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Police seek robbery suspect

Police are seeking a man, who they say robbed the Turner Cleaners located in the 2100 block of Turner Road on Oct. 12, 2012.

Nationally acclaimed historian visits Point of Rocks

Author and Civil War Historian Noah Andre Trudeau visited Chesterfield County last week to tour Historic Point of Rocks. Trudeau is a former executive producer at NPR, and is the author of eight books on the Civil War.


James and Hazel Miles wish to obtain the ability through conditional use to permit a boat motor repair business in an Agricultural zoned area on 2.4 acres on Branders Bridge Road just north of Birdbrook Drive located in the Matoaca Magisterial District.

Registration underway for Chester Kiwanis Christmas Parade

“Christmas is for Giving” is not only the theme of this year’s Chester Kiwanis Christmas Parade, but also the membership’s hope for this Christmas season. This year’s event will take place on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m., beginning at the Chester YMCA and ending at the Chester Village Green. Deadline for entries is December 1.

White Cane Day

Twice each year members of the Chester Lions Club hand out white canes for a small donation. The white canes represent eye sight and the donation goes toward providing eye exams and glasses for people in need.

Kathryn Lunsford selected as 2012 Christmas Mother

The Christmas season is underway for the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother program. Last Tuesday, Chesterfield County declared the day, Christmas Mother Day.

MOVING AS ONE: Monarchs’ O-line chemistry strengthens their success

The Monarchs have had a successful campaign so far, blazing a trail through the Central District en route to a 5-1 overall record and a 3-0 district record. Meadowbrook currently sits in first place, a game up on Dinwiddie and Matoaca. The Monarchs are poised for a run and look to return to the playoffs for the first time since 2008.


The Knights dropped their second decision in a row, losing to Dinwiddie last Friday. Sedarius Williams had a great game for the Generals, rushing for 171 yards and gaining two touchdowns- one on the ground and one through the air.