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2014-07-23 23:30:32

With a three-year grant from the City of Hopewell and Prince George County, the Hopewell-Prince George Chamber of Commerce is managing the area’s Visitor Center and tourist promotion program.

2013-06-02 23:02:44

Leading Loyalty Program Provider’s Decision Recognizes the Downtown Central Business District as An Ideal Work Environment for the Growing Company St.

2008-10-08 03:00:22

Virginia's Department of Education has released its annual report cards for public schools. Once again, Petersburg has failed its students abysmally. Last year, two of the city's elementary schools, Walnut Hill and Robert E. Lee, were fully accredited. This year, only Robert E.

2008-10-01 15:00:21

By PATRICK KANE HOPEWELL -- The Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (SALT) ouncil is hosting its first festival Thursday. Lunch will be provided for the first 200 registered seniors.

2008-10-01 03:00:22

The Petersburg school district and Superintendent James M. Victory need some wins - and quickly. The school district is being left behind by its peers statewide. Once again, Petersburg has the only five schools in Virginia denied accreditation.

2008-09-27 03:00:29

The Petersburg school system qualified for a state grant that enables it to implement community learning centers at two schools. Johna Vazquez, an instructional technology resource teacher with the school system, wrote the grant application.

2008-09-15 15:00:28

By PATRICK KANE PETERSBURG -- When April Tucker was about to graduate from Petersburg High School, she had an unplanned extra-curricular activity: Raising her newborn son.

Word of the Day
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.