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July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm


Rotarian honors: Local couple recognized for selfless service

“What would it take to change the world?” On Rotary International’s Web site it states, “Rotary International is the world’s first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace and eradicate polio under the motto Service Above Self.”

Dr. David Neff and Dr. Adam Kaul join team at The Crossings at Ironbridge

Dr. David Neff, PharmD, M.D., and Dr. Adam Kaul, M.D., will be joining the staff at The Crossings at Ironbridge, a premier assisted living community in Chester, as attending physician and medical director, respectively, in March, according to information from the facility.

Crowd makes case for libraries, schools

What the crowd at last week’s Dale District community budget meeting lacked in size it made up in passion, as several speakers offered emotional pleas for county or school programs headed for the chopping block.

Journey through the past: Bensley fourth graders seek to record neighborhood’s history

At Bensley Elementary School, a group of fourth graders are on a mission to investigate and document their neighborhood’s rich history.

Area Ukrop’s to get facelifts

MARTIN’S announced last week that it will remodel and refurbish 25 former Ukrop’s stores as part of this conversion to the MARTIN’S banner.

Walk Against Cancer raises funds, awareness

On Saturday, March 6, the year’s first Saturday with a hint of spring, a spirited group of walkers gathered for a 2-mile nature walk at Boulevard Flower Gardens in Walthall, according to information from Vickie Lojek. The walkers were mostly strangers to each other, but they were united in the same mission: To raise money for cancer research.

Chester Artists Association joins push for new arts center

“Visual and performing arts can work together to make Chester a wonderful art village,” said Marti Fann, president of the newly formed Chester Artists Association. Fann, a Matoaca resident, is displaying a portrait of her cat as part of a multi-artist show at the Chester Library this month.