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Hopewell man arrested for shooting acquaintance during argument

HOPEWELL, Va. – A Hopewell man has been arrested after police say he shot an acquaintance after a verbal argument escalated.

Kwan T. Jones, 27, was arrested on Wednesday, February 21 and charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and shooting in a public place to cause injury. 141 more words

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Twittering Tales — Pleasant Passing

“Hopewell?” Dan said as they passed the ivy-covered stone post on the road to the hospice. “I see no hope and nothing well about any of this.” 38 more words

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Twittering Tale #72 – 20 February 2018 – “Hopewell”

“Hopewell”

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Another morning in the gray soulless house. She crept out of the door into cold gray air. Her case was light as she carried it down the drive so as not to wake those in the house… 25 more words

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Fire burns inside Hopewell recycling warehouse

HOPEWELL, Va. — Firefighters spent hours Friday morning putting out a pesky fire at a WestRock warehouse in Hopewell.

WestRock turns cardboard into recycled paper. 103 more words

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Bomb squad responds to Hopewell neighborhood

HOPEWELL, Va. — The Virginia State Police bomb squad is responding to a suspicious situation in a Hopewell neighborhood.

Three pipes, connected to a battery, with the word “explosive” written on them were discovered Wednesday morning at the Cobblestone retirement community. 101 more words

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School closes for cleanup after flu sickens students, staff

HOPEWELL, Va. — Students at West End Christian School in Hopewell have the week off from school, but many of them won’t be having fun. 495 more words

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2nd Feb 1918. The Food Shortage

THE FOOD SHORTAGE.

The queue evil reached a climax at Rugby on Friday last when large crowds besieged practically the whole of the provision and butchers’ shops in the centre of the town. 2,992 more words

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