Henrico Police arrest man following shooting, standoff at apartment complex

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Henrico Police have arrested a 35-year-old county man in connection with a shooting and standoff that occurred in an Eastern Henrico apartment complex July 31. Terrance Antonio Brawner, 35, faces charges of attempted malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of the attempted malicious wounding, maliciously discharging a firearm within an occupied dwelling, and felony vandalism. Brawner is […]

PHOTOS: RVA Community Fun Day, July 30, 2022

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RVA Community Fun Day returned for the first time since 2019 July 30 at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center. The event featured a number of activities for attendees, including cultural performances, speakers, vendors and others. The event’s theme was “Celebrating Our Heroes.”  

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Henrico Police Chief English receives NOBLE award

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Henrico Police Chief Eric English received the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement’s Civil Rights “Outstanding Law Enforcement Executive” Justice by Action Award last month at NOBLE’s 46th annual Training Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Florida. English was selected from among more than 3,000 NOBLE members to receive the award. “Your continued service for proffering equal justice while exposing injustice […]

2 from Henrico earn Virginia Humanities fellowships

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Two people from Henrico are among 19 statewide to earn fellowships from Virginia Humanities, the state’s humanities council. Henrico County Public Schools Secondary Social Studies Specialist Taylor Snow was one of 12 recipients of the K-12 Educator Fellowship, which provides educators with humanities curriculum focuses the resources to design new learning experiences that are accessible for both physical classroom and […]

Henrico to receive $300k from FEMA for pump station project

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Henrico County is receiving $300,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help fund a project that will upgrade the Almond Creek Pump Station in Eastern Henrico. Funding is coming through FEMA’s Flood Mitigation Assistance program, which in total awarded more than $1.6 million to nine projects in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. The Henrico project was one of just two […]

Milestones – Aug. 2, 2022

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Hailey Sell of Glen Allen was named to the spring 2022 president’s list at Western New England University in Springfield, Mass. To qualify for the president’s list, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.80 or higher. Sell is pursuing a BSE in Electrical Engineering. *** Student-athletes Noah Adams and Evan Walker of Henrico recently were named Academic […]

National Night Out events planned in Henrico Aug. 2

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A number of Henrico neighborhoods and communities will celebrate National Night Out with community events Aug. 2. Among them: • Acclaim at Carriage Hill, 7050 Coachman Lane, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. • Andover Hills,Corner of Andover Hills Place and Pine Trails Court, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. • Belmont Recreation Center, 1600 Hilliard Road, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. […]

**CANCELED** Richmond Taco Festival at Drive Shack

This event has been canceled. Richmond Drive Shack, 1647 Four Rings Drive, will host the Richmond Taco Festival from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 10-11. Enjoy 20+ taco and food vendors, a margarita bar, tequila expo area, an interactive mariachi experience, lucha libre wrestling, hot chili pepper and taco eating contests, live entertainment, a kids fun zone and more. Read more […]

Community Day Mural Launch at Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad

Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad, located at 2007 Timberlake Avenue off Lakeside Avenue, is getting a mural and will celebrate its launch with a Community Day on Sunday, Aug. 28 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy vendors, a gelato truck, Pockitz the Clown with balloons and face painting, hands-only CPR stations, touch-a-truck with a Lakeside ambulance, temporary tattoos and more. Read more […]