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Merger highlights Bank of McKenney’s longevity as community bank

October 5, 2017
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: Oct 5, 2017 | 12:00 p.m.  MCKENNEY - "If you stick to your core values and do the right thing for your customers and shareholders, in the end, things will typically turn out well for...
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Tri-Cities’ new Publix store to open November 1

October 5, 2017
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: Oct. 5, 2017 | 11:50 a.m.  COLONIAL HEIGHTS - Continuing their expansion in the Virginia area following the closure of Martin's Food Stores, officials with Publix announced their location in the heart of the Tri-Cities...
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Midway Elementary named 2017 National Blue Ribbon School

October 4, 2017
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @DinwiddieMonitr Posted: Oct 5, 2017 | 12:00 p.m.  DINWIDDIE - Midway Elementary is among the seven Virginia schools named by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School. The Blue Ribbon Schools...
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County’s innovative hiring program receives statewide recognition

October 1, 2017
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: Oct 1, 2017 | 12:00 p.m.  DINWIDDIE - Supervisors, members of the county's human resources team, and others were all smiles during last week's board meeting after the county was formally recognized for their efforts to...
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‘Walking For My Mom’: Carson family laces up shoes to help support Alzheimer’s research

September 28, 2017
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: Sept 28, 2017 | 11:00 a.m.  CARSON - Alzheimer's Disease can rob those of the memories that make up the mosaic of a full-life, taking away recollections of moments shared between friends, family, and loved...
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Officials expect average harvest after spells of drought, heavy rain

September 27, 2017
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: Sept 27, 2017 | 2:57 p.m. DINWIDDIE - Following a year where much of the Commonwealth saw both extremes in terms of weather, officials are expecting that to keep farmers' harvests in fairly typical ranges...
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