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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. Prince George County joined the City of Hopewell in funding the visitor program starting July 1. Hopewell, VA, USA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 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...

2008-09-11 09:00:20

CHESTER, Va. (AP) -- A construction worker was killed Wednesday when a partially built retail and residential building collapsed in a Richmond suburb, officials said. Emergency crews found the body of Scott Giordano, 38, of Disputanta, Va., about six hours after the collapse and continued to search for anyone else who might have been trapped, said Chesterfield County Fire Battalion Chief Robby Dawson. One other male worker with minor injuries was taken to a hospital. (c) 2008 Deseret...

2008-08-28 03:00:36

Paddlers no longer are the only ones who can enjoy the scenic beauty of the Appomattox River. Thanks to a local group's efforts, new pathways are making the river accessible to almost everyone. The nonprofit Friends of the Lower Appomattox River is working with localities to develop a 22-mile series of walking and water trails from Lake Chesdin to Hopewell, running through the counties of Dinwiddie, Chesterfield and Prince George, and the cities of Petersburg, Colonial Heights and Hopewell....


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.