Western Henrico

Virginia State Police investigating fatal Henrico crash

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Virginia State Police officials are investigating a single-vehicle crash June 15 in Henrico’s West End that killed a 35-year-old Ashland woman. The crash occurred at 5:42 a.m. that day on westbound I-64 at the 180-mile marker when a 1997 Chevy Trailblazer, driven by John Wayne Jolly II, 35 of Ashland, ran off of the road to the left into the […]

Companies, students partner to replace West End Manor Civic Association’s roof

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For several years, the people at West End Manor Civic Association, a nonprofit neighborhood-betterment organization in the heart of Henrico’s Brookland District, watched their roof slowly deteriorate. Without the funds to repair it, the destruction of their building seemed inevitable. Then, thanks to the generosity of four construction companies, the restoration of their roof became a hands-on learning opportunity for […]

UPDATE: Henrico Police identify man found shot dead in SUV in Henrico’s Near West End

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UPDATE: MAY 25, 2:18 P.M. – A 29-year-old Richmond man has been identified as the victim of a homicide in Henrico’s Near West End in the early morning hours May 25. Quincy L. Henderson was driving a grey Infiniti SUV eastbound along Bremner Boulevard when it veered off the road at the intersection of Bremner and Beth Road just after […]

Republican Owen announces candidacy for new 57th House of Delegates district

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Republican David Owen has announced that he will seek his party’s nomination for the House of Delegates seat in the newly shaped 57th District, which generally includes the Three Chopt District in western Henrico and part of Goochland County. The district is one of five newly redrawn districts involving Henrico – and one of three in which no current delegate […]

Tuckahoe meeting May 26 to highlight Virginia Freedom of Information Act

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Henrico County Board of Supervisors Chairman and Tuckahoe District Supervisor Patricia S. O’Bannon will host a Tuckahoe Town Meeting on Thursday, May 26 to discuss the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, which ensures that residents have ready access to public records and meetings. O’Bannon will be joined by Megan Rhyne, executive director of the Virginia Coalition for Open Government, and […]

Community garden blooms in West End senior community

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Neighbors pitch in to help Laurels of University Park flower

With the advent of spring and the annual outburst of dogwood, azalea, tulip and daffodil blooms, it’s virtually impossible to cruise the streets of Henrico without spying dazzling garden scenes and yards alive with color. And nowhere are the blooms and buds more evident than in a garden spot off Pemberton Road, where residents, staff and neighbors of The Laurels […]

Celebree School to open in Henrico’s Far West End, more to follow

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A new childcare center is set to open in the Innsbrook area by early summer.  Vakul Goel, the owner and operator of the center, said that his own children’s experience with local childcare inspired him to open up a center of his own.  If your child is crying for hours, it breaks your heart as a parent, he said. “I […]


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