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  1. City Attorney Stefan Calos Resigns from City PositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Hopewell News

    City Attorney Stefan Calos submitted a letter to Hopewell City Council Wednesday morning explaining he had intentions to leave the position. In a phone interview, Calos said he did not intend for this to be public, but was only informing City Council he had intentions to leave, but would remain on the job until Council could hire another attorney to represent the city on legal matters.

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  2. Hopewell Water Renewal Nitrogen Reduction Project called 'Jewel for City'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Hopewell News

    City Manager Mark Haley said 'This project is as important to the city as any economic development project ever undertaken.' . On July 10, the City of Hopewell Water Renewal held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Hummel Ross Road facility, the site for the $74 million Nitrogen Reduction Project.

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  3. City Council votes to increase sewer ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Hopewell News

    During Hopewell's City Council session on July 7, the governing body made its decision on whether or not to increase Hopewell's sewer rates. Hopewell Water Renewal Facility's Director Jeanie Grandstaff prepared one work session presentation to council in May 2017 before formally placing the item on Council's agenda in June 2017 explaining why this increase was coming forward.

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  4. Optimist Club Little League Baseball TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Hopewell News

    Nearing the four decade mark, the Hopewell Optimist Club Baseball tournament is still swinging, bringing little league teams throughout the area a chance to compete. For 37 years, the Optimist Club has partnered with Hopewell's Park and Recreations Department to keep the Hopewell tradition going.

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  5. Lights, Camera, ActionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Hopewell News

    Hopewell open's its arms to more filmmakers as indie production company Ramer Productions prepares to shoot a project titled Dirty Money. Director Bobby Mercer expressed his interest in film making, creativity and, of course, Hopewell as he discussed the project and thankfulness to the city for accommodating the project.

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  6. Suspect Sought in Armed RobberyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Hopewell News

    On July 07 at 10:17 a.m., Hopewell Police officers responded to the 500 Block of Hill Avenue for a reported armed robbery that had just occurred. 'The preliminary investigation revealed that the female victim was about to exit her parked vehicle when the offender approached her from the rear drivers-side portion of the vehicle, placed a firearm to the back of her head and demanded her money,' Hopewell Police reported.

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  7. BYO Butts wins big at 'Get Your Butts to Broadway' competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Hopewell News

    Many people got their Butts to Broadway for the fourth annual festival held in downtown Hopewell Saturday, and even one group suggestion's that you bring your own Butts garnered them accolades at the evening's festivities. The BYO Butts 'Bring Your Own Butts,' won the grand championship award their first time competing.

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  8. Maiden VoyageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Hopewell News

    The Boathouse at City Point finally opens its doors. Before opening its doors on Saturday June 17, Paige Healy, proprietor of the Boathouse restaurant, held a private tour of the newly furbished facility to the local media.

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  9. When it rains it still pours, but it doesn't dampen spirits at the Craft Beer FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Hopewell News

    The 2nd Annual Wonder City Craft Beer Festival kicked-off last Saturday in downtown Hopewell upon the grassy, sloped fields that used to be the home to the original Patrick Copeland Elementary School. While many may remember the original footprint of that red bricked structure, no one would have ever suspected that it had ever been there had they seen the tents and crowds gathered on the slanted greens gently descending toward the wooded banks of the Appomattox River trailhead not far away.

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  10. Blue Devils Baseball Team Post-SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Hopewell News

    Knocked out in the first round of the 3A Regional Tournament, the Blue Devils have gone 10 years without reaching the double digit win threshold. Until this year, with a stacked pitching staff and a strong defense behind them, that made them an underestimated Trojan horse in the Central District that left the season with 10 wins and 12 loses.

