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March 3, 2016 by Linda Maroney (Register to contact)

3/3/16
Julie Ann Jackson Blantz, and her husband died in the tragic fire at the marina in Urbanna last week.

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Washington Redskins Name Highland Springs Coach Loren Johnson Coach of the Year  8News

The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation announced today that Highland Springs High School (Henrico, Va.) head football coach, Loren Johnson, has ...



Man suspected of killing family members in Henrico captured in New York  WWBT NBC12 News

The man accused of shooting and killing two teenagers in Henrico has been apprehended.



Police: 58-year-old man was one of two homicide victims found Sunday at Henrico apartment complex  Richmond.com

Henrico County police on Tuesday identified the second homicide victim discovered Sunday at the 11 North at White Oak apartments.



Man suspected of killing daughter and another woman in Henrico arrested in New York  Richmond.com

Authorities on Tuesday captured a man in New York City suspected of killing his teenage daughter and a second woman last week in Henrico County.



Mom: Fights are out of hand at Highland Springs High School  WWBT NBC12 News

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - The mother of a sophomore at Highland Springs High School says repeated fighting at the school is getting out of hand after her ...



Manhunt for Florida dad in shooting deaths of daughter, niece ends  WTOP

The Florida man accused of shooting and killing his teen daughter and teen niece in Virginia has been arrested in New York City.



Henrico to build two new high schools in the county  WTVR CBS 6 News

Highland Springs High School, in Henrico's East End, and Tucker High School, in Henrico's West End, will be replaced with brand new schools, Henrico County ...



Teachers sickened inside Highland Springs, cause unknown  WTVR CBS 6 News

Four Highland Springs High School teachers were medically evaluated after they had an adverse reaction to something inside the Henrico County school.



Small plane crash lands at Highland Springs High School  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – No one was hurt when a small plane crash landed on the Highland Springs High School baseball field at about 1:22 p.m. Wednesday ...



NFL Announces Nominees For 2018 Don Shula NFL High School Coach Of The Year  Redskins.com

The Washington Redskins selected Highland Springs High School Head Coach Loren Johnson as its nominee for the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the ...



4-Star Malcolm Greene Visiting Two Standouts  TechSideline.com

Malcolm Greene Defensive Back, Class of 2020. Highland Springs High School, Highland Springs, VA 5-11, 180. As the offers have continued to mount, ...



2 teens dead after Highland Springs shooting, suspect ‘most likely knew them’  WTVR CBS 6 News

Police are investigating a double shooting near a Highland Springs apartment complex.



Death investigation puts nearby Highland Springs HS on lockdown  8News

Highland Springs High School is on lockdown due to a death investigation that is taking place near the school's campus. . News, weather, sports, headlines for ...



Neighbors: 2 girls hit during drive-by shooting near Highland Springs HS  8News

Highland Springs High School was placed on lockdown Thursday afternoon after police responded to a reported shooting nearby. Neighbors told 8News that ...



Police identify suspect in deadly Henrico double-shooting  WWBT NBC12 News

Records from the Virginia State Police show one of the teens shot and killed in Highland Springs Thursday afternoon had been missing for several years.



Henrico police identify teenagers who died following Highland Springs shooting  Richmond.com

Henrico County police have identified two 18-year-old women who died following a shooting Thursday in Highland Springs.



Plane was cleared for landing at RIC when engine failed and pilot landed on baseball field at Highland Springs High  Richmond.com

Five friends were jumping on a trampoline in a backyard across the street from Highland Springs High School on Wednesday afternoon when a small plane tore ...



Family desperate to make holiday bright for loved ones hospitalized after crash  WTVR CBS 6 News

One Virginia family is thankful to still have three loved ones after a serious car crash. Now they are trying to do their best to brighten the holidays for them.



News to know for Dec. 19: RPS groundbreaking; double-shooting suspect apprehended; border wall demand weakens  WWBT NBC12 News

This Hump Day inches us closer the holiday season, which hopefully means enjoying an extended weekend.



