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

10,000 Meals: Area church members combine efforts to ‘Stop Hunger Now’

A whole lot of clattering and chattering was coming out of The New Covenant Presbyterian Church a couple of Saturdays ago when over 70 volunteers representing six churches began scooping, weighing, packaging and boxing 10,000 dehydrated, high protein, and highly nutritious meals in less than two hours for a Stop Hunger Now event.

JTCC gets a new safer entrance, exit

At the end of Weir Road, adjacent to Target and CVS Pharmacy off Jefferson Davis Highway, is a narrow strip of orange Virginia clay leading into the woods. Heavy equipment blocks the entrance and concrete pipes litter the passage.

Planning commission digs into revised comprehensive plan

The Chesterfield County Planning Commission has a relatively short time to complete their assigned task of reworking the countywide comprehensive plan. Their work on the new plan began last week, and they have until August 21, 2012 to hand it back to the Board of Supervisors.

Chesterfield County schedules hydrant flushing for southern area

The Chesterfield County Department of Utilities advises residents in the southern part of the county that the department will begin flushing water lines on Sunday, March 25. Flushing will take place in the portion of the system that lies generally south of Route 360 to Colonial Heights, Enon and the Matoaca-Ettrick area.

Bank of McKenney elects two directors

Bank of McKenney is proud to announce two newly-elected members to their Board of Directors. James “Scott” Deadmon and Thomas F. “Tommy” Edmunds III were welcomed to the Bank of McKenney Board of Directors in January. Both gentlemen are well-respected businessmen within the bank’s trade area.

SRMC opens new center for joint and spine care

Southside Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is changing the way patients and their families think about and experience joint replacement surgery with the introduction of The Center for Advanced Joint and Spine Care.

Pool time at 98-years-old

Last Friday was a very special day for Ms. Kitty Knittel. Surrounded by friends and family on the deck of the Chester YMCA’s pool, she celebrated her 98th birthday. Miss Kitty, as her friends in the H20 Kids group call her, swims with the “Just My Speed and Arthritis Class” three days a week.

Beavers and man are culprits on Great Branch Creek

Made of sticks, mud, sod and logs as large as 12-inches in diameter, a beaver dam on Reedy Branch Creek has caused problems for years. It was removed a few years ago to allow the wetlands that lies stagnate along Chester Road north or Chester Station subdivision to drain with a steady flow. It’s back again.