The Dinwiddie Monitor

The Dinwiddie Board of Supervisors discuss new laws

August 14, 2020
Posted: August 14, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. by Rodney Robinson DINWIDDIE -- The Dinwiddie Board of Supervisors met early last week to discuss new laws that were passed in the General Assembly. Tyler Southall, county attorney,...
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Dinwiddie receives additional COVID-19 CARES relief funding

August 13, 2020
Posted: August 13, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. by Rodney Robinson DINWIDDIE -- Dinwiddie is set to receive a second distribution of funding from The Federal CARES Relief Fund. The county received notice Friday, July 31, that...
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County earns “Best Small County Achievement Award” for Innovative Program

August 12, 2020
Posted: August 12, 2020 | 11:00 a.m. DINWIDDIE, VA – The Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) announced 2020 Achievement Awards and Dinwiddie County received the award for “Best Small County”, for its Faith-Based Initiative. The Faith-Based...
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Travel during COVID-19 pandemic

August 11, 2020
By Terry Harris With the number of cases of the novel coronavirus in the U.S. rapidly approaching 500,000, schools having to make difficult decisions on how safely to educate the nation’s children amidst the pandemic,...
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Sheriff’s Corner

August 10, 2020
8-6-2020 As I have told you in the past, I have a zero tolerance for drugs in Dinwiddie County. Drugs and the need to feed drug addictions are the motivating factor behind many of the...
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New Inductees named to Dinwiddie Sports Club Hall of Fame

August 7, 2020
The Dinwiddie County Sports Club is an organization that provides support to all Dinwiddie Middle School and High School athletic teams. Each year the Sports Club strives to recognize Dinwiddie alums, coaches and/or sponsors by...
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VHSL votes on Model 3, pushing high schools sports restart to December

August 6, 2020
By Rodney Robinson DINWIDDIE --The Virginia High School League announced early last week that they will choose model 3 for the upcoming school year for athletics. “We all understand the physical and mental health benefits...
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DCPS School Board decides to offer ‘blended’ model

August 5, 2020
By Rodney Robinson DINWIDDIE -- The Dinwiddie School Board held a special meeting to make a decision about the school reopening plan on Tuesday. The board voted 5-0 for the schools to reopen with the...
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Local Headlines

April 11, 2017

McKenney man killed in single-vehicle crash in Dinwiddie

Contributed by: Virginia State Police DINWIDDIE - One person was killed Tuesday afternoon when the car they were driving ran...
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April 11, 2017

Statewide burn ban continues through end of April

By Michael Campbell, News Editor DINWIDDIE - Springtime has settled into the Central and Southside Virginia area over the past...
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April 6, 2017

52-year-old man killed in single-car crash, two others seriously injured

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor Updated: Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 4:50 p.m. DINWIDDIE - Virginia State Police is investigating...
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April 4, 2017

Payless ShoeSource files Chapter 11 bankruptcy, plans to close 400 stores

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor VIRGINIA – Discount shoe retailer Payless ShoeSource announced Tuesday that it will be closing 400...
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April 3, 2017

Federal bill seeks billions to deal with maintenance issues at Petersburg Nat’l Battlefield, NPS sites

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor PRINCE GEORGE - Some of the nation's treasures are in need of serious repairs following...
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April 2, 2017

Two injured after gunfire erupts at concert hosted at Virginia Motorsports Park

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor DINWIDDIE - Two people were transported to a Petersburg hospital after gunshots rang out during...
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