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When tenants don’t pay, eviction is the price, says one landlord

Landlords are in trouble, too, according to Bobby L. McIntosh, who is in charge of 109 units in Richmond through his company, Bayside Properties and Management.

‘We’re not giving up’

Forget about a second vote on a casino-resort in November.

BLCK Street sessions inspire entrepreneurs

A common thread throughout the inaugural BLCK Street Conference earlier this week was encouragement and advice on everything from organizing finances to mentoring.

Richmond Police chief says he will no longer discuss alleged July 4 mass shooting

Richmond Police Chief Gerald M. Smith, suffering from a credibility gap, has shut down any further comment on the alleged terrorist plot to shoot up the Dogwood Dell amphitheater during the Independence Day celebration last month that led to two ...

Free COVID-19 testing, vaccines

Free community testing for COVID-19 continues.

Hearing set for A.P. Hill statue’s new home

The fate of the statue of Confederate Gen. A.P. Hill that still stands in North Side could be decided on Tuesday, Aug. 30.

Developers want to convert old school into apartments

A $55 million apartment complex is being proposed to transform the long vacant Oak Grove Elementary School in South Side – but that plan is facing competition as well as pushback from the neighborhood civic association.

Local groups announce back-to-school giveaways

Are you or someone you know struggling to buy school supplies for your children?

Petersburg policeman found not guilty in tasing incident

A Petersburg Police officer was acquitted on Aug. 4 of misdemeanor assault charges for using a taser twice last October on a resident who allegedly walked around the city openly carrying firearms.

Historic credit union will offer home mortgages

It took 86 years, but South Side-based Richmond Heritage Federal Credit Union is finally able to offer home loans.

City housing director, church leaders discuss shelter options

Ninth District City Councilman Michael J. Jones hopes a network of churches can be developed to provide shelter for the homeless during inclement weather, particularly during winter cold.

City jail inmate charged for attacking deputy

It took three weeks, but a Richmond City Justice Center inmate with a long rap sheet has been charged with the malicious wounding July 7 of a female deputy whose jaw was shattered and who suffered other serious facial injuries ...

Conflict of interest sparks tense discussion for RPS School Board

The Arthur Ashe Jr. Athletic Center arose as a topic of discussion during the Richmond School Board meeting Monday night.

City to exchange gift cards for rifles, handguns, broken weapons

Richmond’s first gun buyback program — largely regarded by experts as a publicity stunt — is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Liberation Church, 5501 Midlothian Turnpike, Mayor Levar M. Stoney announced Tuesday.

Judge, after slow process, tosses lawsuit seeking new Virginia elections

Members of the Virginia House of Delegates can continue to represent unconstitutional districts that the state Supreme Court abolished in December.

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