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Man shot, killed in parking lot of Petersburg gas station

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — A homicide investigation is underway in Petersburg Thursday morning.

Petersburg Police said they received the call at 2:18 a.m. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man shot multiple times. 127 more words


Man killed in 7-Eleven parking lot

PETERSBURG, Va – Petersburg police are investigating a homicide in a 7-Eleven parking lot early Thursday morning.

Officials say the man killed was shot multiples times just after 2 a.m. 55 more words


Petersburg rallies around track star to help fund race abroad

PETERSBURG, Va (WRIC) — A Petersburg High School track star is running his way to a chance to compete abroad. Now, the community is trying to help him raise thousands of dollars to get there. 273 more words


Petersburg restaurant brings wave of business to Old Towne

PETERSBURG, Va (WRIC) — A place built more than a century ago is now a centerpiece of revitalization in Old Towne Petersburg.

The Farmer’s Market Restaurant & Bar, which opened two months ago, fits into a landscape that’s changing for the better in Old Towne area. 264 more words


Petersburg's proposed FY 2018 budget flat funds schools

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) —The FY2018 budget was presented to the Petersburg Council during a work session Monday night.

The Interim City Manager, Tom Tyrell, emphasized three things: A structurally balanced budget, a positive fund balance, and making strategic investments in infrastructure. 203 more words


Proposed Petersburg budget emphasizes fiscal responsibility

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Deeply mired in debt, the city of Petersburg has a budget proposal for 2018. This proposed latest budget is all about the city being fiscally responsible. 214 more words


Leaders warned to brace for major cuts in Petersburg

PETERSBURG, Va. — Petersburg City Council members were briefed Monday night on the 2018 budget by consultants from the Robert Bobb Group.

Officials suggested job cuts and outsourcing some departments, including the Department of Parks and Recreation, utilities billing and collections, payroll, facilities maintenance as well as janitorial services. 47 more words