Mayor Levar M. Stoney wants to spend $24,310 to provide Richmond residents with free GRTC bus rides on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Off-track betting on horse races soon could return to Richmond, creating another visitor attraction, dozens of new jobs and a stream of new revenue for the city.
“There is a war on truth,” veteran investigative journalist Bob Woodward said about the current climate in the White House and across the nation.
The heat is finally working in all 411 public housing units where serious problems occurred last winter, according to the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority. That includes 78 units in Creighton Court, where new baseboard heat was installed and 333 ...
Tuesday, Oct. 9, is the new date for a public hearing on renaming the Boulevard as Arthur Ashe Boulevard in honor of the Richmond-born tennis great and humanitarian.
The Richmond Branch NAACP is joining the Baptist Ministers’ Conference of Richmond and Vicinity to help people in the Carolinas affected by Hurricane Florence.
The 2018 Wilder Symposium will explore urban housing, education and public policy and the challenges and opportunities they present for urban communities.
A new coalition that includes the Virginia State Conference NAACP and four Richmond area NAACP branches will launch the first of a monthly series of town hall meetings Thursday, Oct. 4.
Mark Person, whose family donated Nat Turner’s Bible to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, will talk about his family’s ownership of the artifact and its importance to the nation at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. ...
The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of workers to fill temporary positions during the 2020 Census, the official count of the U.S. population that occurs every 10 years.
The four girls killed when a bomb placed by Ku Klux Klan members ripped through a Birmingham church in 1963 were remembered in a memorial service last Saturday on the 55th anniversary of the deadly attack.
Recovering: Relief efforts begin to help thousands affected by Hurricane Florence; officials report 37 storm-related deaths, including 2 in Virginia
Remnants of Hurricane Florence swept Richmond into the national spotlight Monday when the storm’s wide-reaching bands of high winds and heavy rains spawned tornadoes and flash flooding.
The battle over Richmond’s Confederate statues on Monument Avenue is headed back to City Council. The three-member Land Use, Housing and Transportation Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to send a new resolution aimed at giving the city control of the statues ...
The construction spigot at Virginia Commonwealth University will be flowing for years to come.
Richmond Public Schools wants community feedback on proposed designs for two new elementary schools and a new middle school that are to be built by 2020.