Teachers highlight school funding as priority for legislators

On highway overpasses on Interstates 95 and 64, more than a dozen teachers signaled to members of the Virginia General Assembly their top priority by holding up 14 foam boards with Christmas lights spelling out “fund our schools.” Educators from Richmond Public Schools and a statewide coalition called Virginia Educators United displayed the signs Tuesday night ahead of the legislative […]

Area legislators discuss evictions, schools and other issues with constituents

Democratic legislators representing parts of the Richmond area touted proposals Sunday designed to increase the number of school counselors, reduce gun violence and give tenants more time to reconcile before being evicted. More than 100 constituents gathered to hear Sen. Jennifer McClellan of Richmond, who hosted the town hall meeting in Henrico County, along with Sen. Rosalyn Dance of Petersburg; […]


The following local students were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester at Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C.: Stephen Baker, of Glen Allen; and David Durrette and Hannah Durrette, of Henrico. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.0 to 3.74. Baker is a junior sports management major. […]

Reynolds to host Virginia Inclusion Summit

The inaugural Virginia Inclusion Summit will take place Jan. 25 at Reynolds Community College’s Parham Road Campus (1651 E. Parham Road). The program, sponsored by the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, will bring together higher education students and administrators, workplace professionals, and government employees for a day of learning, sharing, and connecting. The Summit will focus on current events and […]