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New community takes shape in Hopewell
Among the piles of dirt, shovels and construction equipment, the groundbreaking of Langston Park was celebrated last Friday morning.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Driver who hit crowd released
There will not be any more jail time for the Hopewell woman who ran her car into a crowd the day after Christmas, causing substantial injuries to a number of people.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Man gets no jail for incident at Chester Target
Hopewell resident Rasean D. Lane, 23, was sentenced 90 days, all suspended, on charges stemming from an incident at the Target in Chester on April 1. A female customer at the Target on Weir Road was in the dressing room and noticed a hand holding a call phone from under the stall door.
Prince George unifies fire and EMS services
Followed with mixed responses from the audience, the Prince George Board of Supervisors approved a proposal at Tuesday night's meeting which would establish a coordinated fire and emergency medical service system.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
ARGS divided school leaders
A difference of opinion over the direction of the school division caused an apparent rift between School Board member Larry Joyner and the rest of the board.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
First visit impresses Hopewell athlete
Hopewell, Virginia athlete Darrell Taylor had heard enough about the Vols from Tennessee assistant coaches Steve Stripling and Zach Azzanni that the 6-4, 226 pound prospect had to see things on Rocky Top himself.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Hopewell police stop Petersburg man with gun at kickball game
According to police, when the officers arrived, they saw the man, identified as Kayjaun Walker, 20, of the 2200 Block of N. Whitehall Drive, firing his weapon while the park was filled with people for a kickball game.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Independent Retailers Farmer's Foods, Camellia Shutter Operations
Two Virginia-based independent retailers that have been in business for a combined 125 years have closed their doors in the past month.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Chandlery jewelry shop moves to Chester
A longtime Hopewell-area business has decided to move to Chester. Gary and Margy Chandler recently relocated their jewelry shop, The Chandlery, from the Crossings shopping center on Oaklawn Boulevard just outside of Hopewell in Prince George to the River's Bend shopping center in Chester.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Rosalyn Dance to seek Senate seat once held by Henry Marsh
Virginia Delegate Rosalyn Dance has announced her intention to run for the Virginia Senate seat recently vacated by longtime state Senator Henry Marsh .
Sun Jul 13, 2014
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American among volunteer human shields at Gaza hospital
A Gaza hospital director says foreign activists, including a US citizen, are working as human shields to try to protect patients in the facility from Israeli strikes.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Bikers who give back
CAITLIN DAVIS/HOPEWELL NEWS/NEWS-PATRIOT The men of the Wicked Few motorcycle club sit on their bikes with the family standing close behind.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Hopewell crime rates going down
The crime numbers in Hopewell have been trending steadily downward in the past few years and many of the statistics reported have been the lowest in almost 10 years.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Suspect wanted in shooting
At 11 p.m. July 2, police officers responded to the 400 block of South 21st Avenue for a report of shots fired.
Playground gets upgrade
CAITLIN DAVIS/HOPEWELL NEWS/NEWS-PATRIOT The ribbon is cut at City Park to celebrate the improvements made to the park.