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“Mandatory” Water Conservation Notice In Effect for Hopewell Following Fuel Spill

Web Team March 3, 2015 Comments Off

HOPEWELL, Va. – Virginia American Water has issued a mandatory water conservation notice for its Hopewell customers following a fuel spill impacting the Appomattox River, which forced the company to shut down their treatment

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Colonial Heights Kmart Closing Marks Time of Transition for Tri-Cities’ Retail Center

Michael Campbell March 2, 2015 Comments Off

COLONIAL HEIGHTS – A staple of the Colonial Heights shopping area is slated to make its final sales over the next several months. The 104,000-square-foot Kmart department store in the Southgate Square shopping center

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Car Sales Rose in February Despite Higher Gas Prices and Winter Storms, says Edmunds.com

Web Team February 27, 2015 Comments Off

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Edmunds.com, the premier destination for car shopping, forecasts that 1,285,019 new cars and trucks will be sold in the U.S. in February for an estimated Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate

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Rise Of The Bulldog! The Loveable Breed Hits Highest Spot Ever, While Labrador Retriever Remains Number One

Web Team February 27, 2015 Comments Off

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Labrador Retriever has done it again.  The American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced today that the intelligent, family friendly breed holds tight to the number one spot on

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In Pictures: Winter Storm Dumps Snow Across Southside Virginia

Web Team February 26, 2015 Comments Off

DINWIDDIE – Another day, another snow storm brought several inches of snow to much of the south-central Virginia area. Portions of Dinwiddie, Prince George, Sussex and Surry County saw snowfall totals ranging from four to

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Two Men Behind Bars In Connection with April 2013 Dinwiddie Murder

Web Team February 25, 2015 Comments Off

DINWIDDIE –  Two Dinwiddie men have been arrested in the 2013 murder of Corey Vann Mills. Cowarren Nathaniel Wiggins, 32,  of the 25000 block of Greensville Avenue, North Dinwiddie,  was charged with first degree

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Seven Inches of Snow Falls Over Dinwiddie | Complete Coverage & School Closings

Web Team February 24, 2015 Comments Off

DINWIDDIE – After the county dug out from a Presidents’ Day snowstorm, another storm has dumped snow across much of south and south-central Virginia Thursday morning. The warning that was in effect for the area

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Chesterfield Co. Boy Gets Special Follow-Up Visit From Troopers Who Saved His Life

Web Team February 24, 2015 Comments Off

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – Amazing how just a few days can make a world of difference for an energetic 3-year-old boy. At approximately 7:24 p.m., Friday (Feb. 20), Virginia State Trooper M.B. Petrini was

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Sussex High-Speed Chase Ends After Fiery Crash In Suffolk, Killing Suspect

Web Team February 24, 2015 Comments Off

SUSSEX – At approximately 8:23 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 24), a Virginia State Trooper attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling east on Route 460 in Sussex County for speeding at 76 mph

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Dominion Virginia Power Customers Set All-time Record for Electricity Usage

Web Team February 24, 2015 Comments Off

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — As a result of record-breaking low temperatures, Dominion Virginia Power’s 2.5 million customers on Friday established an all-time record for electricity usage. Dominion supplied a peak of

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