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...

Henrico Property Transactions – Dec. 14-20, 2022

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11601 Timberly Waye – $197,000, 1,280 SF (built in 1982), from Ruth Lane Bielke to Izamar Martinez Bruno. 2416 Barnside Circle – $213,000, 974 SF (built in 1986), from Carroll J. Neuner II and Kimberly E. Snead to Chase Wriston Tambellini. 7702 Mendota Drive – $246,000, 925 SF (built in 1956), from Kim A. Church and Karin A. Luck to […]

East Henrico DMV to close temporarily for renovation

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The East Henrico DMV Customer Service Center at 5517 South Laburnum Avenue will temporarily close for an interior renovation after close of business Saturday, Jan. 7 and reopen to the public Monday, Jan. 30. During the East Henrico CSC renovation, customers can visit other local service centers or access dmvNOW.com for more than 50 services. For vehicle-related transactions, such as […]

RVA Sports Awards finalists announced; open for public voting 

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The Richmond Region Tourism Foundation and its partners recently announced finalists for the RVA Sports Awards.  The public is invited to vote on the finalists at RVASportsAwards.com until Jan. 15.  Winners will be recognized at the RVA Sports Awards on Feb. 4. Finalists for the RVA Sports Awards include the following.   For Kings Dominion Female Athlete of the Year, finalists […]

CASA to hold virtual information session Jan. 5 

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Henrico CASA will host a virtual information session this week for people who may be interested in volunteering to work in the court system on behalf of abused or neglected children.   CASA volunteers are everyday members of Henrico’s community who are screened and trained to advocate for a child or sibling group. They get to know the child on […]

Biden signs ‘Wally Bunker Law’ to protect benefits for retired police officers, firefighters

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President Joe Biden last week signed into law U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger’s legislation to ensure parity for all retired police officers and firefighters and provide access to a key tax benefit that helps them cover their health insurance premiums. Many public safety officers retire earlier than Americans in other occupations because of the physical demands and unique job hazards they […]

Henrico to celebrate Martin Luther King on Jan. 16

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The Henrico County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Association will hold its 37th annual commemoration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Jan. 16 at 11:30 a.m. at Henrico H.S., 302 Azalea Avenue.   “The Legacy Continues” will feature Capt. Janice G. Smith, chief of staff of Military Sealift Command as keynote speaker. Desiree Roots will […]

American Lung Association urges home testing for radon

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During January for Radon Action Month, the American Lung Association in Virginia is urging everyone to test their home for radon. The “State of Lung Cancer” report reveals that radon is detected at high levels in about 25 percent of homes in Virginia. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas emitted from the ground. Radon can enter a home through […]

Henrico Fur Finder – Jan. 4, 2023

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Welcome to Henrico Fur Finder, where each week we highlight pets looking for a forever home at the Henrico County Animal Shelter. Animals are sometimes adopted quickly; the shelter cannot guarantee any animal’s availability and animals cannot be put “on hold.” The shelter, located at 10421 Woodman Road in Glen Allen, is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to […]

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Henrico News Minute – Jan. 4, 2023

Free COVID-19 home tests available at an event this morning; new state troopers assigned to Henrico County; Henrico Schools to host a job fair next week; our weekly Gametime Henrico high school sports round-up; the latest Savvy Senior column features tips for seniors aging in place.