Latest Richmond, Virginia Stories

2011-08-16 14:41:00

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of BP's new "Fueling Communities" program, local companies such as Seibert's are able to donate thousands of dollars to community-based organizations that support health, education, youth, food and housing.

2011-08-01 08:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stewart D. Roberson, the former superintendent of Hanover County (VA) Public Schools, has been chosen as the next chairman of the board and president/chief executive officer of Moseley Architects, the firm announced today. Roberson succeeds Robert L.

2011-07-13 10:01:00

RICHMOND, Va., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National and international jazz artists from around the world will descend upon Richmond, VA for a second year.

2011-07-11 07:00:00

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 1, 2011, Trinitas Ventures LLC (Trinitas), a premier developer of student housing and mixed-use communities, began construction of a new, urban-infill, student-housing community, located in Richmond, Virginia.

2011-06-08 14:45:00

RICHMOND, Va., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, Special Olympics Virginia provides opportunities for physical and emotional achievement to intellectually and developmentally challenged children; this includes the eye, ear and general health screenings provided by local doctors for the athletes through its Healthy Athletes program.

2011-05-25 07:15:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- James River Writers is pleased to announce that June on the James, its sixth annual literary soiree, will take place on Saturday, June 4, 2011, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Dominion's Tredegar Complex (120 Tredegar St., Richmond, VA 23219).

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.