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Petersburg thrift store goes up in flames

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Crews in Petersburg are battling a massive fire at a thrift store in the 900 block of E. Wythe Street.

The building used to be a Colonial Honda car dealership. 53 more words


Massive fire guts thrift store in Petersburg

PETERSBURG, Va. — A massive fire gutted a thrift store in Petersburg Friday night.

Firefighters were called to the Southern Bell Consignment & Thrift Store in the 900 block of east Wythe Street in Petersburg just after 10:20 p.m. 244 more words


Petersburg homeowners flood city hall, still waiting for water bills

PETERSBURG, Va. — There was a line of people waiting inside Petersburg City Hall Friday morning and a steady stream of residents heading into the building hoping to find out how much they owe the city after not receiving water and sewer bills for months. 289 more words


Personal property bills are the latest frustration for Petersburg residents

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Petersburg residents reached out to 8News saying they just received their personal property bills on Thursday and only have until the 29th to pay them. 338 more words


Frigid weekend on tap with snow likely Monday

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Our opportunity for snow is rapidly coming to an end this evening as the storm system affecting the southeast is moving out of the way. 290 more words


Petersburg Mayor on water bill controversy: 'No comment'

PETERSBURG, Va. — Amid questions about city management and water bill issues that are still unresolved months after they came to light, Petersburg Mayor W. Howard Myers delivered his second state of the city address Thursday night. 328 more words


Petersburg residents demand changing of the guard during State of the City address

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Petersburg Mayor Howard Myers delivered his annual State of the City address, but he was confronted by residents who want him and other city officials out of office. 211 more words