Expect higher natural gas bills

Get ready to pay more to heat your home and cook your food. The price of natural gas is going up for Richmond customers, effective with the February bills. The city Department of Public Utilities now is paying more to ...

Hunt wins re-election as union president

Thelma J. Hunt remains president of the Old Dominion Branch, Local 496, of the National Association of Letter Carriers.

Stamp prices going up Sunday

Beginning Sunday, Jan. 21, the price of postage is going up. The U.S. Postal Service announced its 2018 increases last fall, which were approved in November by the Postal Regulatory Commission.

‘Tomorrow can be better’

“Virginians didn’t send us here to be Democrats or Republicans. They sent us here to solve problems.” So said Ralph Sherer Northam on Saturday after he was sworn in as Virginia’s 73rd governor with his wife, Pam, and children beside ...

Oprah for president?

That’s the buzz since the 63-year-old media mogul stole the show at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night with her speech accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement.

Sterling K. Brown makes history with Golden Globe Award

Actor Sterling K. Brown made history Sunday night when he won the Golden Globe trophy for best actor in a dramatic television series, “This Is Us.”

49th Annual NAACP Image Awards slated for Jan.15

Final preparations are underway for the 49th NAACP Image Awards, which will air in a live, two-hour television special on Monday, Jan. 15, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Getting fit in the new year

It’s common for people to make resolutions for the new year to eat healthier and work out. Millions of people find themselves unsatisfied with their excess body weight or sluggish physical condition at the turn of the calendar. The start ...

City, Henrico to host MLK programs on Monday

Richmond and Henrico County will mark the holiday for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with programs and volunteer service. Mayor Levar M. Stoney will launch the city’s 2018 MLK Day event with a program reflecting on the life and legacy ...

Events slated for Living the Dream commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Richmond’s 40th commemoration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will include a number of mostly free activities that are open to the community.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday schedule

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday schedule

Frank Thornton to chair Henrico Board of Supervisors again

Frank J. Thornton is once again the chairman of the Henrico County Board of Supervisors. The retired assistant French professor at Virginia Union University was elected as the board’s presiding officer Tuesday during the board’s first meeting of the year.

Baliles out at City Hall

Jonathan T. “Jon” Baliles has been dumped as the senior policy adviser to Mayor Levar M. Stoney. While he is still listed in that position on the city’s website, he is gone from City Hall.

Virginians favor keeping Confederate statues

As Richmond continues to consider the future of its Confederate statues, a new poll shows Virginians favor keeping such statues in place.

Virginia General Assembly

The General Assembly opened a new session Wednesday with Republican M. Kirkland “Kirk” Cox of Colonial Heights in the speaker’s chair in the 100-member House of Delegates.