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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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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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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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