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Petersburg, Virginia is located in Petersburg County. Zip codes in Petersburg, VA include 23804, 23803, and 23805. The median home price in Petersburg is $129,900. More Petersburg information.

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17 hrs ago | Business & Heritage Clarksville

Civil War 1864 stamps to honor U.S. Colored Troops

U.S. Colored Troops will be honored with a series of commemorative stamps to be released Wednesday in Petersburg, West Virginia.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Hopewell News

Few health concerns over fuel spill

A fuel spill that shut down traffic on Interstate 95 all day Thursday has not affected the water supply for the area, and residents near the spill shouldn't experience problems other than possibly a slight odor.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

The U.S. Colored Troops presence at the siege of Petersburg

Many Civil War enthusiasts know of the U.S. Colored Troops presence at Petersburg, VA due to the news coverage of their participation at the Crater, July 30, 1864.

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Business Journal

Raleigh-Durham No. 4 on list of happiest cities in U.S.

The Raleigh-Durham area is No. 4 on a list of the happiest cities in the U.S. with population of more than one million, according to a study at the University of British Columbia .

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Business Journal

Is Raleigh-Durham one of the happiest areas in the U.S.?

The Raleigh-Durham area is No. 4 on a list of the happiest metro areas in the U.S. with population of more than 1 million, according to a study at the University of British Columbia .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Hopewell News

Police say dad left babies in car

On Friday morning police responded to the 7900 block of Bull Hill Road for an anonymous phone call reporting two children crying and were believed to be in a vehicle parked outside the building.

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Hopewell News

ARGS divided school leaders

A difference of opinion over the direction of the school division caused an apparent rift between School Board member Larry Joyner and the rest of the board.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

PsyBlog

The Unhappiest and Happiest U.S. Cities Revealed By Nationwide Survey

New York, Pittsburgh and Louisville top the list of unhappiest cities in the U.S., according to a recent government study.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Getting funky with 'Triple B'

Richmond, Va-Triple B band is a Blues favorite on the local music scene from Petersburg,Va .

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WCAV

Website Shows True Cost of Speeding Tickets in Va.

Anyone who has ever received a speeding ticket knows that the cost of speeding does not end with the fine, it also includes an increase in insurance.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hopewell News

Shots fired near kickball event

A Petersburg man has been charged after police say he fired multiple shots near a park where a kickball game was held.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Hopewell News

Man guilty of killing girlfriend at Hardee's

A 63-year-old Petersburg man was found guilty of murder Tuesday after he turned a handgun on his girlfriend last year in a Hardee's parking lot.

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The Fresno Bee

This Week in the Civil War

Union forces led by Maj. Gen William T. Sherman continued pressing toward Atlanta, bidding to capture the key Southern city 150 years ago this week in the Civil War.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hopewell News

Del. Dance running for Va. Senate

Delegate Rosalyn R. Dance announced this week that she is running for the seat left by longtime State Sen. Henry L. Marsh.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Dam On Appomattox River Will Go Away

Crews will start a project soon to remove a dam on the Appomattox River, and state officials it will benefit native fish.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Fundraiser to increase reward in finding Alexander Hill Jr.

"Every time I think about the suffering that went on in this house sometimes you get overwhelmed with it," said Washington.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Va. removing dam on Appomattox River

The state Department of Game and Inland Fisheries said removal of the Harvell Dam in Petersburg is scheduled to begin next week.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Unknown Soldiers | Real American heroes: Josh and Sirius

The Boston Evening Transcript of Boston reported July 15, 1864, on the death of a beloved Massachusetts officer fighting for the Union in Petersburg, Va., when it came under siege 150 years ago in the Civil War.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Lawyers Call For Petersburg Officers' Arrest

Lawyers and citizens are calling for some Petersburg police officers to be arrested, after 19-year-old Devin Thomas was arrested in Petersburg on June 10th.

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WTVR Richmond

Hanover Tomatoes, Halifax Jazz & Blues & Summer Concert Series

It's time for the Hanover Tomato Festival, Saturday, July 12, 9am - 4pm at Pole Green Park, 8996 Pole Green Park Lane in Mechanicsville.

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