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December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

Chester resident honored as ‘Volunteer of the Year’

Stephnie McDonald, an associate training specialist with Dominion, was one of 12 employees from six states recognized as one of their 2011 “Volunteers of the Year” for Dominion’s volunteer program. Dominion celebrated its volunteer program and some of the individuals that make them a success on Monday of this week.

First Survivors Celebration

It was a time for celebration — the Inaugural Survivors Celebration of the Virginia Cancer Patient Fund (VCPF).

Go green fashion show

The River’s Bend Goddard School held its first ever weeklong event called “Stepping Up for the Environment”. The preschoolers, school agers, and the new Private Kindergarten class participated in fun and creative activities to learn how their everyday activities and energy affect the future of our planet.

Fool for Art: The History of Earth Day

In 1970 there were two groups who celebrated the first “Earth Day”, although on different dates. Senator Gaylord Nelson campaigned for environmental issues for years before organizing a “teach-in” on April 22, 1970 modeled after war demonstrators’ “sit-ins.”

Hening takes big steps for a cure

The Thursday before spring break was field day for the students at Hening Elementary and they were antsy, ready for their break. Adding to the excitement of the day for the fourth grade classes was seeing their assistant principal, Bill Caten, and third grade teacher, Colin Wharton, get pie-in-the-face.

Mobile web app is the latest way to stay current

A brand-new mobile web app makes it easier than ever to stay current with Chesterfield County Public Schools. Developed in-house by the school system’s graphic design/web specialist, this free app for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices provides news feed, calendar and phone numbers.

Personal account of an exchange student

Everytime I thought about studying in America, I became filled with the excitement. I couldn´t help smiling and sometimes people found me skipping through the park and singing random English songs.

Armed man robs bank

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify a robbery suspect.