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Over the years, lifelong Chester resident Otha Lee Taylor, 73, has witnessed many changes on a one-mile stretch of road that included his family’s 9.3 acres and home, which faced the road known to the locals as “the Pike” or the 301(Jefferson Davis Highway).
After more than a dozen residents shared concerns about the proposal last week, the Planning Commission unanimously recommended denial of a request from the Shoosmith Bros. Inc. landfill.
The dedicated rail line that will be constructed for high-speed rail will not directly affect Forest and Pamela Fenner’s home, but the resulting road construction needed to eliminate at-grade crossings will.
Former Virginia Gov. George Allen held a book signing for his recently published book What Washington Can Learn from the World of Sports as a prelude to Tavern Talk, the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia’s new fundraising project.
Dr. Wynne LeGrow, the Democratic nominee for Congress in Virginia’s Fourth Congressional District, recently opened three campaign offices, according to a press release from his campaign. The offices are located in Petersburg, Emporia and Chesapeake.
U.S. Rep. J. Randy Forbes will host a job fair with area businesses in Chesterfield County on Wednesday, Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lloyd C. Bird High School, according to a press release. The job fair is free and open to all constituents who are interested in learning about available jobs with area businesses.