Heights council member not running again
After five election campaigns and 12 years of service on the Colonial Heights City Council, Milton Freeland Jr. has announced that he will not be running for re-election in November.
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Mon Apr 21, 2014
Law enforcement hits the streets to get people's input
ASHLEY MCLEOD/HOPEWELL NEWS/NEWS-PATRIOT Representatives from local law enforcement, as well as the state and federal level joined forces for the Tri-Cities Regional Task Force walk and talk.
Three charged in carjacking attempt
The Colonial Heights Police Department has arrested three suspects in connection with an attempted carjacking of a local pizza delivery driver that occurred on Nov. 10. The suspects were identified with the help of the community after the suspects photographs were featured in newspapers, television and social media.
Council weighs alternative to property tax hike
With a 2 cent real estate tax on the table, several council members are considering alternative measures such as a cigarette tax or spending cuts instead.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
3 arrested in attempted pizza delivery driver carjacking
Colonial Heights police have nabbed three suspects accused in the attempted carjacking of an area pizza delivery driver last year.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
JRMC adding emergency center in Prince George
CAITLIN DAVIS/HOPEWELL NEWS/NEWS-PATRIOT Though no official word has been given, a plot of land has been cleared near the proposed location of the new ER building for JRMC.
Colonial Heights considers tax hike
Colonial Heights has proposed a total budget of $74.9 million for fiscal year 2014-2015, a less than 1 percent increase in the budget from the previous year.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Cordia Bancorp Completes $15 Million Capital Raise to Support Bank of Virginia Growth
Cordia Bancorp Inc. , parent company of Bank of Virginia, today announced the closing of a $15.4 million capital raise through the sale of convertible preferred stock to institutional and individual investors.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Robber gets 20 years in prison
A Richmond man was convicted of robbing a women's clothing store in Colonial Heights and sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in the United States District Court on Thursday.
Authorities investigate recent vandalism in Colonial Heights
Just after midnight Monday, fire crews raced to Flora Hill Park to find a trash can on fire, just blocks away from two buildings that were hit by vandals.
Police set traps after mysterious horse attack
Chesterfield Police and Animal Control are setting up traps near the Chesterfield County-Colonial Heights line.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Three Suspicious Fires Break Out in Colonial Heights
Fire crews are investigating what caused three fires within 10 minutes early Monday morning.
Some General Assembly Members Return To Richmond
Some members of the General Assembly are coming back to Richmond Monday to work on a new state budget.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Rise of vandalism in Colonial Heights hurting business owners
Reports of recurring vandalism are surfacing in Colonial Heights. Business owners in the area say they are experiencing hurt from the repetitive spray-painted graffiti.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Colonial Heights Schools To Cut Summer School
Colonial Heights City Schools started this budget season $1 million in the red. To make up some of that deficit, they have decided to cut summer school for first through eighth grade.
Animal shelter surveillance captures woman punching dog
According to Wednesday's WTVR News, officials in Colonial Heights, Va., are hoping that someone will help identify a woman who allegedly punched a dog who was in an SUV, outside of an animal shelter on Monday night.
Paving starts on Boulevard project
For drivers who have been gripping their steering wheels tight with anxiety along the traffic-slammed Boulevard in southern Colonial Heights for the past year, unfortunately the light at the end of the tunnel is still maybe more than eight months away.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Colonial Heights brothers save elderly man from burning home
Two Colonial Heights men are being called heroes. A father and his two sons jumped into action when their elderly neighbor's Fairfax Avenue home caught fire.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Caught on Tape: Woman Punches Dog in Colonial Heights
The Colonial Heights Animal Shelter is seeking the public's help in identifying a woman who was caught punching a dog on tape outside its facility on Monday.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Eatery brings N.C. flavor to Colonial Heights
What began as just catering has grown into a new family-owned restaurant in Colonial Heights.