Police: 16-year-old arrested for having loaded gun on school property  WWBT NBC12 News

Henrico police have arrested and charged a 16-year-old after the school system said a loaded gun was found at Highland Springs High School earlier on Friday.



Player of the week: Highland Springs' D'Vonte Waller  Richmond.com

Star performance: Waller, a senior quarterback, completed 18 of 24 passes for 250 yards and two touchdowns as No.1 Highland Springs handled then-No.



Highland Springs High student drowns in pool: ‘He was underwater for 6 minutes’  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Police are investigating after a Highland Springs High School student drowned in a pool at an East End apartment complex Friday ...



Highland Springs wins state football title again  Richmond Free Press

The Highland Springs High School football team members are running out of fingers to display their bling. The Springers captured their fourth consecutive Class ...



Meet the angel who landed at Highland Springs High School  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Kathryn Costley doesn't punch a clock, her profession is her calling. She is a special education teacher at Highland Springs High ...



16-year-old charged after loaded gun found in backpack at Highland Springs High School  Richmond.com

Highland Springs High School was placed on lockdown Friday after a loaded gun was discovered inside a student's backpack.



Henrico's decision to rebuild Tucker, Highland Springs came unexpectedly  Henrico Citizen

With student cheerleaders from – and adult "cheerleaders" for – both schools looking on, Henrico County Manager John Vithoulkas Sept. 20 stepped to a ...



After 10 years in development, former Highland Springs star signs with Lakers  WTVR CBS 6 News

After a decade in the NBA's development league, former Highland Springs High School standout Andre Ingram, has landed an NBA contract with the Los ...



Parents Against School Restrictions: 20 Ways Parents (And Their Kids) Fought Back  Moms

No matter if a school is run by the state or independently, at the end of the day, they're a business.



Henrico student struck by car near Highland Springs High School  WRIC

A Henrico County student was taken to the hospital after being struck by a car off of Nine Mile Road and Oak Avenue near Highland Springs High School.. News ...



Henrico woman sentenced to serve nearly 11 years for crash that killed Highland Springs High School freshman  Richmond.com

A car crash in April took the life of Lytarsha White's only daughter, a 14-year-old Highland Springs High School freshman whom White described as “my best ...



Lilly resigns as Handley's activities director  The Winchester Star

Rick Lilly's arrival at Handley High School will always be associated with an important time in his family's history.



Highland Springs native serves aboard one of the US Navy's first 'stealth ships'  Henrico Citizen

A 2004 Highland Springs High School graduate and Henrico native is serving as part of the Pre-Commissioning Unit for the future Arleigh Burke-class destroyer,



VHSL football state semifinal pairings for local teams  WTKR News 3

Four local teams are one win away from playing for a state title.



Henrico student seeking stability after foster care; Highland Springs senior is first tenant of new program  Richmond.com

Jasmine Howard graduated from the state's foster care system within weeks of her toddler daughter entering it, a fact that keeps the 18-year-old up at night but ...



Henrico Co. student drowns in pool: ‘He was underwater for 6 minutes’  WTKR News 3

He was underwater for like six minutes without nobody noticing."



Highland Springs' Jada Walker inherits mom, dad's basketball genes  Richmond Free Press

If anyone was ever born to shoot, dribble and pass a basketball, it might be Jada Walker. Her family tree likely has hoops on each branch and perhaps a 3-point ...



Henrico investigating 2 school threats; teen arrested  WWBT NBC12 News

Henrico Police and Henrico County Public Schools say a threat made to three school on Thursday night are not credible.



Highland Springs hoping for 3-peat at Saturday's state championship  Richmond Free Press

Highland Springs High School is on the cusp of achieving something seldom done in state football history. Football Coach Loren Johnson's Springers are one ...



Henrico Schools to live stream graduation ceremonies  WWBT NBC12 News

The stream will be available on desktop computers as well as mobile devices and tablets, and will be replayed on HCPS-TV.



