An accounting glitch is the cause of the bounced welfare checks in Petersburg. A city official says the treasurer’s office accidentally deposited a check for over 500- thousand-dollars into the wrong account a week ago. Those looking for Social Services benefits ran into a problem when they tried getting their money. Replacement checks have been […]

Over 730 people will be awarded Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers in Petersburg, Virginia but several thousand showed up on Monday. The pre-application window was open for only two hours yesterday morning, leading to long lines and congested traffic. More than two-thousand people lined up to receive the pre-app vouchers. They were handed out on […]

Known as the “Chairman of the Boards” NBA Hall of Famer Moses Malone is dead at the age of 60. Petersburg, Virginia, the NBA and sports lovers are mourning the loss of three-time NBA-MVP, Malone died of an apparent heart attack in his sleep last Sunday. Malone was in Norfolk, Virginia to play in a celebrity Golf […]


  8th Annual Halifax Jazz and Blues Festival, The festival takes place at the Historic Halifax Triangle in the City of Petersburg;  On Saturday, July 12, 5pm – midnight, Jazz on the Ave with The Soul Unlimited Band and Show and others and Sunday, July 13, 3pm – 7pm, with Holy Ghost Party on the […]


RICHMOND, Va. (RADIO ONE KISS):  Get your bikes ready for the annual Unity Ride sponsored by the Sickle Cell Association of Richmond – OSCAR. The ride is Saturday, May 3, staging will take place in the parking lot of the Petersburg Health Department, 301 Halifax Street, at 9am, the first bike will roll out at […]

  Did you know that over 400,000 Virginians are uninsured? Some can not afford the cost of private insurance while others earn too much to qualify for medicaid. TAKE THE POLITICS OUT OF THE ISSUE, all Virginians need to be insured. If you are reading this post, I want to direct your attention to HEALTHCARE.GOV or call […]


Black History Month Events in Petersburg, Sunday, February 23, 3p, showing at New Millennium Studios, New Millennium Drive, the Film “Troop 491: The Adventures of the Muddy Lions, Sunday, February 23, 3pm, 804-733-2430; Tuesday, February 25, 6pm at Union Station 103 River Street, Panel Discussion “Slavery By Another Name” ; Thursday, February 27, 7pm at […]

Start the process of getting your rights restored with R4F for non-violent felony offenses online. Also, R4F will assist those with violent felony convictions. We encourage you to bring your sentencing orders, proof that fines/restitution are paid in full and proof that probation has been completed. R4F will provide and will assist with the 5-year application. […]


Radio One Richmond presents Women’s Empowerment Expo Saturday, September 28, noon -5pm, featuring Actress Angel Bassett, founder of Radio one Cathy Hughes, CBS 6 Anchor Lorenzo Hall, performances by Grammy winner Chrisette Michele, Gospel artists Isaac Carree and Ernest Pugh. At Richmond Raceway Complex, info, or 804-672-9299. Get there early to see Angela Bassett, […]

A Memorial erected near the site of Master Trooper Junius A. Walker’s death is going to be removed from Interstate 85. The Walker Family and Virginia State Police would like to thank everyone for their support after their tragic loss. Virginia State Police wrote “As we continue to mourn the loss of Master Trooper Junius A. […]