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McKenney man killed in single-vehicle crash in Dinwiddie

April 11, 2017
Contributed by: Virginia State Police DINWIDDIE - One person was killed Tuesday afternoon when the car they were driving ran off the road and struck a tree. The crash occurred at 12:30 p.m. on Route 654 (Rainey Creek Road), 1...
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Statewide burn ban continues through end of April

April 11, 2017
By Michael Campbell, News Editor DINWIDDIE - Springtime has settled into the Central and Southside Virginia area over the past several weeks, but, with the blooming of flowers and gardens comes the annual safety-oriented tradition of the state's burn ban....
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52-year-old man killed in single-car crash, two others seriously injured

April 6, 2017
By: Michael Campbell, News Editor Updated: Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 4:50 p.m. DINWIDDIE - Virginia State Police is investigating what led to a deadly single-car crash in the county's south side Thursday morning that claimed the life of one...
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Payless ShoeSource files Chapter 11 bankruptcy, plans to close 400 stores

April 4, 2017
By: Michael Campbell, News Editor VIRGINIA – Discount shoe retailer Payless ShoeSource announced Tuesday that it will be closing 400 underperforming stores as part of Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding. In a statement, Payless ShoeSource confirmed the bankruptcy filing in the...
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Federal bill seeks billions to deal with maintenance issues at Petersburg Nat’l Battlefield, NPS sites

April 3, 2017
By: Michael Campbell, News Editor PRINCE GEORGE - Some of the nation's treasures are in need of serious repairs following years of delayed maintenance and now the lawmaker who helped expand Petersburg National Battlefield is working to address issues at...
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Two injured after gunfire erupts at concert hosted at Virginia Motorsports Park

April 2, 2017
By: Michael Campbell, News Editor DINWIDDIE - Two people were transported to a Petersburg hospital after gunshots rang out during a concert Saturday evening, creating a terrifying and chaotic situation for attendees. According to Dinwiddie Sheriff's Office Deputy Major William...
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