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December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

Philanthropic gesture will help limited-resource aquafarmers

Small-scale Gloucester aquafarmers Cynthia and Donald Perry learned the proper way to test water quality at an aquaculture workshop at Virginia State University.

Ladies from Thomas Dale Class of ‘59 gather locally

Twelve girls from the Thomas Dale High School Class of 1959 recently met for lunch at Howlett’s to reminisce about old times. News from the class included words from Aleta Goodwyn Jenkins, who is now a published author with her book titled “Poems to Ponder,” which is illustrated by her daughter Julie Jenkins Strohkorb.

Comicon’s 25th anniversary show this weekend in Richmond

This weekend, comic book lovers – and even just curious citizens – of Chesterfield County can experience Virginia Comicon’s 25th anniversary celebration at the Crowne Plaza Hotel off Richmond’s West Broad Street, paying tribute to a quarter-century of holding comic book conventions throughout the Commonwealth.

Meadowbrook High hosts state, local speakers for transition fair

In celebration of Disability History and Awareness Month, Meadowbrook High School held the Transition Lunch & Learn Fair last Tuesday for students in the school’s Exceptional Education program. The event provided them with the necessary resources for life after high school.

Chesterfield Classic Equestrians Club compete in state championship

Seven members of the Chesterfield Classic Equestrians 4-H Club competed at the 50th Virginia State 4-H Championship Horse and Pony Show Sept. 15-18, in Lexington.

Chester Lions to hold White Cane Drive

The Lions Club of Chester is asking members of the community to support the White Cane Drive this weekend. The White Cane Drive is a charitable initiative which raises money to assist blind and visually impaired individuals.

Thomas Dale staying strong in fight for Central District title

Thomas Dale was able to keep pace in the Central District last Friday, as they defeated the Prince George Royals 39-7 in Central District action. The Royals were coming off a 60-7 beating by Meadowbrook and had some looks, but the Knights were able to grind it out and got two key interceptions by safety Desmond Frye in route to a win on homecoming weekend.

Robberies in southern section of county

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify and find the suspects who police believe committed two robberies in southern Chesterfield County. In each robbery, black males entered the store and immediately approached the clerk, displayed firearms and robbed the store of cash.