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Questions swirl about state NAACP's relationship with Dominion Energy

Is the Virginia State Conference NAACP starting to cozy up to Dominion Energy after more than two years of attacking the utility company’s push to construct a natural gas pipeline?

Sturm drops out of City Council race

The race to replace Richmond City Councilmember Parker C. Agelasto got a little tighter last week when Graham Sturm ended his candidacy in the 5th District contest.

VCU Health System offers relief to certain patients with overdue bills

The VCU Health System, Virginia Commonwealth University’s medical arm, is taking steps to ease the financial stress on thousands of patients and their families struggling to pay their VCU hospital and doctors’ bills.

Banks' Coin Laundry in Jackson Ward closes

Banks’ Coin Laundry has closed after more than 80 years in Jackson Ward following the Sept. 19 death of the owner, Arlington R. Banks, 81.

RPS halts tough absence policy

A new policy requiring Richmond students to be marked absent for the day if they arrive more than 80 minutes after the start of classes without a written excuse is being abandoned.

Policy Pathways to host Fall Celebration and Fundraiser Oct. 24

Richmond Delegate Delores L. McQuinn and five students will be honored next week at the debut of a new nonprofit organized to enable young people of color to understand and become involved in shaping public policy.

City awarded $20,000 grant for new financial literacy program

A national group plans to assist Richmond City Treasurer Nichole Richardson Armstead and City Hall in creating a center to provide professional one-on-one financial counseling to low- and moderate-income city residents, it was announced Wednesday.

City Council approves use of Giles Center for winter overflow shelter

Homeless people once again will find shelter on bitter cold days at the Annie Giles Community Resource Center in Shockoe Valley, if they can get there.

Cityscape: Slices of life and scenes in Richmond

Rocks typically covered by the rushingwaters of the James River are now visible because of low water levels.

Mayor Stoney throws over Columbus to proclaim Oct. 14 Indigenous Peoples' Day

Richmond has long refused to recognize the annual federal Columbus Day holiday that will fall on Monday, Oct. 14, to remember the European explorer Christopher Columbus who “discovered” America.

VSU Trojan Explosion Marching Band suspended amid hazing allegations

All perfomances of the Virginia State University’s marching band have been suspended following allegations of hazing by band members, university officials said Monday.

$15M repaving effort underway in city

The promised extra money is starting to flow into repaving streets across the city.

In city, state money for street maintenance used for more than streets

Every year, Richmond receives about $28 million from the state for street maintenance. But it turns out virtually all of that money goes to maintain everything about a street but the asphalt, according to Bobby Vincent, director of the city ...

City Council works on plan to divvy up $17M surplus

Retired city employees are virtually guaranteed to gain the first cost-of-living increase in their pensions in at least a decade.

Carver Elementary students get new footwear

Carver Elementary School in Richmond had a banner day on Sept. 19. A cadre of businessmen surprised an assembly of the school’s 80 third-graders with new sneakers.

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