Month: August 2014

Fairfield, Varina meeting Sept. 8 to spotlight upcoming Civil War reenactments

Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton and Varina District Supervisor Tyrone E. Nelson will hold a community meeting Monday, Sept. 8 on upcoming Civil War battle reenactments to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of New Market Heights. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nile Mile […] Continue reading Fairfield, Varina meeting Sept. 8 to spotlight upcoming Civil War reenactments

Henrico Extension to offer lawn-care workshops in September

The Henrico County office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension will conduct two workshops in September to help residents use environmentally responsible methods to grow attractive, healthy lawns this fall. A Do it Yourself: Lawn-Care workshop will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 at the Belmont Recreation Center, 1600 Hilliard Road. The […] Continue reading Henrico Extension to offer lawn-care workshops in September

Henrico prepares for heavy traffic during NASCAR races Sept. 5-6

The Henrico County Department of Public Works will temporarily alter traffic patterns on roads around Richmond International Raceway (RIR) to accommodate fans attending the NASCAR races Friday, Sept. 5 and Saturday, Sept. 6. Motorists are advised to expect heavy traffic and delays in the area on both days, especially from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., […] Continue reading Henrico prepares for heavy traffic during NASCAR races Sept. 5-6

Henrico welcomes Babe Ruth Baseball 13-Year-Old World Series on Aug. 14-22

Henrico County will welcome about 350 youth baseball players, coaches and family members for the Babe Ruth Baseball 13-Year-Old World Series on Aug. 14-22 at Glen Allen Stadium at RF&P Park. The Glen Allen Youth Athletic Association (GAYAA) will serve as tournament host and will field a team to compete with teams from Northern Virginia, […] Continue reading Henrico welcomes Babe Ruth Baseball 13-Year-Old World Series on Aug. 14-22

Henrico programs honored by Virginia Association of Counties

Henrico County has been recognized by the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) for programs that help nonnative-English-speaking residents assimilate to the community, informed residents about a meals tax proposal and promoted a better understanding of the workplace culture within the county’s government. Henrico was one of 12 counties to receive a 2014 Achievement Award from […] Continue reading Henrico programs honored by Virginia Association of Counties

Henrico Extension to offer classes for home gardeners beginning Sept. 9

The Henrico County office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Henrico Master Gardeners will offer a series of 10 classes this fall to teach the basics of home gardening using environmentally sound and sustainable practices. The Henrico Horticulture Series will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. each Tuesday from Sept. 9 through Nov. […] Continue reading Henrico Extension to offer classes for home gardeners beginning Sept. 9