Richmond

The Wythe of Our Dreams: When a High School Became Home

Jun 15, 2017

When Libby Germer started teaching at Wythe High School in Richmond, it was her first time teaching at a school where most of her students didn't look like her. Only 9-percent of Richmond Public School students are white, three-quarters qualify for free and reduced lunch.

Virginia Cities Top List of Millennial Growth

Jun 6, 2017
J. Scott Applewhite / AP

 

It’s no surprise that millennials are flocking to America’s cities. But it may be a surprise which urban centers top the list. New data shows two Virginia cities are the most popular destinations in the country. Mallory Noe-Payne has more.

 

 

Richmond Sets Ambitious Environmental Goals

Apr 26, 2017
Steve Helber / AP

 

 

Virginia’s capital city is looking to become energy efficient. Richmond’s mayor is pushing a new proposal to drastically cut carbon emissions. But, as Mallory Noe-Payne reports, details on how that will be accomplished are limited.

Richmond Releases Public Arts Master Plan

Apr 3, 2017
Ellyn Parker / Richmond City

 

While President Trump may be eyeing federal spending on the arts as a possible budget cut, one Virginia city is ramping up support for the arts. Mallory Noe-Payne reports that Richmond recently released its first draft of a public arts master plan. 

Black Restaurant Week Kicks Off in Richmond

Mar 6, 2017
Kelley Libby

Today kicks off Black Restaurant Week in Richmond. The city’s Office of Minority Business Development is encouraging the public to support the event, which promotes Richmond tourism and the city’s diverse food culture.

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