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  • The proposal includes capping a four-block section of I-95, and adding green space, new buildings and opportunities to celebrate, arts, culture and history.
  • The remains of Grove Shaft Mine at Midlothian Mines Park ventilation shaft.
    Crixell Matthews
    A local historian and a University of Richmond professor want Chesterfield County to better honor the enslaved men and children who worked and died in the mines.
  • The 12 petals in the design represent the people who died during the shooting. The four petals in the middle represent the four people injured, and a white center circle is for a police officer who was shot.
  • Last month, over 200 scouts descended on the Albright Scout Reservation in Chesterfield County to learn a skill known as orienteering in order to complete a badge requirement. But you don’t need to be a scout to learn this valuable skill.
  • On a crisp late Saturday night in early April, a group of about 50 people are gathering at a partially deserted school in Goochland County. But they aren’t here for a lecture or to study. Instead, they’re investigating to see if the county’s one time, only school for Black students is haunted.The eager group will have help from the host of the T.V. show “Ghost Hunters,” and from a special paranormal investigation team. And as Ian Stewart from VPM News reports, some unexplained sounds and images will join the adventure too.
  • After nearly 400 years, Virginia’s Rappahannock Indian tribe is again in possession of much of its ancestral home. The tribe is believed to have inhabited Fones Cliffs for thousands of years before English colonization of Virginia.
  • Late last month, members of the Mattaponi Indian Tribe held elections for a new chief and tribal council. The incumbent government, however, says the election was illegitimate. Ultimately, Gov. Glenn Youngkin's administration will determine who the state will recognize.
  • The Pump House, located in Richmond’s Byrd Park District, is a shuttered, dilapidated municipal building constructed in the 1880s. Its sole purpose was to move about 12 million gallons of drinking water per day from the James River and Kanawha Canal up to the reservoir at Bird Park.
  • With thousands of roadways in Virginia, there’s bound to be a few that have sections that are confusing even to the seasoned driver. Here’s the tale of one such area.
  • The Olympic games start Friday, July 23 in Tokyo, Japan. One athlete to keep an eye on is rugby player and Richmond-born Cheta Emba. Emba grew up playing basketball and soccer at Maggie L. Walker Governor's School and continued with soccer at Harvard. She discovered rugby while cross-training and fell in love with the sport. She’s now one of the leading players on the U.S. Women’s Olympic Team.