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Drug Takeback Day Saturday

Area residents can safely dispose of unused and expired prescription drugs during the National Prescription Drug Takeback Day on Saturday, Oct. 28.

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Small nonprofit makes big impact on lives, health of people

Josselyn Aguirre-Cabrera went to see a doctor about her nagging headaches and learned she had diabetes.

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

Looking for a place to dispose of unused or expired prescription medications? Places throughout Metro Richmond are participating as drop-off points 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday

Area residents are encouraged to get rid of unused or expired medications during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 26.

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VUU acquires motel property for expansion project

Virginia Union University has purchased a nearby motel property in undertaking its first expansion in more than 40 years.

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'Togas and Tectonics' event July 11 at Science Museum of Virginia

“Science On Tap” is going Greco-Roman. The quarterly, adults-only event at the Science Museum of Virginia is back from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, July 11, with a night of Italian wine and cheese sampling, making a paper mosaic or gladiator gear or a laurel wreath and enjoying the museum’s activities without youngsters around.

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General Assembly backs plan allowing anonymity for suppliers of lethal injection drugs

Death row prisoners will continue to be executed in Virginia. In a blow to death penalty foes, the General Assembly on Wednesday approved Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s proposal to allow the state to secretly purchase lethal drugs for executions from small drug manufacturers that would remain unidentified.

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State sales tax holiday this weekend

With the new school year on the horizon and hurricane season already here, consumers in Richmond and across the state will automati- cally save 5.3 percent on back-to-school and hurricane supplies this weekend.

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Wilder, Sullivan to speak at VUU

Two high-achieving men who have left their mark on the country will headline a public forum 5 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at Virginia Union University.

Sometimes ‘dangerous’ people haven’t been diagnosed with a mental illness

Re Editorial, “One recipe for change,” July 14-16 edition:

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Woodland Cemetery sale completed to nonprofit Evergreen Restoration Foundation

A new owner has taken over the 104-year-old Woodland Cemetery, the final resting place of tennis great and humanitarian Arthur R. Ashe Jr., celebrated Richmond pastor John Jasper of Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church and thousands of others.

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Planned Parenthood to open clinic in Church Hill

The former home of Edloe’s Pharmacy and Drs. Frank S. and Harry W. Royal’s medical practices in Church Hill is being transformed into a full-service women’s clinic for the Virginia League for Planned Parenthood.

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Lady Luck visits Va. in Mega Millions

Money! Money! Money! Americans took a deep breath Tuesday night, praying to be the lucky winner of the biggest drawing in Mega Millions history.

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Alabama minister, wife purchase Rosa Parks letter

A letter written by civil rights activist Rosa Parks describing the 1957 bombing of her neighbors’ home has been purchased at auction by the couple targeted in the attack.

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A mountain of problems uncovered in city finance division

Unpaid bills piled up and bank statements went unreconciled for months, creating uncertainty in the cash flow. Then after half the staff left, temporary workers had to be hired to try to clear the backlog of unpaid invoices from vendors who begged to be paid.

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Southern Women’s Show this weekend at Richmond Raceway Complex

Free wine frappes, gift cards, a chance to hit the lottery, makeovers and free admission for teachers are some of the highlights of the 26th Annual Southern Women’s Show this weekend at the Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E. Laburnum Ave.

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Fight over Richmond Christian Center property on South Side continues

Henrico County-based Mountain of Blessings Christian Center still wants to acquire the property of the bankrupt Richmond Christian Center in South Richmond. In a suit filed this month, Mountain of Blessings is requesting that U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Keith L. Phillips either enforce an order he signed in December authorizing Mountain of Blessing’s purchase of the RCC property in the 200 block of Cowardin Avenue or order RCC to pay Mountain of Blessings at least $2.7 million in damages.

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Rollout for unlimited bus passes slated for Nov. 15

Tens of thousands of people came to the world bike races last week, but only a few appear to have purchased a $35 pass for unlimited rides on GRTC buses. The Greater Richmond Transit Co. could not provide sales numbers this week, but reported that passes were used 1,500 times between Sept. 19 and Sept. 28 when the races were underway.

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Pharmacist produces hand sanitizer to help people stay healthy

Dr. Shantelle L. Brown, the pharmacist, owner and operator of HOPE Pharmacy inside The Market@25th, is making hand sanitizer to combat coronavirus.

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City Council expected to approve purchase of Conrad Center

City Hall is moving forward with a two-year-old plan to purchase the shuttered Conrad Center, once the area’s largest soup kitchen for the homeless and working poor.