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Posted on: July 21, 2015

Petersburg Generals Hold #1 Spot of East Division Standings

Twenty-one is the magic number today for the Generals as they defeated the Martinsville Mustangs in comeback fashion 9-8 in ten innings. With the win the Generals improve to 21-21 overall and 11-4 in the second half of the... Read on...

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Posted on: July 20, 2015

City’s Community Fatherhood Initiative Holds Second Fatherhood Support Group Recruitment

Petersburg Community Fatherhood Initiative (PCFI) is proud to announce that they are currently recruiting for their next Fatherhood Support Group. The six group sessions will begin Thursday, August 6 and are held once a week... Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2015

Petersburg Announces New and Simplified Payment Process for Vendors

The City of Petersburg has announced the implementation of a new Purchasing and Travel Card program. The new process will replace all existing credit cards used across the city, allowing expeditious payment to vendors, more... Read on...

Posted on: July 17, 2015

Petersburg Installs New University Boulevard Signs

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The City of Petersburg has announced the installation of the new University Boulevard street signs this week officially changing the name of Fleet and Canal Streets. The name change reflects the strong partnership between... Read on...

Posted on: July 27, 2015

Petersburg Freedom Support Center Closed on Friday, July 31

The Petersburg Freedom Support Center will be closed on Friday, July 31 for training. The center will reopen at normal business hours on Monday, August 3, 2015.

Posted on: July 10, 2015

Petersburg Public Library Receives Cameron Foundation Grant for Healthy Living and Learning Center

The City of Petersburg announced today that The Cameron Foundation has award a grant of $70,000 to the Petersburg Public Library. This is a one-year grant for the continuation of the Healthy Living and Learning Center (HLLC)... Read on...

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Posted on: July 7, 2015

City of Petersburg Announces New Economic Development Director

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City Manager William E. Johnson, III today announced the hiring of Dr. Landis Faulcon as the City’s Director of Economic Development. Dr. Faulcon will begin her new position on Monday, August 3, 2015.

“Redevelopment and... Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2015

UPDATE: County Drive Paving

July 9, 2015 - Update on 460 Paving: Paving work on County Drive (U.S. Route 460) has stopped temporarily for the July 4th vacation period and will resume soon. The City’s contractor, Branscome, Inc., has completed... Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2015

City Reminds Property Owners of Responsibility to Maintain Property

With the warmer weather in full swing, the City’s Department of Public Works would like to remind property owners of their responsibility to maintain their personal property, including high grass and other vegetation in the... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

City of Petersburg Announces New Delinquent Tax Collections Strategy

The City of Petersburg’s Treasurer’s Office announced today the City’s new Delinquent Tax Collection Strategy, an aggressive effort to collect delinquent taxes and utility bills from customers.

“Our Administration is... Read on...

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Posted on: June 26, 2015

Apply for Cooling Assistance Through August 15

Summer is just beginning, and so are record breaking temperatures. For many, staying cool from the sweltering heat is a necessary health and safety precaution. Petersburg's Department of Social Services is accepting... Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2015

Petersburg Ensures All Area Youth Receive Meals During the Summer

Petersburg’s Summer Feeding Program will kick-off on Friday, June 22, 2015 through Saturday, August 15 providing free breakfast and lunch for all area youth up to 18 years old. Youth can attend any of the locations to... Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2015

Petersburg Farmer’s Market Now Accepting SNAP Cards

– Today, the City of Petersburg Farmer’s Market in partnership with Petersburg’s Department of Social Services (DSS) announced the acceptance of electronic benefit transfer, or EBT, cards for the Supplemental Nutritional... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and... Read on...



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