Old Moore Street School continues to deteriorate during inaction over future

Jerome Legions is preparing to go on the warpath over the condition of historic Moore Street School.

Vote on Navy Hill project expected on Feb. 24

Monday, Feb. 24. That’s the date on which City Council President Cynthia I. Newbille wants the governing body to take a vote on the controversial $1.5 billion Coliseum replacement and Downtown development plan.

Monument Avenue statues to be impacted by 2 proposed resolutions

City Councilwoman Kim B. Gray, 2nd District, wants to add a new monument to Monument Avenue that would honor black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.

City Council sets fines for driving while talking, texting or holding cell phone

Just holding a cell phone in your hand while driving could soon cost you $125 in the city of Richmond.

Close vote expected on pairing North Side elementary schools

A close vote is expected on whether to pair elementary schools in North Side with majority-black and majority-white student populations.

RRHA gets 60 additional housing vouchers for people with disabilities

The Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority has been awarded additional federal funding of $491,000 that will pay for 60 new Housing Choice vouchers to subsidize residences for low-income people with disabilities.

Free flu shots for city residents

Free flu shots are being offered on most weekdays in December at the Richmond City Health District, 400 E. Cary St.

Concerns raised over NAACP official's close ties to state political party

Has the Virginia State Conference NAACP crossed into partisan territory by naming the No. 2 officer of the state Democratic Party as its chief lobbyist?

City public defenders launch pay parity campaign

Public defenders who represent nearly half of the people facing criminal charges in Richmond’s court system are tired of being underpaid state employees.

A holiday wedding to remember

While every wedding seeks to be a memorable moment for everyone in attendance, none will have had the experience Donald McWilliams Jr. and Roberta Jennings will share this Saturday.

School Board adopts new rezoning plan without pairing schools

After more than five hours and some heated discussions, the Richmond School Board voted 5-4 on Monday to accept a rezoning plan that would redraw school attendance boundaries in all parts of Richmond, along with other recommendations.

RRHA redevelopment plan rejected by HUD

The city’s housing authority has been blocked, at least temporarily, from moving ahead with its sweeping plan for transforming public housing that has raised public concern about the impact on thousands of people if their government-owned rental units are replaced.

Area environmental groups to hold march, rally on Friday

A coalition of Richmond area environmental groups will take part in a global climate strike on Friday, Dec. 6, with a 1 p.m. march from Monroe Park to the Capitol followed by a 2 p.m. gathering at the Bell Tower ...

Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance ceremony to be held Dec. 7

Navy Cmdr. Jean Marie Sul- livan, commanding officer of the USS Whidbey Island, will be the keynote speaker at the Commonwealth’s Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Virginia War Memorial, 621 S. Belvidere ...

Dr. Robert Winn takes helm at VCU's Massey Cancer Center

Dr. Robert Winn, an expert in lung cancer and community- based health care, is the new director of the Massey Cancer Center at Virginia Commonwealth University.