city of petersburg

I AM PETERSBURG, Anthem MMP and Community Clo are teaming up for the Back to School Supply, Backpack and Health Festival this Saturday August 1st in Petersburg. Join DJ Drake and I at the Petersburg Sport Complex, 100 Ball Park Road, Petersburg, VA 23805 from 10 a.m – 1 p.m. Mayor W Howard Myers of Petersburg is providing […]

The City of Petersburg came out on Saturday evening to welcome the Rev. Jeremiah Wright to this community at a reception held at Traditionz Restaurant.  Rev. Wright was in town as a guest speaker of the city’s Greater Faith AME Zion Church on Sunday, and made it perfectly clear that he was quite comfortable in […]

 From the city of Petersburg: In anticipation of the potential impacts of Hurricane Sandy, City Manager William E. Johnson, III has declared a Local Emergency of the City of Petersburg. This will allow the City to fully implement its Emergency Operations Plan. Petersburg’s Emergency Operations Center will open at 7:30am on Monday, October 29 at […]

A receptive and supportive audience at Petersburg High School on Monday night as the school board officials, faculty, students, parents and fans came out to honor the Crimson Wave’s 2011-2012 basketball team, which won the Central District and Regional titles before coming up short in the State Championship game against Hampton. As an alumnus, and […]

If you enjoyed the Harlem Globetrotters, then you’ll love the Court Jesters, who bring their brand of comedy, fun, and exciting basketball to Petersburg this Friday, April 20th at 7pm in the William Lawson Gymnasium at Petersburg High School. The Court Jesters provide wholesome entertainment and lots of fun for the entire family and guarantee […]

If you enjoyed the Harlem Globetrotters, then you’ll love the Court Jesters, who bring their brand of comedy, fun, and exciting basketball to Petersburg on Friday, April 20th at 7pm in the William Lawson Gymnasium at Petersburg High School. The Court Jesters provide wholesome entertainment and lots of fun for the entire family and guarantee […]

If you enjoyed the Harlem Globetrotters, then you’ll love the Court Jesters, who bring their brand of comedy, fun, and exciting basketball to Petersburg on Friday, April 20th at 7pm in the William Lawson Gymnasium at Petersburg High School. The Court Jesters provide wholesome entertainment and lots of fun for the entire family and guarantee […]

          President Barack Obama, who’s been relentlessly pushing his jobs agenda while the Republicans argue and fight instead of governing, will make a stop in the Petersburg area on Friday to reportedly make a ‘major’ economic announcement.  The President will speak at a non-public event at the Rolls Royce plant located in adjacent Prince George […]

Thanks to the Petersburg Public Schools and all the beautiful kids who came out to the Back To School Round-Up recently at Petersburg High School.  The event was originally scheduled for the final week of August but was postponed due to the effects of Hurricane Irene.  School Superintendent Dr. Alvera J. Parrish says the annual […]

It’s been a minute since we were walking the grounds of the old Peabody High School, but it was a memorable day as I spent the afternoon hanging out with former NBA superstar Moses Malone.  We both attended Peabody and were with a contingent of city officials planning to honor the Hall Of Fame basketball […]

          As a citizen of Petersburg, as a graduate of the public school system, and as a radio personality who depends on my reading ability and knowledge of current and past events, the public library was definitely a huge factor in my life.  Now, the library has become a vital part of the community with […]

  Due  to declining water levels at Lake Chesdin, the Appomatox River Water Authority is requesting mandatory water restrictions for the City of Petersburg, Colonial Heights and portions of Chesterfield, Dinwiddie and Prince George.  The City of Petersburg, Chesterfield and the tri-cities are  offering to its residents and area businesses water restriction tips. Read on…   www.petersburg-va.org and www.chesterfield.gov