Local News

Martin’s Food Stores to exit Virginia by summer’s end

May 22, 2017
By Michael Campbell, News Editor VIRGINIA - This summer will mark the end of a short, but notable, era in Central Virginia's grocery history as Martin's Food Stores will close their remaining stores over the course of this summer following...
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Rowanty open house celebrates school’s 40th anniversary, looks toward future

May 18, 2017
By Michael Campbell, News Editor Posted: May 18, 2017 | 2:04 p.m. CARSON - Those passing by Rowanty Techincal Center Saturday would have been hard-pressed to miss the smell of hot dogs on the grill and a steady stream of...
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Schools see funding bump as supervisors approve FY2018 budget

May 11, 2017
By Michael Campbell, News Editor PRINCE GEORGE - Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the county's 2018 fiscal year budget Tuesday, completing a required multi-month process ahead of the June 30 deadline and without tax increases on local residents. The budget...
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Search continues for suspect in Dollar General armed robbery

May 10, 2017
By: Michael Campbell, News Editor PRINCE GEORGE - Authorities continue their search for the man who brandished a firearm during a robbery at a store along Route 35 last week. According to Prince George Police, just before 9:45 p.m. on...
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Prince George EMS considers partnership with new Tri-City Emergency Center

May 8, 2017
By Michael Campbell News Editor PRINCE GEORGE - As a new state-of-the-art full-service emergency care center progresses quickly toward completion along Temple Avenue, Prince George Fire and EMS officials are considering a partnership with the facility in an effort to...
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Ace Hardware announces closing of Prince George facility

May 5, 2017
By Roger Bell, Editor PRINCE GEORGE - A national hardware company has announced plans to close its facility in Prince George as it prepares to open a large distribution center in Pennsylvania. A news release from the company announced that...
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