James River Association program helps citizens track water quality

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The James River Association is allowing users of its James River Watch program to sign up for emails to receive daily results of the river’s quality. While the results are posted on the James River Watch website, the JRA is providing another option for citizens to keep track of the water quality. A total of 90 volunteers have signed up […]

For Henrico Police Athletic League, ‘there’s no place like home’

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Organization moves into former Eastern Henrico home of MathScience Innovation Center

Reflecting on his past, retired NBA player Johnny Newman recalled being greatly influenced by the morals found in the Wizard of Oz:  respect, perseverance and hope. Now, as board president of the Henrico Police Athletic League, a nonprofit that works to foster positive relationships between law enforcement officers and the Henrico community, he hopes that PAL participants will truly believe […]

Stolen car found in Wyndham, 2 others stolen from Wyndham

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Henrico Police need the public’s help identifying the suspects in several recent auto thefts and thefts from autos in the Wyndham community. On June 16, Henrico Police found a car on Summer Creek Way in Wyndham that had been reported stolen from a location in the city of Richmond. Two other vehicles were reported stolen from within Wyndham – one […]

Obituary – Carolyn Ann Gaulding

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Gaulding, Carolyn Ann, passed peacefully to eternal life promised her by her Savior, Jesus Christ on June 5, 2022, in Henrico County at the age of 74. She has joined her beloved and cherished parents, Aubrey E. Gaulding, Jr. and Nolia Woody Gaulding, who preceded her in death. Carolyn lived a full life in a wonderful group home provided by […]

Obituary – Shirley Beddow Branch

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Branch, Shirley Beddow, 88 of Sandston, VA passed away on June 9, 2022. She is preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, David L. Branch; parents, Myers and Sarah Beddow; sister, Joyce B. Chenault. She is survived by her daughters, Brenda B. Stone, Celeste B. Sharpe (Steve), and Lisa B. Mihalcoe; grandchildren, Christopher Sharpe (Daine), Andrew Sharpe (Brandy), […]

Obituary – Jean Padgett Hart

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Jean Padgett Hart, 94, of Richmond died peacefully June 10, 2022. She was born in Charlotte, N.C., the only child of Harold Anson Padgett and Nancy Stutz Padgett, and was reared in Winston-Salem, N.C. Jean was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Philip Ray Hart; and her daughter-in-law, Dorothy Stanley Hart. She is survived by her sons, John Philip […]

Obituary – Danny Ray Allen

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Danny Ray Allen, 56, of Henrico, passed away peacefully on Friday June, 10, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roger R. Allen, Sr. and Naomi S. Allen; and brothers, Herbert V. Allen and Roger R. Allen, Jr. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Allen; son, Ben Jamison (Shannon); daughter, Elizabeth Allen (Matt); and brother, David Allen. […]

Obituary – Nettie Yvonne Doyle Flippen

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Nettie Yvonne Doyle Flippen, age 85, of Glen Allen, Virginia gained her heavenly wings on Friday, June 10, 2022. Nettie was born October 5, 1936 in Craigsville, Virginia. She enjoyed arts and crafts, knitting, crocheting and being out in the yard and garden. One of her favorite things in life was spending time with her three grand sons and coming […]

Dorey Park Farmers Market receives $1k grant from Keep Virginia Beautiful

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Dorey Park Farmers Market this week earned a $1,000 grant as part of Keep Virginia Beautiful’s 12th Annual Green Grants Program. The money will be used to improve recycling efforts at the market. Every year, government, non-profit, civic, and service organizations in Virginia are invited to apply for KVB grants ranging from $500 to $1,000 that will help address an […]

Henrico Crime Report – June 10-16, 2022

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5600 block of Chamberlayne Road – Police arrested and charged a citizen(s) with non-aggravated assault, obstruction of justice, and vandalism at a hotel June 10 at 12:49 a.m. 7900 block of Brook Road – Police arrested and charged a citizen(s) with shoplifting, possessing a concealed weapon, and other weapons violations at a department store June 10 at 11:55 a.m. West […]