UR dean, former Va. first lady named to state Board of Education

Dr. Jamelle S. Wilson, dean of the University of Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies, and Anne Holton, former state secretary of education, were recently appointed by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to the Virginia Board of Education.

Walker papers return home

The Maggie Walker papers have been returned to the Stallings family, ending their seven-year sojourn at the College of William & Mary and forestalling a potential conflict.

Students hope to draw global link on Pocahontas history trip

Four hundred years after the death of Pocahontas, her life will be commemorated with a program designed to honor her legacy, beginning with 14 Richmonders traveling to St. George’s Church in Gravesend, England, where she died in March 1617.

Warren Beatty to award Nutzys at The Diamond

The envelope please … In reaction to the recent Academy Award mix-up when the wrong Best Picture winner was announced, the Richmond Flying Squirrels are planning some light-hearted fun.

Sen. Kaine’s son arrested during protest at Trump rally

The youngest son of U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia was one of six people arrested while protesting at rally of President Trump’s supporters last weekend at the Minnesota Capitol.

Dueling rallies

At left, a protester who identified herself as Gabriela Salong leads a chant during last Saturday’s rally at the Bell Tower in Capitol Square organized by ICE Out of RVA, a coalition of Latinos,

12 candidates to be interviewed for 3rd District School Board seat

Twelve people will be interviewed next week as the Richmond School Board moves to fill the vacant 3rd District seat.

Despite efforts, bank branch in Highland Park to close March 21

Bank of America is not backing down on its decision to close its Highland Park branch on Tuesday, March 21, according to Richmond City Councilwoman Ellen F. Robertson.

Stoney offers $681M budget

Richmond Public Schools teachers and city police officers and firefighters would gain pay raises, but most city employees would have to make do with their current wages.

VUU names Dr. Corey Walker to lead its School of Theology

Corey D.B. Walker, a scholar, author and college dean, will return to Virginia Union University to lead the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology, where he once studied for the ministry.

City Council approves funds for new police property center

The cramped and decaying storage area in Downtown where the Richmond Police Department holds guns, drugs and other evidence for court cases is finally on its way to being replaced.

Richmond Ambulance Authority earns sixth ACE award

The Richmond Ambulance Authority has proven once again just how well it performs for residents. The RAA has become the first U.S. ambulance service to be named six times as an Accredited Center for Excellence for its dispatch services.

Owners seek return of Maggie Walker papers

Eight years ago, curious students from the College of William & Mary stumbled across a treasure trove of documents hidden in the attic of a vacant building in Gilpin Court.

City observes Black Restaurant Week March 6-12

Twenty area restaurants will be the focus next week during a promotion called Richmond Black Restaurant Week. Between Monday, March 6, and Sunday, March 12, each of the black-owned and operated restaurants will offer special, fixed-price meals for lunch and ...

Black History Museum executive director resigns; interim head named

When Tasha Chambers took on the role of executive director of the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia in Richmond’s Jackson Ward, the position had been vacant for eight months.