Mom: Stranger pulled my daughter out of class, berated her  wtvr.com

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – Tiffany Singh is demanding answers from school leaders and Henrico police after an incident involving her daughter a few weeks ...



Patrick Henry High School names new principal  8News

Patrick Henry High School has selected its current assistant principal to be the school's new principal. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and ...



Former Highland Springs star K'Von Wallace prepping for another title run at Clemson  Richmond.com

CLEMSON, S.C.. K'Von Wallace has a national-championship ring. He played 109 snaps — and made six tackles — for the 2016 Clemson football team that ...



Woman found guilty of helping her mother murder Henrico teen  WTVR CBS 6 News

For the second time in over a month, a Henrico jury has found someone guilty in the 2017 murder of 19-year-old Martre Lamonte Coles.



Andre Ingram’s amazing welcome home: ‘This is where it started’  WTVR CBS 6 News

Family and friends waited at Richmond International Airport Saturday evening to welcome home Andre Ingram.



That Small-Town Feel | Real Estate Guide 2018  Richmond magazine

The iconic Main Street, sidewalks, the local library, a central hub of shops and restaurants — all of these are benchmarks for a sense of place, features that spots ...



Highland Springs survives Nansemond River 28-18 to reach 3rd consecutive state championship game  Richmond.com

The Springers trail by 10 points in the first quarter, but get the offense going in the second half and win 28-18.



Highland Springs High School student killed in Darbytown Road crash  WWBT NBC12 News

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Police have confirmed that the person who died in a single-vehicle crash on Darbytown Road on Thursday was a 14-year-old freshman ...



It's a 3-peat!  Richmond Free Press

Highland Springs High School's talented and determined football Springers have done it again. The Eastern Henrico County squad, aka the “Beast of the East,” ...



Felton Davis knows his destiny and won't let a torn Achilles derail that dream  MLive.com

Michigan State wide receiver Felton Davis III (18) celebrates after catching a 2-point conversion during their college football game against Utah State at Spartan ...



Gun found at Highland Springs High School  WWBT

Two students have been detained following the discovery of a gun on the Highland Springs High School campus.



Highland Springs High School football team celebrates state championship  WRIC

A parade fit for champions, that's what took place Tuesday afternoon in Henrico County. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond.



Two NSU players with area ties make preseason All-MEAC team  Richmond Free Press

Norfolk State University football will have a strong Richmond influence this fall. Two NSU athletes with area ties have made the preseason All-MEAC team.



Jury finds Henrico woman guilty of killing boyfriend’s son  WTVR CBS 6 News

A jury found a Henrico woman guilty of killing her boyfriend's son, then hiding his body inside a plastic storage container.



Mother and daughter sentenced for roles in killing of teen found in storage container  WTVR CBS 6 News

A Henrico County mother and daughter have been sentenced for their roles in the 2017 murder of 19-year-old Martre Lamonte Coles.



HCPS Family & Community Engagement Back-to-School Kickoff  8News

Henrico County Public Schools is pairing with the Family & Educator Resources Center to bring you this year's Back-to-School Kickoff Event.



Highland Springs students mourn classmate who died over spring break  WWBT NBC12 News

Students at Highland Springs High School in Henrico are returning to class from spring break and are mourning the loss of a classmate.



Police outside Highland Springs High due to threat posted on social media  wtvr.com

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- An added police presence was visible outside Highland Springs High School Thursday morning. The police were posted outside the ...



Highland Springs' Greenlee Naughton named teacher of year for Richmond region  Richmond.com

A Henrico County high school English teacher has been named the Richmond region's teacher of the year.



Henrico woman charged in crash that killed a Highland Springs teen is denied bond following positive alcohol test  Richmond.com

A judge on Wednesday refused to release a Henrico County woman charged with driving while intoxicated in an April crash that killed a 14-year-old girl who ...



Santa Claus is coming to town | Mechanicsville Local  Richmond.com

Christmas season will officially kick off Sunday in the Village.



