Petersburg (Virginia, United States)

Type: City
Name: Petersburg (Virginia, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 37.200001
Longitude: -77.389999
population: 32,812
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

As closure loomed, B-I Chemical Inc. sold to Chinese pharmaceutical firm

PETERSBURG — A Chinese pharmaceutical company has purchased the Boehringer Ingelheim plant in Petersburg, and will invest $22.5 million to establish operations, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced at the site Thursday. McAuliffe said that the sale of the facility ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

BOOTH, MARGARET A.H.

Margaret Eunice Hardy Booth, 84, of Hampton, VA, formerly of North Dinwiddie, passed on to glory, peacefully on October 29, 2014, at 11 a.m. She was born on November 28, 1929, to the late Daniel Luther and Margaret Eunice Hardy. She was also preceded ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Janice M. Buzzard

, 75, of St. Marys, W.Va., passed away October 28, 2014, at Carehaven of Pleasants in Belmont, W.Va.She was born February 10, 1939, in Parkersburg, W.Va., a daughter of the late Loman and Virginia Arbogast Boso. She was a graduate of Parkersburg High ... [Published News and Sentinel - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

MCIVER, RANDOLPH D.

Randolph DeWitt McIver, age 83, of Colonial Heights, died Sunday morning, October 26, 2014. He will be remembered by his family as a loving husband, daddy, and PopPop. He will be remembered by his colleagues as a loyal friend, a willing co-worker, and ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Lamson, Rosemarie B.

Rosemarie B. Lamson Rosemarie B. Lamson, of Charlottesville, Virginia, age 87, died on Monday, October 27, 2014, at the Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital. She died from acute respiratory failure leading to her admission the day before her death. Like ... [Published Daily Progress - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Your vote is not for a candidate, it is for you

This year wraps up the fourth year of my first term on Petersburg City Council. I am running again for a second term and I am running unopposed this year. I hope that my actions have supported you well enough that you will vote for me again. I have worked ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sorority to give backpacks to Petersburg students Updated at 4:53 PM

RICHMOND —The Northern Western Virginia Cluster in the Mid-Atlantic Region of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. will present a donation of backpacks and school supplies to the city of Petersburg Parks & Leisure Services Department on Saturday, Nov. 1, at ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Petersburg Teen Who Filmed Police Arrested on Weapons Charge

Devin Thomas and Attorneys During A Past Gathering in the City of Petersburg. PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) -The teenager that alleged he was assaulted by Petersburg Police Department officers outside his home while filming a police incident was arrested earlier ... [Published WRIC TV - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Smith, Lorretta I.

Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for Lorretta I. Smith.Mrs. Lorretta Irene Smith of 18140 Chambliss Ln. Stony Creek Virginia died suddenly Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at her residence.Professional funeral ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

OZMORE SR., DONALD L.

Donald Lee "Donnie" Ozmore Sr., 57, of Chester, passed away Sunday, October 26, 2014. He was born September 12, 1957, to the late John Clifton Ozmore Sr. and Ruth Dean Vairo Ozmore, and was preceded in death by a brother, John C. Ozmore Jr. He is survived ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Petersburg veterans center wins first award

The Petersburg Freedom Support Center. was recently recognized for its commitment to helping veterans and their families in the Tri-cities area. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs gave the award to the center, along with two other organizations - ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Candidate Conversations: Virginia's Fourth Congressional District

Tuesday, October 28, 2014Join us for our fourth installment of this election year's Candidate Conversation Series. On today's installment, host Cathy Lewis is joined by the candidates from the 4th Congressional District of Virginia. The Virginia 4th covers ... [Published HearSay With Cathy Lewis - Oct 29 2014]

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...McAulliffe said he closed the deal last week. "UniTao’s new manufacturing operation in the Commonwealth is another milestone in building a new Virginia economy and builds on Virginia’s longstanding and growing relationship with China,” he said. Mayor Brian Moore said the project would be a huge boost to economic development in the city. “Today’s announcement by Gov. McAuliffe and UniTao of hundreds of jobs and a multimillion-dollar investment is a home runrun for the city of Petersburg, our local and regional economy and our residents,” he said. “The city is extremely pleased that UniTao has chosen this great city as a home for their operations. This will be a great driver to assist us with our continued plans of investment and growth.” Page 2 of 2 - Pere Paton, site head of B-I Chemicals, Inc. said that the company was pleased to find a buyer for the facility after its long-time relationship with the community. “We are proud to have been a part of the Petersburg community for more than 20 years, and we recognize how important this facility is to the City and the Commonwealth of Virginia,” he said.“We are very pleased to have reached an agreement with UniTao, who has shown great commitment to the future of the site.”"
...project will have a tremendous impact in the CityCity of Petersburg and the surrounding region," Governor McAuliffe said today in a press release. "UniTao's new manufacturing operation in the Commonwealth is another milestone in building a new Virginia economy and builds on Virginia's longstanding and growing relationship with China."
"Today's announcement by Governor McAuliffe and UniTao of hundreds of jobs and a multimillion dollar investment is a home runrun for the CityCity of Petersburg, our local and regional economy and our residents,” said Brian A Moore, Mayor of Petersburg. “The City is extremely pleased that UniTao has chosen this great city as a home for their operations. This will be a great driver to assist us with our continued plans of investment and growth.”"
"It is certainly encouraging to know we are connecting veterans to services and making solid and meaningful partnerships in the process<” Anderson said. “Councilman Myers' vision for this veteran initiative was meant to serve more than one locality and that is precisely what is being done. The support of Petersburg's City Council, city manager and city attorney is truly making this program a success and we plan to keep this momentum."

