The Dinwiddie Monitor

‘Industry Day’ links county’s next-gen workforce with opportunity

February 21, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 21, 2020 | 1:30 p.m. Dozens of businesses expected at next Friday’s Industry Day DINWIDDIE - For students across the country, each day of class completed marks one...
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Dinwiddie closely monitoring Tri-City Landfill shutdown impacts

February 19, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 19, 2020 | 1:30 p.m. More CFS trucks, increased litter seen along U.S. Route 460 DINWIDDIE – It has been roughly four months since state environmental regulators moved...
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Roger Franklin remembered as a dedicated educator, leader

February 18, 2020
By: Adrienne Wallace | Email: Click Here Posted: February 18, 2020 | 7:30 p.m. Former RBC professor, PG school board member died Feb. 2, aged 70 DINWIDDIE – Roger Franklin, a former professor at Dinwiddie's Richard Bland College...
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Public hearing on U.S. 460-Courthouse project set for tonight

February 18, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 18, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. Public hearings begin at 7 p.m. in the county boardroom DINWIDDIE - Tuesday night will likely prove to be a pivotal moment in the...
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Over 20 dogs found dead at Dinwiddie kennel, owner charged

February 17, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 17, 2020 | 9:50 a.m. DINWIDDIE - Felony animal cruelty charges have been filed against a Dinwiddie man after animal control officers found over 20 dogs dead on...
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DCPS’ Weston details $91 million capital improvement plan

February 15, 2020
By: Adrienne Wallace | Email: Click Here Posted: February 15, 2020 | 1:30 p.m.  DINWIDDIE – The county public schools need $91.3 million for necessary improvements for its facilities and programming. Though that capital improvement plan was presented...
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Attorneys for murder suspect believe fair trial isn’t possible in Dinwiddie

February 13, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 13, 2020 | 1:30 p.m. Nov. 2019 defense filing sought change of venue; denied by judge DINWIDDIE – With the possibility of a second trial for the man...
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Public hearing on U.S. 460 intersection plans set for this month

February 11, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 11, 2020 | 1:30 p.m. DINWIDDIE – County drivers will have their chance to give feedback on a proposal to reconfigure an intersection locals have called dangerous during...
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Local Headlines

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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March 31, 2017

Supervisor Moody honored for three decades of service to Dinwiddie

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor DINWIDDIE - For any person, reflecting on the past can serve to bring back memories...
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March 24, 2017

Governor, local leaders ceremoniously break ground on ALDI distribution center, headquarters

By Michael Campbell, News Editor DINWIDDIE - Down a somewhat winding and rocky path near the intersection of U.S. routes...
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