Publication: Petersburg Progress-Index

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19-year-old dies in car crash

PRINCE GEORGE - A car crash resulted in the death of a 19-year-old over the weekend.Lt. Paul Burroughs with Prince George Police said on July 26, Richard Allen Kelly III of Hopewell was traveling west on Sandy Ridge Road near the intersection of Mill ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 9 hours ago]
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HILL-PETTAWAY, BARBARA

Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for BARBARA HILL-PETTAWAY.Mrs. Barbara Hill-Pettaway, 66, of Greenwood Drive, South Chesterfield, formerly of 427 Halifax St., died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Southside ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 10 hours ago]
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Prince George Survivor Day set for Sept. 27

PRINCE GEORGE - The Prince George County Local Emergency Planning Committee is sponsoring a Survivor Day on Sept. 27 with a theme for the event "United in Crisis - Are You Ready?"The event will begin at 8 a.m. with registration and community fair. Workshops ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 10 hours ago]
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Learn about becoming a master gardener

CHESTERFIELD - from 2 to 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at Central Library, 9501 Lori Road.The Chesterfield County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension will hold an open house to explain more about the program to interested residents.Master gardeners are volunteers ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Pollinator
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City embarks on branding campaign

PETERSBURG - The city has accomplished laudable goals in the past few years including crime reduction trends, several million dollar investments in infrastructure and building renovations, four major movie productions, and a growing population.The City ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 10 hours ago]
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New ordinance puts one in charge of PG Fire and EMS

PRINCE GEORGE - The Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 on an ordinance that would establish a coordinated fire and EMS system in the county.Under the new system, according to County Administrator Percy Ashcraft, central authority of operating the county's ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 10 hours ago]
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Battle of the Crater events: Kickoff begins for Battle of the Crater commemoration

Today marks 150 years since the Battle of the Crater began in Petersburg.The city and Petersburg National Battlefield are hosting events commemorating the battle starting today and going through this weekend.Chris Bryce, chief of interpretation and visitor ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 10 hours ago]
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Pre-dawn cannon fire to mark Battle of the Crater

This is your wakeup call : Petersburg National Battlefield Park will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of the Crater with cannon fire early Wednesday  morning.A program, including cannon fire starting around 5:45 a.m., will be held at the ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

SUMLER, MELVIN R.

Melvin Ray Sumler, 64 of Richmond, Va., departed this life Thursday, July 24, 2014, at St. Francis Home in Richmond, Va.Melvin was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired from the U.S. Federal Bureau in Washington, D.C., after 20 years of service. He also ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]
Entities: Michael Daniel, US Army, Gay
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

WASHINGTON, ETHEL

Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for ETHEL WASHINGTON.Mrs. Ethel Washington, of 606 Queenway Road, North Chesterfield, Va., died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Johnston-Willis Hospital, Richmond, Va. Professional ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]
Entities: Memory
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

PEREZ, RAFAEL

Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for RAFAEL PEREZ.Mr. Rafael Perez, of 1800 Boydton Plank Road, Building 10, Apt. J, Petersburg, Va., died Monday, July 28, 2014, at his residence. Funeral arrangements entrusted ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]
Entities: Rafael Pérez, Memory
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

KING, WILLIAM H.

A funeral service for Mr. William H. King, who departed this life Sunday, July 27, in Mechanicsville, will be held 1 p.m. Friday, Aug 1, at the Chapel of the William N. Bland and Son Funeral Home, Petersburg. The interment will be in the Greater Hickory ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]

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"It was different. You didn't see mining operations of this nature in frequency in the war" Bryce said
"It's a positive step and a progressive direction for Prince George County" Owens said
City Manager William E Johnson III said, "The campaign is just another step we're taking to ensure that we are able to progress and move forward in making our city a great place to be for families, friends, businesses, newcomers and visitors. Additionally, this allows the city to meet one of the strategic goals of both the mayor and City Council. Johnson Inc. holds a great track record in results and we're confident in their abilities to help us get there."
"Alvin's one of those guys that puts agriculture first," Mike Parrish, agent with the Dinwiddie Extension Office, said. "He really believes in its benefits for Dinwiddie County. He's done a lot to improve, support and promote agriculture in the county."

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19-year-old dies in car crash [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 9 hours ago]
HILL-PETTAWAY, BARBARA [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 10 hours ago]
Battle of the Crater events: Kickoff begins for... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 10 hours ago]
New ordinance puts one in charge of PG Fire and... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 10 hours ago]
City embarks on branding campaign [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 10 hours ago]
Learn about becoming a master gardener [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 10 hours ago]
Prince George Survivor Day set for Sept. 27 [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 10 hours ago]
Pre-dawn cannon fire to mark Battle of the Crater [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 21 hours ago]
JOHNSON, EDITH [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]
GREGORY, JAMES [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]
DALLAS, DAVID R. [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]
KELLY III, RICHARD A. [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]
KING, WILLIAM H. [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]
PEREZ, RAFAEL [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]
WASHINGTON, ETHEL [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]
SUMLER, MELVIN R. [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]
Where is American leadership? [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]
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