Obituary – William Knox Mawyer

Obituary – William Knox Mawyer

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William Knox Mawyer died peacefully in his home on Friday, May 10, 2024. He was 93. He was born in Albemarle County February 1, 1931 to the late Dewey S....

Obituary – Anne Moore Stephenson

Obituary – Anne Moore Stephenson

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Anne Moore Stephenson, of Henrico, peacefully passed away at home on May 6, 2024, after a long illness. Anne was born in Pasadena, California to Thomas L. Moore, Jr. and...

Obituary – Josephine Hall Page

Obituary – Josephine Hall Page

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Page, Josephine Hall, 89, of Henrico, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2024. She was preceded in death by her parents, William C. and Alice Rice Hall; and brother Otis Hall....

Obituary – Anita Payne Gomer

Obituary – Anita Payne Gomer

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Gomer, Anita Payne, 76, of Highland Springs, passed away at home on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Knott Payne and Pauline Matthews...

Obituary – Louise Hufner Setchel

Obituary – Louise Hufner Setchel

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SETCHEL, Mrs. Louise Hufner, 99, of Henrico County, went to her Heavenly Home on May 9, 2024. She rejoined her beloved husband of nearly 65 years, Herbert I. Setchel; her...

Henrico CASA welcomes 4 new volunteers, plans next information session

Henrico CASA welcomes 4 new volunteers, plans next information session

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Henrico CASA recently swore in four new Court Appointed Special Advocates, who now will join 88 others who are actively serving local children. Henrico CASA recruits and trains CASAs to...

Henrico Crime Report: May 10-16, 2024

Henrico Crime Report: May 10-16, 2024

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11200 block of West Broad Street – Police arrested and charged a citizen with shoplifting at a retail store May 10 at 11:30 a.m. 10900 block of Little Five Loop...

Henrico offers free water sample testing for residents with wells, springs, cisterns

Henrico offers free water sample testing for residents with wells, springs, cisterns

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Henrico County residents whose property has wells, springs or cisterns now can have their water quality tested for free thanks to the county's office of Virginia Cooperative Extension. The Virginia...

Weekend Top 5

Weekend Top 5

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The 39th Annual Lebanese Food Festival will return May 17-19 to Saint Anthony’s Maronite Catholic Church, 4611 Sadler Road in Glen Allen. The festival features food, live music and entertainment....

Carver ES dedicates book vending machine in honor of longtime teacher

Carver ES dedicates book vending machine in honor of longtime teacher

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A beloved teacher at Ruby F. Carver Elementary School is being remembered through the dedication of a new book vending machine at the school. Beverly Parsley, who taught at the...

Henrico News Minute – May 17, 2024

Henrico News Minute – May 17, 2024

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Henrico officials announce a major initiative to address affordable housing needs; the Lebanese Food Festival returns today; Sandston Rotarians again host annual Flags for Heroes event; bullying is a major...

Virginia ABC plans May, June lotteries for Van Winkle products

Virginia ABC plans May, June lotteries for Van Winkle products

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Six of the most popular products from the Van Winkle family of whiskeys will be available for online purchase via the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority this spring. The ABC's...

Autism Society of Central Virginia to host 5k and Family Fun Day May 18

Autism Society of Central Virginia to host 5k and Family Fun Day May 18

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The Autism Society of Central Virginia will host its 22nd Annual 5k & Family Fun Day Saturday, May 18, at Crump Park in Glen Allen. The event will help raise...

5 wheelchair tennis players from Team USA to compete in River City Slam tournament at Collegiate School

5 wheelchair tennis players from Team USA to compete in River City Slam tournament at Collegiate School

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Five wheelchair tennis players from Team USA will be taking part in the River City Slam Wheelchair Tennis Tournament in Henrico in June. The tournament, hosted by local adaptive sports...

New service from RIC to Jacksonville, Long Island, Baltimore and Nashville begins soon

New service from RIC to Jacksonville, Long Island, Baltimore and Nashville begins soon

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Southwest Airlines will be launching new routes from Richmond to Baltimore and Nashville June 4. The daily flights to Nashville will leave most days between 10:55 a.m. and 11:30 a.m....

New Virginia DMV program makes it easier to get motorcycle endorsement

New Virginia DMV program makes it easier to get motorcycle endorsement

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The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles has announced a new initiative that will allow experienced motorcyclists to obtain the proper endorsement on their license without taking the knowledge and skills...

5 Henrico students earn $2,500 National Merit Scholarships

5 Henrico students earn $2,500 National Merit Scholarships

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Five students from Henrico County schools were among the 65 students in Virginia to win the National Merit $2,500 Scholarship Program, which is designed to help students with strong academic...

Congressional App challenge opens for First District students

Congressional App challenge opens for First District students

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The Congressional App Challenge is now open for students in Virginia's First District, which includes Henrico's western half. The nationwide competition allows middle and high school students to create and...

2 Henrico nonprofits benefiting from bank promotion

2 Henrico nonprofits benefiting from bank promotion

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Two Henrico nonprofits are among seven in the Richmond region that are benefiting each time someone opens a checking and savings account with Chesapeake Bank. The bank will make $100...

