Virginia War Memorial opens new exhibit on D-Day Landings

A new Virginia War Memorial exhibit, “D+80: Virginians in the Normandy Invasion,” opens on June 6 the 80th anniversary of D-Day when American and Allied forces landed on the beaches of Normandy in France in 1944 during World War II.

Solar-powered apartments set to rise in Henrico

A groundbreaking ceremony on May 30 marked the start of construction for The Helios, an affordable housing project in Henrico County. This solar-powered apartment complex is a collaborative effort between Richmond-based Spy Rock Real Estate Group and Crescent Development, aimed …

Rural housing workshop addresses land use and attainable housing

Tired of city life? A free workshop Saturday, June 8, will offer an insightful look into the distinct challenges and opportunities of country living, focusing on rural housing issues such as land inheritance and affordable housing shortages. The workshop runs …

‘Dine Out for Pride’ Returns to Support LGBTQ Groups

For the second year, restaurants across the Richmond region are participating in “Dine Out for Pride” to raise funds for local LGBTQ organizations during the first week of June’s Pride Month celebrations.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee faces cancer diagnosis

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee has fought tirelessly for ground-breaking legislation throughout her career. She authored the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, creating the first new federal holiday in nearly four decades, and fervently championed the Violence Against Women Act, ensuring …

Guilty: Former President Trump Convicted on 34 Felony Counts

The courtroom was silent as the jury’s verdict was read aloud: “Guilty, guilty, guilty…” repeated 34 times, solidifying the former president’s fate.

VUU agrees to discuss plans for Richmond Community Hospital

After months of public outcry and private discussions, answers about the future of the former Richmond Community Hospital building seem closer than ever.

Count it!

Josh Gibson became Major League Baseball’s career leader with a .372 batting average, surpassing Ty Cobb’s .367, when Negro Leagues records for more than 2,300 players were incorporated Tuesday after a three-year research project.

Lawsuit alleges racial harassment at Maine company that makes COVID-19 swabs

A Maine-based company that makes COVID-19 test swabs is being sued for allegedly condoning or refusing to stop racial harassment against a Black former employee at a plant that opened during a pandemic production surge.

New report reveals how racial bias affects Richmond home values

A new report has shed light on how racial bias has affected the value of neighborhoods and homes owned by people of color in Richmond. The report, released by Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia in partnership with Richmond City …

Poll finds Biden, Trump tied in state

Virginia isn’t believed to be a battleground state in the 2024 presidential election, but a new poll from Roanoke College suggests the matchup between President Biden and Donald Trump could be closer than expected. Poll results from the Southwest Virginia …

Researchers find key to drug resistance in breast cancer

Scientists at VCU Massey Cancer Center have discovered a biological process that allows breast tumor cells to develop resistance to standard treatment, a finding that could lead to more effective therapies for the disease.

City receives highest bond rating

“Triple-A! Triple-A! Triple-A!” The chant echoed throughout the Observation Deck of Richmond City Hall last Thursday after city leaders announced Richmond had received a AAA bond rating for the first time in its history.

Floodwall testing to impact traffic

Motorists and pedestrians should prepare for road closures and detours in several areas of Richmond next week as the city conducts its annual floodwall testing.

Woodland Cemetery historical marker to be dedicated

A state historical marker honoring Woodland Cemetery, the resting place for many prominent figures in Richmond’s African American community from the late 19th to 20th centuries, will be dedicated this weekend in Henrico County.