Sarah Vogelsong, The Progress-Index

Sarah Vogelsong

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Petersburg, VA, United States

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Past articles by Sarah:

In search of opportunity, Virginia farmers look to hemp

Changing laws may offer a new chapter for an old crop → Read More

Marine veteran and wife awarded house in Dinwiddie

Operation Homefront welcomes couple home Sarah Vogelsong Staff Writer @svogelsong_PI DINWIDDIE — As her car turned for the first time up the gravel drive of a pale yellow house with a big porch built for family holidays and quiet evenings at home, Kimberley Taylor struggled to contain her excitement — and that of her dog, Rambo, who perched quivering on her lap. “Look, little buddy!” she said as… → Read More

HistoriCorps gears up to preserve five sites in region

Nonprofit's East Coast office aims to keep local history alive → Read More

Hopewell faces upcoming top-level vacancies; interim city manager unclear

HOPEWELL — After several tumultuous weeks in an already divisive year, Hopewell’s administrative leadership after August remains a question mark.At a special meeting held Monday night, City Council voted to publicly advertise the position of city manager, a role that will become empty Sept. 1 when the present city manager, Mark Haley, retires. The decision came on the heels of two other Council… → Read More

Tri-Cities residents turn out in large numbers for National Night Out

Block parties across region help neighbors work together to fight crime → Read More

Hopewell Council to seek outside leadership

Votes not to appoint assistant city manager to top post → Read More

At archaeological dig, Hopewell students deepen learning

School division expands project-based learning to new curricula → Read More

Amid legal dispute, John Randolph awards Beacon grant

$42K in funds to go toward sound and lighting improvements → Read More

Public Works presents new trash fee plan

Proposal aims to cut down on commercial dropoffs at city sites → Read More

Susie's Fund to offer medication aid to those in need

John Randolph launches Ursula Gibbs endowment honoring late Susie Jones → Read More

Hopewell city attorney resigns citing 'abuse'

Calos: Incidents occurred during his tenure as part of a larger pattern of circumstances → Read More

Dinwiddie Planning Commission mulls Airbnb question

Commissioners consider property use, neighborhood concerns → Read More

Dinwiddie Commission halts push for backyard chickens

Chicken owner intends to keep fighting for change to zoning ordinance → Read More

Summerseat rehab spurs regional preservation efforts

McAuliffe calls historic work 'a testament to Virginia' → Read More

VDOT considering adding mile markers to U.S. 460

Project would aid emergency responders in rural area → Read More

Dinwiddie Animal Control faces rising livestock concerns

Chief officer attributes uptick to growing interest in raising chickens, animals → Read More

FOLAR seeks input on joining neighborhoods, river trails

Project aims to connect downtown Hopewell and Petersburg to Appomattox riverfront → Read More

Thomas Dale graduates receive congrats and a wealth of advice

'Rise to the top' and 'don't ever lose faith,' say parents → Read More

New law could help preserve historic black cemeteries

Local cemeteries like People's Memorial and Little Church could benefit → Read More

Emergency crew balks at Bureau of Fire merger

As Board of Directors votes to move forward, members fear loss of identity → Read More