Newest Fort Lee Housing Development Celebrates Grand Opening

The Villages at Fort Lee welcomed the Adams Chase neighborhood to its family during a Grand Opening celebration on December 3rd. A multi-family duplex design with modern amenities, the Adams Chase neighborhood accommodates senior enlisted military members with a rank of E-7 or E-8.
Read the Fort Lee Traveller article HERE.

Sales & Specials in Old Towne – December 4 – 11

**** PENNISTON’S ALLEY – OPEN every day through Christmas Eve!
PEARLS FOR CHRISTMAS! We offer the best selection of cultured pearls anywhere around. Our prices CAN’T be beat. Take 15% off through Christmas Eve. Shop early for the best HOT DEALS! We have a variety of colors, sizes and shapes. […]

Fine Art & Craft Gallery in Old Towne Petersburg

Verve 27, an exciting new venue for artists and collectors announces the debut of “Fauna, Facce and Finestre” a collection by Petersburg artist, Pam Roberts on Friday, December 4, 2009.
Pam lives and works in Petersburg though she was born in New York City.  After graduating with a fine arts degree from Northeastern University, she continued […]

Local Home Care Company Launches Food Drive To Help Local Families At Christmas

Personal Care Preferred Group (PCPG) is holding a food drive at all seven of its locations through December 18. The donated food will be evenly distributed among the Tri-City and southern Virginia areas that PCPG serves, including the counties of Isle of Wight, Prince George, Sussex, Southampton, Surry, Brunswick, Greensville, Chesterfield and Dinwiddie, as well […]

Dr. Keith T. Miller Named Next VSU President

Dr. Keith T. Miller, a graduate of the University of Arizona, will take over VSU’s presidency from current president Eddie N. Moore, Jr. on July 10, 2010. Dr. Miller holds a bachelor’s, a master’s, and a PhD degree and is currently president of Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania. He has a business background […]

Virginia State Defeats Fayetteville State 91-83

According to the Progress Index, the first win of the George White era is officially on the books at Virginia State. To view the story click here HERE.

Governor’s School Holiday Concert to be Held at PRAC – December 11

The Music and Magic of the Holidays Comes to Old Towne Petersburg
Last year’s standing room only holiday concert, Deck The Halls, moves to the much larger Petersburg Regional Art Center (PRAC) this year as part of Friday for the Arts on December 11th at 7pm in Old Towne Petersburg. Full of music that ranges […]

Advanced Pastel Workshop with Susan Singer – December 5 & 6

Petersburg Area Art League (PAAL) announces an upcoming weekend workshop in advanced pastels, to be held December 5-6, 2009.
If you already know the basics of working with pastels, come spend two fun and colorful days playing in PAALs beautiful studio space. Positive, encouraging instruction will be provided by the talented local artist […]

Turning Around Downtown: Twelve Steps to Revitalization – November 18

Merchants, Restaurateurs, Small Business Owners, Artists, and others involved in the community around Petersburg are invited to attend an Open House hosted by Petersburg Old Towne Merchants Group. The meeting will take place Wednesday, November 18, 2009, from 6:00 to 7:30pm. at Old Towne Catering Company, 9 West Old Street in Petersburg.
The purpose of […]

City Council Passes Hinton Street Rezoning – UNANIMOUSLY

The Petersburg City Council unanimously agreed to overturn the Planning Commission’s decision unanimously denying a request by The Franklin Development Group, LLC to have the historic building located at the corner of Hinton and Market Streets rezoned from M-1 (light industrial) to R-5 (multiple dwelling district).
There has been an ongoing debate between The Franklin […]