14 hrs ago
Richard Bland College at 200% of Last Year's Applications
Richard Bland, the Commonwealth's premiere residential two-year College located in Petersburg, has received 1050 applications as of April 10, while the same time a year ago they had just over 500.
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18 hrs ago
Argument likely sparked deadly Petersburg shooting
Officers were called out around 4 p.m. to a disturbance inside a home in the 200 block of Kentucky Avenue.
19 hrs ago
Three Arrested in Attempted Colonial Heights Carjacking
The Colonial Heights Police Department has arrested three suspects in connection with an attempted carjacking of a local pizza delivery driver that occurred on November 10, 2013.
Prince George Man Finds $25K in Savings Bonds in Old Boat
It was a once-in-a-lifetime find when a Prince George County man discovered thousands of dollars' worth of savings bonds belonging to someone else in an old boat that was given to him.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Agencies discuss ways to improve public safety
Attorney General Mark Herring met with leaders from the Tri-City area recently to discuss the public safety issues affecting the area.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Orland Bus Crash Puts Stalled Safety Rules In Spotlight
Safety standards to make large buses easier for passengers to escape after a crash have not been adopted 15 years after accident investigators called for new rules.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Boil water advisory lifted in Petersburg
The Appomattox River Regional Water Authority has tested numerous water samples from throughout the city and report the water is safe and contains no coliform bacteria.
Boil Water Advisory Lifted In Petersburg
Following more than 48 hours of repairs to a water main break , Petersburg residents are no longer required to boil their drinking water.
Richard Bland College Extends Application Deadline to May 1st
The extension comes just as high school seniors are receiving their admission decisions, giving them an additional option for their college future.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Water Main Break Disrupts Businesses, Restaurants
For almost 48 hours, crews in Petersburg worked to fix a major water main break near South Crater Road and Morton Avenue.
Free water for Petersburg residents after water main break
Gallons of water were issued in Petersburg Tuesday morning following Monday's water line break.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Petersburg Water Unsafe to Drink After Main Break
The City of Petersburg is asking residents and businesses in the eastern section of the city, from South Sycamore Street & North Boulevard to the Prince George County border, to conserve water immediately.
Boil your water, advises Petersburg after water main break
A boil advisory is now in effect for parts of Petersburg following a water main break.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Volunteers pick up trash along Appomattox River
About 30 volunteers from the Petersburg area and Fort Lee picked up trash along the Appomattox River as part of the national Project Clean Stream.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
INSPIRATIONAL: Alec Guinness as Obi Wan Kenobi
The voting was 27 for and 21 against. The Finance Committee was almost unanimous in its decision.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Road to nowhere: $300 million spent on Va. project but nothing built
Governor Terry McAuliffe says that is what he recently discovered with the Route 460 connector, a 55 mile road designed to stretch south of Petersburg to the Suffolk area.
The American Flag Daily: Five Forks
Today in 1865 was the Battle Of Five Forks near Petersburg, Virginia. This Union victory caused Robert E. Lee to move his remaining men of the Army of Northern Virginia away from Petersburg and begin the final flight toward the Confederate surrender at Appomattox Court House nine days later.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Va. OKs year-round classes at 2 Petersburg schools
The city is implementing year-round instruction at Peabody Middle and A.P. Hill Elementary in hopes of raising student achievement at both schools.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Homeowner's Camera Hidden Inside Cereal Box Catches Man Stealing
A man broke into a Dinwiddie home twice this week, and the owner caught it all on a camera hidden inside a cereal box.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Students lend a hand for spring break
Homes in the Tri-City area were given a facelift last week when a group of eight students from Greenville, N.C., came and partnered with Rebuilding Together*Tri-Cities.