Obituary – William Knox Mawyer

Obituary – William Knox Mawyer

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William Knox Mawyer died peacefully in his home on Friday, May 10, 2024. He was 93. He was born in Albemarle County February 1, 1931 to the late Dewey S....

Obituary – Anne Moore Stephenson

Obituary – Anne Moore Stephenson

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Anne Moore Stephenson, of Henrico, peacefully passed away at home on May 6, 2024, after a long illness. Anne was born in Pasadena, California to Thomas L. Moore, Jr. and...

Obituary – Josephine Hall Page

Obituary – Josephine Hall Page

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Page, Josephine Hall, 89, of Henrico, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2024. She was preceded in death by her parents, William C. and Alice Rice Hall; and brother Otis Hall....

Obituary – Anita Payne Gomer

Obituary – Anita Payne Gomer

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Gomer, Anita Payne, 76, of Highland Springs, passed away at home on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Knott Payne and Pauline Matthews...

Obituary – Louise Hufner Setchel

Obituary – Louise Hufner Setchel

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SETCHEL, Mrs. Louise Hufner, 99, of Henrico County, went to her Heavenly Home on May 9, 2024. She rejoined her beloved husband of nearly 65 years, Herbert I. Setchel; her...

Henrico CASA welcomes 4 new volunteers, plans next information session

Henrico CASA welcomes 4 new volunteers, plans next information session

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Henrico CASA recently swore in four new Court Appointed Special Advocates, who now will join 88 others who are actively serving local children. Henrico CASA recruits and trains CASAs to...

Henrico Crime Report: May 10-16, 2024

Henrico Crime Report: May 10-16, 2024

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11200 block of West Broad Street – Police arrested and charged a citizen with shoplifting at a retail store May 10 at 11:30 a.m. 10900 block of Little Five Loop...

Henrico offers free water sample testing for residents with wells, springs, cisterns

Henrico offers free water sample testing for residents with wells, springs, cisterns

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Henrico County residents whose property has wells, springs or cisterns now can have their water quality tested for free thanks to the county's office of Virginia Cooperative Extension. The Virginia...

Weekend Top 5

Weekend Top 5

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The 39th Annual Lebanese Food Festival will return May 17-19 to Saint Anthony’s Maronite Catholic Church, 4611 Sadler Road in Glen Allen. The festival features food, live music and entertainment....

Carver ES dedicates book vending machine in honor of longtime teacher

Carver ES dedicates book vending machine in honor of longtime teacher

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A beloved teacher at Ruby F. Carver Elementary School is being remembered through the dedication of a new book vending machine at the school. Beverly Parsley, who taught at the...

Henrico News Minute – May 17, 2024

Henrico News Minute – May 17, 2024

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Henrico officials announce a major initiative to address affordable housing needs; the Lebanese Food Festival returns today; Sandston Rotarians again host annual Flags for Heroes event; bullying is a major...

Virginia ABC plans May, June lotteries for Van Winkle products

Virginia ABC plans May, June lotteries for Van Winkle products

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Six of the most popular products from the Van Winkle family of whiskeys will be available for online purchase via the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority this spring. The ABC's...

Autism Society of Central Virginia to host 5k and Family Fun Day May 18

Autism Society of Central Virginia to host 5k and Family Fun Day May 18

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The Autism Society of Central Virginia will host its 22nd Annual 5k & Family Fun Day Saturday, May 18, at Crump Park in Glen Allen. The event will help raise...

5 wheelchair tennis players from Team USA to compete in River City Slam tournament at Collegiate School

5 wheelchair tennis players from Team USA to compete in River City Slam tournament at Collegiate School

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Five wheelchair tennis players from Team USA will be taking part in the River City Slam Wheelchair Tennis Tournament in Henrico in June. The tournament, hosted by local adaptive sports...

New service from RIC to Jacksonville, Long Island, Baltimore and Nashville begins soon

New service from RIC to Jacksonville, Long Island, Baltimore and Nashville begins soon

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Southwest Airlines will be launching new routes from Richmond to Baltimore and Nashville June 4. The daily flights to Nashville will leave most days between 10:55 a.m. and 11:30 a.m....

New Virginia DMV program makes it easier to get motorcycle endorsement

New Virginia DMV program makes it easier to get motorcycle endorsement

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The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles has announced a new initiative that will allow experienced motorcyclists to obtain the proper endorsement on their license without taking the knowledge and skills...

5 Henrico students earn $2,500 National Merit Scholarships

5 Henrico students earn $2,500 National Merit Scholarships

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Five students from Henrico County schools were among the 65 students in Virginia to win the National Merit $2,500 Scholarship Program, which is designed to help students with strong academic...

Congressional App challenge opens for First District students

Congressional App challenge opens for First District students

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The Congressional App Challenge is now open for students in Virginia's First District, which includes Henrico's western half. The nationwide competition allows middle and high school students to create and...

