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VSU hosts farmers at this year’s Agricultural Field Day

Farmers and farm lovers visited Virginia State University’s (VSU) Randolph Farm in Ettrick last Tuesday for the 26th Annual Agriculture Field Day, an event held by the university to benefit local, small-scale farmers.

Republican Cliff Bickford runs for Dale Board of Supervisor

Republican Cliff Bickford is running for the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, representing the Dale District.

CHESTERFEST: Old Time, Celtic music traditions to merge at Sept. 24’s ChesterFest

Two area musical groups will bring a glimpse of Appalachia and the British Isles to Chester on Saturday, Sept. 24: The Old Towne Celtic Players, a session group out of Petersburg, and the Cary Street Ramblers, a band bringing Richmond sounds from the mountains, will be adding quite a bit of twang to this year’s ChesterFest.

Credit cards stolen from Midlothian theaters

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify and find the people responsible for stealing credit cards from victims at local movie theaters in Midlothian. The credit cards were used later to make purchases at Old Navy, Target, Best Buy and various restaurants in Chesterfield.

Police blotter

Camberwell Rd 8/22 South Pointe Landing Apts. Property removed from numerous vehicles in the apartment complex. Officers located the suspects vehicle, taking the suspects into custody.

Charges pending from last week’s Chester crash

A 67-year-old man was struck by a wreckless car last Tuesday afternoon as he was walking just outside the entrance of the Martin’s grocery store in Chester. The man, a Chester resident, was then transported to MCV where he was treated for life-threatening injuries.

Zach Perkins: To Nashville

In Chesterfield, he’s a driver for OfficeMax, but in Nashville, Zach Perkins is a true-blue country music singer. A resident of Matoaca, Perkins, 25, signed a recording contract in March with Lamon Records, an independent label, jumpstarting the path he had been dreaming of for the past few years.

14 years and counting

This week Village News begins a new year, Volume XIV No. 1. It is hard to believe time has passed so quickly and it has been 14 years since the first issue. We are still here because of this loyal community and the strong support from the businesses that allow us to push their messages.