Steve Harvey teams up with Coca-Cola for Pay It Forward Program

Do you of know a deserving teenager worthy of a $5,000 scholarship?

McAuliffe issues pardon for autistic man

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has granted a conditional pardon for Reginald “Neli” Latson, a man with autism and other disabilities who had been convicted for behavior related to his disabilities.

"I Have a Dream" (August 28, 1963)

The VOICE acknowledges the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. with his infamous "I Have a Dream" speech delivered August 28, 1963 from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington. This speech will forever be ...

President Obama proposes tuition-free community college for responsible students

President Barack Obama made a tuition-free proposal for “responsible students,” launching what officials describe as an ambitious plan for federal and state governments to widen access to higher education and expand education opportunities across the nation.

Shaka Smart participates in the ESPN/Infiniti Coaches Charity Challenge

VCU Head Basketball Coach Shaka Smart was once again selected as one of 48 NCAA basketball coaches to participate in the 5th Annual ESPN Infiniti Coaches Charity Challenge.

Mayor Jones launches e-time capsule for Huguenot High School

A grand opening ceremony took place at the new Huguenot High School was marked by the launch of a time capsule project called Hugh-E – a digital time capsule designed to capture the current student lifestyle as the new school ...

First "Welcome to Virginia" sign at Dulles International Airport

A new "Welcome to Virginia" sign has been added at Dulles International Airport.

Fortune 500 companies awarded Virginia Fairness accreditation

Equality Virginia recently recognized Altria, Capital One, CarMax, Dominion, and Genworth for their commitment to making Virginia’s business climate conducive to economic success by encouraging and supporting diversity in the workplace.

Petersburg students top DECA competition; Ft. Lee soldiers visit Robert E. Lee Elementary

Eight Petersburg High School (PHS) students take high honors at the annual Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) District Leadership Conference. Ft. Lee soldiers participate in classroom activities with elementary school students.

Open Enrollment process and timeline for 2015-2016

Richmond Public Schools has announced the Open Enrollment timeline for the 2015-2016 school year.

The Congressional Black Caucus sworn in

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) recently hosted the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Swearing-In Ceremony. The time-honored tradition welcomed new and returning members to the Caucus.

Extreme cold may bring trouble for unprepared drivers

With expected below freezing temperatures, AAA is reminding motorists that the extremely cold weather is tough on vehicles.

Virginians civil and voting rights restored

Governor Terry McAuliffe has restored the civil and voting rights of over 5,100 ex-offenders—more than any other governor has done in just one year.

Serena Williams partners with Beyond the Boroughs to send students to college

The Beyond the Boroughs National Scholarship Fund, a charity organization focused on providing college scholarships to deserving students who have unmet financial needs, announced their partnership with worldwide tennis megastar Serena Williams and her charitable organization The Serena Williams Fund.

Sonia Alcantara-Antoine named new VBPL public services manager

Sonia Alcantara-Antoine joined Virginia Beach Public Library (VBPL) as public services manager on Dec. 7.