Archives: County of Henrico

Henrico County earns 28 nods from National Association of Counties for programs, initiatives

Henrico’s 28 awards, which stemmed from 35 entries, are the most of any county in Virginia for the 11th consecutive year and the sixth most nationally.

Go behind the scenes of local government with the Henrico Citizens Academy

Signups for the free 15-hour program are now underway.

Henrico County Fire earns national distinctions for “commitment to excellence”

Henrico County is now one of only 132 localities nationwide with a Class 1 insurance rating from the Insurance Services Office.

Henrico Police report record low crime rate in 2015 Annual Crime Report

The report, released Monday, covers crime, vehicular crashes, and data from the county’s Emergency Communications Center.

Neighbors band together in opposition of hospital expansion plans

Members of the Three Chopt Elementary School community and surrounding residents are fighting a proposal by Henrico Doctors’ Hospital to develop 4.5 wooded acres adjacent to their respective properties.

Henrico, Habitat for Humanity offering free home repair workshop Saturday

The class will take place at Harvie Elementary School at 9:00 AM Saturday, March 5th.

Expect lane closures for Henrico road safety improvement projects

The intersection of East Parham and Shrader Roads is one of six receiving a number of safety improvements thanks to a federal grant.

Longtime Henrico Police Chief to step down, transition to new county role

Chief Douglas A. Middleton has served the County of Henrico for more than 43 years.

Major upgrades coming to Short Pump Park this summer

Residents can expect a ‘sprayground,’ a dog park, and a number of new walking trails and shelters.

Tourism spending on the rise in Henrico County

The county generated $783.6 million in 2013, a 5% increase over 2012.