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December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

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

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

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.

Life Changing: Teens raise funds for Haiti mission

Two years ago, Haiti was ravaged by an earthquake of devastating proportions. While centered around Port au Prince, the rest of the country has always been among the poorest in the world.

County budget would change depending on state’s contribution

The Virginia General Assembly last week passed their $85 billion state budget for the next two years. It took four sessions to get it passed but pass it did so now local governments must now deal with the fallout.

Iron Mill subdivision abandons request for change on wetlands encroachment, home frontage, lots

Wilton Family Investment, LLC, developer of Iron Mill, under construction west of Chester, has decided not to pursue changing its request to site plans relative to wetlands, width of units and number of lots.