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The End Game [Published Weekly Standard - 17 mins ago]
As closure loomed, B-I Chemical Inc. sold to Ch... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
SMITH, LORETTA J. [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 4 hours ago]
BOOTH, MARGARET A.H. [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 4 hours ago]
Janice M. Buzzard [Published News and Sentinel - 4 hours ago]
Student's research presentation reaps first pla... [Published Liberty University - 11 hours ago]
UniTao Pharmaceuticals Plans To Invest $22.5 Mi... [Published Area Development - 13 hours ago]
Nearly 400 Jobs Coming to Petersburg with New P... [Published WRIC TV - 16 hours ago]
Hundreds of jobs coming to Petersburg pharmaceu... [Published NBC12 Online - 18 hours ago]
Chinese company buys B-I Chemical in Petersburg [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 18 hours ago]
Arlington ties with Falls Church for best Va. j... [Published Inside Nova - 22 hours ago]
MCIVER, RANDOLPH D. [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Oct 30 2014]
DecisionHR Expands Presence in North Carolina, ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Oct 30 2014]
Lamson, Rosemarie B. [Published Daily Progress - Oct 30 2014]
Your vote is not for a candidate, it is for you [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Oct 30 2014]
School Board candidate in collections for fines... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Oct 30 2014]
MATTHEW R. DELAWDER [Madison, Va.] [Published Cumberland Times-News - Oct 30 2014]
United Insurance Holdings Corp. Reports Financi... [Published Wall Street Select - Oct 29 2014]
Sorority to give backpacks to Petersburg studen... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Oct 29 2014]
Developer spends $10.5M in three months renovat... [Published Washington Post - Oct 29 2014]
Federal appeals court considers capital murdere... [Published Times Dispatch - Oct 29 2014]
Bayview Plantation on Shem Creek [Published Berkeley Independent - Oct 29 2014]
Petersburg Teen Who Filmed Police Arrested on W... [Published WRIC TV - Oct 29 2014]
GRIFFITH JR., CHARLES L. [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Oct 29 2014]
OZMORE SR., DONALD L. [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Oct 29 2014]
Smith, Lorretta I. [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Oct 29 2014]
Petersburg veterans center wins first award [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Oct 29 2014]
Most Expensive Housing Markets in US are in Lib... [Published Town Hall - Oct 29 2014]
Candidate Conversations: Virginia's Fourth Cong... [Published HearSay With Cathy Lewis - Oct 29 2014]
Battersea Oyster Fest Saturday [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Oct 28 2014]
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DecisionHR Expands Presence in North Carolina, ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Oct 30 2014]
Raleigh, NC, October 30, 2014 --( PR.com )-- DecisionHR, a full-service professional employer organization (PEO), has expanded its reach in North Carolina and the Southeast with a physical presence in Raleigh, NC. This move further enhances the company’s ...
VA Governor Lauds Community Eligibility [Published Off the Charts Blog | Center on Budget and Poli ... - Sep 29 2014]
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has good things to say about the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) , which allows high-poverty schools to provide breakfast and lunch to all students at no charge.  Speaking recently about how to improve education, ...
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Now VSU Is in T... [Published Instapundit - Sep 15 2014]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Now VSU Is in Trouble. “Enrollment at Virginia State University in Petersburg is down by 550 students this year, and the historically black university is facing a $5.3 million shortfall, including a $2.4 million reduction ...
Colorful Franchise Opening in Southeast Richmond [Published PR.com Press Releases - Aug 15 2014]
Richmond, VA, August 14, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Native resident Sandra Winstead is opening a new Five Star Painting franchise in southeast Richmond this month, expanding the reach of Five Star Painting’s professional painting services in the Richmond region. ...
Millennial Boomtowns: Where The Generation Is C... [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Aug 04 2014]
Much has been written about the supposed preference of millennials to live in hip urban settings where cars are not necessary. Surveys of best cities for millennials invariably features places like New York, San Francisco, Chicago and Boston, cities ...
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