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Living Histories: Exhibit celebrates rich history of African-Americans in Chesterfield County

In 2005, volunteers with the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) agreed that celebrating Black History Month included more than merely recognizing national figures involved in black history and what was written in textbooks; it meant venerating the personal histories of local African-Americans, as well.

School budget includes 2 percent bonuses

Superintendent Marcus Newsome’s proposed $523.8 million budget for fiscal 2012 includes a one-time, 2 percent payment for school system employees.

ZIP code solution in works

A host of Chesterfield residents and businesses could soon have the option to switch to Chesterfield-specific addresses.

PC clears way for 54 townhouses

The Planning Commission recently recommended approval of a rezoning that will allow townhouses to replace 48 condominiums planned for land behind Chester’s Walmart.

Property assessments decline for second straight year

The assessed value of all real estate in Chesterfield County declined 3.3 percent during calendar year 2010, according to information from the Chesterfield County Department of Real Estate Assessments.

Chester residents make Dean’s List at Radford

Five Chester residents have been named to the fall semester Dean’s List at Radford University, according to information from the school.

Matoaca Middle student serves at state Senate

For Matoaca Middle School student Nathan Berry, serving at the General Assembly runs in the family.

Stafford Foundation donates $100,000 to VSU

Earl W. Stafford, chairman and chief executive officer of The Stafford Foundation, has donated $100,000 to Virginia State University, a university press release says. Stafford served as the keynote speaker at VSU’s 2010 Fall Commencement.