City’s Confederate statues now up for disposal

Let the disposal begin.


Cleaning plans, discussions and investigations are underway after Maggie L. Walker’s gravesite at historic Evergreen Cemetery and at least four other historic sites — including two African-American cemeteries and a Jewish cemetery — were tagged with graffiti.

Signs with Confederate school names go back up in Hanover County

The Hanover County School Board has temporarily re-installed the signs of two Hanover schools named for Confederates, just weeks after voting to rename the schools and their mascots to eliminate ties to the Confederacy.

Lee statue to remain under new 90-day injunction

The statue of slavery-defending Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee will continue to loom over Monument Avenue for at least 90 more days.

RPS releases initial details of online reopening

When school starts Tuesday, Sept. 8, for Richmond Public Schools students, their online lessons will begin at 9:15 a.m. and end at 4:20 p.m. Students in pre-school through third grade will start earlier — at 9 a.m. and end at ...

Free COVID-19 testing

Free community testing for COVID-19 continues.

More COVID-19 cases reported at city jail; Henrico cases subsiding

A few more cases of COVID-19 have been reported at the Richmond Justice Center in the past week, as the Henrico County Jail has reported an end to the epidemic at its Parham Road facility.

Pandemic puts city assessments, financial picture on hold

New valuations of Richmond homes and businesses have yet to be issued.

Dominion leadership changes lead to promotions for African-Americans, women

African-Americans and women will play more prominent roles in the operation of Dominion Energy in the wake of a leadership overhaul at the Richmond-based energy giant following its abandonment last month of the $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline project.

Dr. Frank S. Royal honored by National Medical Association

Dr. Frank S. Royal Sr. of Richmond is the recipient of the National Medical Association’s W. Montague Cobb Lifetime Achievement Award.

Small nonprofit makes big impact on lives, health of people

Josselyn Aguirre-Cabrera went to see a doctor about her nagging headaches and learned she had diabetes.

Virginia sales tax holiday this weekend

Shoppers will save a few dollars this weekend as Virginia’s annual sales tax holiday returns.

'Conversations at the Monument’ to be held Aug. 8 at Lee monument

A coalition of community groups will host “Conversations at the Monument” from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Lee statue at Monument and Allen avenues, it has been announced.

Metropolitan Business League to host candidates forum

The Metropolitan Business League is hosting a two-part candidates forum and town hall regarding small business in the state that will be held online.

Police, others stymied by outside agitators at demonstrations

Are “outside agitators” and white supremacists infiltrating the Black Lives Matter protests against racial injustice and police brutality?