Henrico establishes $60M trust fund to address affordable housing ‘crisis’

Henrico establishes $60M trust fund to address affordable housing ‘crisis’

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In a unique effort to spur the immediate construction of more affordable housing options, Henrico County is establishing a $60-million housing trust fund using unbudgeted economic development revenue from data...

Sandston Rotary Club celebrates heroes

Sandston Rotary Club celebrates heroes

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Since its founding in 1957, the Sandston Rotary Club has played a key role in the development of the eastern Henrico community – both literally, as in the brick-and-mortar sense,...

Virginia nonprofit celebrates 20 years of expanding medication access

Virginia nonprofit celebrates 20 years of expanding medication access

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As the cost of living rises, many low-income Virginians often have to choose between paying for vital medication or putting food on the table. This is where Rx Partnership comes...

Plate and Goblet: Dipping decadence, Taiwanese tea, and cicada cuisine

Plate and Goblet: Dipping decadence, Taiwanese tea, and cicada cuisine

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It had been at least a couple decades since I set foot in a Melting Pot, until a friend joined me there for dinner recently.. As you can imagine, it's...

Students, staff and parents agree: bullying is a problem in Henrico schools

Students, staff and parents agree: bullying is a problem in Henrico schools

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Bullying is one of the top issues for parents, students and staff in Henrico Schools, according to the results of the HCPS 2024 School Survey conducted in February. About half...

80 new COVID-19 cases in Henrico Schools

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Henrico County Public Schools reported 80 new COVID-19 cases in its buildings last week, up from the previous week’s 55 new reported cases.  Since Sept. 1, HCPS has reported 1,174 cases among students and staff — 614 in elementary schools, 242 in middle schools, 297 in high schools and 21 in various annexes. There are about 48,000 in-person students and […]

Obituary – Lindbergh R. Moss

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Lindbergh R. Moss, age 88, of Henrico, Virginia passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021. Lindbergh was born December 5, 1932. A funeral service for Lindbergh will be held Monday, November 29, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 South Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23231. Following the funeral service will be an interment with military honors at 3:00 […]

Obituary – Richard Calvin Seay Jr.

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SEAY, Richard Calvin, Jr., 71, died after a lengthy battle with cancer on Thursday, November 11, 2021, in Henrico, Va. Born on November 20, 1949, in Richmond, Va. to Richard Calvin Seay Sr. and Kathleen Thomas Seay, he is the older brother to Larry Neal Seay. In 1969, he married Bunny Harding Seay and together they raised their daughter, Aminta […]

Obituary – Leta B. Farrar

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FARRAR, Leta B., 83, of Richmond, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Left to cherish her memory are her husband, George; children, Kathy (and her late husband, David) and Frankie (Cindy); grandchildren, Brandon, Randi (Greg), Delani (David) and Ben; great-grandchildren, Brynlee and Millie; brothers, Tom (Peggy) and Julian; brother-in-law, Mike (Judy); and host of nieces, […]

Obituary – Dorothy Marie Eckert Eades

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Eades, Dorothy Marie Eckert, 95, passed away on 11/20/2021, after a brief battle with leukemia, one month shy of her 96th birthday at the home of her daughter in Hayes Virginia. She was born on December 19, 1925 to Frank L. and Regina Beck Eckert. Dorothy attended St. Elizabeth’s School and graduated from St. Patrick’s. She married the love of […]

Obituary – Doris Fones McCall

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Doris Fones McCALL, age 97, of Henrico, Virginia went to be with the lord on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Doris was born April 9, 1924. She is preceded in death by her husband George Burke McCall Jr, daughter Harriett Woodcock and mother Pearl Carter. She is survived by her 5 kids including 4 girls and 1 boy Patricia Gilbert, Doris […]

FAA considering closing RIC’s air traffic control tower during overnight hours

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Warner, Kaine join airport officials, stakeholders in opposing the plan

Federal Aviation Administration officials are contemplating closing the air traffic control tower at Richmond International Airport during the overnight hours of midnight to 5 a.m., but airport and airline officials – and Virginia’s two U.S. Senators – are urging them to reconsider. The plan seemingly would be designed in part as a cost-savings measure by the FAA (triggered by low […]

Henrico Crime Report – Nov. 19-24, 2021

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7100 block of Staples Mill Road – Police arrested and charged a citizen with non-aggravated assault on a police officer at a retail store Nov. 19 at 2:12 p.m. 4700 block of South Laburnum Avenue – Police arrested and charged a citizen with credit card fraud and identity theft at a restaurant Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. 11800 block of […]

Henrico Property Transactions – Nov. 10-16, 2021

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1811 Bandera Drive – $199,000, 960 SF (built in 1962), from Traci R. Haden to Sydney Hey. 4806 Sydclay Drive – $205,000, 1,040 SF (built in 1957), from Jonathan L. and Natalie J. Etheridge to Shannon J. Szakal. 308 Lake Crest Court – $244,000, 1,202 SF (built in 2002), from Sean M. Wickerham to Jeffrey Scott Wall. 2605 Duffy Court […]

Henrico News Minute – Nov. 24, 2021

An update in the Lucia Bremer murder case; Henrico Police seek the public’s help to solve two robberies; a US Navy lieutenant commander is facing sex trafficking charges in Henrico; no one injured in a house fire in the West End