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Questions swirl about state NAACP's relationship with Dominion Energy

Is the Virginia State Conference NAACP starting to cozy up to Dominion Energy after more than two years of attacking the utility company’s push to construct a natural gas pipeline?

It's about time

On a cloudy, yet cool fall Monday, Virginians celebrated women’s contributions to the advancement of the Commonwealth with the dedication of “Voices from the Garden: The Virginia Women’s Monument.”

'Something in the Water' festival returning to Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach native and music star Pharrell Williams is doing it again.

Social Security benefits to increase by 1.6% in 2020

Retirees in Richmond and across the country might have a little more money in their pockets come January.

Sturm drops out of City Council race

The race to replace Richmond City Councilmember Parker C. Agelasto got a little tighter last week when Graham Sturm ended his candidacy in the 5th District contest.

VCU Health System offers relief to certain patients with overdue bills

The VCU Health System, Virginia Commonwealth University’s medical arm, is taking steps to ease the financial stress on thousands of patients and their families struggling to pay their VCU hospital and doctors’ bills.

Banks' Coin Laundry in Jackson Ward closes

Banks’ Coin Laundry has closed after more than 80 years in Jackson Ward following the Sept. 19 death of the owner, Arlington R. Banks, 81.

RPS halts tough absence policy

A new policy requiring Richmond students to be marked absent for the day if they arrive more than 80 minutes after the start of classes without a written excuse is being abandoned.

Policy Pathways to host Fall Celebration and Fundraiser Oct. 24

Richmond Delegate Delores L. McQuinn and five students will be honored next week at the debut of a new nonprofit organized to enable young people of color to understand and become involved in shaping public policy.

City awarded $20,000 grant for new financial literacy program

A national group plans to assist Richmond City Treasurer Nichole Richardson Armstead and City Hall in creating a center to provide professional one-on-one financial counseling to low- and moderate-income city residents, it was announced Wednesday.

City Council approves use of Giles Center for winter overflow shelter

Homeless people once again will find shelter on bitter cold days at the Annie Giles Community Resource Center in Shockoe Valley, if they can get there.

Kenyan marathoner breaks 2-hour barrier

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge made athletics history on Saturday when he became the first person to run a 26.2-mile marathon in under two hours, stretch- ing the limits of human endeavor and passing a milestone few thought could be reached for ...

Gymnast Simone Biles breaks medal record with 25

American Simone Biles became the most decorated gymnast in world championship history Sunday when she won the beam and floor finals to take her career tally to 25 medals.

Cityscape: Slices of life and scenes in Richmond

Rocks typically covered by the rushingwaters of the James River are now visible because of low water levels.

Bad for grads

Richmond Public Schools had the lowest graduation rate in Virginia last June.

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