School Board questions its role in Ashe Center’s site plans

Another battle appears to be looming between City Hall and the School Board.

Governor: Texas gunman said he was going to ‘shoot up school’

The gunman who massacred 19 children and two teachers at an elementary school in Texas warned in online messages sent minutes before the attack that he had shot his grandmother and was going to shoot up a school, the governor ...

VUU, VSU join public schools to retain Black and Latino male teachers

Richmond Public Schools’ RVA Men Teach program has partnered with Virginia Union and Virginia State universities to create a Teacher Residency program for male minority teachers.

She’s coming!

Former First Lady Michelle Obama will make a long-awaited appearance at the Richmond Forum on June 7.

Free COVID-19 testing, vaccines

Free community testing for COVID-19 continues.

New stable for police horses

Richmond’s four police horses, Aslan, Samson, Scooter and Toby, are finally getting a new home.

City council greenlights coliseum’s replacement

The vacant and closed Richmond Coliseum is headed for redevelopment.

City swimming pools open in time for holiday

For the second year, Richmond will open four of its public outdoor pools for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday – kicking off summer swimming just like private pools in the suburbs.

Local health clinic pauses services

The Richmond and Henrico Health Districts have stopped clinical operations at the Southwood Resource Center due to maintenance issues, bringing a temporary halt to health screenings, exams and other medical services that have been provided to the public there since ...

Memorial Day 2022 holiday closings

In observance of Memorial Day, Monday May 30, please note the following:

Jackson Ward residents question plans for their community

Improved infrastructure, redeveloped housing and better health care are some of the goals city planners are crafting for Richmond’s historic Jackson Ward.

New names recommended for Fort Lee, Fort A.P. Hill and Fort Pickett Army bases

The names of slavery-defending Confederate military leaders who fought to destroy the U.S. government could finally start disappearing from military installations.

ATM access returns to Highland Park

Bank of America has reopened its automated teller machine at its former Highland Park bank building, 1307 E. Brookland Park Blvd., it has been announced.

Homeless concerns persist despite efforts to assist people lacking shelter

Doorways, bus benches and even city sidewalks are once again sleeping pads for some unsheltered people in Richmond now that the inclement weather and COVID-19 shelters have shut down.

‘Like every other day’

They were caregivers and protectors and helpers, running an errand or doing a favor or finishing out a shift, when their paths crossed with a young man driven by racism and hatred and baseless conspiracy theories.