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Pearly Bailey Library earns community service award

Pearly Bailey Library was recently honored with a community service award.

Richmond Mayor Jones addresses recent incidents of crime involving children

Mayor Dwight Jones is speaking out against the crimes involving Richmond city children.

"Working Together" Tour

Sen. Mark Warner went to MHI Ship Repair and Services in Norfolk last week.

City of Portsmouth Seawall Music Festival

The Seawall Music Festival will begin this Friday.

Minister charged with rape turns himself in

Portsmouth Police say the incident happened at a home in Portsmouth between September 2012 and January 2013 when the victim was 16 or 17 years old.

Why black men need more white women

Black women constantly complain about the death of “eligible” black men to date and marry. Noted sociologist William Julius Wilson has argued that “the increasing levels of non-marriage and female-headed households is a manifestation of the high levels of economic ...

Dr. Maya Angelou, lyrical witness of the Jim Crow South, dies

Maya Angelou, the memoirist and poet whose landmark book of 1969, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” — which describes in lyrical, unsparing prose her childhood in the Jim Crow South — was among the first autobiographies by a ...

More funding in pipeline for schools

Following a meeting between Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones and Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Dana T. Bedden, the mayor committed to providing an additional $732,000 in emergency funding for schools’ capital projects.

Douglas L. Smith named Va. Beach deputy city manager

Douglas L. Smith will replace Steve Herbert as Va. Beach deputy city manager.

Petersburg superintendent delivers address to stakeholders

Petersburg City Public Schools superintendent Dr. Joseph Melvin presented the accomplishments and areas of needed growth within the school division.

GOP’s No. 2 House leader feels heat at home

Barely three weeks to primary election day, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor faces a Republican insurgency that could boot him off Capitol Hill.

Benjamin Jealous joins the Center for American Progress

Benjamin Jealous will be joining CAP as a senior fellow.

Repairs to impact traffic on Independence Blvd.

Those traveling along Bonney Road may experience delays.

Dual degrees for Petersburg students

Two Petersburg students will receive dual degrees from Richard Bland College.

HR St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway winner

A Virginia Beach couple has won a new dream home.