Eastern Henrico

‘We want this to be a destination site’

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County officials dedicate four professional-level outdoor basketball courts in Eastern Henrico

At about this time last year, the basketball courts outside Henrico County’s Fairfield Middle School were small, asphalt-top courts that were used occasionally by community members. Now, thanks to the vision of  Varina District Supervisor Tyrone Nelson and the efforts of other public servants, the courts have been transformed into a state-of-the-art location for county residents to play ball. Yesterday, […]

Henrico Police arrest juvenile, 18-year-old in connection with murder of Henrico HS student

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Henrico Police have made two new arrests in connection with the May 19 murder of Henrico High School senior Diamond Brown-Mosby. Brown-Mosby, 17, was shot near the Glennwood Farms Community in Eastern Henrico sometime before 4 p.m. that day. Afterwards, she was transported in a private vehicle, which stopped on the Shockoe Valley Bridge seeking emergency medical help for her […]

For Henrico Police Athletic League, ‘there’s no place like home’

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Organization moves into former Eastern Henrico home of MathScience Innovation Center

Reflecting on his past, retired NBA player Johnny Newman recalled being greatly influenced by the morals found in the Wizard of Oz:  respect, perseverance and hope. Now, as board president of the Henrico Police Athletic League, a nonprofit that works to foster positive relationships between law enforcement officers and the Henrico community, he hopes that PAL participants will truly believe […]

Virginia woman arrested by police after trying to bring loaded gun onto Richmond flight

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A Virginia woman was arrested by police June 9 after Transportation Security Administration officers at Richmond International Airport caught her with a loaded handgun in her carry-on bag. The 9mm handgun was loaded with four bullets. It was the second gun TSA officers detected at the airport this week and the eighth handgun that TSA officers have caught at the […]

Teen shot and killed in Eastern Henrico

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For the third time in recent months, a teenager has been shot and killed in Eastern Henrico. A teen in the driver’s seat of a vehicle was shot at midnight June 10 in the 1300 block of Old Bronze Drive in Eastern Henrico, according to Henrico Police. A passenger in the vehicle was uninjured. First responders arrived to find the […]

Eastern Henrico manufacturing facility sold for $10.25M

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An Eastern Henrico manufacturing facility has been sold for $10.25 million. The 148,877-square-foot Hilex Poly regional manufacturing facility at 2800 Sprouse Drive, southwest of the intersection of Charles City Road and Airport Drive, was sold to Maguire Hayden Real Estate Company of Philadelphia. It is the company’s first acquisition in the Richmond region. Hilex Poly is a manufacturer of poly […]

29-year-old Henrico shooting victim dies

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A 29-year-old man who was shot in Highland Springs June 4 has died of his injuries, according to Henrico Police. Police found Ja’Shaun Jermaine O’Neil of Henrico suffering from gunshot wounds after reports of a shooting in the 300 block of Buffalo Road at about 8 p.m. that day. O’Neil was taken with life-threatening injuries to a local hospital, where […]

Gun violence, education, mental health guide conversations during McEachin-McClellan town hall meeting

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Gun violence, education and mental health were all issues at the forefront of a telephone town hall event U.S. Rep. A. Donald McEachin (D-4th District) hosted alongside state Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-9th District) May 27. Following the shooting deaths of two high-school students during the past month in Henrico County, McClellan said she introduced a bill to create a gun […]

Petersburg woman arrested after trying to bring gun onto plane at RIC

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Transportation Security Administration officers at Richmond International Airport prevented a Petersburg woman from carrying her handgun onto a flight May 29. The 9-mm caliber handgun was loaded with eight bullets, including one in the chamber. TSA officers stopped the woman when her carry-on bag triggered an alarm in the security checkpoint X-ray unit. It was the sixth handgun that TSA […]

Oakleys Lane to be closed at rail crossing June 1-2 for paving

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Oakleys Lane in Eastern Henrico will be closed at its crossing of the Norfolk Southern Railway from June 1-2 for paving. The closure will be in effect each day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. A detour will direct motorists around the work zone by way of Audubon Drive, South Airport Drive, East Nine Mile Road and South Holly Avenue. […]


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