Henrico Crime Report – June 24-30, 2022

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7900 block of Brook Road – Police arrested and charged a citizen with shoplifting at a grocery store June 24 at 11:50 a.m. 11800 block of West Broad Street – Police arrested and charged a citizen(s) with grand larceny, possession of burglary tools, and disobeying the police at a department store June 24 at 1:45 p.m. Chamberlayne Road at Wilmer […]

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Virginia ABC extends hours at Henrico store, 30 others

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Virginia ABC has extended the hours of one of its Henrico locations, as well as 30 other stores statewide, effective July 1. The stores will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday. “The steady rise in sales in these 31 stores around their 7 p.m. closing time demonstrated to us that customers were shopping for distilled […]

Henrico pools and swim clubs get creative to fill lifeguard vacancies

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It’s officially summer, and for many that means days spent by the pool with family and friends. But lifeguard shortages across the country – and Henrico County – have laid a wet towel over some folks’ summer fun. Pools throughout Henrico have been feeling the heat of lifeguard shortages since COVID-19, according to Douglas Aquatics Director of Pool Operations Curtis […]

Weekend Top 5

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Three Lakes Park, 400 Sausiluta Drive, will host an outdoor screening of the 2019 movie “Jumanji” on Friday, July 1 from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair, blanket and flashlight. Concessions will be available for purchase. Admission is free. For details, call 501-7275 or visit henrico.us/calendar/movie-in-the-park-jumanji. *** Comedian and actor Tony Rock will perform at the Richmond […]

Obituary – Barbara Jean Jones

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Barbara “Bobbie” Jean Jones, passed away on Saturday, June 25th at the age of 86. She left peacefully with loved ones holding her hand, and speaking our love and appreciation in the comfort of her home. Her focus was her children, family and good friends. We shall be eternally grateful for her love, gentle spirit, laughter, and support through the […]

Obituary – James W. Martin Sr.

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James W. “Jim” Martin, Sr., 88, born April 18, 1934 to the late Allen Lee Martin and Myrtle Ella Mitchell Martin Moneymaker, passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2022. Jim enjoyed life and worked hard. He enjoyed traveling for pleasure and also missionary work. He was proud of his company, Imperial Construction and Roofing, and his many rental properties. He […]

Obituary – Frances Dennis Thacker

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Thacker, Frances Dennis, of Sandston, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy Jackson Dennis and Edith Johnson Dennis. She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Norman Thacker; son, Dennis Thacker (Sara), grandchildren, Thomas Thacker, Kristen Steele, Charlie Steele (Dori); great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Skylar, Lindsay, and […]

Obituary – David Leo Duke

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David Leo Duke, 87, of Henrico, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence Daniel Duke, Sr. and Josephine Mosby Duke; wife, Elsie Taylor Duke; and his brother, Lawrence Daniel Duke, Jr. David retired from the Commonwealth of Virginia as a department of general services manager and served in the Army Reserves. […]

Obituary – Barbara Funai Prokopis

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Prokopis, Barbara Funai, 89 of Glen Allen, passed away peacefully at home June 24, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, John Prokopis of Winston-Salem North Carolina, son, Nick, brothers, Vernon, Robert, Jackie and William; sisters, Catherine, Beulah and Anna. She is survived by her daughter, Tonia Dowell; sons, John Jr. (Lisa), Gus (Bonnie) and […]