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Rowanty open house celebrates school’s 40th anniversary, looks toward future

May 18, 2017
By Michael Campbell, News Editor CARSON - Those passing by Rowanty Techincal Center Saturday would have been hard-pressed to miss the smell of hot dogs on the grill and a steady stream of foot traffic into and out of the...
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Dinwiddie tornado total rises to two following NWS confirmation

May 11, 2017
By: Michael Campbell, News Editor DINWIDDIE - National Weather Service officials in Wakefield confirmed a second tornado touched down in Dinwiddie last Friday during a bout of severe weather that rolled across the commonwealth during the day's hours through the...
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Robert & Betty Ragsdale Community Center opens doors

May 10, 2017
By: Michael Campbell, News Editor MCKENNEY - The skies above Old School Road in the Town of McKenney were a perfect mixture of blue with hints of white clouds as a warm breeze blew as dozens of people assembled for...
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Weather Service officials confirm tornado touchdown near McKenney

May 5, 2017
By: Michael Campbell, News Editor DINWIDDIE - National Weather Service survey teams confirmed Friday afternoon that a tornado touched down near the Town of McKenney during an early morning series of severe storms. According to weather officials out of the...
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Community staple Ragsdale Building Supply reaches special milestone

May 5, 2017
By Roger Bell, Editor DINWIDDIE - There was a time when Ragsdale Building Supply nearly closed its doors for good. “When we were in ’08-’09, and our friends were closing their doors, it makes you think twice about what you’re...
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Virginia representatives split votes as House narrowly passes Obamacare replacement

May 4, 2017
By: Michael Campbell, News Editor VIRGINIA - Just over 100 days into his term in office, President Donald Trump joined Republican members of the House of Representatives in the Rose Garden of The White House Thursday following their passage of...
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