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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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10 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Hopewell News

Kaine hears plan for dredging Appomattox River

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine met with Petersburg officials on Thursday morning to discuss an ongoing, multi-million dollar dredging and economic redevelopment project along the Appomattox River and to get a firsthand view of the area's geography.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Suspect who jumped off Va. bridge still missing

Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller tells The Progress-Index that the agency's Search and Recovery Team conducted a grid search under and around the bridge.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Suspect jumps off Va. bridge, search continues

A Virginia State Police team is searching the Appomattox River for a suspect who jumped off a bridge during a chase.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Massive Search: Police chase suspect leaps from bridge into Appomattox River

A massive search is underway after a police chase ended when a suspect leaped from a bridge into from the Appomattox River Friday evening.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Petersburg hopeful its harbor will come back, if this step is taken

Ships traveled up the James River, down the Appomattox River and into the harbor in Petersburg during the 1800's well into the 1900s, and the vision to make it a reality again is gaining steam.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Hopewell News

Police say shop fire was arson

A recent fire in Colonial Heights has been ruled as arson. On June 26 around 4:15 a.m., a patrolling police officer called in a report of smoke coming from Wamsley's Tire & Auto Center located on the 3500 block of Boulevard.

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The Times-Tribune

Times-Shamrock sells Virginia newspaper

The Progress-Index in Petersburg, Virginia has been acquired from Times-Shamrock Communications by New Media Investment Group, one of the largest owners of newspapers in the country.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

NBC12

VIEWPOINT: The 150th Commemoration of the Battle of Petersburg and Emancipation

If you are a student of history or you just have a love of learning, then you must include the Petersburg region on your must-do list for the next nine months, but certainly this summer.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Hopewell News

Big bike tour rolls through Hopewell

CAITLIN DAVIS/HOPEWELL NEWS/NEWS-PATRIOT Bicyclists are tailed by a tractor-trailer on Route 10 near the industrial area in Hopewell on Monday.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Colonial Heights mom just diagnosed with cancer was robbed at gunpoint

A Colonial Heights mom went through a double mastectomy two weeks ago and last Wednesday doctors told her they didn't catch the cancer in time.

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NBC12

Man hurt in late-night Petersburg shooting

Officers arrived on scene around 10:30 p.m. along Bank Street. The victim was found to have been shot in the leg.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Hopewell News

Event celebrates the end of slavery

More than a hundred people gathered Saturday at City Point to celebrate Juneteenth.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Sunherald.com

Federal siege begins at Petersburg

After the spring of 1864, Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia was involved in an unrelenting fight with Ulysses S. Grant and the Army of the Potomac.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

Red Bluff Daily News

This Week in the Civil War

This Week in The Civil War, for week of Sunday, June 22: AP on evacuation of wounded, fighting in Virginia.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

NBC12

Legal Aid Justice Center files complaint against Petersburg Public Schools

The Legal Aid Justice Center says special needs students in Petersburg Public Schools are falling through the cracks.

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