Candace Burns, WTVR CBS 6 Richmond

Candace Burns

WTVR CBS 6 Richmond

Richmond, VA, United States

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Past articles by Candace:

VCU students surprised before finals week: 'I'm on an all-nighter right now'

With help from our friends at Virginia Credit Union, CBS 6 anchors Julie Bragg and Leland Pinder recently dropped by Virginia Commonwealth University’s campus to spread some early holiday cheer. → Read More

Virginia State Trojans named Mister and Miss HBCU

The two VSU Trojans now represent students from all Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the country. → Read More

This Richmond teacher won a $30,000 prize. She hopes it will help enrich her student's love of learning.

Learning is hands-on in Ms. Rhonda Hawley's class at Linwood Holton Elementary School. She teaches every grade, so all students in the building get to experience her room. → Read More

Richmond unanimously approves chosen developers for 'Diamond District'

Council members voted unanimously in support of the minimum terms and conditions in connection with the redevelopment of 67 acres in Scott's Addition. → Read More

This former Richmond deputy is on a mission to help youth move forward

Ellery Lundy, a former sheriff's deputy, started the foundation in 2014 after his career. He used his own money to start the program and it is paying off in a big way for many young men. → Read More

Pregnancy can be 3 times more deadly for these women. How doctors are trying to fix that.

According to the CDC, pregnancy can be three times more deadly for Black women compared to white women. → Read More

Their historic picture went viral. Now these 'Brown Ballerinas' are making an impact.

A photo taken on Richmond's Monument Avenue captured the hearts of people around the country after it went viral on social media. → Read More

How Zarina Fazaldin is making Richmond a better place to live

Zarina Fazaldin was not born in Virginia, but she has dedicated much of her adult life to making Richmond a better place to call home. → Read More

Why this doctor encourages Richmonders to redefine entrepreneurship

He is on a mission to help Richmonders turn their pain into purpose. → Read More

Food drive turns into non-profit helping immigrant families in need

Natasha Lemus owns and operates a tax business in North Chesterfield. She stayed open when agencies closed during the government shutdown in 2020. People who spoke little English came into her office for help finding the resources they needed to survivel the pandemic. → Read More

Virginia woman uses 'legacy' family recipe to create sweet potato pie business

While sweet potato pie will grace many Thanksgiving tables tomorrow, one Richmond woman is baking them up by the hundreds, turning a family recipe into a growing business. → Read More

With stress levels high, Richmond woman helps through journey of yoga

Ashley Williams, a yoga therapist, mindfulness educator and the owner of Bare Soul Yoga in Richmond says she has been seeing a greater need for mental health and self-care support. → Read More

Air Force vet transforms into Director of Deliciousness at Henrico popcorn shop

Rialand Jones takes perfecting the popcorn's taste and presentation seriously at Lammar Marie's Gourmet Popcorn. → Read More

First African Baptist Church was one of nation's largest churches: 'Appreciate the journey'

The ministry has been in the city for almost two centuries and is a big part of its history. First African Baptist Church is home to one of the oldest Black congregations in the Commonwealth. → Read More

New Richmond selfie lounge pays tribute to family's loss: 'The city has been through a lot'

The owners of F-Stop Selfie Lounge want their space to add to the creative vibe of the city. Jasmine Snead, her sister Brandy Snead and their cousin Kaelynn Brockett are the brains behind the business. → Read More

Virginia beauty company blends technology with makeup to create new tool

A Virginia makeup company got creative in the pandemic, and found a tool they plan to use well into the future. → Read More

Race Team RVA Running Club is on a mission to help people feel healthier, make friends

The nonprofit is led by a group of volunteers working to help build a healthier community with year-round training teams made up of runners and walkers from all levels and abilities. → Read More

Expert calls for larger conversation on race following verdict of Derek Chauvin

A local speaker who focuses on reconciliation is also processing the guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin. → Read More

Silver Diner offering $200 signing bonuses to new employees

As the world continues to reopen more businesses are looking to hire employees to meet growing demands. → Read More

Emergencies do not stop in a pandemic. The American Red Cross has continued to help people through the COVID-19 crisis.

Emergencies do not stop in a pandemic meaning the American Red Cross has continued to stay busy helping people. The organization has had to find new ways to keep volunteers safe, donors coming in, and to respond to disasters across the nation. → Read More