2 Henrico nonprofits benefiting from bank promotion

2 Henrico nonprofits benefiting from bank promotion

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Two Henrico nonprofits are among seven in the Richmond region that are benefiting each time someone opens a checking and savings account with Chesapeake Bank. The bank will make $100...

Henrico establishes $60M trust fund to address affordable housing ‘crisis’

Henrico establishes $60M trust fund to address affordable housing ‘crisis’

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In a unique effort to spur the immediate construction of more affordable housing options, Henrico County is establishing a $60-million housing trust fund using unbudgeted economic development revenue from data...

Sandston Rotary Club celebrates heroes

Sandston Rotary Club celebrates heroes

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Since its founding in 1957, the Sandston Rotary Club has played a key role in the development of the eastern Henrico community – both literally, as in the brick-and-mortar sense,...

Virginia nonprofit celebrates 20 years of expanding medication access

Virginia nonprofit celebrates 20 years of expanding medication access

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As the cost of living rises, many low-income Virginians often have to choose between paying for vital medication or putting food on the table. This is where Rx Partnership comes...

Plate and Goblet: Dipping decadence, Taiwanese tea, and cicada cuisine

Plate and Goblet: Dipping decadence, Taiwanese tea, and cicada cuisine

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It had been at least a couple decades since I set foot in a Melting Pot, until a friend joined me there for dinner recently.. As you can imagine, it's...

Students, staff and parents agree: bullying is a problem in Henrico schools

Students, staff and parents agree: bullying is a problem in Henrico schools

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Bullying is one of the top issues for parents, students and staff in Henrico Schools, according to the results of the HCPS 2024 School Survey conducted in February. About half...

2 teens found with guns at Highland Springs High School

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Henrico Police detained two teens at Highland Springs High School Tuesday after finding them with guns in their possession. Henrico County Public Schools officials conducted two independent investigations at the school involving the two students, in conjunction with Henrico Police school resource officers, and recovered guns from each student. In the first incident, police are seeking five petitions against the […]

Gametime Henrico: Nov. 21-27, 2022

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This week, with only one Henrico team still active in the fall season (the Highland Springs High School football team), we take an early look at how each Henrico County high school’s winter sports programs are shaping up. Deep Run High School The Wildcats’ wrestling team finished eighth overall as a team at the Class 5 wrestling state championships last […]

39-year-old Henrico man dies in crash on Parham Road

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A 39-year-old Henrico man died after the car he was driving crashed on Parham Road near I-95 in the early morning hours of Nov. 27. Tyree Kyle Chandler was driving at about 3:44 a.m. when his vehicle crashed and overturned. Passersby called 911 after seeing the vehicle on its roof. Chandler was pronounced dead at the scene by first-responders. He […]

Growing easy-care aloe vera, nature’s burn ointment

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Grow your own burn ointment by adding Aloe vera to your indoor plant collection. This succulent has been used for centuries to treat superficial burns, cuts, sunburns, and more. The gel inside the leaves is the medicinal part of the plant. Just cut away the outer part of the leaf and use just the gel on the problem areas. Make sure to remove […]

Sandston Branch Library to reopen Nov. 30 with open house event

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Sandston Branch Library will hold an open house Wednesday, Nov. 30 to celebrate its reopening after receiving extensive improvements to its interior and exterior. The library, located at 23 East Williamsburg Road, closed for the “refresh” project Sept. 12. It is the longest-serving location of the Henrico County Public Library. The day will begin with a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at […]

Report: Va. college students need more support

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Virginia college and university students need more support to be successful in higher education, according to a new report from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. These supports should focus on college/life preparedness; basic needs; sense of belonging; and mental health and well-being. The SCHEV report is a culmination of a year-long study of the college experience and […]

McEachin, a political giant in Central Virginia, dies at 61

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A political giant from Central Virginia has died. U.S. Representative A. Donald McEachin, 61, who just three weeks ago won re-election to his fourth term as Virginia’s Fourth District representative, died Monday from complications related to cancer, officials from his office said. McEachin, a Democrat had represented the district (which includes Eastern Henrico and portions of 15 other localities between […]

Savvy Senior: How leg pains could be an early sign of heart attack or stroke

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Dear Savvy Senior, I started a walking program a few months ago to help me lose weight but I’ve been having problems with my legs and hips hurting during my walk, although they feel better once I stop. I thought it was just because I’m getting old, but my neighbor was telling me about a leg vein disease she has […]

Henrico News Minute – Nov. 29, 2022

Henrico Congressman Donald McEachin has died; GRTC plans an expansion of bus rapid transit service into Henrico; a popular West End baseball and softball complex is getting a facelift; two holiday plant sales are happening at Henrico schools this week and next.