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December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

The Fair is back for its 99th year

The Chesterfield County Fairgrounds is getting its final touches this week, making sure everything will be in working order before nearly 40,000 visitors arrive to a bigger and better showcase of the 99th Annual Chesterfield County Fair. The fun begins Friday, August 24 at 4 p.m. for a nine-day run, closing September 1 at 11 p.m.

Chesterfield residents excelling at Virginia Military Institute

The following Virginia Military Institute cadets are among the 586 cadets who were recently named to the Deans’ List for the second semester of academic year 2011-12. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a cadet must have a term grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and no grade below C.

Virginia Tech announces local graduates

The following Virginia Tech students were among those honored at the university’s spring commencement ceremony held May 11 in Lane Stadium.

Local alums making impact on ACC football field

Under head coach Mike London some would say that the University of Virginia Cavaliers experienced a renaissance of sorts last season. Finishing the season 8-5 and playing in their first bowl game since 2007 when they lost to Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Bowl 43-24, both were improvements.

Guide to a Student’s Successful Junior and Senior Year

Your student is about to embark on the second half of his or her high school career. It’s an important time – and your teen’s last chance to enhance his or her resume, raise those grades and prepare for the impending college application process.

The importance of a wellness checkup

Getting ready to start the school year is a great opportunity for your child’s annual physical. It is necessary for preschool children because of immunization requirements, but it’s just as important for all ages through high school.

Chesterfield Tech Center offers an excellent alternative

The Department of Career and Technical Education of Chesterfield County Public Schools invites you to explore your options.

Heavy bookbags can cause back problems

Is your child is carrying more than 10 to 20 percent of their body weight in their backpack? Carrying a heavy backpack can cause health problems for your children, especially if they walk to school or carry their pack on one shoulder.