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December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

House Votes to Freeze BPOL Tax

The House this week approved a bill that would freeze localities’ Business, Professional and Occupational Licenses tax rates at their 2011 levels. The measure also would prevent localities that don’t currently levy the tax from imposing it.

Martin introduces bill to eliminate public notices in newspapers

A bill introduced to the Virginia Senate by Sen. Stephen H. Martin (R-Chesterfield) would allow local government to publish legal notices on the internet rather than in local publications.

Virginia State announces vendor of the year

Vincent Tucker, president of Quality Moving Services was presented with the Vendor of the Year award at Virginia State University’s Vendor Fair in November, 2011. Sponsor by the VSU Purchasing Department, the fair was held in the L. Douglas Wilder Building and Daniel Gymnasium.

National signing day: Area athletes sign letters of intent

February 1st was an important day in both high school and college athletics- national signing day. High schoolers who have been recruited have an opportunity to choose and announce where they are going to school, and colleges and their fans across the country can begin to see what they will add to the mix for the upcoming season.

Monarchs looking to make a run in district tournament

In what most would call a one horse race, there are still six teams playing meaningful basketball for seeding in next week’s Central District Tournament. Two of those teams, Meadowbrook and Thomas Dale have been chasing juggernaut Petersburg all season long, helping to develop a rivalry along the way.

Matoaca students explore career opportunities

On January 24, 12 Matoaca High School AP Computer Science students along with their instructor, Mr. Cassein Carter, participated in a tour of ECPI University at the Moorefield Campus in Richmond.

Now is the time to apply for prekindergarten

Chesterfield County offers a limited number of prekindergarten spots in these 12 elementary schools to provide school-readiness skills to eligible children with the greatest need: Bellwood, Bensley, Beulah, Chalkley, Marguerite Christian, Davis, Ettrick, Falling Creek, Harrowgate, Hopkins, Providence and Reams Road.

Inspection sticker stolen, police warn of criminal acts

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to solve a case involving stolen Virginia vehicle inspection stickers.