318 West Broad Street – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: a server quickly rinsed hands without soap after handling dirty dishes before preparing a drink; hand sink in kitchen doesn’t have hot water; temperature of hot water in women’s restroom isn’t hot enough; observed a whisk, lemons and straws in the hand […]

Henrico News Minute – Oct. 14, 2021

The Henrico Board of Supervisors takes action to enforce improvements to one Henrico apartment community; Henrico Police make an arrest in two sexual assault cases near Freeman High School and in a murder near Richmond Raceway; the Henrico Education Association plans a push for collective bargaining.