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December 14, 2014 - 2:00pm
December 20, 2014 - 6:00pm

SHE’S GOLDEN

At the golden age of 79, Ruth Baynard, also known as Ruth Bay, is bright, witty and full of life. This Chester resident has worked in hospitals as a RN, as a teacher in a maximum security prison, and presently works part-time as a pharmacy technician – and doesn’t think about retirement.

Waste and recycling centers returning to normal operations

Residents may bring woody debris from Hurricane Irene to either of the county’s two waste and recycling centers (convenience centers), located at 3200 Warbro Rd. (off Genito Road) and 6700 Landfill Dr. (off of Iron Bridge Road).

Dr. Miller inaugurated as VSU president

Virginia State University (VSU) held the official inauguration of the school’s new president, Dr. Keith T. Miller, last Friday morning in Daniel Stadium.

Chester pulled from county historic villages to promote mix-use development

During last week’s Chesterfield Board of Supervisors meeting, the Electronic Message Center (EMC) sign was the discussion that brought the most speakers to the podium to weigh-in on the proposed policy, which included proposed policies from Greg Allen’s staff as well as the planning commission.

Science author to visit Chesterfield Oct. 5

As part of the Visiting Science Author Program coordinated by Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS), Monacan High School will host Dr. Rutger Van Santen on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011.

Ettrick-Matoaca Library on stage

The Ettrick-Matoaca library renovation was a hot topic last month, as Matoaca District Supervisor Marlene Durfee hosted a community meeting at the building itself.

9/11 – A day of service, remembrance for the community

Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, was a beautiful, sunny day, just like that fateful Tuesday 10 years earlier. This year, fortunately, the day did not end in shock, sorrow, loss, and devastation. Churches and civic groups around the country, including Chester United Methodist Church (CUMC), encouraged their members to join them for a day of service and remembrance.

Local artist to have art displayed during October

Chester resident Katherine Thompson will have her custom portraits in oil, pastel, and pencil on exhibit during the month of October. An opening reception for her exhibit, “Faces of Promise: Portraits of the Young and Young at Heart,” is Tuesday, Oct. 4, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.