Henrico Fur Finder: June 12, 2024

Henrico Fur Finder: June 12, 2024

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Welcome to Henrico Fur Finder, where each week we highlight pets looking for a forever home at the Henrico Animal Shelter. Animals are sometimes adopted quickly; the shelter cannot guarantee...

Pets 6/12/24

Pets 6/12/24

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Henrico Property Transactions: May 15-21, 2024

Henrico Property Transactions: May 15-21, 2024

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5904 Lakeside Avenue - $220,000, 1,080 SF (built in 1940), from Stephen T. and Shelia B. Jones to Elk Creek Capital LLC. 5118 Kemp Street - $259,000, 1,080 SF (built...

AARP Virginia warns of elder financial exploitation

AARP Virginia warns of elder financial exploitation

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In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, the AARP of Virginia is urging seniors and their caregivers to be aware of potential scams and elder financial...

2 Henrico railroad crossings closed through June 14

2 Henrico railroad crossings closed through June 14

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CSX Railroad will be performing maintenance work until June 14 on the railroad crossings at Beulah Road and Sandy Lane, necessitating detours around both spots. The Beulah Road crossing is...

Melton named 2024 Henrico Christmas Mother

Melton named 2024 Henrico Christmas Mother

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The Henrico Christmas Mother organization has named Linda R. Melton to serve as the 2024 Henrico Christmas Mother. Melton is the daughter of former Henrico Christmas Mother Charlotte Melton, who...

Milestones: June 11, 2024

Milestones: June 11, 2024

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Nick Erickson, Connor Giles and Liliana Manyara of Henrico were named to the spring 2024 dean’s list at Middle Tennessee State University. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students...

These new housing laws will take effect next month

These new housing laws will take effect next month

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Manufactured homes, mobile homes, trailers — whatever they’re referred to as, this type of housing has offered tenants an affordable option to become homeowners. But they haven’t offered as much...

Savvy Senior: How to find reliable health information online

Savvy Senior: How to find reliable health information online

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Dear Savvy Senior, How can I tell if the health info on a website is trustworthy? I usually do a Google search on a symptom, drug or health condition when...

Henrico News Minute – June 11, 2024

Henrico News Minute – June 11, 2024

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The Henrico School Board adopts stricter cell phone standards for students; another pedestrian is struck in Henrico overnight; a Glen Allen woman is recovering after a shark attack; Henrico police...

Henrico Schools to enforce stricter consequences for cell phone violations

Henrico Schools to enforce stricter consequences for cell phone violations

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The Henrico School Board approved several changes to the division’s Code of Student Conduct at a meeting June 6, which outline more specific and stricter consequences for students breaking cell...

Henrico, Richmond officers honored for takedown of Henrico gang responsible for teen’s death

Henrico, Richmond officers honored for takedown of Henrico gang responsible for teen’s death

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In 2023, the murderers of a 15-year-old Richmond girl were convicted, sentenced, and are now serving lengthy prison sentences. Tynashia Humphrey's 2022 murder in Richmond’s Jackson Ward neighborhood helped police...

Glen Allen woman attacked by shark in Florida ‘continues to make progress,’ church says

Glen Allen woman attacked by shark in Florida ‘continues to make progress,’ church says

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A Virginia woman critically injured in a shark attack along Florida’s Gulf Coast on Friday "continues to make progress," according to an update from her church in Glen Allen. Winns...

Business in brief: June 10, 2024

Business in brief: June 10, 2024

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Colliers International recently announced the following lease transactions in Henrico County: Ramboll Amercias Engineering Solutions, Inc. – expanded its lease of 3,715 SF at 4435 Waterfront Drive (Wood Thornton and...

Henrico News Minute – June 10, 2024

Henrico News Minute – June 10, 2024

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Henrico Police pursuits are up almost 80% in the past five years; Henrico MHDS to honor late official; Henrico plans its Juneteenth celebration; Hoop It Up basketball tournament coming back...

Hoop It Up competition returning to Henrico Aug. 9

Hoop It Up competition returning to Henrico Aug. 9

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Hoop It Up is coming back to Henrico County in August. The popular 3-on-3 basketball tournament, which returned to the county last year as part of the Henrico Schools' kick-off...

Obituary – Marilyn Gallmeyer

Obituary – Marilyn Gallmeyer

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Marilyn Gallmeyer was called home by the Lord on May 31, 2024, after a short illness. She was preceded in death by her parents Walter J. Cavedo and Mattie Lienhart,...

Obituary – Roberta Linden Wiener

Obituary – Roberta Linden Wiener

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Roberta Linden Wiener passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2024. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Richard Wiener and her three children, Jennifer (Steve Green), Jason (Sara...

Obituary – Lynn Robertson Bailey

Obituary – Lynn Robertson Bailey

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Lynn Robertson Bailey of Varina passed away peacefully Saturday June 1, 2024 at her home in Varina. Lynn was the wife of Ryland Y. Bailey, Jr.. Lynn was born in...

