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Crime Solvers seaching for fugitives

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

Police blotter

HAWKBILL RD 1/07 Victim was approached by the suspects in front of the listed location. As they spoke, two of the suspects pulled the victim to the back yard, as the third suspect, armed with a shotgun, watched. Once in the back yard, suspects assaulted the victim and took his property.

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

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.