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Attorneys for murder suspect believe fair trial isn’t possible in Dinwiddie

February 13, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 13, 2020 | 1:30 p.m. Nov. 2019 defense filing sought change of venue; denied by judge DINWIDDIE – With the possibility of a second trial for the man charged with allegedly killing a...
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Public hearing on U.S. 460 intersection plans set for this month

February 11, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 11, 2020 | 1:30 p.m. DINWIDDIE – County drivers will have their chance to give feedback on a proposal to reconfigure an intersection locals have called dangerous during a public hearing this month,...
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Pittman, Benjamin named to leadership roles on School Board

February 9, 2020
By: Adrienne Wallace | Email: Click Here Posted: February 9, 2020 | 1:30 p.m.  DINWIDDIE – At the first meeting of the year, the School Board appointed its new leadership for 2020. After serving a year as the chairwoman, Sherilyn H. Merritt made...
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Prosecutors proceed retrying Coleman in Adkins’ murder

February 7, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 7, 2020 | 1:30 p.m. Mistrial declared in January, ending first trial in hung jury DINWIDDIE – Days after a mistrial was declared in the high-profile murder trial of a Dinwiddie County teenager allegedly...
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Summit cultivates next wave of Dinwiddie leaders

February 5, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 5, 2020 | 1:30 p.m. Dinwiddie’s first Lead Well Summit draws hundreds to DHS  DINWIDDIE – Did you know nearly 17 percent of Dinwiddie County Public Schools students miss 18 or more days...
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CFS disposal rates may ‘significantly’ rise after landfill closure

February 4, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 4, 2020 | 1:30 p.m. Tri-City Landfill owners working to appeal state shutdown order VIRGINIA – Months after state environmental regulators moved to shut down Petersburg’s Tri-City Landfill, which serves a number of...
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