City of Richmond seeking all centenarians

The City of Richmond is seeking to identify all Centenarians so that they can be recognized during the Mayor’s Third Annual Centenarian Celebration.

Walmart on campus store to open at VCU

Walmart has signed a lease with the VCU Real Estate Foundation to open a store on Virginia Commonwealth University's campus in late 2014 or early 2015.

U.S. Department of Education strengthens federal Direct PLUS loan program

The U.S. Department of Education has proposed new regulations that will update eligibility standards and improve access for student and parent borrowers under the federal Direct PLUS loan program.

Obama issues statement regarding Michael Brown tragedy

President Barack Obama has issued a statement regarding the passing of Michael Brown, the unarmed young man who was killed by a Ferguson police officer Saturday afternoon.

Planning for U.S. Route 460 resumes

The U.S. 460 Corridor Improvements Project which cost about $300 million without any guarantee of completion is back on the docket for public meetings.

Lincoln Park Apartments begins transformation

Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority (HRHA) is working to move tenants out of Lincoln Park Apartments in order to begin demolition.

Hampton superindtendent defends teachers' raises agaisnt NAACP

Hampton City Schools Superintendent Linda Shiflette is, once again, defending the raises issued to administrators.

NN City Council limits public comment time

In a vote last month, Newport News city council ruled to change the time limit for its public comment period.

James Brady hailed as an American hero

Former White House press secretary James Brady, who survived a bullet wound to the head during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Reagan and went on to lead the gun control campaign that bears his name, has died at age ...

Virginia gay marriage ban declared invalid

A Norfolk judge’s ruling against Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage was upheld by the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Wrongly arrested U.Va. student will get $212,000

Under the terms of the agreement, Daly, a University of Virginia student who was arrested after her purchase of water was mistaken for beer, will receive a settlement of $212,500 and a letter from the ABC Board explaining the circumstances ...

McAuliffe administration restores voting rights to over 2,000 Virginians

Governor Terry McAuliffe’s administration has restored the voting rights of more than 2,500 Virginians who were convicted of a felony, served their time and paid their debts to society.

Protecting domestic violence survivors from gun violence

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine joined Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy to introduce the Domestic Violence Gun Homicide Prevention Act of 2014, legislation that would encourage states to remove firearms from domestic abusers.

Trivia contest and free movie passes to winners

Free passes to the new Paragon City Center 12 Theater will be awarded to winners in a trivia contest.

PTA letter "disappoints" Hampton School Board chairwoman

School Board Chairwoman Martha Mugler is “disappointed” by criticism from the PTA regarding raises for members of the school division’s leadership team.