Use rain barrels to capture rainwater

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Put rainwater to use in your landscape with the help of rain barrels. This centuries old technique allows you to capture rainfall to use for watering ornamental gardens and containers. Always start with a call to your local municipality. Some have restrictions on water harvesting, but most encourage this practice and some even offer rebates or rain barrels at a discounted […]

Obituary – Edward Harry Shaia

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Edward Harry Shaia, 97, of Henrico, entered into eternal peace on April 29, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Zackia Shaia; and sons-in-law, Scott McGough and Tom Anthony. He is survived by his wife of 73 loving years, Marie Nesrallah Shaia; children, Rose Marie Shaia, Rebecca Anthony, Dr. Paul Shaia (Lina), Theresa Bergen (Ron), Dr. […]

Obituary – Charlotte Marie Williamson Propst

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PROPST, Charlotte Marie (Williamson), of Sandston, Va., went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 25, 2022, where she was greeted by her husband, Thomas Lee Propst Jr.; sister, Nancy Williamson; brother, Alex Williamson; parents, William and Anita Williamson; and special friends, Fangz and Brownie. She is survived by her colorful daughter, Tracy Lee Propst and “furgrandchildren,” Yetah and […]

Obituary – Eileen Andrea Lucas Johnson

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Eileen Andrea Lucas Johnson, 78, of Glen Allen, formerly of Suffolk, passed away April 8, 2022. She is survived by her precious children, John B. Bidou IV and Marci H. Bidou; and three grandsons, Zane Bidou, Brian Chenault and Maxwell Bidou. Eileen was born in Martinez California and graduated from Richmond Union High School and Contra Costa College in San […]

Obituary – David “Craig” West

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David “Craig” West, 62, of Lakeside, Virginia, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 23, 2022. He was preceded in death by his father, William “Bill” David West; and his mother, Doris “Dot” Williams West. Left to cherish his memory are his younger sister, Nevin West Hartman (John); his children; D. Hunter West (April), Lindsey West Traylor […]

Obituary – Cecil Lloyd Gregory Jr.

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Cecil Lloyd Gregory, Jr. “C.L.”, age 88, of Glen Allen, VA, passed away at home on Friday, April 29, 2022. Cecil was born May 13, 1933 in Pocahontas, VA to the late Cecil and Verda Gregory. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Rita Gregory. He is also survived by his three children and five grandchildren. Daughters, […]

For Richmond’s United! event at City Stadium

It’s time to celebrate TOGETHER! After two long years of not being able to gather, For Richmond invites everyone to United! @ City Stadium on Sunday, June 5th from 5-8 p.m. From 5-7 p.m. we’ll have a free community festival featuring bounce houses, face painting, arts and crafts, and music. We’ll have FREE popcorn and cotton candy. Food trucks will Read more […]

Milestones – May 10, 2022

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Edward Fiscus Cole IV of Henrico was inducted into the Order of the Gown at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., during a ceremony Jan. 14. The Order of the Gown is an academic honor society and unique student government body that is responsible for maintaining the spirit, traditions and ideals of the University of the South. Cole […]

Henrico News Minute – May 10, 2022

Hundreds of Henrico County high school students march out of class in protest; Henrico Schools officials plan bonuses for all full-time employees; a traffic alert in Eastern Henrico; a Hermitage High School student wins the Seventh District Congressional Art Contest; the Autism Society of Central Virginia plans its 5K and Family Fun Day this weekend; the top 10 names for […]

Dana and Susan Robinson at the Shady Grove Coffeehouse

The Shady Grove Coffeehouse will continue its 20th season with Americana-roots and folk duo Dana and Susan Robinson on Friday, May 13 at 8 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 11105 Cauthorne Road in Glen Allen. This will be Dana’s tenth appearance at Shady Grove and Susan’s eighth. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door; teens Read more […]