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Central State Hospital is set to mark its 150th anniversary in 2020 with reflections on the psychiatric institution’s sometimes sordid past and optimism over its forthcoming new facility. Read more

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Petersburg schools’ new chief aims to expand on the academic progress made under former Superintendent Marcus Newsome. Read more

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Chef Jimmy Sneed's Petersburg comeback, a new school lunch program with a culinary pedigree, Cajun-Asian wings in North Side and all the chewy events Read more

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Celebrated chef Jimmy Sneed is set to open Farmers Market Bistro in the former City Table space in Petersburg. Read more

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Check out these lesser-known — and less crowded — recreational areas. Read more

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An intro to local government for international newcomers to Chesterfield County, a new home for oncology services in Petersburg and music at Pocahontas Read more

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Dave McCormack takes an unconventional approach to development, preserving the stories of the buildings he renovates. Read more

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Petersburg’s Centre Hill Historic District fosters community with one foot planted firmly in the past. Read more

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

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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. Read more

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

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

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

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

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The Petersburg City Council has repealed a 60-year-old action that had closed Wilcox Lake to swimming to prevent integration.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

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Volunteers keep the doors open at Petersburg museums. Read more

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

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Your guide to what's good for the week ahead Read more

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. Read more

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

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