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Sussex School Board Grapples With Next Year’s Budget

Michael Campbell March 4, 2015 Comments Off

SUSSEX COUNTY, Va. – The Sussex County School Board anticipates revenues of about $17.6 million for the next school year. However, the board also projects expenditures of $17.8 million in order to meet the

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Water Officials: Treatment Plant Brought Back Online; Residents, Businesses Urged To Continue Conservation

Michael Campbell March 3, 2015 Comments Off

HOPEWELL, Va. – Some good news for area residents facing the prospect of losing water for an extended amount of time in the city but, water officials warn they are not quite out of

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Water Being Brought to Hopewell as Nearly 20,000 Brace for Water Service Loss

Michael Campbell March 3, 2015 Comments Off

HOPEWELL – A city that, according to water officials, uses approximately 21-to-22 million gallons of water daily is on the brink of going dry as crews continue to clean up a diesel fuel leak

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Water Disappearing Off Hopewell Store Shelves As Reserves Expected to Dry At Noon

Michael Campbell March 3, 2015 Comments Off

HOPEWELL, Va. – As crews work tirelessly to get water services restored after diesel fuel was discovered in the waters of the Appomattox River, water officials expect water to eventually run out in the

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Colonial Heights K-Mart 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

Michael Campbell 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

Michael Campbell 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

Michael Campbell February 26, 2015 Comments Off

SUSSEX/SURRY CO. – 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

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Seven Inches of Snow Fall Over Sussex, Surry |Complete Coverage & School Closings

Michael Campbell February 24, 2015 Comments Off

WAKEFIELD –  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

Michael Campbell 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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