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  11. 63rd District ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Hopewell News

    Hopewell residents will vote on their representative for the 63rd District seat in the Virginia House of Delegates during the Democratic primary on June 13. Incumbent Delegate Lashrecse Arid will face challenger Gerry Rawlinson for the second time in a head-to-head campaign. Last year Delegate Arid rose above the completion in the 2016 Democratic Primary battling against four other candidates: Larry Brown Sr., Atiba H. Muse, W.H. 'Mouse' Jones Jr. and of course Gerry J. Rawlinson.

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  12. Police Seek 7-11 RobberRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2017 | Hopewell News

    On June 5, at 10:32 pm, officers responded to the 7-Eleven convenience store located at 3301 Oaklawn Boulevard for an armed robbery that had just occurred. The preliminary investigation revealed that the lone masked offender entered the business, brandished a handgun and demanded money from the store clerk.

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  13. Reconnecting rural residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Hopewell News

    Prince George Electric Cooperative is excited about bringing broadband to rural residents of the county, though the company is not exactly in the high-speed Internet business. Casey Logan, PGEC vice president of engineering and project manager for the broadband initiative, said the Cooperative saw a need in the community and in its efforts to serve customers began working on a project in partnership with the county to bring high speed Internet capabilities to residents who were unable to connect without service infrastructure.

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  14. Blue Devils Soccer Falls to James MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Hopewell News

    The Blue Devils kept fighting, pushing and hustling in the face of a large lead. That was the impression James Monroe High School Yellow Jacket's Soccer Coach Shamus Gordon, got from the Hopewell Blue Devils Soccer Team Regional Quarter Finals match.

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  15. Ride for the Wall:Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Hopewell News

    Hopewell - While the Run for the Wall just made its stop here on Thursday, its an effort that's been in the making for years, as many have sacrificed their lives for the freedom of this country and others across the world. Hundreds of bikers participating in 'Run for the Wall 2017' in support of veterans stopped at the Hopewell Moose Lodge and were greeted with fanfare of local residents, Sheriff's Office and firefighters, as well as students from Tussing Elementary, waved flags in support of the group efforts, many of whom began their long journey on May 17 in California.

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  16. Morene 'All that is good in Hopewell'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Hopewell News

    From a very young age until he was unable, Fred C. Morene volunteered to help others first willing to give the ultimate sacrifice as he enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the beginning of World War II. The Prince George native passed away Tuesday at the age of 93. He lived most of his life in Hopewell and dedicated himself to the community serving on numerous non-profits always wiling to go the extra mile serving as president of the Hopewell-Prince George United Way, Chamber of Commerce, and at the lead of many other civic organizations.

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  17. Hopewell loses to Dinwiddie by five RunsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Hopewell News

    When the Hopewell Blue Devils Baseball Team faced off against the heavy hitters of Dinwiddie, they had one strategy to keep them in the game: limit their damage at bat. The Hopewell Blue Devils Baseball played Dinwiddie for the second time of the season at Dinwiddie High School on May 2 at 6 p.m. With three games in a row on their schedule this week the Hopewell Blue Devils had to pull out the stops, when they faced off in their game against Dinwiddie.

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  18. Boathouse Taking FormRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | Hopewell News

    A taste of the large, open floor plan of the Boathouse restaurant that provides an unparalleled scenic view of the intersection of the Appomattox and James Rivers. REGIONAL/HOPEWELL - The Boathouse at City Point On May 1, a select few individuals from Hopewell and the Tri-Cities area were invited to a hardhat tour of the Boathouse at City Point.

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  19. What's Brewing Downtown?Read the original story

    May 8, 2017 | Hopewell News

    Another new business is coming downtown; Legacy Roasting Company. Legacy Roasting Company is coming to downtown Hopewell.

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  20. Harry E. James students, VACS make a splash at HCCRead the original story

    May 8, 2017 | Hopewell News

    Now that Memorial Day has passed, kids everywhere will be flooding to the numerous swimming pools in the Tri-Cities area to keep cool and have fun. Thanks to the USA Swimming Foundation's Make a Splash program, a few more of Hopewell's youth will take joy in water.

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