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The Carver neighborhood has joined the solar revolution.

Coliseum review panel stalled after attempt to add VUU president

New twists occurred this week in the ongoing saga of the Navy Hill District Corp. proposal to replace the Richmond Coliseum.

Life interrupted: Kitchen fire throws Richmond family into upheaval, uncertainty

It just took a small fire on the stove on Aug. 23 to upend the lives of sisters Celieto L. and Janice F. Lewis.

What color is love? Virginia couples challenge state law requiring race on marriage license application

Three couples planning to get married in Virginia have filed a federal lawsuit challeng- ing a state requirement that they disclose their race on their marriage application.

Gov. Northam appoints 'diversity czar,' boards in upholding promise after blackface scandal

Dr.Janice Underwood will be the state’s first “diversity czar.”

MJBL, Hampton U. part of hurricane relief efforts for the Bahamas

People in Richmond and across the state are lending a hand to help residents of the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian settled over the islands, killing at least 44 people, leaving around 70,000 people homeless and causing billions of dollars in ...

AKA Sorority to host 5th Annual HBCU College Fair Sept. 28

Six graduate chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority are hosting the 5th Annual HBCU College Fair 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Second Baptist Church-South Richmond, 3300 Broad Rock Blvd. in South Side.

5th District candidates present ideas at Crusade forum

The main chapel of Fifth Baptist Church was abuzz Tuesday night with ideas for the future of Richmond’s 5th District, and the city as a whole, as seven candidates made their case for the public’s vote during a community forum ...

RPS Board affirms rezoning plan will be finished by late Dec.

The Richmond School Board reaffirmed Monday night that it will complete school rezoning by late December.

Blackwell developer and mortgage executive facing federal fraud charges

An energetic entrepreneur who with his wife sought to upgrade housing in the Blackwell community and add new businesses to Manchester’s old downtown along Hull Street is facing federal fraud charges.

City Council approves anti-litter, anti-conversion therapy resolutions

It took five months, but Richmond City Council is finally putting its anti-plastic stance on record.

Middle schools now offering electives, PE after flouting state standards

After five years of parental lobbying, middle schools in Richmond appear to be on track with offering an array of elective courses that meet state requirements.

Federal appeals court ruling sets precedent in 'unreasonable' search case

Can police officers stop and search a random group of people found near a location where the officers believe gunshots have been fired? And even if the shooter is not among them, can they arrest an uninvolved person who turns ...

Cityscape

Black Lives Matter activist Jalene Schmidt takes part in a protest last Sunday outside the national headquarters of the United Daughters of the Confederacy on Arthur Ashe Boulevard.

Saving the past

Dense woods fill much of a largely uncelebrated and essentially abandoned African-American burial ground in Henrico County that had been best known in recent years as a practice area for University of Richmond runners.