Obituary – Robin Ellen Ball

Obituary – Robin Ellen Ball

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Robin Ellen Ball, 69, of Highland Springs, died Wednesday, May 29, 2024. She was preceded in death by her parents, Chief Master Sergeant Robert V. and Ellen S. Ball; aunt,...

Obituary – Rex Allen Carder

Obituary – Rex Allen Carder

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Rex Allen Carder, 70, of Highland Springs, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2024. He was preceded in death by his father, George J. Carder and is survived by his wife...

Henrico MHDS board to induct Piero posthumously into its hall of fame

Henrico MHDS board to induct Piero posthumously into its hall of fame

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The Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services Board will posthumously honor Alexis Piero as its 2024 Mary Ann Bergeron Hall of Fame honoree for her service, commitment and significant...

RIC honors its employee of the year

RIC honors its employee of the year

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Andrew Wilhelm, an Airport Operations employee at Richmond International Airport, has been named the airport's 2023 Living the Values Employee of the Year. Wilhelm also received the Richmond Region Tourism...

Officials warn of busiest Atlantic hurricane season in 25 years

Officials warn of busiest Atlantic hurricane season in 25 years

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Atlantic hurricane season officially began June 1, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting the busiest season in 25 years, with 17 to 25 named storms, including eight...

Henrico Master Gardeners to hold Spring Plant Sale and Pollinator Festival June 11

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Henrico County Master Gardeners will hold a Spring Plant Sale and Pollinator Festival from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 11 at Deep Run Park, 9900 Ridgefield Parkway. The sale will feature plants from the gardens of Master Gardeners at discounted prices as well as floral arrangements and gently used gardening items in the Garden Treasures tent. The event […]

Discount store Gabe’s to open in Henrico’s Northside

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Regional discount chain Gabe’s will open its first store in Henrico this summer. The company will take over the 58,473-square-foot anchor spot in the Brook Run shopping center at 5700 Brook Road. That spot (once occupied by Ukrop’s and Martin’s grocery stores) has been vacant for several years. Other major tenants at the center are Crunch Fitness, CareMore and T-Mobile. […]

Sandston Memorial Day Parade, Block Party planned

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Sandston American Legion Post 242 and Henrico County will present the annual Sandston Memorial Day Parade and Block Party Monday, May 30, beginning at 1 p.m. The parade will begin at the intersection of Williamsburg and Beulah roads, proceed west, and disband at North Confederate Avenue. The 2022 Grand Marshal will be Korean War veteran Lee Conner, a member of […]

Henrico Crime Report – May 20-26, 2022

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2600 block of Hungary Spring Road – Police arrested and charged a citizen(s) with larceny of a catalytic converter and obstruction of justice May 20 at 3:49 a.m. 0 block of North Laburnum Avenue – Police arrested and charged a citizen(s) with possession of stolen property, selling marijuana, possession of synthetic drugs, a weapons violation, and other criminal violations during […]

Spike in hospitalizations sends Henrico into ‘high’ COVID community level

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A spike in COVID-19-related hospitalizations in Henrico County during the past week has elevated the county to the “high” COVID-19 community level as of Thursday, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Virus-related hospitalizations in the county jumped from just more than 3 per 100,000 people to 10.5 during the past week, triggering the shift to the […]

Weekend Top 5

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CharacterWorks Theatre will present “Tuck Everlasting” May 27-29 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2800 Mountain Road. This musical is based on the best-selling children’s classic by Natalie Babbitt. Tickets are $16. Showtimes are 7 p.m. May 27 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. May 28-29. For details, visit cworkstheater.org/shows/Tuck-Everlasting/41. *** Comedian, writer and actor Tim Dillon will […]

Henrico News Minute – May 27, 2022

COVID levels in Henrico on the rise again; Henrico teachers address the school board about their salaries; a bald eagle rescued by Henrico Police is released back into its natural habitat; a tornado watch in effect today; the Weekend Top 5; take our Henrico Citizen Community Survey.

Obituary – Joan Currie Bryant

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Joan Currie Bryant, 78, of Varina, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2022 surrounded by family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bernice and William Currie Sr. Left to cherish her memory are her brother, William Currie Jr. (Glenda) of Mechanicsville; sister, Janice Groff (Lyn) of Sandston; two daughters, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. […]

Obituary – Henry Scott Anderson

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Henry Scott Anderson, of Richmond, Virginia departed this life at his home on May 18, 2022, losing his long battle with congestive heart failure. Scott was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Cutchin Anderson and Margaret Collins Anderson. He is survived by his sister, Margaret Anderson Mciver; brother-in-law, Bob Mciver; nephew, Matt Mciver; and niece, Paige Mciver. He is […]

Obituary – Shirley Lee Jones

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Shirley Jones, 86 of Henrico, Virgina went to be with the Lord May 24, 2022. She is survived by her 3 daughters, Debra Slater (Roy), Marion Gilbert (Lee), and Laura McCarter (Paul); 4 grandchildren Roy Slater, Jr. (Brandy), Jason Slater (Chrissie), William Butler, and Leann Butler Rodgers (Michelle); 2 great grandchildren Addison and Bella Slater. Shirley was employed by C&P […]