The Dinwiddie Monitor

Odd-looking insects capture Dinwiddie locals’ attention

August 20, 2019
By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Twitter: @DinwiddieMonitr Posted: August 16, 2019 | 1:45 p.m. Despite scary appearance, 'bee moth' plays important role in environment  DINWIDDIE - There are some strange goings-on in Dinwiddie County, and maybe in the...
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Region celebrates opening of Tree Time adventure park

August 18, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: August 18, 2019 | 1:45 p.m. With park’s opening, Southside Virginia’s profile as outdoor sports hub grows  VIRGINIA – Less than a year after county leaders gave them the green light,...
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Fellowship, food, fun highlight successful ‘Night Out’ in Dinwiddie

August 16, 2019
By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Twitter: @DinwiddieMonitr Posted: August 16, 2019 | 1:45 p.m. DINWIDDIE - Dinwiddie County’s National Night Out celebrations proved to be the most festive in the county’s history as residents, law enforcement, and first...
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This week’s Back2School Bash set to energize kids ahead of classes resuming

August 14, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: August 14, 2019 | 9:23 a.m. School leaders humbled by massive donation support from community DINWIDDIE – The sun is starting to set just a tick earlier and earlier everyday and...
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McEachin returns to rural Virginia for food deserts conversation

August 13, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: August 13, 2019 | 1:45 p.m. Congressman leads bi-partisan effort to increase healthy food access VIRGINIA – For some, the conversations had around their kitchen tables in the evenings over dinner...
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Bomb threat suspect sees case continued

August 11, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: August 11, 2019 | 1:45 p.m. DINWIDDIE – The case against a Dinwiddie woman charged with allegedly making a bomb threat against a Petersburg house of worship has been continued for...
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Dinwiddie Schools honored with workforce readiness award

August 9, 2019
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @DinwiddieMonitr Posted: August 9, 2019 | 1:45 p.m. VIRGINIA - Dinwiddie County Public Schools was one of nine school divisions that received honors in the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) Excellence in...
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Driver in deadly pursuit to return to court in September

August 7, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: August 7, 2019 | 1:45 p.m. Dinwiddie pursuit ends in neighboring Sussex, killing girl, 5 DINWIDDIE – The driver who led state troopers on a high-speed chase in Dinwiddie that eventually...
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Local Headlines

July 16, 2019

Smith sentenced to life in prison for 2018 murder

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: July 16, 2019 | 1:45 p.m. DINWIDDIE – After being found guilty of first-degree murder in...
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July 14, 2019

DCPS seeks school supply donations for local students

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: July 14, 2019 | 1:45 p.m. Donations accepted through July 31 at DCPS' Central Office DINWIDDIE...
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July 12, 2019

County hopes to open Sheriff’s Office precinct in NE Dinwiddie this month

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: July 12, 2019 | 1:45 p.m. DINWIDDIE – Regular commuters and infrequent travelers along U.S. Route...
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July 10, 2019

Two suspects in Salaam murder await sentencing following Smith conviction

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: July 10, 2019 | 1:45 p.m. DINWIDDIE - Just over a year after a Dinwiddie business man’s...
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July 8, 2019

One year in, new facility offers boost to Dinwiddie public safety

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: July 8, 2019 | 1:45 p.m. DINWIDDIE – Aside from school wrapping for the year and...
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July 6, 2019

‘Savannah Sipping Society’ enthralls theatergoers at Swift Creek Mill

By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Twitter: @DinwiddieMonitr Posted: July 6, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. VIRGINIA - Swift Creek Mill Theatre's latest feature...
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