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Waste management company thriving in local economy

The entrepreneurial spirit is still alive in Chester, even in the midst of a recessive economy. Four local “buddies” came together about two years ago to form Container First Services (CFS), a waste removal company. The four have been hard at it ever since, ensuring a quality service at a fair price.

Blue-ribbon brioche: Local woman wins state recipe contest

In a roundabout way, the unusually hot summer was responsible for Lucy Wilkinson’s victory in the Brunch for a Bunch State Championship.

Capturing autumn: The season to go bazaar and be outdoors

Whether it’s the smell of the autumn mornings, the celebrated change in the landscape or the feel of the brisk air at night, there’s no shortage of reasons to be outside and active during the fall season. Before the reclusive mentality that comes with winter sets in, depriving us of outdoor fun, let’s take advantage of local gatherings while the weather is inviting.

Community high inducts pair to NHS

The Chesterfield Community High School chapter of the National Honor Society inducted two new members at its Fall Induction ceremony on Oct. 4, according to information from Library Media Specialist Carol DeMasi.

Teen drivers, parents invited to Come Home Alive

Teens and their parents are invited to a safe driving program called Come Home Alive.

Monarchs play with heavy hearts, heavy hits

When the Monarchs took the field Friday for their Central District tilt with Prince George, it was with heavy hearts. In recent days, the Meadowbrook and Chesterfield community lost Meadowbrook High School senior Josh Franklin to a train accident. The Monarchs were able to play inspired football as they cruised to a 50-7 victory over the Royals.

The Next Level

JUSTIN PARKER
Matoaca High School
Virginia State University Football

After another perfect performance last week before a national television audience, Parker took over the team scoring lead by notching his 37th point of the season.  A senior majoring in physical education, Parker has made good on 17 PATs and is a perfect 6-6 on field goal attempts.  Parker doubles as a member of the Trojan’s golf team. 

Hahns pace the field in MileStat Invitational

Colin and Randy Hahn ran away with the Middle School Division at Saturday’s MileStat Invitational held at Pocahontas State Park. The Matoaca students traversed the 4K course in 13:44 and 14:03, respectively, easily outpacing the field.