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

“VSU Cares”: free dental care program on June 9

Virginia State University (VSU) will host “VSU Cares” on June 9 to address the unmet acute dental needs of the local community. In concert with the Virginia Dental Association Foundation and its Mission of Mercy (MOM) program, VSU plans to treat as many as 600 patients using 300 medical and general volunteers.

VSU enters concurrent enrollment agreement with Chesterfield Schools

Virginia State University (VSU) has entered into an agreement with Chesterfield County Public Schools to offer college courses to juniors and seniors in Chesterfield’s 11 public high schools. Chesterfield County represents the eighth, and largest, city or county system with which VSU has signed a concurrent enrollment agreement.

Schools could change footprint

High schools have become a massive expanse of corridors, towering atriums and auditoriums that could host the Richmond Symphony. That could change as part of the Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) plan for the future.

Emerson and Roper buy more downtown property

Plus MGT, owned by George Emerson and Phil Roper, a Chester developer, purchased a 46-unit apartment building in Shockoe Bottom at 1900 E. Franklin St. three weeks ago. According to BizSense.com the property, heavily in debt was purchased from CWCapital.

Eighty-year-old records discovered at car dealership

Now that the ceiling has be taken down and hauled off you can see the lintels that once stretched across the service doors of the old service station that is now encased by Heritage Chevrolet.

Local Cub Scouts learn about conservation, Scout belt loops

On Saturday, April 28, the boys from Cub Scout Pack 2877 in Chester, along with their “Akelahs”, participated in a pack service project to count toward many of their belt loop and pin requirements, as well as their Pack Conservation Good Turn award.

Judge Hauler honored for longevity

The Hon. T. J. Hauler, Circuit Court Judge for Chesterfield and Colonial Heights, last week, was recognized by his peers for longevity on the bench at the Judicial Conference of Virginia in Norfolk. The Hon. Cynthia D. Kinser, Chief Justice of the Virginia Supreme Court, presented Judge Hauler with the “Length of Service Award”.

Senior Idol results

It took only the appearance of Lisa Schaffner, public relations director for UNOS and former anchor for WRIC-TV8, to get the 400-plus crowd fired up at Friday’s Second Annual Senior Idol competition, sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield. Schaffner had the crowd cheering and ready for the Idol competition to begin.