Henrico to host Feb. 15 meeting about safety, mobility improvements to Shady Grove, Old Nuckols roads

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Henrico County officials will host a meeting Feb. 15 at Short Pump Middle School to discuss safety and mobility improvements to Shady Grove Road and Old Nuckols Road, west of Twin Hickory and east of Wyndham. The meeting will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the school, 4701 Pouncey Tract Road. As part of the effort, the […]

Gametime Henrico: Feb. 6-12, 2023

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Deep Run High School The Wildcats had an impressive showing at the Region 5C wrestling championships this past weekend. Despite some unfortunate injuries, they still managed to take home third place in the team standings. Brothers Jerry Simon (126 pounds) and David Simon (132) both took home the regional title in their respective weight classes, and Cameron McKay won the regional […]

Religious group aims to push for more parents’ rights in state public schools

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Susan Roberson has always loved the Chesterfield County School District, she said at a press conference Wednesday morning. She also recalled as a child how her own mother was given the right to opt her out of sex education. Now, sex related topics are in books at the library and other classroom subjects — and parents never know the difference. […]

Senate to take up bill requiring Virginia schools to spend unused relief funds

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Legislation would require school divisions to use unspent funds by July 1

Legislation backed by Gov. Glenn Youngkin that would require Virginia school divisions to spend any federal pandemic funds they haven’t yet used or forfeit them is headed to the Senate for consideration. An October report from the Virginia Department of Education shows Fairfax County Public Schools have the most unspent relief funds, representing more than $170 million. Norfolk schools have […]

25 Henrico teachers earn National Board Certification

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Total is tops in Virginia, 16th nationally

Twenty-five Henrico County Public Schools educators earned their National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification in 2022 – more than any other school division in Virginia and all but 15 in the nation. National Board certification is considered the profession’s highest mark of accomplishment. In addition to those earning national certification status for the first time, 14 other Henrico teachers […]

Henrico, GreenCity officials announce ASM Global to manage new arena

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Officials envision facility as part of a Boston-to-Miami 'arena concert tour'

One of the leading facility management companies in the world will operate the new 17,000-seat GreenCity arena, Henrico County and GreenCity officials announced Monday morning. ASM Global, which is based in Los Angeles and operates more than 350 stadiums, arenas, convention centers and other facilities on five continents, will join the GreenCity project to oversee and manage the arena, which […]

Business in brief – Feb. 13, 2023

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The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors recently announced that Graham Stoneburner, a senior vice president with Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer, has been awarded the SIOR designation, a professional achievement for qualified commercial real estate practitioners with a strong transactional history in brokerage, fee-based services or executive management. To achieve the SIOR designation, Stoneburner was required to have consistently […]

Henrico News Minute – Feb. 13, 2023

Details about when metal-detection tests will begin at Henrico high schools; some updates are likely to the Henrico Schools’ 2023-24 calendar; a warning from TSA officials at Richmond International Airport; a tough ending for a Highland Springs High School graduate in the NFL.

Richmond Animal League’s Sugar & Spice

Sugar & Spice, Richmond Animal League’s signature cocktail event, will take place Saturday, Feb. 25 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Atlas 42, 4032 Cox Road in Innsbrook. The event includes food from local eateries, an open bar, a silent auction featuring Small Art with Big Heart, a wine pull and more. Tickets are $75 per person or $125 Read more […]

American Masters with the Richmond Philharmonic

Celebrate the American spirit that explores inner landscapes and worlds beyond with this free concert on March 12 at 4 p.m. Still’s “Afro-American” symphony radiates hope and strength, while John Williams’ “Excerpts from Close Encounters of the Third Kind” delivers universal wonder. Come along as Copland’s “Quiet City” takes us on an intimate tour of New York and Gershwin’s jazzy Read more […]