Summer reading program to promote school rediness and successful transitions

The Ocean Adventures program will be implemented in specific Richmond communities, targeting children who have no history of formal preschool as well as children needing additional support in critical early literacy skills.

New jobs coming to Chesterfield County

Shandong Tranlin Paper Co., Ltd. will invest $2 billion over five years to establish its first U.S. advanced manufacturing operation in Chesterfield County.

Club donates 760,000 diapers to Feeding America food banks

BJ’s is donating 9,880 diapers in Hampton to Food Bank of the Virginia Peninsula.

City of Portsmouth named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community

The League of American Bicyclists has announced its latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) awards, including the City of Portsmouth at the bronze level.

Opening of the new Norfolk courthouse pushed back

The new Norfolk courthouse still isn't ready.

Wait list revealed for Hampton VA Medical Center

The Hampton VA Medial Center is trying to avoid the negative spin on wait times that has swept the nation in regards to the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system.

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.

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.

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.