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Missing Chesterfield woman found
The Chesterfield County Police Department was searching for a missing 82-year-old woman who has since been found.
Dinwiddie Board of Supervisors member hospitalized and in need of new heart, liver
A Dinwiddie County Board of Supervisors member has reportedly been hospitalized and is in need of a new heart and liver.
Blackstone Army Airfield: A Testament to Military Heritage and Readiness
Blackstone Army Airfield, known to many as Allen C. Perkinson Airport, is a historic military landmark nestled two miles east of Blackstone, Virginia. Since World War II, this airfield has been a cornerstone of military aviation training, playing an instrumental role in preparing aircrews for battle. With a past deeply rooted in the efforts of the Third Air Force and later as a technical services hub, the airfield has evolved into a joint public-military airport, maintaining its vital place in history while supporting contemporary military operations.
Dinwiddie County: A Blend of Civil War History and Modern Vibrancy
Dinwiddie County, with its heart in Ammon, Virginia, stands as a pivotal theater where the Civil War's endgame unfolded. During the Siege of Petersburg, General Ulysses S. Grant's Union forces clashed with Robert E. Lee's Confederates, culminating in the Battle of Dinwiddie Court House on March 31, 1865. This battle, alongside the simultaneous Battle of White Oak Road, signaled the crumbling Confederate defense at Petersburg and Richmond, paving the way for Lee's eventual surrender at Appomattox Court House.
Chesterfield County Police continue search for suspect in skill games grand larceny
The Chesterfield County Police Department continues to ask for the public's help to solve a grand larceny that occurred earlier this year.
He spent Thanksgiving in a dog kennel to help animals. CBS 6 thanked him.
After a Lunenburg animal control officer spent Thanksgiving in a dog kennel to raise money for rural shelter animals, Caroline Coleburn got in on the mission as part of the CBS 6 Month of Giving.
Victim in serious condition following shooting at Raceway in SH
On Saturday, November 25 at 3:26 p.m., South Hill Police Department officers were dispatched to Raceway, located at 1101 East Atlantic Street, for reports of a person being shot. Officers arrived on scene to find a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the face. The Southside Rescue Squad...
Farmville woman brings ‘Better Days’ to families in need
Sarah Mullins-Spears is on a mission to bring better days to Farmville and all of southside Virginia.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.02 and $3.08 in Farmville as of 2023-11-28. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.295 , according to AAA.
Police: Man shot in face at Virginia gas station medflighted to Richmond
A man shot at a gas station in South Hill Saturday afternoon was medflighted to a hospital in Richmond, according to police.
Michael Fowlkes makes his decision about election complaint
Michael Fowlkes has made his decision. The challenger in the Lunenburg County sheriff’s race told The Dispatch he is requesting a recount. The Virginia Department of Elections confirmed he submitted the paperwork for that request on Wednesday, Nov. 22. “There are no automatic recounts, but candidates can request one,” Andrea Gaines from the Virginia Department […] The post Michael Fowlkes makes his decision about election complaint appeared first on Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch.
Dinwiddie County Courthouse to hold festive grounds lighting event
Dinwiddie County's Grand Illumination event will kick off the holiday season at the county's courthouse, featuring a magical lighting of the grounds and entertainment for the whole family.
Eerie Whispers and Academic Triumphs: The Haunted Legacy of St. Paul's College
In the heart of Lawrenceville, Virginia, the ghostly silence of St. Paul's College looms as a stark contrast to its once vibrant history. Founded in 1888 by the visionary James Solomon Russell, this institution was a cornerstone for African-American education, nurturing minds and spirits with remarkable dedication. While it produced influential figures like NFL star Darrell Green and jazz legend Billy Eckstine, the college now whispers tales of a more spectral nature, as rumors swirl of a former student's spirit haunting its deserted halls.
Amelia County Courthouse: The Final Command in the Civil War's Closing Chapter
As the Civil War drew to its dramatic close, the Amelia County Courthouse in Virginia became the setting for a historic moment. Here, General Robert E. Lee received the last orders from Confederate President Jefferson Davis. This event presaged Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House, marking the end of the conflict. The courthouse, a repository of records predating the war, remained intact, as Union forces did not burn it during their advance.
The South Hill Depot: La Crosse's Timeless Testament to Heritage and Progress
Nestled in the heart of La Crosse, Virginia, the South Hill Depot stands as a beacon of the town's storied past and a symbol of the crossroads of progress and heritage. With a population of just over 600 people, La Crosse's modest size belies its rich history, which is encapsulated by this enduring landmark. Once an active stop on the Atlantic and Danville Railway, the depot is now a cherished site for history buffs and a key part of La Crosse's identity, reflecting its origins from Piney Pond to a bustling railroad hub. The town's commitment to preserving its cultural assets, such as the La Crosse Hotel and the O.H.P. Tanner House, is evident, with both listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Crashes on I-95 cause delays in Chesterfield County
A multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 is causing delays for drivers in Chesterfield County.
A salute to our Brunswick County Veterans
LAWRENCEVILLE – There was a sweet spirit in the air at the Brunswick County Veterans Day Program held Nov. 9, 2023, held at the Brunswick County Conference Center. The community gathered to honor Brunswick County Veterans, and it was fun to watch the veterans talk with each other and sometimes laugh with each other, in a very friendly way.
Brodnax, Virginia: A Small Town's Pivotal Role in the American Civil War
During the American Civil War, the town of Brodnax, Virginia, emerged as a site of strategic significance. This unassuming town found itself at the heart of conflict, providing a critical location for both Union and Confederate forces. Brodnax's proximity to Petersburg and key supply routes made it a frequent backdrop for skirmishes and military maneuvers, as both sides vied for control of the region's valuable resources.
Unearthing the Legacy of Church Road: The Hidden Jewel of Virginia's Revolutionary Past
In the heart of Dinwiddie County, Virginia, lies a historic gem known as Church Road—a testament to the nation's formative years and the indomitable spirit of its people. This unassuming route, merely 13.5 miles from Petersburg, encapsulates a rich narrative that intertwines with America's struggle for independence. During the Revolutionary War, Church Road was a crucial conduit for soldiers, etching its name into history as a battleground for significant conflicts such as the Civil War's Battle of Five Forks.
IDA Board of Directors to meet tonight
The Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors will meet tonight, Nov. 28, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at the IDA office 116 West Hicks Street, Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868. For more information call (434) 848-0248.