Henrico Fur Finder: June 12, 2024

Henrico Fur Finder: June 12, 2024

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Welcome to Henrico Fur Finder, where each week we highlight pets looking for a forever home at the Henrico Animal Shelter. Animals are sometimes adopted quickly; the shelter cannot guarantee...

Pets 6/12/24

Pets 6/12/24

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Henrico Property Transactions: May 15-21, 2024

Henrico Property Transactions: May 15-21, 2024

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5904 Lakeside Avenue - $220,000, 1,080 SF (built in 1940), from Stephen T. and Shelia B. Jones to Elk Creek Capital LLC. 5118 Kemp Street - $259,000, 1,080 SF (built...

AARP Virginia warns of elder financial exploitation

AARP Virginia warns of elder financial exploitation

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In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, the AARP of Virginia is urging seniors and their caregivers to be aware of potential scams and elder financial...

2 Henrico railroad crossings closed through June 14

2 Henrico railroad crossings closed through June 14

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CSX Railroad will be performing maintenance work until June 14 on the railroad crossings at Beulah Road and Sandy Lane, necessitating detours around both spots. The Beulah Road crossing is...

Melton named 2024 Henrico Christmas Mother

Melton named 2024 Henrico Christmas Mother

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The Henrico Christmas Mother organization has named Linda R. Melton to serve as the 2024 Henrico Christmas Mother. Melton is the daughter of former Henrico Christmas Mother Charlotte Melton, who...

Milestones: June 11, 2024

Milestones: June 11, 2024

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Nick Erickson, Connor Giles and Liliana Manyara of Henrico were named to the spring 2024 dean’s list at Middle Tennessee State University. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students...

These new housing laws will take effect next month

These new housing laws will take effect next month

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Manufactured homes, mobile homes, trailers — whatever they’re referred to as, this type of housing has offered tenants an affordable option to become homeowners. But they haven’t offered as much...

Savvy Senior: How to find reliable health information online

Savvy Senior: How to find reliable health information online

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Dear Savvy Senior, How can I tell if the health info on a website is trustworthy? I usually do a Google search on a symptom, drug or health condition when...

Henrico News Minute – June 11, 2024

Henrico News Minute – June 11, 2024

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The Henrico School Board adopts stricter cell phone standards for students; another pedestrian is struck in Henrico overnight; a Glen Allen woman is recovering after a shark attack; Henrico police...

Henrico Schools to enforce stricter consequences for cell phone violations

Henrico Schools to enforce stricter consequences for cell phone violations

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The Henrico School Board approved several changes to the division’s Code of Student Conduct at a meeting June 6, which outline more specific and stricter consequences for students breaking cell...

Henrico, Richmond officers honored for takedown of Henrico gang responsible for teen’s death

Henrico, Richmond officers honored for takedown of Henrico gang responsible for teen’s death

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In 2023, the murderers of a 15-year-old Richmond girl were convicted, sentenced, and are now serving lengthy prison sentences. Tynashia Humphrey's 2022 murder in Richmond’s Jackson Ward neighborhood helped police...

Glen Allen woman attacked by shark in Florida ‘continues to make progress,’ church says

Glen Allen woman attacked by shark in Florida ‘continues to make progress,’ church says

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A Virginia woman critically injured in a shark attack along Florida’s Gulf Coast on Friday "continues to make progress," according to an update from her church in Glen Allen. Winns...

Business in brief: June 10, 2024

Business in brief: June 10, 2024

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Colliers International recently announced the following lease transactions in Henrico County: Ramboll Amercias Engineering Solutions, Inc. – expanded its lease of 3,715 SF at 4435 Waterfront Drive (Wood Thornton and...

Henrico News Minute – June 10, 2024

Henrico News Minute – June 10, 2024

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Henrico Police pursuits are up almost 80% in the past five years; Henrico MHDS to honor late official; Henrico plans its Juneteenth celebration; Hoop It Up basketball tournament coming back...

Hoop It Up competition returning to Henrico Aug. 9

Hoop It Up competition returning to Henrico Aug. 9

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Hoop It Up is coming back to Henrico County in August. The popular 3-on-3 basketball tournament, which returned to the county last year as part of the Henrico Schools' kick-off...

