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New private high school takes over former home of Benedictine

A new private high school is coming to Richmond in the old location of one of the region's oldest private schools.

August Wallmeyer column: Father Adrian Harmening, Benedictine's saint-maker

By August Wallmeyer. For three generations, he has been a friend, mentor, teacher, disciplinarian, father figure, confessor (literally!), role model, wise counsel, ...

Deacon Charles Williams named interim head of Office for Black Catholics  Richmond Free Press

Deacon Charles Williams has been appointed interim director of the Catholic Diocese of Richmond's Office for Black Catholics. The appointment was made by ...

Another Beilein, Benedictine grad Patrick, is a respected coach who also made a March mark

Michigan's coach isn't the only former Richmond resident named Beilein who made a mark in March.

"I assumed he was a Democrat": A look at Steve Bannon's journey from Norfolk to Washington  Virginian-Pilot

Bannon was only born and baptized in Norfolk but his family's history in the city can be traced as far back as the 1890s.

Richmond bookstore owner says he called police after woman confronted Steve Bannon in his shop  Roanoke Times

A bookstore owner in Richmond said he called the police after a woman confronted Steve Bannon, former White House chief strategist for President Donald ...

Trump’s controversial choice for chief strategist grew up in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. -- President-elect Donald Trump's controversial choice to be his Chief Strategist grew up in Richmond, and is a graduate of Benedictine High ...

Father Tuck Grinnell retires after 45 years of ministry  Arlington Catholic Herald

After 45 years, Fr. Tuck Grinnell will retire from active ministry.

Getting to know: Lin Wright with Merchants Fixture

Title: vice president of sales/marketing for Merchants Fixture, a Hanover County-based maker and seller of wood cabinets and other fixtures for retail stores, ...

These Virginia high schools will receive a Golden Football from the NFL

Golden Footballs were sent to the high school of every player or head coach who was on an active roster in a Super Bowl.

Getting to know: Patrick Gallagher with Reliable Payments

Title: CEO of Reliable Payments, a payment processing business that was created this year with the merger between DP Payments, an affiliate of Dominion ...

Can this 'son of Richmond' save Donald Trump's campaign?

Growing up in Richmond's North Side, Mike Bannon often was called to the neighborhood pool to pull his younger brother, Steve, out of a fight.

Trump adviser Bannon describes imprint of Richmond upbringing  Roanoke Times

For Martin Bannon, a former telephone company lineman and splicer who worked his way into management without a college degree, the AT&T stock was ...

See Steve Bannon's Life in Pictures  TIME

See pictures of Steve Bannon from high school to the White House.

Baseball Announces Nine Early Commitments for Class of 2019  VMI Athletics

LEXINGTON, Va. – VMI baseball announced nine early commitments for the class of 2019, according to information released by the program Wednesday.

Private school's game of real estate musical chairs ends in Forest Hill  RichmondBizSense

In 2012, Jonathan Harris tutored one student in the basement of an insurance company's office on Parham Road. Six years, 39 more students and three ...

Athlon releases 2018 preseason All-America team  247Sports

With the 2018 college football season drawing near, Athlon Sports has unveiled its preseason All-America Team, projecting the top players in the country ...

Trade Names: Ellington Homes' niche is tearing down, building anew

Custom builder Matt Ellington looks for homes in established urban neighborhoods that he can tear down and build new ones — a practice called infill building.

Virginia man fights ISIS in Iraq  The Daily Progress

Pete McKenna chain-smokes Marlboros as he paces around the porch of his safe house in northern Iraq.

Favorite and Best Things About Living in Richmond, Virginia  Richmond magazine

Richmond magazine staffers on what they like best about this city of ours.

Richmond Memories: The Early Years, Sneak Peek | From the Archives

This year we have worked together with The Valentine, The Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia, Beth Ahabah Museum & Archives, Virginia ...

HULCHER, KENNETH  Richmond Times-Dispatch

HULCHER, Kenneth O'Neil, of Glen Allen, Virginia, died unexpectedly on November 13, 2015, at the age of 50. Ken is survived by his wife, Barbara Miner ...

Trump top adviser Bannon got his political start in Blacksburg

BLACKSBURG — Steve Bannon, now in the national spotlight as a Donald Trump administration appointee, got early political experience winning a campaign ...

University of Richmond Athletics Hall of Fame - University of Richmond Athletics  RIchmond Spiders Athletic

Beginning with the Class of 2004-05, the Department of Athletics began honoring specific Teams of Distinction for induction into the Hall of Fame. These teams ...

