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“Brendon’s Law” will outlaw shooting into the sky

Shooting into the sky for amusement would come with tougher criminal penalties under legislation approved today by the Virginia Senate.

Local playwright scores first place at annual one-act playwriting competition

Jeanne Hensel, who was raised in Chester and lived most of her life here, retired from Ecoff Elementary School four years ago. While teaching at Ecoff, she started writing plays for her second graders, she said, to have fun with history classes and learn about famous Americans.

Police arrest Chesterfield teacher

Chesterfield County Police have arrested and charged a Chesterfield County Public Schools teacher with felony embezzlement, larceny with intent to sell/distribute stolen property, burglary, three counts of grand larceny and two counts of petit larceny.

Police release photos of bank robbery suspects

Police have released surveillance photos of two men who robbed the Argent Credit Union branch at 5403 Jefferson Davis Hwy. at about 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29. No one was injured during the robbery.

Upcoming Board of Supervisors cases and agendas

The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors conducts two public meetings a month typically following the school year on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. At other times they are meeting only once a month.

A regional transportation network may not be in the cards for Chesterfield

The future of public transportation of Richmond and its adjacent counties, including Chesterfield, was discussed at the first ever meeting of all four transportation agencies. The meeting was critically important for the creation of a “regional” public transportation system connecting the urban and suburban “knots” of Richmond and its surrounding counties.

Black History Month starts with soul music at Fulghum Center

Chesterfield’s 25th Black History Month opened at the Fulghum Center last week with the R&B concert local sensations, Ordinary People.

Chesterfield racers take to the oval in arena race

Chesterfield driver Francis Jarrelle raced to his third straight victory in the Arena Racing RVA 50-lap Insurance Doctor PRO-Series B Main race at the Richmond Coliseum recently.