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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Virtual Job Hunt Club - Petersburg

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Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare

The Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare (VIEW) offers the opportunity for recipients to achieve economic independence. Emphasis is on work first in conjunction with education and training when it ma...

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Petersburg Spotlight - What's Happening!
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Petersburg Sheriff Recognized for Women's History Month by ABC8 News

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In honor of Women's History Month, Petersburg Sheriff - Vanessa Crawford was recognized as a remarkable woman in Central Virginia by ABC8 News. 

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Petersburg Spotlight - What's Happening!
Posted on: July 9, 2020

COVID-19 Testing in Petersburg

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The Crater Health District is offering COVID-19 testing in Petersburg on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Testing is available during the following times:

Mondays: 10am – 12pm

Location: Central Virginia Health Services (321C Poplar Drive)

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Petersburg Spotlight - What's Happening!
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Petersburg Receives Bond Rating Upgrade to A+

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Petersburg’s Bond Ratings Upgraded

The City of Petersburg’s bond rating has been upgraded to an A+ from BBB+ by S&P Global Ratings, and to an A2 with intent to an A1 by Moody’s Investors Service. Obligations rated A2 by Mo...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Welcome Arnold Westbrook, Jr. - Ward 7 Councilmember

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Petersburg City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Arnold Westbrook, Jr. as councilman for Ward 7. This follows the resignation of John Hart, who stepped down from his council seat in early November. The City received letters of interest for ...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: December 27, 2021

Thank a Healthcare Hero - Leave Your Lights On Through January

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This January, we are asking everyone in their businesses, communities, and homes to leave your holiday lights on to thank a healthcare hero for all they are doing to help our nation fight this pandemic.

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Petersburg News
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Union Street Traffic Lanes Closed

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The two southbound traffic lanes on South Union Street in Petersburg, between Washington and Wythe Streets, will be closed from December 8, 2021 through January 15, 2022. The northbound lane on Union Street leading to City Hall will be open. 

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

COVID Testing Sites

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In response to an increasing number of individuals seeking testing, the Crater Health District (CHD) is expanding testing efforts across the district. During the month of January, CHD has expanded the number of Community Testing Events and added Antigen T...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Mobile COVID-19 Vaccinations/Boosters in Petersburg

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If you need a COVID vaccination or booster, stop by the mobile clinic. The vaccinations and boosters are free. Petersburg VSU &VDH COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics January Schedule

 

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 15, 2022

New Fire Chief Named

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Tina R. Watkins has been appointed Chief of the Petersburg-Fire Rescue Department. This follows an extensive search and review of 13 extremely qualified candidates for the position. 

 “Ms. Watkins has a proven track record serving in lead...

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