STONE, CHRISTOPHER  Richmond Times-Dispatch

STONE, Christopher Lloyd, 31, suddenly and tragically departed this life on November 11, 2015, in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., where he resided. He was born in ...

Richmond man fighting ISIS in Iraq  Richmond Times-Dispatch

Pete McKenna, who grew up in the Richmond area and attended Benedictine High School, joined the Kurdish peshmerga this summer, traveling more than ...

Meet the 200 Virginians in the military who have died since 9/11  Virginian-Pilot

Since the Sept. 11 terror attacks, 200 people from Virginia have died while supporting military operations in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. The Virginian-Pilot is ...

12th District Senate candidate: Eddie Whitlock

Just who is Eddie Whitlock and why is he running? Here is what I am not: I am not from a politically connected family. I have never worked in Washington.

Faces of 2015: Pete McKenna fought alongside Kurds in Iraq  Richmond Times-Dispatch

WHY YOU KNOW HIM: Pete McKenna spent the summer in Kurdistan fighting the Islamic State group, but he'll spend Christmas at home with his family.

Patrick Beilein named coach at Le Moyne, where father coached

Former Benedictine High basketball standout Patrick Beilein on Friday was named the head coach at Le Moyne College, a Division II school in Syracuse, N.Y..

100 Best Private High Schools in Virginia

McLean, VA -'s list of the top private high schools includes schools from everywhere in the state.


MARCHETTI, Charles Millner "Charlie," 83, passed away Sunday, February 8, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha P. Marchetti; and his parents, ...

Pat Mullins, former chairman of the Virginia Republican Party, dies in Hanover car crash

Dennis Patrick “Pat” Mullins, who served as the chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia from 2009 to 2015, was identified Monday as the victim of a ...

Men's Basketball All-Time Team Announced - University of Richmond Athletics  RIchmond Spiders Athletic

UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va. - Spider fans cast their votes and the athletic department is proud to announce the University of Richmond men's basketball ...

Men's Basketball Hosts Davidson Saturday - University of Richmond Athletics  RIchmond Spiders Athletic

Richmond looks to remain undefeated at home when the Spiders host former Southern Conference rival Davidson Saturday.

Laura Warmke & Alexander Craven  Richmond Times-Dispatch

Dr. Dennis and Mrs. Janice Warmke of Richmond, Va., and Mr. Tony and Mrs. Angela Craven of Midlothian, Va., are pleased to announce the engagement of ...

Healing with Laughter  Richmond magazine

Garet Chester makes you realize that some people are born to be celebrities. Funny, because by most accounts, he's not one —at least not on the order of the ...

Highly-touted Virginia quarterback partially loses leg following football injury  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - Severe knee injury during preseason scrimmage takes dramatic turn for Woodberry Forest (Va.) junior quarterback.

RVA LGBTQ Black History Month Honoree: Eric S. King  GayRVA

Eric S. King is originally from Philadelphia, PA, but has resided in Richmond since 1993. In 1985 he became a charter member of Adodi Philadelphia, a Black.

Tracy Woodson Named Head Baseball Coach At Richmond  Atlantic 10 Official Athletic Site

The University of Richmond announced Monday that Tracy Woodson has been named the eighth head coach of the Spider Baseball program.

Virginia War Memorial turns 60

In 1953, the hill overlooking the James River along Belvidere Street was home to a couple of small buildings and a billboard for Purelube motor oil.

Catholic Mass to Begin in Crozet in March  The Crozet Gazette

Diocese of Richmond Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo has authorized Father Joseph Mary Lukyamzi, pastor of Holy Comforter Catholic Church in Charlottesville, ...

For Trump adviser Stephen Bannon, fiery populism followed life in elite circles  The Washington Post

In the fall of 2015, before Stephen K. Bannon became a trusted adviser to the next president, he launched a daily three-hour radio show that catered to what he ...

Army National Combine participants

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.

Local swimming contingent strong for Rio Olympics  WTOP

As the Baltimore and Washington areas have grown into swimming hotbeds, so have the number of local representatives in the Olympics.

Meet Future Pitt Linebacker Wendell Davis  Pittsburgh Sports Now

RICHMOND, Va. — You could say Wendell Davis, Jr., was born to play football. Davis, a Richmond, Virginia native and the son of former NFL tight end Wendell ...

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