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Firefighters pull man from burning Petersburg home

PETERSBURG, Va. — Firefighters and EMS crews rescued a man from a burning home in Petersburg Saturday afternoon.

Fire crews from stations 5, 4 and 2 saw moderate smoke showing from a two-story home in the 3100 block of Rusty Court Crew arrived at 2:20 p.m. 154 more words


With contract set to expire, Robert Bobb Group wants more time

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Robert Bobb Group’s contract with Petersburg is set to expire soon. The group that was brought in to turn around the city’s finances. 386 more words


White car leaves Petersburg community terrified

PETERSBURG, Va. — Petersburg police say several shootings and attempted robberies in a Petersburg neighborhood have all been linked to a white vehicle.

Katy Brown had just pulled up to her West Walnut Hill neighborhood home Thursday night, after a long day at work. 279 more words


When shots are fired, call police - then post on Facebook

PETERSBURG, Va. — Multiple Petersburg residents contacted CBS 6 Problem Solvers saying they are fearful after hearing more and more gunshots outside their homes recently. 438 more words


Petersburg launches new financial transparency website

PETERSBURG, Va (WRIC) — The City of Petersburg has a new software program aimed at ensuring transparency in the city.

City staff said they are trying to put a past of poor government transparency behind them as a history of mismanagement has led to a lot of distrusting residents. 428 more words


Petersburg holds public hearing on water system privatization proposals

PETERSBURG, Va (WIRC) — Council members in Petersburg will take up a recommendation to approve a resolution that would allow the city to take the necessary steps to obtain more detailed proposals from companies with interest in acquiring and operating the city’s water and wastewater system. 461 more words


Petersburg needs millions to fix 'neglected' water system

PETERSBURG, Va. – Years of neglect are evident inside Petersburg City’s largest waste water pumping station is evident.

Interim City Manager Tom Tyrrell says the lack of a maintenance program over several decades has led to serious problems and created expensive repairs. 331 more words