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Weekly calendar

Wednesday, February 8
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

Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors meeting.  Session begins at 3 p.m. break for dinner at 5 p.m.  Resume at 6:30 p.m.  Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Rd.

Changing Gears: Art center moves to a more public presence

Evoking a spiritual and emotional response to those who participate in a presentation of all art forms, it is well known that visual art, music, dance and performance art is an aesthetic elevator for those who observe and are engaged by it.

Drugstore was once Chester’s epicenter

Take the turn off of Route 10 in Chester onto Harrowgate Road and you will immediately see it straight ahead. An old, two-story, odd-shaped brick building that has been painted over with gray paint. Odd-shaped to fit the plot of land where it was built, it’s sort of our southern version of Fenway Park.

Citizens speak out about comp plan

It looked as those in favor of Chesterfield County’s new draft countywide comprehensive plan stayed home last Wednesday when the Board of Supervisors listened to comments during a public hearing.

County takes back 675 pounds of medication

The Chesterfield County Police Department, in partnership with SAFE, Chesterfield’s substance abuse prevention coalition, helped residents safely dispose of several hundred pounds of expired and unneeded prescription and over-the-counter drugs Saturday.

Police investigate single-vehicle crash fatality

The Chesterfield County Police Department is investigating a motorcycle crash that occurred in the 3800 block of Hamlin Creek Parkway.

Fugitives on the loose in Chesterfield, police seek help

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

Police seek attempted robbery suspect

Police are searching for a man who attempted to rob the BB&T bank branch at 5756 Hopkins Rd. at about 12:45 p.m. on Monday. No one was injured during the incident.