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Yorktown man cited by police after trying to bring loaded gun onto plane at RIC

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  A Yorktown man was cited by the police after Transportation Security Administration officers at Richmond International Airport caught him with a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag. The 9 mm handgun was loaded with 12 bullets, including one in the chamber. It was the third gun caught at the airport so far this month and the ninth handgun that […]

Education firm EAB expanding in Henrico, adding more than 200 new jobs

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Educational research, technology, marketing and enrollment solutions firm EAB will expand from two existing Henrico locations to one new spot in the county, investing at least $6 million and adding 206 jobs in the process, company and state officials announced Tuesday. The firm currently occupies two locations on East Parham Road but will consolidate those spots into a 70,000-square-foot space […]

Sheetz lowering gas prices through July 4

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Sheetz is lowering its gas prices through the July 4 holiday, company officials announced Monday. Effective immediately, the chain is lowering the cost of a gallon of Unleaded 88 gas to $3.99 and E85 (which contains more ethanol and is not compatible with all vehicles) to $3.49 at all of its 349 locations that sell both types of gas, through […]

‘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 News Minute – June 24, 2022

Rolfe Middle School has a new mascot and nickname; a new trial is scheduled for the Short Pump Middle School teacher accused of sexually assaulting a student; new outdoor basketball courts dedicated at Fairfield Middle School; a lawsuit accusing the Henrico school system of failing to provide adequate education for a student with disabilities advances to federal district court.

Rolfe Middle School adopts new mascot

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John Rolfe Middle School has a new mascot: the jaguars.  Formerly the “Indians,” two Rolfe students undertook an effort to change the mascot two years ago. Their project came to fruition on Thursday as they announced the new name at a Henrico School Board meeting.  Kyra Lambert and Makenzie Nelson, who were seventh graders in 2020, were best friends at […]

Federal judge to rule on claim that Henrico School Board violated disability law

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U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson said in court Thursday morning that he hasn’t seen a case like this one in the entirety of his 20 years working as a federal judge: a federal lawsuit against the Henrico County School Board claiming that the school system denied a student adequate education. “This is an unusual case,” Hudson said. And, “it’s […]

Henrico News Minute – June 23, 2022

Two more arrests in connection with the May murder of a Henrico High School senior; Virginia State Police investigate a single-vehicle fatality in Henrico; Henrico supervisors approve plans for a 98-unit assisted living facility; the community celebrates the life of a heroic World War II nurse; BeWellVA plans a virtual ‘ACE’ event.

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 […]

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 […]

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