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Amazon running full-speed ahead

It is hard to imagine filling 306 customer orders per second during the course of a day on its peak day, November 26, but that has become routine for Amazon.com, a Seattle-based company with 85 fulfillment centers world-wide; forty of those in the U.S. with one in Chesterfield County’s backyard, located in the Meadowville Technology Park.

No meals tax could mean higher property taxes

If the meals tax doesn’t pass on November 5, there could be some repercussions on voters. Chesterfield’s proposed 2 percent meals tax would generate about $8 million a year. Those funds would be used to offset the “interest” on the bonds if the referenda is passed.

SOCC seek Volunteers and Organization of the year

The Chesterfield County Sustain Our Communities Committee (SOCC) recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding organizations and individuals from across the County who work tirelessly to enhance the quality of life in their communities.

Ann Muttart is named 2013 Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother

Ann Muttart, 2013 Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother, is on a mission. Nothing can deter her. As a former teacher, she has devoted herself to the education and welfare of her pupils.

Point of Rocks, Strachan House one step closer to restoration

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia is a step closer to reaching its goal of creating a first class interpretive park at Historic Point of Rocks. After leading the effort to preserve the site, the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia is continuing to seek funds to get the park open to the public.

Chester Lions Club hosts forum on referenda

The Chester Lions were again treated to a delicious dinner and a dynamic program on Tuesday, September 24. The ”2013 Referendum” concerns the 2 percent meal tax proposed for Chesterfield County on the ballot in November.

Cheryl Fox to exhibit at Chester Library

The Chester Library November/December exhibit is “Low Visions” by Cheryl Fox and Shepherd’s Center Artists.” The exhibit takes place from November 2- December 21. The opening reception will be Saturday, Nov. 2, 3-4:30 p.m. at the Chester Library.