Virginia General Assembly approves funds for 2 area historic African-American cemeteries; state has been paying for upkeep of Confederate graves for 100 years
Two historic, but largely abandoned and bedraggled African-American cemeteries on Richmond’s eastern border with Henrico County are about to get state support.
Petersburg Mayor Samuel D. Parham, 3rd Ward, and Councilman W. Howard Myers, 5th Ward, are keeping their city council seats.
Hundreds of new, well-paying jobs are heading to Downtown.
Richmond gained a separate jobs boost Wednesday as TemperPack, an innovative packaging manufacturer, announced plans to invest $2 million to double its workforce in South Side.
The Richmond Flying Squirrels will host three job fairs to fill part-time positions at The Diamond baseball stadium during home games, the team announced Wednesday in preparing for the home opener on Thursday, April 6.
Just like two other area school districts, Richmond failed in its bid to convict outspoken student advocate Kandise Lucas of trespassing.
The Virginia General Assembly is poised to hand Hampton University a major victory in its bid to boost the use of its seven-year-old, $225 million cancer treatment center that uses proton beam radiation therapy to help eradicate the disease in its patients.
Mayor Levar M. Stoney came into office promising to undertake a comprehensive performance review of City Hall departments with the goal of improving accountability, efficiency and the delivery of services.
Six weeks after taking office, Mayor Levar M. Stoney has begun shaking up the administration at City Hall.
Despite an outpouring of concern that regular bus riders, largely African-Americans, are being ignored and overlooked, Richmond City Council voted 9-0 Monday to endorse a proposed overhaul of current GRTC routes aimed at speeding up regular service and connecting riders with the east-west Pulse bus rapid transit system now under construction.