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Local Officials Announce joint effort to oppose tolls on I-95

Local government officials from along the I-95 corridor in Virginia met Wednesday, Aug. 15 in Petersburg to discuss how they will work together to oppose the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) proposal to toll I-95.

Granny Greenbacks hits three banks in Chester

A black female about 45 to 55 years of age and about 5-feet 3-inches tall is suspected of robbing three banks within a half-of-a-mile stretch of West Hundred Road during a one-month period.

Job fair

Rolls Royce in Prince George County was one of nearly 50 vendors attending the job fair sponsored by Representative J. Randy Forbes (R-VA-4th).

Pocahontas Live Concert series presents Foreigner

On Friday, September 14, at 6:30 p.m., the Virginia Museum of Radio Entertainment is pleased to present classic rock band Foreigner at Pocahontas State Park.

Nine graduate from Teen Citizens Academy

The Chesterfield County Police Department’s Teen Citizens Academy held its seventh graduation ceremony on Friday, Aug. 17.

Raising awareness among young adults

Did you know during 2009 and 2010, 242 motor vehicle crashes occurred in Chesterfield County where the drivers were 15 to 24 years of age and had been drinking?

Tractor is restored for high school engineering project

A junior at L.C. Bird High School in the engineering program decided to restore an antique John Deere tractor. Connor Linton needed a junior seminar project and had to get the project approved and it has taken a full year.

JTCC Associate Professor of English awarded a 2012-2013 Chancellor’s Fellowship

Patrick Tompkins has a passion for learning. It drives him as a teacher, a student and a leader. In 1993, he brought his love for the classroom to John Tyler Community College, where he is currently an associate professor of English and chair of the College’s Department of English.