Henrico Schools’ opens applications for community members on School Health Advisory Board

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Henrico County Public Schools officials are now accepting applications for several spots on the School Health Advisory Board, which helps guide the school division on critical health issues, from health policy to the coordination of school health programs. Parents, students, professionals, educators and other members of the community are invited to submit applications. The board seeks representation from each of […]

Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers’ Crime of the Week: Oct. 18-24, 2021

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This week, Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers needs the public’s help in solving a homicide that occurred in the city of Richmond. On Sept. 21, at approximately 8 a.m., the Richmond Police Department responded to the 800 block of Lodge Street for reports of a person down. Once on scene, officers located 63-year-old Kenneth Dunn laying in the parking lot suffering […]

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HCA Virginia hosting opioid take-back events Oct. 23.

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HCA Virginia hospitals will host their annual “Crush the Crisis” opioid take-back day Oct. 23 to raise awareness about the dangers of opioid misuse and about proper disposal of medications. The drop-off location for Henrico Doctors’ Hospital campuses will be Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute, 7607 Forest Avenue, and the event – which aligns with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription […]

Richmond woman stopped by TSA with loaded gun at Richmond International Airport

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Transportation Security Administration officers at Richmond International Airport prevented a Richmond woman from carrying her .380 caliber handgun loaded with eight bullets onto her flight Oct. 19. The gun was detected in the x-ray machine among the traveler’s carry-on items at the security checkpoint. TSA alerted police, who responded to the checkpoint, confiscated the handgun and arrested the woman on […]

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25 Henrico eighth-graders to receive full scholarships to VUU

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Application window opens Nov. 1

Through a new program called “VUU Henrico Scholars,” Virginia Union University will provide full college tuition to 25 current Henrico County Public Schools eighth-graders. The scholarships will begin once the students graduate from a Henrico high school in 2026. Recipients also will receive college-readiness support while in high school and will participate in events at Virginia Union. Recipients will be […]

Henrico Property Transactions – Oct. 6-12, 2021

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9039 Castle Point Road – $200,000, 1,024 SF (built in 1993), from David S. and Judy L. Cooper to Michael Denat. 1830 Ivystone Drive – $241,000, 1,440 SF (built in 1974), from Johnathan Michael Nickerson to Kati K. Dean. 8506 Weldon Drive – $266,000, 1,104 SF (built in 1954), from Housecall Properties LLC to Nicholas Iantosca. 2202 Lauderdale Drive – […]

New COVID-19 cases in Henrico Schools continue to decline

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For the second consecutive week, Henrico County Public Schools has reported a decline in the weekly number of new school-related COVID-19 cases.  There were 73 total cases reported among students and staff last week with 42 in elementary schools, 11 in middle schools, 19 in high schools and one in the facilities annex. The week prior, there were 91 new […]

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Henrico’s 5 magisterial districts will have new proposed boundaries soon

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Henrico’s five magisterial districts will have new proposed boundaries in less than two months, as part of the county’s ongoing reapportionment process. The effort is required every decade by the Virginia constitution, in order to ensure an even distribution of citizens in each district following the release of new U.S. Census data. (Initial data from the 2020 Census was released […]

Henrico News Minute – Oct. 20, 2021

Racist flyers found in several Henrico communities; two Henrico apartment complexes sued for allegedly denying government vouchers; Henrico high school graduation rates slip slightly; Lewis Ginter plans its Harvest Festival; Henrico Police arrest a man on larceny charges.