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Forensic audit to reveal how money was used for upkeep at Blandford Cemetery

PETERSBURG, Va. — Petersburg Interim City Manager Tom Tyrrell said in a press release that Petersburg is still trying to account for $100,000 of the money people paid the city when they bought burial plots to make sure historic Blandford Cemetery is maintained. 284 more words


Petersburg trying to find money used for upkeep at Blandford Cemetery

PETERSBURG, Va. — Lynn Spain has spent the last couple of years cutting the grass at four family plots at the Blandford Cemetery.

“Because the City evidently don’t have the money to pay people to cut the grass,” she explained. 252 more words


Suspect in cab driver shooting identified, sources tell Crime Insider

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – Crime Insider sources have identified the man arrested Friday in with connection the shooting death of a Napoleon Taxi cab driver earlier that morning. 260 more words


Del. Aird appointed to House Appropriations Committee

RICHMOND, Va. (CNS) – Del. Lashrecse Aird of Petersburg made headlines last legislative session as the youngest woman elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. This session, Aird is making news again for her appointment to the powerful House Appropriations Committee. 424 more words


Events kicking off in ‘the best part of Virginia’

RICHMOND, Va. – Petersburg is one of the Commonwealth’s most historic and entertaining areas, and Director of Tourism Martha Burton made a return trip to our studio to fill us in on the latest happenings going on in the ‘best part of Virginia.’ The annual Centre Hill Mansion Ghost Watch takes place on Tuesday, January 24th from 6 pm to 9 pm, on Saturday, January 28th ‘Trinity Church’ in Chesterfield is hosting a special paranormal tour from 8 pm to 10 pm, and be sure to stop by the new Farmers Market Restaurant and Bar opening on Thursday, January 26th. 47 more words

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Third suspect wanted for shooting into car with children inside

PETERSBURG, Va. – Petersburg Police are searching for a third suspect wanted for shooting into an occupied vehicle with children inside on December 6, 2016. 493 more words


Pets killed in fire that burned Petersburg home

PETERBURG, Va. — Several pets died in a fire that burning a home on the 800 block of West Washington Street in Petersburg Friday morning. 128 more words