Local News

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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Supervisor Moody honored for three decades of service to Dinwiddie

March 31, 2017
By: Michael Campbell, News Editor DINWIDDIE - For any person, reflecting on the past can serve to bring back memories of special moments, achievements, and experiences that shaped them into the individual they are today. Wednesday, it was hard for...
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Governor, local leaders ceremoniously break ground on ALDI distribution center, headquarters

March 24, 2017
By Michael Campbell, News Editor DINWIDDIE - Down a somewhat winding and rocky path near the intersection of U.S. routes 1 and 460 lies what many in Dinwiddie and in Richmond believe is the continuation of efforts to diversify the...
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