COVID-19 Reportinig Content

This page features examples of COVID-19-related coverage written by Michael Campbell during his career as a Staff Writer, News Editor, and Digital Content Producer in Central and Southside Virginia. These pieces were published in weekly newspapers The Dinwiddie Monitor, The Prince George Journal, and The Sussex-Surry Dispatch, Womack Publishing Company-owned publications.

‘Tree Time’ aims for positive season as COVID-19 impacts operations

Tree Time Adventures and many other amusement and recreation facilities across the Commonwealth were ordered to close their doors to the public by Governor Ralph Northam in late March as part of a sweeping executive order that banned nonessential gatherings of ten or more people, ended the academic year for millions of Virginia students, and closed dining rooms in restaurants across the state.