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Stephanie A. Lynch wins 5th District City Council race

Stephanie A. Lynch is the new 5th District representative on Richmond City Council.

Dems win control

For the first time in 24 years, Virginia voters handed Democrats control of both houses of the General Assembly in Tuesday’s election.

Contentious state NAACP election gives Barnette 2-year term

Robert N. Barnette Jr., who has led the Virginia State Conference NAACP since August when the previous presi- dent was removed, will hold the top post in the civil rights organization for the next two years after emerging victorious in ...

Will history be made with next speaker of the House?

Will the next speaker of the House of Delegates be the first woman or the first African-American to hold the post in Virginia history?

Atkins becomes first black woman to serve on Henrico School Board

The Henrico School Board is set to welcome its first female African-American member.

Col. Alisa A. Gregory to become first woman and first African-American sheriff in Henrico

Henrico voters made history Tuesday by electing Alisa A. Gregory as the county’s new sheriff.

Incumbents sweep Henrico supervisor elections

Incumbents won the day Tuesday, with all five members of the Henrico County Board of Supervisors winning re-election.

Henrico Commonwealth's Attorney Shannon L. Taylor handily wins re-election

In a suburban locale that now favors Democrats, Shannon L. Taylor easily won her bid for a third term as Henrico County commonwealth’s attorney.

McEachin, Jewett score big wins without opposition

Voters made it official that Colette W. McEachin will be Richmond’s first elected female commonwealth’s attorney. Voters also gave Edward F. Jewett a second eight-year term as clerk of Richmond Circuit Court.

NAACP members, others protest Dominion Energy's involvement in state conference

“NAACP, we find ourselves in a mess right now.” Those words, delivered last Saturday by the Rev. Nelson B. Rivers III, vice president of religious affairs and external relations with the National Action Network, were referring to the climate of ...

RPS school construction costs, process criticized

Richmond School Board members Kenya Gibson, 3rd District, and Jonathan Young, 4th District, used Monday’s School Board meeting to express concern that the bidding process Mayor Levar M. Stoney’s administration used to choose contractors to build three new district schools ...

4 school rezoning plans are up for final consideration

Four school rezoning plans — two of which include proposals for pairing some elementary schools and all of which keep Bellevue Elementary open — are now considered finalists.

2 men arrested, another sought in death of Markiya Dickson, 9

Two young South Side men have been arrested and charged in the murder of 9-year-old Markiya Dickson at Carter Jones Park during the Memorial Day weekend.

Veterans Day 2019

In observance of Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11, please note the following for the City of Richmond and Henrico and Chesterfield counties:

Goldman to appeal judge's ruling on Coliseum referendum

Paul Goldman, leader of the Put Schools First campaign, is not giving up on his effort to put a referendum on a future Richmond ballot to allow voters to weigh in on the controver- sial $1.5 billion Coliseum replacement plan ...

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