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#7 -- Varsity basketball & football find playoff success, Yahkee breaks records

Bird athletic’s biggest accomplishment of the season and perhaps the best sports story in 2011 in the area was the L.C. Bird Boy’s Basketball team run all the way to the state final.

#8 -- BOS passes on Holland, elects Warren chairman

In a 3-2 vote on Jan. 12 this year, in the first vote to be cast by the Board of Supervisors, the group elected Clover Hill Supervisor Art Warren chairman as of the panel.

#9 -- Olympic pool comes to Chesterfield for Aquatic Center

An olympic sized swimming pool arrived on a caravan of trucks to its new home at the Greater Richmond Aquatics Partnership Aquatics Center at Ukrop Park, located at the intersection of Chippenham Parkway and Ironbridge Road.

#10 -- Chester Village loses its status to promote mixed use development

During a September Board of Supervisors meeting, the Electronic Message Center (EMC) sign policy was approved. The historic Chester village area was the only village of the five villages to be allowed (after a permit process) to erect EMC signs.

The miracle of love holds a family together

Nothing means more during this great holiday season than having families together to celebrate. And, while James and Joyce Dalton of Southern Chesterfield will be much like many ‘blended’ households scrambling to keep the word ‘happy’ in the phrase Happy Holidays, there will be new challenges for the Dalton family to embrace this Christmas.

An unexpected furlough allows Capt. in Air Force to surprise his twins

The war officially ended in Iraq last week with most of the troops home for Christmas, but for the troops in Afghanistan, the war continues and deployment is longer than six months.

Sgt. Glidden arrives home early and surprises his children at Curtis

Sgt. Jason Glidden, 36, was originally set for a one year deployment in Iraq, leaving behind a heavyhearted family knowing dad would miss Christmas. Last Tuesday, his three children were given a Christmas to remember; dad came home early.

Meadowville interchange opens, development expectations high

Chesterfield County officials expect that the now completed I-295/Meadowville Road interchange will spur a landslide of business for the Meadowville Technology Park in Enon.