Music, historical displays, fireworks will commemorate end of slavery in U.S.
Henrico County will celebrate Juneteenth — and the end of slavery in the United States — on Saturday, June 19, with a day of family fun and entertainment at Dorey Park.Continue reading Henrico to present Juneteenth Celebration on June 19 at Dorey Park
Additional slots available for employers to join events
Area job hunters can connect with a range of private and public employers at drive-thru job and information fairs in June.Continue reading Capital Region Workforce Partnership sets drive-thru job, resource fairs for June
Marine unit ensures safety on lower James from new home at Rocketts Landing
The bow of Henrico County’s fire boat lifts as firefighter Carlo Vernieri hits the accelerator, propelling the 32-foot-long vessel along a channel in the lower James River.
After a quick, 180-degree turn, he accelerates again and imagines what workers on a nearby barge must think of the maneuvers.
“Whenever we get out, we should always be practicing something that requires quick thought,” he said. “It looks like it’s playing, but it’s not.”Continue reading Henrico’s fire boat: an ambulance, engine company on the river
Course will reopen to the public on Saturday, May 29
First Tee — Greater Richmond, Henrico County and Love Golf Design celebrated the grand re-opening of Belmont at a ceremony on Monday, May 24.
Officials from all three parties offered remarks at the event, with Davis Love III saying, “We [Love Golf Design] have never created a course that will have such an impact on golf.” Continue reading Belmont Celebrates Grand Re-Opening
‘It’s good to know we’ve impacted our community in a positive way’
Robin Gilbert’s thumbs are scraped and sore – a testament to the more than 160,000 COVID-19 vaccine shots given at Richmond Raceway over the past four months.Continue reading 160,000 shots later, Henrico prepares to end mass vaccination events
Detectives hope details and “Unsolved Henrico” video will generate leads Henrico County
Henrico County Police needs the public’s help to solve the 2018 death investigation of Starquay Spruill. HPD is releasing new information it hopes could spur leads to help detectives close the case.Continue reading Henrico County Police releases information about 2018 death investigation
UPDATE, MAY 13:
Henrico County’s walk-up COVID-19 vaccination events at Richmond Raceway now will be available to individuals 12 and older. The remaining events, set for May 19, 20, 26 and 27, will offer extended hours, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. An appointment is not required.