The Dinwiddie Monitor

Governor orders Virginians to stay home amid COVID-19 outbreak

March 30, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 30, 2020 | 3:30 p.m. 1,000-plus cases of COVID-19 reported in Virginia, 25 deaths VIRGINIA - As the number of cases of coronavirus surpassed 1,000 in the Commonwealth...
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Second case of COVID-19 confirmed in Crater Health District

March 26, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 26, 2020 | 1:31 p.m. Two Prince George cases mark first positive results in Crater Health District VIRGINIA - One day after a Fort Lee service member was confirmed to...
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Fort Lee soldier tests positive for COVID-19

March 25, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 25, 2020 | 12:10 p.m. FORT LEE - Military officials confirmed Tuesday evening that a service member stationed at Fort Lee has tested positive for coronavirus. While few...
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Dinwiddie Government Center to close to public amid COVID-19 pandemic

March 24, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 24, 2020 | 2:22 p.m. Beginning Wednesday, Dinwiddie Health Department will be only office open to public DINWIDDIE - Dinwiddie County will now joined several localities in the state...
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Governor closes schools for rest of school year as COVID-19 restrictions tighten

March 23, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 23, 2020 | 4:04 p.m. VIRGINIA - Governor Ralph Northam confirmed the school year for millions of Virginia students is effectively over as his administration directs all of...
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COVID-19 case confirmed in Southside Health District

March 20, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 20, 2020 | 1:45 p.m. Crater Health District continues to have no reported coronavirus cases, per state health officials VIRGINIA - Friday, the Southside Health District of the...
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Dinwiddie supervisors practice social distancing during business meeting

March 18, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 18, 2020 | 3:24 p.m. County moves forward with budget process while trying to adapt to COVID-19 DINWIDDIE - While those working inside the Dinwiddie County Government Center...
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Tri-City Landfill subject of recent regional meeting with regulators

March 17, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 17, 2020 | 1:30 p.m. Dinwiddie now seeing hundreds of dump trucks hauling trash from Petersburg DINWIDDIE – Nearly six months after state regulators moved to shut down...
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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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