The Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) received a court order May 26 to clear most of the backorders for unemployment claims by Labor Day. This gave the VEC 100 days to give citizens their unemployment benefits.
Varna Nadella was a junior at Virginia Commonwealth University, pursuing a degree in the medical field. She had high hopes, and upon arriving in Richmond, she found herself immersed with the community and felt right at home. Like most college students, however, being away from home was a new…
Virginia captured first place in CNBC’s top states for business for the fifth time in a row.
A former George Mason University coach is going to Tokyo to guide the U.S. Olympic wrestling team.
From working in Hollywood, to serving in the Air Force, 48-year-old Amaani Lyle is making the transition to captaining charter boats
For those who enjoy outdoor and active summer lifestyles, water entertainment may be the way to go. Racing the waves with the wind flowing through your hair can be a fun and exhilarating way to enjoy fresh air; a dip in a cool lake can also help keep the heat at bay on hot summer days.
Arts and Entertainment
DIY & Homes
Now that you’ve closed on your first house, you’re officially a homeowner. However, before you can get comfy in your new place, you need to actually move in. If you’ve never moved into a new house, there are a few things you may not be aware of.
Purchasing your first home is one of life’s most thrilling milestones. Whether you prefer an urban loft or a sprawling suburban dwelling, most homeowners hope to find a home that feels tailor-made to their specific lifestyle needs and design preferences. Still, searching for the perfect plac…
A “for sale” sign is now up outside a brand new, million dollar home in Springfield. Right away, prospective buyers will be drawn to the sparkling quartz countertops, designer bathrooms, and massive recreation room. But before it was a finished house, it served as an interactive classroom w…
Health & Food
In the summer, I’m not a big fan of turning on the oven, so I make a lot of meals on the grill or use no-cook recipes, like these salads. Don’t suffer through a boring bowl of greens. Make it fun with a theme and a nutritious and delicious dressing. These are great on-the-go meals as well. P…
Something about summer brings out cravings for grilled perfection. Whether it’s the unmistakable flavor of a slow smoked side of ribs or a flame-kissed tenderloin, you can’t go wrong when you pull out the grill.
As many people start getting back into normal routines, they’re returning to familiar on-the-go lifestyles by heading back to work, traveling to new destinations and enjoying time with loved ones.
StarKist, the Pennsylvania-based tuna company, will soon move their headquarters to Fairfax County.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult on small businesses. Whether it’s a local eatery, service provider, retail store or another type of business, when you shop small, you’re supporting a real person who is striving to keep his or her entrepreneurial dream alive.
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam announced Sept. 21 that Rebuild VA, the $70 million economic recovery fund launched in August, is expanding its eligibility criteria to allow more small businesses to apply.
Parenting & Family
What are two things that dads all over America would love to do the most this coming summer?
The “Open FCPS” movement formed when the Covid-19 pandemic struck in early 2020, and parents no longer had the option to send their children to their public-school classrooms.
Grace Erard lives on the west coast in Truckee, Calif.. Meanwhile, her colleagues live here on the east coast. At first glance, it seems like there could be some issues with communication, until the power of telecommunication comes into the equation.
June 15, 1927 - August 1, 2021 Charles Frederick Manns Jr, 94, formerly of Vienna, VA passed away peacefully on August 1, 2021, at Spring Arbor in Leesburg, VA. He was born on June 15, 1927 in Buffalo, NY, the son of Mary Speck Manns and Charles Manns Sr.Chuck is survived by his two sons, Ch…
January 16, 1939 - July 16, 2021 Carlysle (Carl) Arden Douglas was born on January 16, 1939 and passed away on July 16, 2021 and is under the care of Nelsen Williamsburg funeral home. He was born at Grand Junction, Colorado. Carl attended the University of Colorado after which time join the …
November 17, 1931 - July 5, 2021