Mark Holmberg, WTVR CBS 6 Richmond

Mark Holmberg

WTVR CBS 6 Richmond

Richmond, VA, United States

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Past articles by Mark:

Richmond rocker Harry Gore uses his guitar to ‘reflect Christ’

Harry Gore said rock'and'roll was in his DNA. → Read More

‘The Southside Strangler:’ Holmberg revisits one of the worst nightmares in RVA history

In 1987, Timothy Spencer, also known as the “The Southside Strangler,” committed a series of rapes and murders across Central Virginia. → Read More

A last walk through a town I’ve watched be reborn

Take a walk with me through the city of Richmond as I reminisce, say goodbye to old friends, and talk about my future. → Read More

Mark Holmberg is retiring after 30-plus years of RVA journalism. But he’s not done…

RVA is in my blood. There is no other place like it. It has been so good to me - especially the people. → Read More

Essex County solar farm sediment runoff is “an enforcement case”

The muddy runoff is “an active enforcement case that will result in financial penalties,” said a spokesperson with the state DEQ. → Read More

Green solar farm is turning an Essex County watershed brown

“Mud coming in from the solar farm, all the way up the road, down in Muddy Gut Creek, which feeds right into the river." → Read More

RVA’s Tantilla Garden: The rise and fall of the grandest ballroom in the South

Tantilla Garden was a block-long entertainment palace at 3817 W. Broad Street (now a big parking lot) built 85 years ago. → Read More

Last city meals tax hike was fiscal musical chairs. Do it again?

The last time Richmond raised its meals tax, if you’ll recall, was in 2003 to build our new performing arts center. → Read More

What does the dashcam video of the fatal shooting of a VCU graduate tell us?

"Once again, the court of public opinion has convened. Never mind how many times we’ve gotten it wrong in the past." → Read More

The rags-to-riches story about the destroyed Petersburg luggage factory

Wednesday’s demolition of one of Petersburg‘s most historic factory buildings finished off what a massive fire started a week ago. → Read More

Richmond’s childhood composing prodigy has a grand premiere – 50 years later

“It’s pretty amazing,” Walter Braxton said Friday night as he waited in front of midtown Richmond’s Firehouse Theatre for his long-awaited show to begin. → Read More

When sleeping on the street in bitter weather feels ‘fine’

Meet Rosemary. She’s been sleeping sitting up on a near West End sidewalk this bitter winter, wrapped in blankets and a sleeping bag and covered in plastic. → Read More

The ugly truth behind RVA’s ‘Lost City’

Generations have sneaked into the Elko Tract property just east of Richmond’s airport. → Read More

HOLMBERG: We’re angry at Trump, but do we really care about Haiti?

Beyond his apparent bigotry to the world’s poorest nations, Trump did offer us an opportunity to revisit the plight of this third-world nation in our own backyard. → Read More

General Assembly feeling a little lost during this week’s big move

Imagine moving a small town made up politicians and those who assist, guide and influence them into a smaller, more cut-up space with plain-colored walls that make it easy to get lost. → Read More

First presidential snub may have happened in RVA 227 years ago

Perhaps the first snubbing of a President occurred here in Richmond some 227 years ago. → Read More

Virginia’s wild tiebreaker election draw with a bubbly twist

Wow! A jaw-dropping tie-breaker with a bubbly twist! → Read More

The strange case of the missing mobster, ‘godfather of Richmond’s gay community’

A half-century ago, there wasn’t much in terms of gay bars in Richmond. In fact, the ABC board frowned on such clubs and even closed one for having too many gay patrons. → Read More

Leave the hate and anger behind in 2017, Holmberg says

Divided we stand. United in hate we fall. → Read More

The Richmond monument that was hacked down, stolen and shot 400 times

It was almost 30 years ago that one of Richmond’s first works of public art depicting an African-American worker was commissioned. → Read More