VCU Dental Care will offer free mouth, head and neck cancer screenings from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Lyons Dental Building, 520 N. 12th St.
The Richmond Technical Center is having a four-day spring plant sale to benefit its horticulture program.
The pursuit of justice for two Richmond Public Schools students has resulted in a federal investigation of the school district’s disparity in disciplinary procedures for African-American students and students with disabilities.
Yuan Canesius of Elkhardt-Thompson Middle School got to play basketball in the Virginia Commonwealth University Siegel Center last week, but he didn’t use a ball and there was no hoop.
April is here and that means hundreds of Richmond area volunteers soon will pour into neighborhoods to make home improvements for elderly and low-income residents who cannot afford them.
The plan to replace a vacant Catholic school on North Side with 80 affordable apartments is on hold as the nonprofit developer seeks to overcome opposition from neighborhood St. Elizabeth Catholic Church and nearby residents. The Free Press reported on ...
Former U.S. Sen. John W. Warner has donated his public papers to the University of Virginia.
After years of complaints, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is finally reacting to the deteriorating condition of Essex Village, the largest subsidized housing complex in Henrico County.
When Dr. Dana T. Bedden took over as superintendent of Richmond Public Schools in January 2014, the St. Petersburg, Fla., native faced faltering academic achievement, school buildings in severe disrepair and low staff morale.
The Richmond Free Press continues its award-winning tradition. The newspaper was recognized with six awards at the annual Virginia Press Association competition in writing, photography, news presentation and advertising.
Dismissed from is job at Richmond’s City Hall, Emmanuel O. Adediran is headed to a job with the Petersburg city government, the Free Press learned Wednesday.
Rep. A. Donald McEachin of Henrico is back on his feet this week after becoming ill Tuesday, April 4, in Washington and being admitted to the hospital.
Artists and would-be artists still have time to enter the competition to decorate Richmond storm drains in the 2017 Storm Drain Art Project.
Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, former U.S. secretary for health and human services and founding dean of the Morehouse College School of Medicine, will speak on the impact of faith on health care decisions and outcomes at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April ...
Renée Lacy has been the modeling guru for thousands of children, teens and adults in the Richmond area and beyond. For 35 years, the bubbly, energetic woman operated a training center in Downtown where would-be models under her tutelage learned ...