Dominion Energy offers energy saving tips and bill payment assistance options as winter approaches

The fall and winter months typically bring higher energy bills as customers use more electricity to heat their homes. Dominion Energy Virginia is reminding customers of energy-saving tips to help save money. The utility also offers bill payment assistance options ...

New RRHA board chair

Former Richmond City Councilman William R. Johnson Jr. is the new chair of the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s board.

COVID-19 updates

The Richmond and Henrico County health districts are offering testing at the following locations:

Reflections about Roland ‘Duke’ Ealey

Jody Lynn Allen, a history professor and the Robert Francis Engs director of The Lemon Project at The College of William & Mary, is eager to learn what Mr. Ealey’s papers reveal about civil rights in regions outside of the ...

A Jackson Ward Journey

When my wife, Sasha Finch, and I purchased the 1880s East Clay Street building on Jan. 4, 2012, it had been dormant for more than 10 years. Plywood covered its outside window and inside the level of disrepair was undeniable. ...

Library of Virginia’s preservation of historic Jackson Ward’s ‘shining star’ collection that tells multiple stories

Library of Virginia administrators and staff were “over the moon” when asked to preserve the documents and memorabilia of the late Roland J. “Duke” Ealey, said John Metz, deputy director of collections and programs.

Roland ‘Duke’ Ealey was part of legal team that helped integrate Richmond Public Schools

In 1958, Bettie Elizabeth Boyers Cooper became fed up with segregation when her daughter had to ride a bus four miles to and from Carver Elementary School rather than attend the whites-only Westhampton Elementary School that was within walking distance ...

Voters reject casino bid a second time

No way. No how. That was Richmond voters’ resounding response to the question of whether a $562 million casino-resort should be developed in South Side.

After rebuffing repeated requests, Gov. Youngkin provides documents ahead of court hearing

For the first time, the Virginia State NAACP and its attorneys have gained a view of what they consider Republican Gov. Glenn A. Youngkin’s arbitrary process for restoring the rights of individuals released from prison.

WWII veteran reflects on a century of life

A life that spans a century is a milestone few are privileged to celebrate. Welford Williams of Glen Allen was “blessed” to become a centenarian on Oct. 25. Formerly one of the youngest members of his family, the World War ...

Free Thanksgiving meals and turkeys

Young Achievers and Making Men, along with the Beta Gamma Lambda Educational Foundation, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Beta Gamma Lambda Chapter, The Links, Commonwealth (VA) Chapter, will sponsor a Turkey Giveaway on Nov. 18 from 12 to 2 p.m., 1830 ...

Street named in honor of former Richmond mayor

The City of Richmond renamed a South Side street to honor former Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones, according to news reports.

War Memorial hosts Veterans Day ceremony

The Virginia War Memorial will host its 67th annual ceremony on Friday, Nov. 10, to honor and remember all men and women who served or continue to serve in every branch of U.S. armed forces from the Revolutionary War to ...

Chesterfield to celebrate Veterans Day Nov. 11

Chesterfield County and the Chesterfield County Historical Society of Virginia invite the public to attend this year’s Veterans Day Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Building at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds (10300 Courthouse ...

Veterans Day 2023 Holiday

In observance of Veterans Day on Saturday, Nov. 11, please note the following for the City of Richmond and counties of Henrico, Hanover and Chesterfield: