The city's schools receive accreditation and work toward growth and improvement. more


Olympic-class swimmers in Chesterfield County, helping the homeless in Petersburg, revised plans for a new school in Matoaca, and two retailers move to the South Side. more


A landfill generates complaints and state litigation in the Tri-Cities. more


The inaugural Pride LGBTQ+ Military Family Social in Petersburg celebrates military personnel and their families. more


The strongest tornado ever recorded in Virginia devastated the Tri-Cities area 25 years ago. more


A Petersburg building houses an art gallery and artist’s studio. more


The Petersburg City Council has repealed a 60-year-old action that had closed Wilcox Lake to swimming to prevent integration. more


Volunteers keep the doors open at Petersburg museums. more


Mumps swell up at VCU, plus metro Richmond health by the numbers. more


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This Sunday, Petersburg is set to hold its first LGBT pride event, spearheaded by a man who celebrated his wedding in 2015 with a big parade through the city. more


History, housing bargains, and eclectic shopping and dining belie this city’s troubled image. more

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Petersburg makes strides toward financial health, but hurdles remain. more

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A program in Petersburg seeks to promote healthy lifestyle options, plus the week's health news. more


Star Wars menus, new restaurants, new wine and beer, Jean-Claude Van Damme-themed brunch, too much gin: In essence, we've got the best of all possible worlds. more

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Attorney spearheads effort to bring the market back to the city's Old Towne section. more

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With a vibrant new exhibition featuring the works of four African-American contemporary artists, Petersburg's Walton Gallery marks a milestone. more


Welcome to the weekend! We've got pour-it-yourself wine, "Mad Max"-themed cocktails, pizza clubs, pizza guides, ice cream and awards all comin' our way. more

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The original PBS drama series “Mercy Street,” shot in Richmond and Petersburg, returns for its second season. more


As the new head of Petersburg schools, former Chesterfield Superintendent Marcus Newsome is earning praise for his resourcefulness in the face of budget cuts. more


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