Razor thin: Highland Springs earns tough victory over Maury 63-62

Razor thin: Highland Springs earns tough victory over Maury 63-62More

Henrico Schools officials don’t plan to dial back equity initiatives

Audio Article

Diversity and equity initiatives in Henrico County Public Schools are here to stay, according to school system officials, despite worries that the new state administration will dismantle efforts to promote cultural and racial diversity.  Gov. Glenn Youngkin issued an executive order on his first day in office to end the use of inherently divisive concepts in K-12 education, but state […]

Obituary – Barbara Joan Flubacher Nimey

Audio Article

Barbara Joan Nimey, 83, of Highland Springs passed away on Monday, March 7, 2022. She was a member of New Bridge Baptist Church in Sandston and was a retired hostess with Richmond International Airport restaurants. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lester Nimey; six brothers and sisters; and a granddaughter. She is survived by her children, Joe […]

Obituary – Carol Jean Plageman

Audio Article

Carol Jean Plageman, of Henrico County, peacefully passed away on March 4, 2022. She was 78 years old. She is survived by her two children Tracey (Mike) Ward, and John (Rae) Plageman III; three granddaughters, Ashley (Teddy) Layell, Shelby Guest and Lindsey Guest; one grandson, Zak Plageman and 4 great grandchildren Brintley, Brayden, Brayleigh and Brooklynne Layell. Carol is preceded […]

Obituary – Theresa Imes Merrill

Audio Article

Theresa Imes Merrill, 63, of Henrico, went home March 4, 2022. She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruth Imes; and brother Chris Imes. She is survived by her husband, John; sister, Thelma; father, Chub; brother, Mark (Angie); best friend, Betty; sister-in-law, Dena; her beloved dog, Pudgie; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 6 to […]

Obituary – Ted Waters

Audio Article

WATERS, Ted, passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer on Tuesday, March 2, 2022; he was 55 years of age. Ted is survived by his parents, Gerald and Patricia Waters; his brother, John Waters (Jody); his niece, Emily Waters; and his partner, Anne Burnett. He also will be remembered and deeply missed by his numerous aunts, uncles and […]

Obituary – Lorraine Zachar Mawyer

Audio Article

Lorraine Zachar Mawyer, 90, of Richmond, passed away on Monday, March 7, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Harold S. Mawyer; daughter, Pamela Diane Mawyer and sister, Arline Pass. She is survived by her daughter, Linda M. Taylor (Charlie) of Mechanicsville; son, H. Keith Mawyer (Sandra) of Amelia; sisters, Carol Carpenter (Ray), Nancy Hahn […]

Virginia DCR highlights Flood Awareness Week, March 13-19

Audio Article

As spring rains and hurricane season approach, the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation is promoting Flood Awareness Week (March 13-19) and urging Virginians to know their risks and protect their property. Most homeowners and renters insurance policies do not cover damage from floods, surface water or storm surges. Only three percent of Virginians have flood insurance, according to the […]

Weekend Top 5

Audio Article

The Eastern Henrico Recreation Center will host an outdoor screening of “Space Jam: A New Legacy” (PG) on the football field on Mar. 11 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. A rogue artificial intelligence kidnaps the son of famed basketball player LeBron James, who then has to work with Bugs Bunny to win a basketball game. (IMDB) Admission is free. […]

Henrico Crime Report – Mar. 4-10, 2022

Audio Article

1500 block of Skipwith Road – Police arrested and charged a citizen with strangulation at a single-family home Mar. 4 at 1:30 a.m. 5300 block of Airport Square Lane – Police arrested and charged a citizen with possession of cocaine and a warrant service at a hotel Mar. 4 at 4:27 p.m. 4200 block of Chamberlayne Avenue – Police arrested […]