Obituary – Marilyn Gallmeyer

Obituary – Marilyn Gallmeyer

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Marilyn Gallmeyer was called home by the Lord on May 31, 2024, after a short illness. She was preceded in death by her parents Walter J. Cavedo and Mattie Lienhart,...

Obituary – Roberta Linden Wiener

Obituary – Roberta Linden Wiener

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Roberta Linden Wiener passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2024. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Richard Wiener and her three children, Jennifer (Steve Green), Jason (Sara...

Obituary – Lynn Robertson Bailey

Obituary – Lynn Robertson Bailey

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Lynn Robertson Bailey of Varina passed away peacefully Saturday June 1, 2024 at her home in Varina. Lynn was the wife of Ryland Y. Bailey, Jr.. Lynn was born in...

Obituary – Robin Ellen Ball

Obituary – Robin Ellen Ball

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Robin Ellen Ball, 69, of Highland Springs, died Wednesday, May 29, 2024. She was preceded in death by her parents, Chief Master Sergeant Robert V. and Ellen S. Ball; aunt,...

Obituary – Rex Allen Carder

Obituary – Rex Allen Carder

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Rex Allen Carder, 70, of Highland Springs, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2024. He was preceded in death by his father, George J. Carder and is survived by his wife...

Henrico MHDS board to induct Piero posthumously into its hall of fame

Henrico MHDS board to induct Piero posthumously into its hall of fame

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The Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services Board will posthumously honor Alexis Piero as its 2024 Mary Ann Bergeron Hall of Fame honoree for her service, commitment and significant...

RIC honors its employee of the year

RIC honors its employee of the year

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Andrew Wilhelm, an Airport Operations employee at Richmond International Airport, has been named the airport's 2023 Living the Values Employee of the Year. Wilhelm also received the Richmond Region Tourism...

Officials warn of busiest Atlantic hurricane season in 25 years

Officials warn of busiest Atlantic hurricane season in 25 years

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Atlantic hurricane season officially began June 1, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting the busiest season in 25 years, with 17 to 25 named storms, including eight...

Henrico’s 10-year capital improvement plan includes projects estimated to cost $4.6B

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Proposed FY25 budget would fund $327.1M in capital projects

Henrico County’s capital improvement needs during the next decade are estimated to total about $4.6 billion, according to the county’s Fiscal Year 2025-2034 Capital Improvement Program. Of that amount, county officials estimate that they’ll need about $2.2 billion for transportation projects and about $863.1 million for education projects. The county uses the CIP as a guide to plan for projects […]

Restaurant Watch

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FEB. 22 First Watch Restaurant, 11721 West Broad Street – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: temperatures of pancake batter and waffle batter in walk-in cooler are elevated and they have exceeded the four-hour cooling time; temperatures of pancake batter in make table and container of pancake batter in reach-in cooler are elevated; dump sink in wait […]

After suggesting digital sales tax, Youngkin blasts Democratic version

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‘They want to put their hand in your pocket’

In December, Gov. Glenn Youngkin said Virginia should modernize its tax code by closing what he called “the Big Tech tax loophole.” Virginia collects sales taxes when people buy a CD or a vinyl record, Youngkin’s administration explained while presenting his two-year budget proposal, but state policy hasn’t been updated to reflect the music industry’s shift to digital downloads and […]

In the Garden: Evoke positive emotions by adding the Pantone Color of the Year to your garden

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Add a warm, cozy feel to this year’s gardens with the 2024 Pantone Color of the Year, Peach Fuzz. It was selected for generating a feeling of kindness and tenderness and encouraging sharing, community, and collaboration. Consider including this color in your garden to convey these emotions or as a good excuse to add more plants to your landscape. This […]

Henrico News Minute – March 21, 2024

Henrico teachers continue to push for collective bargaining; VDOT plans a public hearing next week about improvements to the Parham Road/I-64 interchange; a door and window manufacturer is bringing 50 jobs to Eastern Henrico; our weekly Fur Finder and Property Transactions reports.