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

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

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School Board gets first look at plans for new Tucker, Highland Springs high schools  Henrico Citizen

Henrico School Board members got a look into the not-so-distant future Feb. 28, when school system officials presented them with architectural renderings of ...

Former Highland Springs star Andre Ingram gets second stint with the Lakers  WTVR CBS 6 News

Former Highland Springs High School standout Andre Ingram is returning to the Los Angeles Lakers with a 10-day contract, according to multiple reports.

Budget proposal includes 2 new high schools in Henrico  WWBT NBC12 News

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - The 2019-2020 budget for Henrico County includes a plans for a new J.R. Tucker High School and a new Highland Springs High ...

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 ...

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 ...

Small plane crashes onto Highland Springs H.S. baseball field  8News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- No one was injured after a small plane made a crash-landing onto the baseball field at Highland Springs High School in ...

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.

Henrico observes 62nd annual Student Government Day  8News

High school seniors in Henrico spent the day taking over the government. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Death investigation puts nearby Highland Springs H.S. 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 ...

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.

From the Archives: More than 150 photos from the Richmond area in the 1960s

This gallery is a collection of our archive photos from the 1960s.

Police ID teen girls shot and killed while walking along Henrico road  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Police released the identities of two 18-year-old girls shot and killed Thursday in Henrico County. A gunman shot Leona Samlall and ...

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.

Henrico plane crash recording: ‘I just crashed. I think it’s a school yard’  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – The Federal Aviation Administration released a partial transcript and audio recording of the September 5, 2018, small plane crash at ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

Player of the week: Highland Springs' D'Vonte Waller

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.

VA’s Highland Springs HS comes up big for HBCUs on national signing day  HBCU Gameday

A total of seven players from Richmond area Highland Springs HS signed with HBCUs, and two more signed with another CIAA team.

Former E&H football coach Lou Wacker, a Highland Springs High and UR grad, dies at 84

Lou Wacker never overestimated his role as a football tactician.

Hope R. Jones - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

FRANKLIN — Hope Reams Jones, 97, of Franklin, passed away on March 6, 2019. Hope R. Jones. Mrs. Jones was born on Nov. 26, 1921, in Newport News ...

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 ...

16-year-old charged with bringing loaded gun inside Highland Springs HS  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Highland Springs High School was placed on lockdown Friday afternoon after a loaded gun was discovered inside the backpack of a ...

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 ...

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 ...

Highland Springs product Mike’L Simms nabbed first career start for VCU Friday

Junior guard/forward Mike'L Simms was inserted into the starting lineup for the first time in his VCU career on Friday against Hampton.

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 ...

National Signing Day: Central Virginia athletes pick their colleges  WWBT NBC12 News

Wednesday is National Signing Day where athletes from high schools are choosing what colleges to take their talents.

Henrico teenager receives 35 years in fatal shooting of Chesterfield man

A teenager has received 35 years in prison for the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old Chesterfield County man in eastern Henrico County.

VHSL football state semifinal pairings for local teams  WTKR News 3

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

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

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.

Lilly resigns as Handley's activities director | High School  The Winchester Star

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

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

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 ...

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

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

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,

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Huguenot basketball team loses height, but not heart  Richmond Free Press

A year ago, Huguenot High School had a mountain-sized basketball team, with a towering front line with players measuring 7-foot, 6-foot-6 and 6-foot-4.

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.

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

10 locales around the Richmond region with a unique identity.

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,” ...

Richmonders hoping to take Clemson to victory in College Football Playoff  Richmond Free Press

It may be up to two Richmonders to achieve something no one else has been able to do — stop the University of Alabama. Keep your eyes on orange jerseys No ...

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 ...

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 ...

Personality: Kevin Watson  Richmond Free Press

A lot of high school and college athletes see themselves as the next LeBron James-level professional athlete. But many falling short of that dream have to learn ...

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 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.

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

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

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 teacher arrested for ‘inappropriate relationship’ with student

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 ...

Highland Springs teacher in running for Virginia Teacher of the Year

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Highland Springs High School English teacher Dr. Greenlee Naughton is one of eight teachers in the running for Virginia Teacher of ...

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.

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

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 ...

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.

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.

Richmond Public Schools has the worst high school graduation rate in Virginia

Richmond Public Schools had the lowest graduation rate in Virginia this year, new state data show.

Teen arrested after loaded gun found inside backpack  WSET

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A 16-year-old student at a Virginia high school has been charged after a loaded gun was found inside the student's backpack.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

WOODY: Loren Johnson winning more than games at Highland Springs

HAMPTON – You never know who's watching. Years ago, Rudy Ward, then athletic director at Highland Springs High School and now retired, was at a Virginia ...

VCU has looked to prep schools to find overlooked hoops talent

Coming out of high school, De'Riante Jenkins knew he had to go either the junior college route or the prep school route.

Historic day at Highland Springs shows real meaning of National Signing Day  WRIC

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- Richmond, Virginia is not the football recruiting hotbed that places like South Florida, East Texas, and Southern California have ...

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.

Highland Springs holds off Norview in 5A state semis

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

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

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

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.

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 ...

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.

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

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

Nationwide talent bring boost to VCU Rams  Richmond Free Press

Virginia Commonwealth University searches near and far for basketball talent, but lately the emphasis has been on far. Of Coach Mike Rhoades' 14 players, just ...

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.

Highland Springs' Crudup, Coleman friends since birth -- literally

The sophomore guards were born in the same hospital just minutes apart.

Seven questions as high school football summer practice begins

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

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 ...

news NFL Announces Nominees For 2018 Don Shula NFL High School Coach Of The Year The

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 ...

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 ...

Hanover's Patrick Henry High School gets new principal

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

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.

A new reading program at Henrico Schools is Positively Richmond  WRIC

HENRICO, Va. (WRIC) -- You can practically hear a pin drop in Amanda Drinnon's English class at Highland Springs High School. The students are lost in their ...

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

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

Son killed trying to protect his mom  WTVR CBS 6 News

Jaishaun Williams and his mother Renita Wells were killed inside a Henrico home Saturday morning.

The graduation will be livestreamed: Watch Henrico County ceremonies online

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.

Santa Claus is coming to town | Mechanicsville Local

Christmas season will officially kick off Sunday in the Village.

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

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

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.

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 ...

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

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 ...

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.

These 10 Richmond-area schools are accredited. Scores say they shouldn't be.

White students at Richmond's Linwood Holton Elementary School fared far better on state math tests this year than black students. The same achievement gap ...

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

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

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