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$225,000 Proposed to Fund Waverly Police Operations

Michael Campbell May 27, 2015 0

TOWN OF WAVERLY, VIRGINIA – Waverly Town Council has scheduled a public hearing for Friday, May 29, for public input on a proposal to make ends meet for the town’ s police department —

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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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Dominion Virginia Power Customers Urged to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Michael Campbell May 22, 2015 Comments Off

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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Dinwiddie Man Charged with Firearms Violations In Petersburg Homicide

Michael Campbell 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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Surry Supervisors Ernest Blount (right) and Judy Lyttle conduct business during the Board of Supervisors meeting

Surry Supervisors Approve $50.6 Million Budget; No Tax Increases For Next Fiscal Year

Michael Campbell May 21, 2015 Comments Off

SURRY COUNTY, VIRGINIA – The Surry Board of Supervisors passed its $50.6 million budget for the upcoming year and while it included salary increases for county employees, the plan requires no tax increases. However, local

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Surry Commonwealth’s Attorney Convicted of DWI, Loses Driver’s License for One Year

Michael Campbell May 18, 2015 Comments Off

SURRY COUNTY, VA – After three continuances following Surry County Commonwealth’s Attorney Gerald Poindexter’s arrest for allegedly driving while intoxicated and operating a vehicle without a license in November of 2014, Poindexter was convicted

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Too Early to Announce Who Will Be Moving Into Kmart’s Old Space, Says Developers

Michael Campbell May 18, 2015 Comments Off

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VIRGINIA – The final transactions for a department store that has been part of the Southpark Mall shopping corridor for decades have already rang through, marking the end of Kmart’s time in

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Legendary Blues Artist B.B. King Passes Away At 89

Michael Campbell May 15, 2015 Comments Off

VIRGINIA – A sad day for music lovers young and old as legendary blues artist and guitarist B.B. King passed away in his sleep at 89. Born Riley B. King in September of 1925,

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Amtrak Train’s Speed Clocked At 106 MPH Moments Before Fatal Philly Derailment

Michael Campbell May 13, 2015 Comments Off

PHILADELPHIA, PA. – During a press conference in front of media Wednesday, officials from the National Transportation Safety Board said that a Amtrak passenger train that derailed just outside of Philadelphia late Tuesday night

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(From left to right) Sussex Board Chairman Eric Fly, Vice Chair Robert Hamlin, Charlie Caple and A.G. Futrell

In Full: Fiscal Year 2016 Budget for Sussex County

Michael Campbell May 12, 2015 Comments Off

SUSSEX COUNTY, VIRGINIA – With less than two months left in the current fiscal year, county leaders are spending time in work sessions and public hearings as they build their county-wide budgets, which have

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