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Crater Planning District launches guide to connect people with local produce

June 6, 2018
By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Email: Click Here Posted: June 6, 2018 | 12:40 p.m. 'Buy Fresh, Buy Local' guide features local farmers' markets, growers PRINCE GEORGE - In recent years, there has been increased interest and concern in Virginia and across...
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As Farm Bill is debated, SNAP recipients watch for possible cuts

June 4, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: June 4, 2018 | 1:15 p.m. Data shows roughly 20 percent of Dinwiddie residents enrolled in SNAP program VIRGINIA - As lawmakers roughly 150 miles away in Washington, D.C. continue to debate the structure and funding priorities...
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Dinwiddie High School wins state championship in creative writing

June 2, 2018
By: Meredith Baker | Email: Click Here Posted: June 2, 2018 | 12:40 p.m.  DINWIDDIE - Dinwiddie High School has won the Virginia High School League 2018 state championship in creative writing. Athletic Director Jeff Walters said that, unlike other VHSL competitions,...
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Death of children in hot car serves as tragic reminder of heat dangers

May 31, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: May 31, 2018 | 2:20 p.m. VIRGINIA - Over the last few weeks, temperatures have begun to soar across Central and Southside Virginia as the summer season approaches and, with those increased temperatures, so too has the...
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Work begins on new manned convenience site in Wilsons

May 29, 2018
By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Email: Click Here Posted: May 29, 2018 | 2:20 p.m. Long-awaited site to open for residents this Fall, county says WILSONS - The Dinwiddie County Department of Public Works has begun work on what will be the...
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VDOT discusses decision to make Route 1 bridge single-laned

May 27, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: May 27, 2018 | 2:20 p.m. DINWIDDIE - Earlier this month, an over year-long lane shift along Boydton Plank Road came to an end after work on the Route 1 southbound bridge was finally completed, but residents...
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