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County officials dedicate four professional-level outdoor basketball courts in Eastern Henrico

At about this time last year, the basketball courts outside Henrico County’s Fairfield Middle School were small, asphalt-top courts that were used occasionally by community members. Now, thanks to the vision of  Varina District Supervisor Tyrone Nelson and the efforts of other public servants, the courts have been transformed into a state-of-the-art location for county residents to play ball. Yesterday, […]

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Obituary – Shirley Parker Wood

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Shirley Parker Wood, 87, of Henrico, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2022. She was a childcare worker at New Bridge Baptist Church and was a member of Church of the Nazarene. Shirley enjoyed her children and grandchildren and spending time with her family. She loved to sew and crochet and sing in the choir. She was preceded in death […]

Obituary – Brenda Rhea Snead

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Snead, Brenda “Sue” Rhea, 77, of Richmond, went to be with the Lord on June 11, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husband, Brian Snead Sr.; and her father and mother, Hatfert and Sallie Rhea. She is survived by her three sons, Brian Jr. (Linda), Brent and Brandon (Misty); her sister, Linda Rhea (Charles Long); brother, Mickey Rhea […]

Obituary – Virginia Gorman Olive

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Virginia Gorman Olive, 96, of Henrico, Virginia departed this life on June 14. Mrs. Olive was preceded in death by her husband, Louis T. Olive, Sr., after 59 years of marriage; brother, Stuart Ray Gorman. Virginia retired from St. Mary’s Hospital after 18 years of service as Staffing Coordinator. She is survived by her son, Louis “Tim” Olive, Jr. and […]

Obituary – Sally Ann Anderson

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Sally Ann Anderson, 90, of Richmond (Henrico) passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents, William L. and Sallie F. Woods and two step-brothers Thomas M. and William F. Overbey. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Ann Anderson, nieces, a nephew and her feline companion, Tommie. As a young woman Sally worked […]

Obituary – David Wilson Ripley

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David Wilson Ripley, 81, of Sandston, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022. He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest L. Ripley; mother, Elizabeth Geary Ripley; and brother, Ernest L. Ripley Jr. David served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War from 1958 to 1966. He was a truck driver for Symbol Mattress. David enjoyed collecting […]