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Credit: 301921Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images - Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 28, 2014 in Dover, Delaware.

The Dinwiddie Monitor Racing Center: Looking Ahead At NASCAR’s Visit to Dover This Weekend

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DOVER, DELAWARE – After spending two weekends down in NASCAR’s heartland of Charlotte, North Carolina, all three national touring teams are back on the road, heading just north of Virginia and into the Delmarva

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Virginia Motorsports Park Gearing Up For Next Week’s Dinwiddie Music Festival

Web Team May 27, 2015 Comments Off

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, VIRGINIA – The Virginia Motorsports Park general manager Allen Carpenter looked at ways to promote the complex and bring entertainment to Dinwiddie residents and surrounding communities. He feels like that goal has been

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Victim Identified in Fatal Memorial Day Weekend Shooting in Petersburg

Web Team May 26, 2015 Comments Off

PETERSBURG, VIRGINIA – Memorial Day weekend in the Tri-Cities turned violent Sunday as gunfire rang out in a Petersburg neighborhood, leaving one person dead and two others wounded. According to Petersburg Police spokeswoman Esther

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Families Evacuated After Man Brandishes Firearm At PG Police, Prompting A Standoff

Michael Campbell May 26, 2015 Comments Off

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA – Several apartments were evacuated during the early hours of Tuesday morning after police said a man barricaded himself inside a residence at the Puddledock Place apartments in the county.

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Dinwiddie Man Charged with Firearms Violations In Petersburg Homicide

Web Team May 22, 2015 Comments Off

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, VIRGINIA – A 21-year-old Dinwiddie County man has been charged with a firearms violation in connection to the shooting death of a 19-year-old Petersburg woman. Leon Archer currently is facing a possession

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Dominion Virginia Power Customers Urged to Prepare for Hurricane Season

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RICHMOND, VIRGINIA  — The official start to hurricane season is just days away. Although it officially doesn’t begin until June 1, Dominion is urging all customers to prepare now for the upcoming summer storm season. Everyone

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Military Vehicle Overturns on Dinwiddie Ramp Sending Two to Hospital; Fuel Leak from Truck Contained

Michael Campbell May 21, 2015 Comments Off

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, VIRGINIA – Virginia State Police and emergency crews are on the scene of an overturned military vehicle in Dinwiddie County. A large military-grade vehicle overturned while traveling on an onramp that connects U.S.

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‘Dinwiddie Elementary School Needs A Positive Change,’ Residents Say

Web Team May 21, 2015 Comments Off

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, VIRGINIA – Seats were full, and the building’s walls occupied the backs of many concerned Dinwiddie residents at last Tuesday night’s School Board meeting. Upon entering the Pamplin Adminstration Building, signs were held

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Local Relay for Life Committee Working to Fund Cancer Research Through Activities, Fundraisers

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DINWIDDIE COUNTY, VIRGINIA – Activities have been lined up leading to the Dinwiddie Relay for Life to be hosted June 6 at Dinwiddie High School Event leader Kerry Shell urges the community to participate

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The Monitor Racing Center: Racing Returns to Southside Speedway on May 29

Web Team May 20, 2015 Comments Off

  MIDLOTHIAN, VA – In the fifth race of the season the points battle is heating up in both the Grand Stock and the U-Car divisions. U-Cars have a tie at the top with

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