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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)

Wednesd...

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Petersburg Spotlight - What's Happening!
Posted on: November 23, 2021

City of Petersburg Holiday Tree Lighting

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The City of Petersburg Holiday Tree Lighting on Friday, December 3 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm, will be an outdoor event celebrating the Holiday Season. There will be entertainment, food vendors, fireworks and Santa (from a distance). Bring the...

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Petersburg News
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: November 28, 2021

City of Petersburg Holiday Parade 2021

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Don't miss the City of Petersburg Holiday Parade on Saturday, December 4 from 3pm to 5pm. The theme is “I’m Dreaming of a COVID Safe Holiday Season”. The parade will begin on Crater Road near the Water Tower and end ...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: November 29, 2021

Light Up Petersburg for the Holiday

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The City of Petersburg is asking all residents and businesses to help Light Up Petersburg for the holidays by placing candles or decorative lights in their windows (solar, battery or other electric powered candles for safety). The official lighting of Pet...

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