Children of Light to announce writing contest winners

In partnership with the Richmond Crusade for Voters and Antoinette V. Irving Foundation, Children of Light will announce the winners of its second annual Game Changer Citywide Writing Competition on Wednesday, April 17 at 6 p.m. at Armstrong High School ...

Free community testing for COVID-19 continues

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

Save Richmond Community Hospital Work Group hosts second rally

About four dozen Richmonders gathered last Sunday at the original Community Hospital Building on Overbrook Road for a First Sunday “Communion” rally in a continuing effort to save the historic building, which is owned by Virginia Union University.

VMHC to offer free citizenship classes

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture’s “Becoming Citizens” program returns this spring, offering 100% free citizenship preparation classes to help prepare people for taking their citizenship test.

Mayoral candidates' platforms include more equity, mental health services, safe neighborhoods

The list of candidates who hope to become Richmond’s next mayor continues to grow.

Schools prepare for partial solar eclipse in Richmond

It all happens Monday, April 8 when a total solar eclipse will span across the U.S., Mexico and Canada as the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun, blocking sunlight.

Collapse of NBA, NHL arena deal prompts recriminations, allegations of impropriety in Va.

The majority owner of the Washington Wizards and Capitals, Ted Leonsis, told a crowd in December that he had “goosebumps” at the thought of moving his NBA and NHL teams from Washington to Virginia, “if all goes as planned.”

Group hosts free pre-law conference for high school students

Just the Beginning – A Pipeline Organization will sponsor the iLead Law & Leadership Conference, a free pre-law workshop for high school students on Wednesday, April 10 from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Moot Court Room at the University of ...

VSU hosts high school robotics championships

Virginia State University’s College of Engineering and Technology will host the 2024 FIRST Chesapeake District Robotics Competition Championship April 4-6.

Virginia Lawmakers decry USPS Inspector report on region's processing center

An audit conducted by the Postal Service’s inspector general found significant problems at a new regional processing facility in Virginia, including water-damaged mail left unprocessed for months and a worker asleep at a forklift.

Free community testing for COVID-19 continues

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

From Krispy Kreme to SunChips, companies roll out total solar eclipse promotions

More and more businesses are taking advantage of the total solar eclipse set to dim skies across North America on Monday, April 8.

Decades of foresight enable Virginia to process cargo diverted from maryland after bridge collapse

The Port of Virginia is taking on additional cargo shipments diverted from Baltimore, Md. after a massive ship crashed into the Francis Scott Key Bridge last month.

Biased test kept thousands of Black people from getting a kidney transplant, but it's finally changing

Jazmin Evans had been waiting for a new kidney for four years when her hospital revealed shocking news: She should have been put on the transplant list in 2015 instead of 2019 — and a racially biased organ test was ...

Conservancy acquires land for Richmond Slave Trail

A partnership between the City of Richmond and the Capital Region Land Conservancy has led to the acquisition of 4.5 acres of land along the James River to continue the Richmond Slave Trail.