Roderyck I. Bullock, former high school coach, community worker and advocate for disabled, dies at 44  Richmond Free Press

Update: A Richmond memorial *service* for Roderyck I. "Big Shot" Bullock will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, at Thirty-first Street Baptist Church, 823 N. 31st ...



Highland Springs teacher arrested for ‘inappropriate relationship’ with student  wtvr.com

A Henrico County teacher was arrested and charged with taking indecent liberties with someone less than 18 years old after an incident at Highland Springs ...



Burger King worker escorts customer to his car: ‘Always go out of your way to help others’  WTVR CBS 6 News

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. -- Alexis Easter has a message she would like others to hear and then heed. "Always go out of your way to help others," the 19-year-old ...



Highland Springs HS lockdown lifted after gun recovered  WWBT

Highland Springs High School was placed on lockdown around 2:15 this afternoon today following a report of a student with a gun on school property. After a ...



Henrico schools paying new diversity leader $99K; position created in wake of racially charged Short Pump Middle video  Richmond.com

A former Henrico County schools administrator will lead the school division's equity and diversity efforts in the wake of a racially charged video made public five ...



Sandston Memorial Day parade provides time to reflect  Henrico Citizen

Members of Sandston American Legion Post 242 now can take a rest after yet another successful Memorial Day Parade. The post hosted its 10th annual parade ...



Highland Springs earns football three-peat  Henrico Citizen

Thrice is nice. Highland Springs High School's football team knows. The Springers won their third consecutive state Class 5 football championship Sunday, ...



Clemson offers 3-star Virginia DB  TigerNet

Clemson returned to a familiar spot in Virginia for its latest offer Thursday. Three-star 2020 defensive back Malcolm Greene announced an offer, who is from Hig.



Highland Springs holds off Norview in 5A state semis  Richmond.com

Springers win a nailbiter, 28-25, and will face Stone Bridge in the 5A final for a second straight year.



John Marshall standout Isaiah Todd transferring  Richmond Free Press

Isaiah Todd, arguably the area's top college prospect since Moses Malone, is changing basketball addresses. After leading Richmond's John Marshall High ...



WOODY: Loren Johnson winning more than games at Highland Springs  Richmond.com

"I saw a lot of kids who looked like me and had the same desire I did growing up."



'This is just the start': Thousands of Richmond-area students walk out of school to protest gun violence  Richmond.com

Catherine Qian stepped to the microphone outside Maggie L. Walker Governor's School in Richmond and thought of her brother.



No relaxing for the Rams, who hit the road to face rival Old Dominion on Wednesday  Richmond.com

VCU travels to face Old Dominion in Norfolk at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.



Henrico Schools hires director to oversee equity, diversity efforts  WWBT NBC12 News

Henrico County Public Schools hired its first director of the new Office of Equity and Diversity.



Highland Springs security guard dedicates life to helping others  wtvr.com

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- John Cox lives for helping people. The 52-year-old Henrico man works as a school security guard at Highland Springs High School ...



UVa football: Cavs get strong performance from sophomore LB Zandier  Roanoke Times

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia football coach Bronco Mendenhall couldn't have paid sophomore Zane Zandier a higher compliment Monday.



Hanover's Patrick Henry High School gets new principal  Richmond.com

Hanover County has tapped a familiar face to lead Patrick Henry High School.



Police identify Henrico girl, 14, killed in crash of car occupied by six people, five of them juveniles  Richmond.com

A 14-year-old Highland Springs High School student was killed early Thursday in a single-vehicle crash on Darbytown Road that Henrico County police said ...



Highland Springs back in state final for first time since 1989  Richmond Times-Dispatch

The reality that Earl Anderson is about to play his last high school football game hasn't hit him yet. Maybe when he wakes up in a Charlottesville hotel, and game ...



Juwan Carter growing in his role as the Highland Springs quarterback  Richmond Times-Dispatch

Carter has heard plenty of criticism through his career. With the Springers in the state championship game, the tone has shifted positively.



National tragedy guided Henrico's Teacher of the Year into teaching  Richmond.com

Nearly two decades ago, Greenlee Naughton was on maternity leave from her corporate job when, in the aftermath of the Columbine High School shooting, ...



Varina High School claims state 5A crown  Richmond Free Press

The Varina High School Blue Devils kept winning and winning until there were no more games to win. The Eastern Henrico County school ended its best-ever ...



Son killed trying to protect his mom  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Grief counselors were on hand Monday at Highland Springs High School after the weekend shooting death of Jaishaun Williams.



Born into basketball, Jada Walker has always had something to prove  Richmond.com

Highland Springs' star point guard has proven throughout her life that she's more than just the daughter of two basketball big shots.



Former Highland Springs player Mike'l Simms joins VCU Rams  Richmond Free Press

Virginia Commonwealth University's ever-evolving basketball roster continues to make headlines. Last week, guard Samir Doughty announced he is leaving the ...



High school teen hospitalized after fight, now charged with assault  wtvr.com

A Highland Springs High School student beaten so badly that he was hospitalized for weeks has been charged with assault.



Coach Lancaster starts new chapter  Richmond Free Press

George Lancaster says he has retired. Officially he has after 37 seasons and two Virginia championships at Highland Springs High School in Henrico County.



Edward Curtis pushes through grief to deliver for Armstrong  Richmond Free Press

Armstrong High School's Edward Curtis Jr. plays his rugged brand of football with more than just flesh and bone. The senior is also fueled by a brimming tank of ...



Seven questions as high school football summer practice begins  Richmond.com

Can Highland Springs repeat? Can Hanover County be as good as it was in 2015?



Henrico teen beaten at school, charged with assault  WWBT

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - A Highland Springs High School student is now officially facing assault charges after being brutally attacked at school. Eric spent nine ...



Mother, organizers to hold anti-bullying event in honor of Henrico teen  WWBT NBC12 News

It's been nearly a month since 16-year-old Vernard Morton drowned in a Henrico pool.



Family of mother, son killed in Henrico shooting: ‘She was afraid’  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – The family of the mother and son killed in what relatives and Crime Insider sources said was a domestic shooting early Saturday ...



The graduation will be livestreamed: Watch Henrico County ceremonies online  wtvr.com

HENRICO, Va. – Henrico County Public Schools will provide live streaming video again this year of all HCPS graduations taking place at VCU's Siegel Center.



Highland Springs demolishes Lee-Davis 42-0  Richmond Times-Dispatch

Springers shut down Confederates' running game and establishes its own rushing attack.



Gas station murder suspect proclaims innocence: ‘I’m not a criminal’  WTVR CBS 6 News

Murder suspect Marcellus Carter was arrested Tuesday night around 6 p.m. at the WaWa station near the Boulders complex on Midlothian Turnpike.



Richmond native Dallas Dance, once a rising star in education, sentenced to 6 months in jail  Richmond.com

Dallas Dance, a former Richmond Public Schools consultant and rising star in central Virginia education, will serve six months in jail for failing to disclose nearly ...



Teen brutally beaten at Henrico school found guilty of assault  wtvr.com

Former Highland Springs High School student Eric Martin was found guilty on one count of simple assault. “Nobody should be bullied the way I was bullied," ...



Former players, peers honor local high school football coaching legend Al Rinaldi  WRIC

More than 100 former players gather to remember the former Highland Springs and J.R. Tucker high schools football coach.. News, weather, sports, headlines ...



Former Henrico County school principals arrested on drug charges  wtvr.com

Two former Henrico County school principals have been arrested and face separate drug charges for marijuana and cocaine.



Reports of violent ‘squad fighting’ increasing at Henrico schools  wtvr.com

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) -- Several Highland Springs High School students said they were reluctant to return to school Tuesday. “We got a lot of squads ...



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