Publication: Petersburg Progress-Index

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Filming to close road in Petersburg

PETERSBURG - The movie production company that is filming "Ithaca" will be shooting scenes at the tunnel on Defense Road today and tomorrow.To allow filming, Defense Road will be closed to through traffic between Squirrel Level Road and Ridgewood Drive/Kutchen ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
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Today in History, August 22, 2014

Today is Friday, August 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On August 22, 1914, Austria-Hungary declared war against Belgium.On this date:In 1485, England's King Richard III was killed in the Battle ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
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Graduation set for J.O.B.S. Program

HOPEWELL - Youth from Hopewell and Prince George will be recognized for completing the 2013-2014 J.O.B.S. - Job Opportunity Basic Skills - Program at a graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Hopewell High School auditorium.The themes of the program ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
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Hopewell Schools' K-Kamp helps kindergartners get familiar with 'big school'

By Katherine JohnsonHOPEWELL - Nearly 100 kindergartners across the city spent three days this week training for their first day of school on Sept. 2. For the school system's first K-Kamp, kindergartners at all three of the city's elementary schools learned ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
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Petersburg Sheriffs Office event offers ex-offenders a second chance

PETERSBURG - Marvin L. Anderson was faced with rebuilding his life after he spent 15 years in prison and five years on parole, for a brutal rape that he didn't commit. Anderson shared his story of becoming the 99th person in the country to be exonerated ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
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Hometown Heroes to be honored Thursday

RICHMOND - The personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen will honor winners of the 2014 Allen & Allen Hometown Heroes award from the Central Virginia area Thursday at the Scotty McCreery concert at Innsbrook After Hours.The awards are in ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Panhandlers harass people in Petersburg

To the Editor:This letter comes as an appeal to the Department of Social Services. There is a great need for something to be done about the panhandlers. Citizens cannot go to the post office, Family Dollar Store, church or any business in town without ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 4 hours ago]
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JOHNSON Sr., HERBERT L.

Mr. Herbert Lee Johnson Sr., 83, of 1820 Birdsong Road, Petersburg, Va., was born Oct. 29, 1930, in Dinwiddie, Va. Herbert Lee was the oldest of six children born to the late Arthur Johnson and Laura Jones Johnson. After a period of declining health, ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 4 hours ago]
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BROWN, SHERMAN L.

Mr. Sherman L. Brown (Beamo, DJ SB Productions), 47, of 1041 Nottaway St., Petersburg, Va., passed away Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.A native of Petersburg, Va., he was the son of the late James Brown Sr. and Ella Louise Brown. He was a member of Harvest International ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 4 hours ago]
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LEWIS Jr., SAMUEL F.

Mr. Samuel F. Lewis Jr., 75, affectionately known as "Sam," of Charlottesville, Va., formerly of Petersburg, Va., entered eternal rest on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at UVA Transitional Hospital, Charlottesville, Va.He was born on Nov. 30, 1938, to the late ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 4 hours ago]
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DICKERSON, MARY R.M.

Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for MARY R.M. DICKERSON.Mrs. Mary R. McKenzie Dickerson, of 500 Farmer St., Petersburg, Va., died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg, ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 4 hours ago]
Entities: R McKenzie, farmer, Memory
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

CREIGHTON-BEY, WAYNE L.

Services for Mr. Wayne L. Creighton-Bey will be held 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at the chapel of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral EstablishmentInc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va. Interment to follow at Mt. Sinai Memorial Cemetery.Wake service will be held ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Aug 20 2014]

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"The staff have the talent, skills and the drive to impact the men's lives they touch every day" she said. "They do an awesome job."
"The City of Petersburg is delighted that the leadership of this film chose Petersburg," the statement said. "We understand that they are guests in our city and wish to assure you that Thursday's activity will be conducted in a safe, timely and professional manner."
"The winners ... represent what being a community is all about," Kerns said. "For over 100 years Allen & Allen has been greatly inspired by the heroes around us - every day people who spend their time and talent improving their communities."
"It's not going to be such an overwhelming experience to come into big school, which is what a lot of them call it."

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Graduation set for J.O.B.S. Program [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
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