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Itchin’ for The Chiggers

“Another night in the lonely ol’ hotel room, another payment on my beat up Chevy truck,” so starts the first CD released by The Chiggers. Friday night the band celebrated their effort with a CD release party at Southside Plaza Bowl, a fitting venue for an alternative country group that has you crying in your beer with one song and has you up two steppin’ on the next.

Stegmaier says no to recession in Chesterfield

Economic development and a promise of jobs was the message last week as county supervisors put on their best handshake and cut the ribbon at a number of new enterprises in Chesterfield.

Scalps and the county jail

Revolutionary War prisoner life at the Chesterfield jail may not have been as rough as you might imagine. This week in 1779, Governor Thomas Jefferson had prisoners captured by Lt. Col. George Rogers Clark in his campaign at Vincennes sent to the Chesterfield Courthouse jail.

Award-winning school bus drivers

In a recent regional competition, Chesterfield school bus drivers won four of the top six awards and brought home the Director’s Cup as the top school division. Chesterfield County Public Schools has won the Director’s Cup 12 times since the competition began in 1981, including six of the past eight years.

Olympic pool comes to Chesterfield for Aquatic Center

The long awaited delivery of the 2008 Olympic Trials Pool from Omaha, Neb., to its new home at the Greater Richmond Aquatics Partnership Aquatics Center took place on Monday at Ukrop Park, located at the intersection of Chippenham Parkway and Ironbridge Road.

Graduation 1980

Chesterfield graduated 1,950 students in 1980, a little under a half of the total 4,200 or so for this year.

Lucy Corr Village dedicates Springdale’s pub in honor of retired CEO

Chesterfield County officials, Lucy Corr Village’s governing board and staff, and friends and family gathered recently to dedicate Jake’s Place, Springdale’s pub, in honor of Jacob W. Mast, Jr., Lucy Corr’s retired CEO.