Quantcast

News

Interested in a COVID-19 vaccine?

Area health officials plan to expand vaccinations beginning Monday, Jan. 18, to front line essential workers, including police, firefighters and hazmat workers, pre-kindergarten through high school teachers and staff, child care workers and those who work in correctional facilities and ...

Day of reckoning

The reckoning has begun. Even as his followers were being arrested and he prepares to leave office in a few days, President Trump was labeled a “clear and present danger” to the nation’s security in becoming the first chief executive ...

Black officer hailed as hero

A Black U.S. Capitol Police officer is being hailed a hero for steering an angry mob away from the U.S. Senate chambers in last week’s deadly storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of the president.

Growing their own

If recreational marijuana use were legalized in Virginia tomorrow, Green Leaf Medical — a medicinal marijuana dispensary in South Richmond — would be able to distribute products immediately, according to the company’s operations manager, Samer Abilmona.

Free COVID-19 testing

Free community testing for COVID-19 continues.

Dr. Fauci promotes COVID-19 vaccines on local Zoom call

“We want you all to get vaccinated for your own protection, for that of your family and for your community,” Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, who leads the nation’s health efforts to combat COVID-19, told a Zoom audience of about 10,000 ...

Area residents react to Jan. 6 events

Americans will mark Jan. 6, 2021, as another day that will live in infamy. On that day, throngs of Trump supporters left a rally where he had spoken and made their way to the U.S. Capitol, pushing past barricades and ...

NAACP call for resignation, accountability from elected Trump-backers

The Loudoun County Branch NAACP is calling for Loudoun Republican Delegate David A. “Dave” LaRock to immediately resign for participating in the Jan. 6 rally and insurrection in Washington.

VLBC outlines legislative priorities for new General Assembly session

Buoyed by two legislative sessions last year that ushered in huge reforms in voting and criminal justice, the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus is vowing to keep pressing for more change.

City voter registrar may be out

Kirk Showalter’s 25-year tenure as Richmond’s voter registrar may be coming to an end.

School Board deadlocked over Kamras’ contract

The Richmond School Board apparently is deadlocked on how long to extend Superintendent Jason Kamras’ contract that ends June 30.

African-American pastors join effort to abolish death penalty

In 1608, Virginia became the first jurisdiction in America to execute someone under the death penalty. In the centuries since, Virginia has gone on to execute around 1,400 people, more than any other state. Now, state faith leaders and justice ...

VCU to host 90th birthday celebration for former Gov. Wilder

Former Gov. L. Douglas Wilder is turning 90.

Charges dismissed against Sen. Morrissey

State Sen. Joseph D. “Joe” Morrissey wants a public apology from Attorney General Mark R. Herring.

Martin Luther King Jr. holiday schedule

In observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on Monday, Jan. 18, please note the following:

Previous