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...

PLATE AND GOBLET: Lightening the booze

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Lower-alcohol trends; fundraiser fun; the 'Island' opens

Editor’s note: This is the latest in a planned monthly series of (mostly) local news updates and notes related to food and beverages – including updates about Henrico restaurants, food-themed events in the county and region, new adult beverages in the market, and everything in between. Your ideas, tips, updates and questions are encouraged! Did you try a new restaurant? […]

Missing Henrico man found with ‘significant injuries,’ taken to hospital

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A joint search and rescue effort involving Henrico County and state agencies located missing 29-year-old Henrico man Carlos Jabier Piche in a wooded area in Eastern Henrico May 19, according to Henrico Police. Piche, who had been reported missing several days ago after being seen last in the 200 block of Robin Avenue, was located with “significant injuries” not far […]

Black bear spotted in Henrico’s Far West End

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A Henrico resident spotted a black bear in the county’s Far West End, according to Henrico Police. The sighting happened in the Foxhall community in Short Pump, which backs up to the Little Tuckahoe Creek near the county’s western edge, about a mile or so south of the West Broad Street-North Gayton Road intersection. Black bears are common in Virginia […]

Enjoy your garden after dark with landscape lighting

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Enjoy your garden and landscape once the sun sets with strategically placed and attractive landscape lighting. Select the best type of light that complements your garden design and best accomplishes the intended purpose. Solar powered lighting eliminates the need for outdoor outlets, extension cords or buried low voltage lines. The solar panels charge during sunny days and can be mounted […]

Restaurant Watch

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MAY 2 Little Caesars, 5101 South Laburnum Avenue – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: person in charge is unable to identify the “big six” foodborne illnesses and their associated symptoms; person in charge isn’t aware of any procedure in place for cleaning up a vomiting/diarrheal incident; facility doesn’t have a certified food protection manager; hand sink […]

American Lock & Key Offers Certified Locksmith Services in the RVA Area

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(Sponsored content) – American Lock & Key is licensed and insured and is a certified member of ALOA, the largest locksmith association in the U.S. We’re also licensed with the Department of Criminal Justice, members of the National Automotive Service Task Force, verified with 1-800-Unlocks, and we were named an Elite Service Provider by Angie’s List. We offer automotive, residential, […]

NPS to commemorate Memorial Day at Fort Harrison National Cemetery in Varina

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Richmond National Battlefield Park, in cooperation with the National Cemetery Administration, will hold a Memorial Day program and wreath-laying ceremony May 30 at Fort Harrison National Cemetery in Varina to honor and remember those who died in service to the nation. The annual event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at noon at the cemetery, […]

American Lock & Key Offers Certified Locksmith Services in the RVA Area

American Lock & Key is licensed and insured and is a certified member of ALOA, the largest locksmith association in the U.S. We’re also licensed with the Department of Criminal Justice, members of the National Automotive Service Task Force, verified with 1-800-Unlocks, and we were named an Elite Service Provider by Angie’s List. We offer automotive, residential, commercial, and safe […]

COVID-19 cases spiking in Henrico, but hospitalizations aren’t

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The number of new COVID-19 cases being reported nationally is on the rise, and that trend also is evident in Henrico County. Now, health officials are encouraging citizens to be aware of the situation and plan accordingly for the next few weeks, during which they expect case counts to rise even higher. During the first 18 days of May, Henrico […]

Henrico News Minute – May 19, 2022

COVID-19 making a comeback locally; a retired homebuilding executive announces he’ll seek a House of Delegates seat involving Henrico; resources for local families facing a baby formula shortage; Henrico opens its spray parks early; Collegiate School students help Jackson-Feild students enjoy a prom experience.