Cindy Menz-Erb chosen for School Board 3rd District seat

Cindy Menz-Erb, a former nonprofit agency executive who moved to Richmond last year, was sworn in Tuesday as the new 3rd District representative on the Richmond School Board. She replaces Jeff Bourne, who stepped down after winning a special election ...

MEAC winners bow out of NCAAs early

MEAC, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, plays basketball on the NCAA’s highest level, Division I, for at least two reasons:

Wilder in legal brawl with his former lawyers Goldman, Morrissey

Richmond residents now have a front row seat on a heavyweight legal fight between former Gov. L. Douglas Wilder and former Delegate Joe Morrissey.

City tax bills expected to be higher for 2017-18

Richmond residents should expect the city to send them bigger tax bills on vehicles and property this year — despite Mayor Levar M. Stoney’s claim that his proposed budget does not include a tax increase. A closer look at the ...

Calls mount for independent investigation of Russia’s ties to Trump administration

President Trump is finding its easy to play golf, but harder to get his way as the nation’s chief executive.

Gorsuch sidesteps tough questions in Supreme Court confirmation hearings

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said on Wednesday presidents must obey court orders and expressed uncertainty about language in the U.S. Constitution barring government officials from taking payments from a foreign country as Democrats grilled him on issues involving ...

African delegates denied visas to Calif. trade conference

An African trade summit held last week in California had no African delegates after the United States denied them visas to enter the country.

Dying with debt: Advice from experts

You’re probably going to die with some debt. A majority of people do. In fact, 73 percent of Americans had outstanding debt when they died, according to December 2016 data reported by Credit.com.

$8.3M RPS mystery

An $8.3 million surplus in the Richmond Public Schools’ budget that was disclosed during a recent Richmond City Council meeting is nothing out of the ordinary, according to Richmond School Board Chair Dawn Page.

State of city schools

When Richmond schools Superintendent Dana T. Bedden took the podium Tuesday night to offer his annual “State of the Schools” address, he was clear from the beginning that the picture would not be all roses.

CARE van service eyed by City Council due to complaints

GRTC is acknowledging that its CARE van operation is providing “unacceptable” service to the hundreds of elderly and disabled people who rely on the specialty door-to-door transportation to get to dialysis or to work, see doctors, go shopping or handle ...

Candidates for 3rd District seat on School Board get public vetting

More than a dozen people turned out to comment on the candidates vying for the Richmond School Board’s vacant 3rd District seat following a speed round of public interviews conducted by the board. Only 11 of the 12 candidates were ...

GRTC stands to get more money under mayor’s proposed budget

GRTC turns out to be one of the big winners in Mayor Levar M. Stoney’s proposed budget. The mayor is asking Richmond City Council to boost the total GRTC subsidy by about $1.65 million from the current level in a ...

Va. redistricting cases winding through state, federal courts

In a slap at Virginia’s Republican-led majority in the General Assembly, the U.S. Supreme Court has directed a lower federal court to reassess whether lawmakers unlawfully tried to dilute the clout of African-American voters when it drew a series of ...

Chesterfield Historical Society offering beginner genealogy class

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia is offering a six-week beginner genealogy class on Saturdays starting April 1.