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

Scott Elementary reading program awarded

The Exemplary Reading Program chair of each state, and their appointed committees, recently announced International Reading Associations (IRA) 2012 Exemplary Reading Program honorees. Among the 13 schools given the award was Elizabeth Scott Elementary School, Chester, Virginia, Joan Temple, Principal.

Lady Trojans win first ever CIAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship

Virginia State University’s women’s outdoor track and field team won their first ever CIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Saturday, April 21st with 139.50 total points.

Elizabeth Davis boys sweep regular season, Southern Titles

With their incredible depth, the Davis Boys Track team followed up their undefeated season with a narrow victory over Carver in the Southern Division track meet held last week on the Virginia State University Campus. The Ravens will take athletes in all fourteen events to this week’s County Meet, to be contested on Friday afternoon at Manchester High School.

Community organization's employee, guest robbed

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify a suspect involved in two YMCA thefts.

Police seek suspect involved in attempted robbery

Police are searching for a man who attempted to rob the 7-11, at 320 N. Arch Road, at about 1:09 a.m. on Monday, April 30. No one was injured during the incident.

Police blotter

UPP ST 4/19 Alice Heights. Unknown suspect/s pried open a shed at the listed location and took property from inside.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, May 2
The Shepherd Center of Chesterfield Spring Adventures in Learning classes continue.  8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Chester Baptist Church.  School St.  For more information call 706-6689 or email shepcenter@gmail.com

Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. “Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir” by Frank McCourt will be discussed. Chester Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

PowerPoint Computer Class. Central Library. 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Register at library.chesterfield.gov.

Virginia’s Economy Ranks 3rd in the U.S.

Despite a long recession, Virginia ranks among the top five states with the best economic climates, according to a national lobbying organization.