Neo-Confederates to return for second Richmond rally

A neo-Confederate group plans to return to Richmond next month for a second “Heritage Not Hate” rally on Monument Avenue, despite new state regulations restricting firearms and the number of people allowed at rallies at the Gen. Robert E. Lee ...

Lawsuit alleges RRHA overcharged thousands of public housing residents

Has the landlord for Richmond’s public housing residents been ripping off its tenants? Yes, according to the nonprofit Legal Aid Justice Center, the poor people’s law firm with offices in Richmond, Charlottesville and Falls Church.

GRTC to honor Rosa Parks Friday

GRTC will honor civil rights legend Rosa Parks on the 62nd anniversary of her defiant refusal to give up her seat on a public transit bus in Montgomery, Ala., ultimately leading to the U.S. Supreme Court upholding a lower court ...

Collecting comfort items for children separated from parents

Most people wouldn’t think something as simple as a teddy bear would make an emotional impact, but Cynthia Downing, creator of The Comfort Movement, has a different opinion.

City welcomes new schools chief

They campaigned on a platform of change for a school system that continues to rank high in dropouts and suspensions and low in student academic achievement.

Gold tapped to launch new grocery in Church Hill

Steve and Kathie Markel refused to be deterred when they could not find anyone interested in opening a supermarket in the $30 million Church Hill North retail-commercial-apartment complex they are developing at 25th Street, Fairmount Avenue and Nine Mile Road.

Thanksgiving holiday schedule

In observance of Thanksgiving Day, Thursday Nov. 23, please note the following:

Bourne to push schools referendum in Gen. Assembly

A Richmond Democrat has volunteered to promote legislation to approve city voters’ call for Mayor Levar M. Stoney to craft a fully funded school modernization plan.

Rematch underway for leadership of letter carriers local union

Once again, a battle is underway for control of one of the oldest unions in the state, the Old Dominion Branch, Local 496, of the National Association of Letter Carriers.

Highland Park grocery store closed

S&K Supermarket, one of the last grocery stores in North Side, remains closed in Highland Park, with a planned renovation on hold.

Troubled Essex Village apartments sold, renamed

Essex Village, once labeled Henrico County’s worst apartment complex, is now in the hands of a successful African-American property investment and development firm based in Baltimore.

Mayor pushes private development of new Coliseum

A pie-in-the-sky fantasy or a realistic prospect for overhauling the Coliseum area of Downtown? That question remains to be answered in the wake of Mayor Levar M. Stoney’s call for companies to provide plans for revitalizing the 10-block area from ...

Recount expected in 3 House of Delegates races

Democrats remain two seats short of taking control of the 100-member Virginia House of Delegates based on official local counts completed Tuesday.

Justice groups press for independent police oversight panel

A coalition of justice groups is calling for the Richmond Police Department to create a civilian review board with the authority to investigate complaints against police officers.

Teaching pays off

The mystery and hush filling the gymnasium at Richmond’s Lucille M. Brown Middle School on Wednesday morning became a cacophony of cheers and applause when teacher Ryan James was announced the winner of the $25,000 Milken Educator Award.