Dinwiddie News

News and headlines from around Dinwiddie County, as reported by The Dinwiddie Monitor’s team of reporters and contributing writers.

Snow Showers Possible Around Central Virginia Tuesday; January Climate Data Shows Below-Average Temps

Michael Campbell February 8, 2016

CENTRAL VIRGINIA – It seems like a distant memory earlier this winter when much of Virginia spent last December wearing shorts and t-shirts as temperatures hovered in the 60s to 70s. Following late last

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Old Hickory Fire Chief Charles Rideout Honored for 38 Years of Service

Web Team February 1, 2016

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, VIRGINIA He has saved lives, property, and was willing to answer the call for help at any time of night and still humbly say it was only because he could. Charles W.

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Bill Naming Bridge After Late Va. State Trooper Smith Passes House, Senate of General Assembly

Web Team January 27, 2016

PRINCE GEORGE OCUNTY, VIRGINIA – Efforts to memorialize a Virginia State Trooper who was killed in the line of duty during the fall of last year continue to gain support and move through the

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VDOT Crews Still Working to Clear Roads As Schools Remain Closed Monday After Snowstorm

Michael Campbell January 23, 2016

SCHOOL CLOSINGS & DELAYS FOR TUESDAY JANUARY 26 Prince George County Public Schools (Supt. Renee Williams: PG County Schools will be closed Tuesday. Exams canceled. January 27-February 1 are now full instructional days.) Dinwiddie County

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In Pictures: Snow Falls Across Petersburg & Around The Commonwealth

Michael Campbell January 22, 2016

CITY OF PETERSBURG – Snow started falling around Central Virginia and the Tri-Cities just before 10 a.m. Friday morning and accumulated quickly on area interstates, primary, and secondary roads. The Prince George Journal Digital

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The Dinwiddie Monitor Offices to be Closed Friday Due to Inclement Weather

Web Team January 22, 2016

SUTHERLAND, VIRGINIA – The Dinwiddie Monitor offices offices in Sutherland, Virginia will be CLOSED Friday January 22, 2016 due to the anticipated impacts from the winter storm expected through the weekend. For those wishing

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VDOT Ready For Massive Winter Storm Anticipated to Have Severe Impacts Across State

Web Team January 21, 2016

RICHMOND – Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews are in full deployment mode for a statewide winter storm that is expected to bring heavy snow fall, including freezing rain, with the height of the

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Nat’l Weather Service Discusses Social Media Weather Reporting Ahead of Possible Winter Storm

Michael Campbell January 19, 2016

TOWN OF WAKEFIELD, VIRGINIA – Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms have become highly popular as vessels for disseminating information to a large group at one time through various pages and posts, with

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