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Chesterfield ranked 16th on training magazine’s ‘top 125’

Chesterfield County has earned international recognition for the sixth consecutive year by placing 16th on Training Magazine’s Top 125 for 2012, an annual ranking of organizations with employee-sponsored workforce training and development.

Man mugs manager’s pizzeria money

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify and find the suspect who robbed a Little Caesars Pizza manager who was attempting to make a deposit at a local bank. During the robbery, a black male approached the manager, stripped the deposit bag from the manager’s hands and ran to a waiting vehicle.

Help police in search for fugitives

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to catch the following two fugitives.

Police blotter

SOUTHLAWN AVE 2/23 Victim stated known suspects forced entry into his residence, assaulted him and his mother and then left the area in the listed vehicle. At this time nothing has been reported stolen.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, February 29
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

Wellness Orientation Workshop (WOW). FREE class to learn about health care NOT sick care.
Limited Space.     Please RSVP to 796-3221

Cox reaches 8,200 constituents in 2nd town hall

Just past the half-way point of the 2014 General Assembly Session, Delegate M. Kirkland “Kirk” Cox (R-Colonial Heights) hosted his second telephone town hall of the year with some 1,800 households participating. Cox was able to leave messages with another 6,400 households. This call included constituents from across the 66th district which includes Colonial Heights and portions of Chesterfield County.

Tractor man

It is a rare thing to find someone who has achieved success in a field not only in one aspect but in two divergent ones. Luckily we can find such a person right here in Chesterfield resident, Keith Jones.

Chesterfield budget men see twinkle of light at end of revenue tunnel

A report from Chesterfield’s budget and finance department last week was optimistic, but their optimism is for a timeline stretching for years. Preparing for adoption of the 2013 budget cycle that begins in July, the budget and audit committees reviewed the revenue portion of a budget that will more than likely be approved on March 28.