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What's Up: Upcoming Events

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

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, January 18
American Red Cross Web of Hope Knit/Crochet classes.  10 a.m.  Chester Baptist Church.  School St.  For more information call Angela Guastella at 530-0871 or Linda Southward at 779-3453.

The Shepherd Center of Chesterfield Winter 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 shepcenter@gmail.com

What's happening at the General Assembly in plain English

What's happening at the General Assembly in plain English

Arline McGuire’s hardwork and dedication leads her to a lifetime of success

Dignified, astute, persevering; words that describe Mary Arline McGuire who spent 43 years serving Chesterfield County government. Beginning her career as deputy treasurer, Ms. McGuire worked hard to reach chief treasurer and in 1979 broke the glass ceiling by being the first woman elected to a Constitutional office - Treasurer.

$1 million expansion underway at Chevy dealership

You may have seen some unusual activity at the corner of Jefferson Davis Highway and West Hundred Road lately. Fencing now cordons off a large piece of the parking lot at Heritage Chevrolet. The Heritage Chevrolet dealership, which has been a Chester landmark for over 30 years is adding space and performing a facelift on the aging building.

Police investigate bank robbery

Police responded to investigate a bank robbery at the Peoples Bank of Virginia in the 5700 block of Hopkins Road around noon on Monday.

Man charged in hit and run incident near dangerous intersection

At about 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4, near the intersection of Harrowgate and West Hundred roads, two male children, ages 10 and 11, were riding a bike and were about to turn right onto West Hundred Road from a parking lot. A truck that was making a right turn onto West Hundred Road from Harrowgate struck the bicycle.

Police conclude investigation into death of county child

Chesterfield police have concluded their investigation into the death of Amarria Johnson, a 7-year-old Chesterfield County girl, on Jan. 2, 2012. The investigation indicates Amarria died of natural causes; the death certificate being filed by the physician lists her cause of death as cardiac arrest and anaphylaxis.

Va. Air Mechanical generator installations may pose risk

The Chesterfield County Department of Building Inspection has become aware of several instances in which local contractor Virginia Air Mechanical has installed gas-fired whole-house generators at residences in the county in a dangerous manner such that they present a hazard and substantial risk of property damage or serious personal injury to homeowners.