Jaeckle elected Crater Planning District Commission Chair

Chesterfield Supervisor Dorothy Jaeckle was elected Chairman of the Crater Planning District Commission for F.Y. 2012-2013 at the Commission’s quarterly meeting on June 28. Her term became effective July 1.


Police are searching for a man who robbed the 7-Eleven at 12120 Harrowgate Road just after midnight on Friday, July 20.

NEVER ALONE: 30 years in the making

The idea for her new book, Never Alone, came to author Christine Phillips when she was a mere 17-year-old girl.

VDOT asked for only one toll plaza near Emporia

The Virginia Department of Transportation analyzed the best approach to tolls on Interstate 95 and decided that it would ask for provisional approval from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) for only one toll booth on Interstate 95. The toll collection point would be between Petersburg and Emporia.

20 graduate from Senior Citizens Academy

The Chesterfield County Police Department’s Senior Citizens Academy held its eighth graduation ceremony on Tuesday, July 17.

Registration for fall classes at JTCC begins

Options abound for students who sign up for fall classes at John Tyler Community College (JTCC). Starting with the Fall 2012 semester, JTCC is adding 7 a.m. classes to its daytime schedule, covering subjects such as English, math, history and sociology.

Elizabeth Kuhns named to Dean’s List at Olivet

Elizabeth Kuhns of Chesterfield was named to the dean’s list at Olivet Nazarene University during the recently completed spring 2012 semester.

Edmiston, Pope named to Dean’s List at MBC

Ashley Edmiston of Chester and Virginia Pope, of Chester, have been named to the Dean’s List. They earned grade point averages of 3.50 to 3.74. To be eligible, a student must be a degree candidate and must have earned at least 12 semester hours for the grading period.