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Dinwiddie School Board requests $1.4 million in additional local funding

March 11, 2018
By: Meredith Baker | Email: Click Here Posted: Mar. 11, 2018 | 2:05 p.m.  DINWIDDIE - The Dinwiddie County School Board is requesting $15,783,924 from the board of supervisors for the school operating fund for fiscal year 2019. That amount is an...
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National Park Foundation Donates Tract Adjacent to Poplar Grove Cemetery to Petersburg Nat’l Battlefield

March 9, 2018
By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Email: Click Here Posted: Mar. 9, 2018 | 4:15 p.m.  DINWIDDIE - The National Park Foundation and the National Park Service announced on March 1, 2018, the donation of a 3.7-acre tract of land, to Petersburg...
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McKenney Town Council resumes operations after resignations withdrawn

March 7, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: Mar. 7, 2018 | 12:20 p.m. TOWN OF MCKENNEY - McKenney's local government operations are slated to return to normal after a series of resignations were withdrawn following a "misunderstanding," town officials confirmed. According to...
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Petersburg National Battlefield Opens New Exhibit Honoring Frederick Douglass

March 5, 2018
By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Email: Click Here Posted: Mar. 5, 2018 | 1:35 p.m.  VIRGINIA - The Petersburg National Battlefield, in honor of Black History Month, and the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Douglass; has opened an exciting new...
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Dominion, SEC work to restore service after nor’easter downs trees, power lines

March 4, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: Mar. 4, 2018 | 4:30 p.m. VIRGINIA - For much of Virginia and points north along the East Coast, it wasn't a quiet weekend as a potent storm system brought heavy rain, snow, and tropical...
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Dinwiddie leaders tour new government buildings for first time

March 2, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: Mar. 2, 2018 | 4:45 p.m. DINWIDDIE - Driving along Boydton Plank Road in Dinwiddie County, you'd be hard-pressed to miss the sounds of hammering and sparks emanating from welders as they all work collectively on constructing...
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