NBC12 Viewpoint

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Now it is time to vote!

Voting is one of the most personal things that a person can do.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Why I vote

Why do we vote? For some of us, the answer is easy and for others, they still haven’t found their, “why.”

  NBC12 Viewpoint: It’s time to get out and vote!

Today, I want to focus on the extraordinary opportunity that all of us have right now: the opportunity to vote early.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: George Floyd, now you can breathe!

I CAN’T BREATHE! Those three words have changed the world forever.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: A Most Memorable Mother’s Day

I think most of us will agree that one of the most important days of the year is this Sunday and, of course, that’s Mother’s Day.

  Virginia Strong: Helping each other

As we continue to adjust to our new normal and the new normal that will be here in the coming weeks when government officials provide guidance about re-opening non-essential business and gatherings, the one thing we know is that people need help and you may be one of them.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Virginia Strong!

In the midst of so much pain, the people of the RVA have risen to the challenge in a very special way.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: We all have to help each other

This is a time for all of us to be calm and thoughtful and to use the thing that no one can take away from us, our common sense.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Welcome to Richmond, Alpha Kappa Alpha!

Downtown Richmond will soon be adorned with the sorority’s signature colors of pink and green.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Paradox of Liberty - Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello

Starting on Jan. 18, you can see the exhibition “Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello” at the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Happy Holidays and thank you RVA!

NBC12 Viewpoint: Happy Holidays and thank you RVA!

  NBC12 Viewpoint: ‘Rumors of War’ sculpture unveiled!

The Rumors of War sculpture is monumental and magnificent.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Hamilton showcases history, rap ... and even some life lessons

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton has finally made it to the majestic Altria Theater and wow, was it worth the wait!!

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Don’t forget to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 5

I know that it is hard to believe that next Tuesday is Election Day, but it is. And that means it’s showtime.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: The importance of voting

In just a few weeks all of us should exercise our civic responsibility and that is to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: The 2019 Richmond Jazz and Music Festival

This year the festival has a new name: The Richmond Jazz and Music Festival at Maymont.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Fourth of July and independence

I still think that this country offers the best opportunity for all of its citizens and immigrants to be the best that they can be.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Proud to be a father!

I think that one of the most wonderful things a man can do in this life is to have the privilege and opportunity to be a great father.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: A week for appreciation

Your first teachers may be your parents, but those teachers in school are the ones who also get credit for helping us create a life and make a living.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Make a plan to rescan

If you get our channels for free with an antenna, you need to make a plan to rescan.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: ‘The Best of Enemies’

From time to time when I come across a good movie or a good book, I like to pass it along if I think there is a good life lesson to be learned.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Navy Hill must happen!

The Richmond region is on fire and we continue to show up on the Top 10 list of best destinations in the country.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Education is the key to success

Read Across America Week is one of the greatest weeks of the year.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Let’s stay connected!

Gray, like Raycom, is a very forward-looking company and we look forward to being a great community station for many years to come.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: An inspired legacy - George H.W. Bush

George H.W. Bush could have gone to work on Wall Street with his father and immediately picked up with the family business and found financial success, but obviously there was something greater that drove him

  NBC12 Viewpoint: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The question we have to put energy around in every community in the country is: are we OK with where we are and where we are going?

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Just VOTE!

Let’s break mid-term election records in the RVA and Virginia by showing the rest of the country that we care about each other and we care about our community.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: You must vote

Why bother to stay in Virginia or in the United States of America if you do not see the value of your vote?

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Things that really matter

Once again many of our fellow citizens are facing loss of life, property and their way of life, after the devastating effects of Hurricane Michael

  NBC12 Viewpoint: The Richmond Ballet is 35

If you love Richmond and you love dance, then you will really want to hear the love story of the Richmond Ballet.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Remembering Sen. John McCain

Senator John Sidney McCain III, was a politician, an American hero and a bridge builder. McCain is most notably known for surviving more than five years as a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Great music in the RVA this weekend!

Well it's that time of year again for the annual Richmond Jazz Festival, now in its ninth year. NBC12 has been a proud sponsor for all nine years.

  NBC12 Viewpoint: Justice Anthony Kennedy’s swing vote is gone

At the age of 81, Supreme Court Justice, Anthony Kennedy, announced that he will retire from the Supreme Court.

NBC12 Viewpoint: Suicide is still a national epidemic

Suicide is not one of those subjects that we like to talk about. It's uncomfortable, it can be painful and it's really not a subject that we know enough about.

NBC12 Viewpoint: New Miss America competition is here

If you are looking for swim suits and evening gowns you won't find them at The Miss America Competition.

NBC Viewpoint: Cool Guys Wear Gowns

I want to challenge all men within the sound of my voice to commit to calling their doctor and setting up an appointment for a health screening.

NBC12 Viewpoint: Summer is here!

Many of us will be hitting the road to begin the unofficial start of summer, but one of the reasons that I Iove living in Richmond is that you can be a tourist in your own backyard.

NBC12 Viewpoint: The legacy of Sabrina Squire

All of us are born for a purpose. The key to a very fruitful and successful life is to discover that purpose. One of colleagues and someone who has come into your living room for the past 37 years found her purpose.

NBC12 Viewpoint: Honoring teachers, nurses and mothers!

This past week had the distinction of being both National Teachers Week and National Nurses Week, and it is capped by Mother's Day on Sunday.

NBC12 Viewpoint: '5 Love Languages' can save your relationship

This week's commentary may make you say "Huh," but stay with me - you might want to thank me later.

NBC12 Viewpoint: Richmond meets Minneapolis with ChamberRVA

The trip is designed to look what other cities have done to grow and improve business and lifestyle for their city and region and to see what takeaways would be good for the Richmond Region.