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County investiture ceremony - lifetime recipients recognized and officials sworn in

Chesterfield County held its Investiture Ceremony in the Chesterfield County Meeting Room to celebrate the swearing in of elected county officials. “Celebrating our Past, Creating our Future” was the night’s main theme on Monday and Bryan Truzzie, a Historic Sites Specialist gave a presentation on “A Walk Through Time” complete with historical re-enactors.

Investiture makes school board elections official

Only two of the five school board members will be returning for the next four year term that begins in January. Placing their left hand on the Bible and holding up their right hand, all five of the Chesterfield County School Board members were sworn in, whether incumbent or not.

Police seek witnesses in vehicle crash on Old Bermuda Hundred

Chesterfield County Police are investigating a vehicle crash that occurred in the 1600 block of Old Bermuda Hundred Rd.

Build a theater, educate a village

There we stood in the clearing dust, face to face with a crowd of complete strangers who had staged a surprise party for us. In all the clamor of the bongo drums, vocal chants, and wooden xylophones, we didn’t notice the drone of the engine driving away, not to pick us up again for two years.

Tree Lighting kicks off holiday season with Bensley students

Bensley Elementary School’s fifth-grade chorus officially launched the holiday season for Defense Logistics Agency employees performing four holiday songs during the annual tree lighting ceremony Dec. 7.

Scott students meet Million Minute Reading Challenge

In response to the large amount of research supporting the importance of reading at home, Elizabeth Scott Elementary School launched the Million Minute Reading Challenge, an at-home reading incentive program this year. The school’s goal is to read one million minutes at home each semester.

Chesterfield County 4-H Achievement Night

On Thursday, December 1, Chesterfield 4-H hosted its annual Achievement Night at L.C. Bird High School to celebrate the outstanding efforts and accomplishments of the 4-H’ers. It was a very special event for the youth and the dedicated adult volunteers who make 4-H possible.

Christmas Mother fundraiser a rousing success

On Saturday, Nov. 12, three hundred guests attended the fifth annual Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother auction at the Cultural Center of India. They were welcomed with the music of the Jack-Win-TET and the beautiful seasonal table decorations by Petals and Bows.