Kristi K. Higgins, The Progress-Index

Kristi K. Higgins

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Petersburg, VA, United States

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Past articles by Kristi:

Virginia gets green light to grow marijuana: Where do wannabee weed growers obtain seeds?

'It's the best thing to happen to Virginia in a long time' - Donovan Higginbotham → Read More

Indian family tradition shared: 'Most of the kids played it on street corners to pass time'

Carrom is a game of skill and requires strategy and concentration coupled with physical and mental fitness. → Read More

Hopewell neighbors delighted to have 'Napoleon Dynamite' star in their neck of the woods

'It's very exciting to see the Tri-Cities region getting exposure from filming' - Seth Dye → Read More

Petersburg market presents Power of Produce Club: Kids try fruits and veggies for $5 token

River Street Market in Old Towne is seeking vendors and volunteers. → Read More

Hopewell Kiwanis Club support area youth: Host wine tasting event at historic Beacon Theatre

Six Virginia wineries and Haley's Honey Meadery will be pouring for a good cause. → Read More

Petersburg pooches, pipers, four generations, and a happy grad enjoy Old Towne

Be and your canine friend may be tailed while you're out and about. → Read More

Amelia County is new home for Field Day of the Past: Open House at Redfield Farm on Father's Day

'It's not going to be a time bubble.' - Field Day of the Past Executive Director Linda Gammon → Read More

Petersburg Pickers owner will be pickin' like crazy for her new Estate Liquidation Center

Looking for a way to raise some money for that much-needed vacation or to catch up on some bills? → Read More

Petersburg's pandemic-friendly 'Old Towne Square' is in jeopardy: Will it stay or will it go?

Mayor Parham wishes 'Old Towne Square' could stay and thinks that it is an added attraction to the City. → Read More

Hopewell Bluegrass Jamboree kicks off this Saturday: Jam with Back Forty Drive after their show

Grab your banjo, harmonica, spoons, or tambourine, and do your stuff! → Read More

Petersburg Kiwanis Club members present new bikes and helmets: Teachers select 'Terrific Kids'

'Terrific' = Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Responsible, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisitive, and Capable. → Read More

Dinwiddie County proposes new agritourism codes: Vineyard owners experience sour grapes

'Please voice your opinion at this hearing and show your support for local farms and local businesses by saying #doawaywith26days' - Thibault family → Read More

'You can't be too careful': Woman recalls dad's advice about upswing of anti-Asian racism

Neither Chowyen Phung nor Mi Taylor have personally experienced any racist sentiment toward them, But that does not mean they are not vigilant on it. → Read More

Have a heart and do your part to show nursing home residents they're not forgotten

Crafty people team up to make valentines to deliver to local nursing homes. 'Let's show them they're not forgotten' - Eliza Lamb → Read More

Special Olympics Polar Plunge splashes on despite the pandemic: #PlungeYourWay

Local Polar Plunge teams Petersburg Police Department's Finest 2021 and Area 16 Crazy Colonials think out of the box and raise thousands for Special Olympics. → Read More

Beauty from ashes: Hopewell Moose opens glittering new center two years after old one burned down

Hopewell Moose members share fellowship in the new state-of-the-art premiere lodge. The American and Virginia flags rescued from the fiery inferno fly once again. → Read More

'Toeing the line': Many doors now have foot gadgets to avoid virus transmission

How many of you devise creative methods to avoid touching doorknobs? Have you encountered foot door openers since the pandemic hit? → Read More

COVID-19 pandemic restrictions lifted at National Cemeteries

Vietnam veteran finally laid to rest at Quantico National Cemetery → Read More

Three-year-old’s inner superhero Arctic Surge comes to life

Kristi K. Higgins @KristiKHiggins1 Coby Berry receives a special gift CHESTERFIELD - If you could create a superhero of yourself, what powers would you possess? What would your superhero name be? Three-year-old Coby Berry of Chesterfield had the opportunity to have his superhero come to life thanks to the nonprofit You Are The Hero . YATH’s mission is providing hope and support to children and… → Read More

Exploring solo equals an out-of-this-world experience

The Social Butterfly shares her funtastic time in Old Town Winchester → Read More