Month: July 2012

Henrico’s 400th Anniversary

In 2011, Henrico County will mark its 400th anniversary as the second permanent English settlement in the New World by hosting a series of entertaining and educational events that highlight the county’s rich history and culture. For more info or a schedule of events, go to or call 501-1611. Continue reading Henrico’s 400th Anniversary

Disaster Loan Outreach Centers Closing at 7 p.m. Today

Henrico County residents and businesses working to recover from Hurricane Irene have until 7 p.m. to obtain in-person assistance with disaster loan applications at two area Disaster Loan Outreach centers operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). After the centers close, the SBA will continue to provide assistance online and by telephone. The SBA […] Continue reading Disaster Loan Outreach Centers Closing at 7 p.m. Today

Public Input

A planning effort by the Office of Emergency Management & Richmond Regional Planning District is underway and seeks your input. The plan assesses the community’s vulnerability to natural hazards and attempts to reduce the impact of natural disasters, as well as continue Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation grant program eligibility. Visit the web site […] Continue reading Public Input

Henrico Receives National Awards

Henrico County has earned 20 Achievement awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo), plus a Best of Category honor for a Sheriff’s Office program that allows qualifying college students to earn credits toward a degree in criminal justice. The awards will be presented during the 2012 NACo annual conference July 13-17 in Pittsburgh. The […] Continue reading Henrico Receives National Awards

Road Closures Sat, July 14 For Presidential Visit

On Saturday, July 14, 2012 President Obama will arrive at Richmond International Airport for an extended Presidential Campaign visit in Henrico County.  As a result of his visit, in addition to temporary road closures associated with the Presidential Motorcade, the following road closures will occur: Mountain Road between Purcell Road and Woodman Road HOURS: 10:00 […] Continue reading Road Closures Sat, July 14 For Presidential Visit

Voting Precinct Pollbook Issues

Nineteen voting precincts are handling an issue with the Voting Pollbooks by using provisional ballots which will be counted as regular ballots. When Henrico County polls opened this morning at 6 am, it was discovered 954 of the County’s 199,724 registered voters were inadvertently assigned to precincts that were adjacent to their correct precinct. The […] Continue reading Voting Precinct Pollbook Issues

“All Henrico Reads” Events with New York Times Bestselling Author, Garth Stein

Henrico County Public Library, in partnership with Henrico County Public Schools, the Friends of Henrico County Public Library, Richmond International Raceway, and the Henrico Education Foundation invites you to the 2012 All Henrico Reads event featuring author Garth Stein who will discuss his book The Art of Racing in the Rain. The event will be […] Continue reading “All Henrico Reads” Events with New York Times Bestselling Author, Garth Stein