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Holiday-Themed Free Stuff
Richmond, VA Check out the Free Stuff I found for you this week, and check back often, I'm constantly updating with new finds.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
A musical lesson against bullying
ASHLEY MCLEOD/HOPEWELL NEWS/NEWS-PATRIOT Students at Appomattox Regional Governor's School put on 'Carrie: The Musical' on Sunday.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
4 Injured In Petersburg Apartment Fire
At approximately 10:00 this morning, Petersburg Fire, Rescue and Emergency Service units responded to an alarm at the Jefferson South of the James apartment complex located at 1800 Boydton Plank Road.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Petersburg reports dramatic drop in violent crime
It was once the most dangerous city in Virginia. But now, Petersburg is on track to report the lowest number of violent crimes in a decade.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Petersburg: Full of Holiday Cheer
The historic town of Petersburg, Virginia is ready to celebrate this holiday season! City Manager, William E. Johnson III, stops by to share about the festive events.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Harbor Times Soup
Anthony Thomas Kohlhepp Sr.
Anthony Thomas Kohlhepp Sr., 88 , of Northport, passed peacefully on Nov. 4 after a long illness.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Soldiers competing at Fort Lee for 'Best Warrior' title
Twenty-four of the nation's top soldiers are competing in the Army's annual 'Best Warrior' competition this week at Fort Lee.
Rehab hospital now largest in Va.
A recent expansion to HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg has made it the largest freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital in the state.
New center offers support for vets
A dilapidated old storefront downtown has been transformed into a place where veterans can find help from a variety of sources.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Soldiers competing in Va. for 'Best Warrior' title
Twenty-four of the nation's top soldiers are competing in the Army's annual "Best Warrior" competition this week at Fort Lee.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
The Baxter Bulletin
Robert F. Grayboyes: We need a Steve Jobs of health care
American doctors continuously have introduced medical miracles. But today, every young health care professional ought to ask, "Can we keep it up?" Anyone who has witnessed the Obamacare meltdown can be forgiven for wondering, too.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Police target 'shot houses'
Police raided six homes in Petersburg last week in an effort to stop the sale of illegal alcohol.
Honored with Old Glory
The colors in the American flag were a little faded and the once-pristine white stripes were slightly yellowed, but the weathering of Old Glory was not something to be ashamed of.
Why Are These Soldiers Reading The Atlantic During a Cockfight?
In June 1864, Union General Ulysses S. Grant launched a 10-month siege of the strategically important railroad hub at Petersburg, Virginia.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Operation "Shot House" Busts Six Petersburg Homes Selling Alcohol
The Tri-Cities Regional Strike Force, made up of area police officers, conducted Operation "Shot House" to investigate nearly 100 complaints received from residents living in the area.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Stars and Stripes
Veterans center opens in Petersburg, Va.
Gov. Bob McDonnell and first lady Maureen McDonnell participated in a ribbon cutting Tuesday for the Freedom Support Center for Veterans.
Ex-Corrections Officer Admits to Smuggling Scheme
A former federal corrections officer has admitted accepting a bribe from an inmate and smuggling marijuana and cigarettes into a prison in Prince George County.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
We need a Steve Jobs of health care
At some point, a freewheeling United States gave birth to the most innovative health care system in human history.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
Ginnifer Goodwin channels Jackie Kennedy's intimate side
Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin as President and Mrs. Kennedy in 'Killing Kennedy,' which is based on Bill O'Reilly's book.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Lights, camera, action coming to Tri-Cities
JAMES PEACEMAKER JR./HOPEWELL NEWS/NEWS-PATRIOT Shirley Plantation in Charles City, pictured above, served as the location for the pilot episode of the new AMC series 'Turn.'