‘Big Bugs’ at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Missing Henrico woman’s body found in James River

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 (From our TV partner WTVR CBS 6) – The body of Lauren Winstead, one of the two women who disappeared on Memorial Day in the James River, was discovered along the river in Richmond on Wednesday afternoon, according to Richmond Fire Capt. Robert Maass.

Henrico student one of two to earn Virginia War Memorial scholarship

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A Henrico County high school student was one of two recipients of the 2022 Virginia War Memorial’s Marocchi Memorial Scholarships. Danielle Kruise, a senior at Hermitage High School who will attend Liberty University this fall and enroll in the U.S. Air Force ROTC (Reserve Officers’ Training Corps) program, earned $2,500, as did Yanik Alex Brandon, a senior at Charlottesville High […]

Dorey Park Farmers Market to ‘Celebrate Varina’ June 4

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Dorey Park Farmers Market will celebrate its opening day and co-host the Celebrate Varina event with the Varina Ruritans Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to noon at 2999 Darbytown Road in Varina. Along with new and returning Henrico farmers and local produce, there will be live music, community yoga, children’s activities, and vendors. Live performances will include Rachel Leyco […]

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Citizens bring transportation concerns to Henrico supervisors

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Several Henrico residents brought concerns about public safety and transportation to the Henrico Board of Supervisors during its May 24 meeting. Lakeside resident Lori Valente Coffey spoke about road safety and drainage issues in the neighborhood. She read a few of the 200 survey responses she got from posting a survey on the Lakeside RVA neighbors Facebook page, many of […]

On trial’s second day, Henrico gym teacher charged with sexual assault takes the stand

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Lakey denies guilt; defense calls five current, former colleagues as character witnesses

On the second day of his sexual assault trial Wednesday, Short Pump Middle School teacher Dean Lakey took the stand and completely denied that he had assaulted a 14-year-old student at the school in 2017. The girl, who is now 18, alleged that Lakey assaulted her in a restroom on school campus after one of her Technology Student Association meetings […]

Henrico supervisors honor retired radio host

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Retired Richmond-area radio host Kirby Carmichael was honored at the Henrico Board of Supervisors meeting May 24. As a tribute to Carmichael’s career, Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton strolled down to the microphone to a compilation of 1960s-era songs, including The Temptations’ “My Girl” and The Elgin’s “No Time For Tears.” Carmichael could be seen wiping a tear and […]

SONIC Drive-In donates to Henrico teachers

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Seven Henrico teachers recently received combined donations totaling $1,644 from SONIC Drive-In, in partnership with DonorsChoose, a nationwide nonprofit for public school teacher requests. The teachers (and their projects) are: • Lauren Duffield of George F. Baker Elementary School (We Have Big Feelings!), grades pre-K to 2; • Ashley Clements Voltz of Hermitage High School (PART 3: Making Reading a […]

Boost the beauty of spring flowering shrubs

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Bring your overgrown lilacs, forsythia, mock orange, pieris and other spring flowering shrubs down to size while maintaining their natural beauty and spring floral display. Prune spring blooming shrubs right after flowering for maximum flowering. These shrubs set their flower buds in summer so pruning at other times of the year reduces or eliminates the spring floral display. Major pruning […]

Henrico Police seek person of interest in stolen truck case

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Henrico Police are seeking a person of interest in connection with a stolen vehicle case. On May 22, police responded to the 3400 block of North Parham Road after a man said his 2005 Ford F-150 had been stolen when he was inside a business there. During the investigation, police learned the vehicle may have been involved in an ATM […]