Henrico begins additional enhancements to Creighton Road

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Henrico officials March 30 celebrated the beginning of an additional phase of enhancements to Creighton Road in Eastern Henrico. Officials held a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of work to construct a wider, realigned section of Creighton Road, between North Laburnum Avenue and Sandy Lane; and a new section of Dabbs House Road, which will intersect with Creighton about […]

Obituary – Roger Wilkes Harris

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Roger Wilkes Harris, 78, of Glen Allen, died on Saturday, March 18, 2023. He was preceded in death by his parents, R. Ray and Corrie W. Harris; two sisters, Ann Holland and Virginia Browder; and his son, James Scott Harris. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Ann Newman Harris; his daughter, Catherine Allen (Toby); and grandchildren, Claire […]

Obituary – Carolyn Dymacek Crouse

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Carolyn Dymacek Crouse, 92, of Glen Allen, reunited with her husband, Eddie, and son, Frankie on March 24, 2023. Those who loved her most; son, Cliff Crouse; daughters, Becky (Tim) Morris, Lynn (Steve) Francis; grandsons, Kyle (Liz) Crouse, Dave (Tonya) Morris, Nash (Uni) Francis, Wes (Karen) Francis, and great-grandchildren, Lucy Crouse, Willa Crouse, Bryce Morris, and Declan Francis; who knew […]

Obituary – Richard A. Taylor

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Richard “Rick” A. Taylor, 79, of Center Cross, VA, formally from Glen Allen, passed away suddenly, Sunday, March 12, 2023. Rick joined the United States Navy and upon discharge he joined the Henrico County Police Division. Rick would serve in multiple capacities to include Patrol, Investigative and the Marine Patrol. After 32 years with Henrico Police, Rick continued his career […]

Obituary – Joyce Landreth Doyle

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Doyle, Joyce Landreth, 89 went to her heavenly home on March 20, 2023. She is survived by her husband of 72 years, Wilburn Doyle, her children Angela Henley and her husband Will, and Wilburn (Buddy) Doyle, Jr. and his wife Stacie, grandchildren Danielle Ferrie, Dalton, Justin, Colton and Melissa Henley, her sisters Sue Burgess (Dewey), Gayle Gilbert (Ralph), Twila White […]

Obituary – Lois E. Humerickhouse

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Lois E. Humerickhouse, 90, of Richmond, VA, went to be with the Lord on March 25, 2023. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of over 60 years, Alyn F. Humerickhouse; parents, Robert and Catherine Veitch; and niece, Tara Veitch. She is survived by her children, Ayn F. Humerickhouse, Jr. (Marilyn), Lynn M. Helscher (Michael), David A. Humerickhouse […]

With college enrollment dropping, could 529 savings plans help cover workforce credentials?

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As more Virginians pivot from the traditional path of going to college and earning a degree, state and federal policymakers are considering expanding government programs designed to encourage college enrollment to cover training for middle-skilled positions in high demand. Two of Virginia’s congressional representatives — Reps. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, and Abigail Spanberger, D-Prince William — are backing one such proposal […]

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New bill directs universities to implement human trafficking awareness training

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Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin recently signed a bill that will require public higher education institutions to develop and implement a human trafficking awareness and prevention training program for first-year students to take during orientation. Del. Emily Brewer, R-Isle of Wight, introduced House Bill 1555 which was signed into law on March 17 by Youngkin. The measure is identical to Senate […]

Henrico News Minute – March 31, 2023

New amenities for the Virginia Capital Trail; details about the Cap2Cap event in May; an update on the state budget process; our latest dining update in ‘Plate and Goblet;’ our weekly Restaurant Watch; five great events taking place throughout Henrico this weekend.

Henrico Crime Report: March 24-30, 2023

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South Airport Drive at Audubon Drive – Police arrested and charged a citizen with driving under the influence of drugs, possession of cocaine, and other criminal violations during a traffic stop March 24 at 9:45 a.m. 7900 block of Brook Road – Police arrested and charged a citizen(s) with shoplifting, possession of heroin and cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and […]