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Mission helped rebuild church destroyed by fire

“Out of the ashes, we rise.” These are the words that adorn the bulletin board just inside Branches United Methodist Mission in Florida City, Florida. They are words of hope, words of remembrance.

Chesterfield native Brett Mietus named Navy Commander

The Fighting Marlins of Patrol Squadron FORTY (VP-40) held its change of command ceremony May 6, when Chesterfield native Commander Brett Mietus relieved Commander John Maxwell. The ceremony marked VP-40’s 55th change of command since its commissioning on January 20, 1951.

Canine Carnival seeking vendors for this year’s event

The Chesterfield Employee’s Association is currently seeking pet-related product and service vendors for its annual Canine Carnival, an event for dogs and their owners.

700 seniors attend Chesterfield Triad’s 12th annual senior day

More than 700 seniors attended the Chesterfield TRIAD’s 12th Annual Senior Day at Victory Tabernacle Church on Wednesday.

Village News columnist Robert Owens will sign new book at Patriot’s meeting

Robert R. Owens, who holds a doctorate in Organizational Leadership and a Masters in History, will be the guest speaker at the Chester Patriot’s meeting on Monday, May 23 at the Central Branch of the Chesterfield County Library at 6:30 p.m.

11 people injured in Jeff Davis, Rt. 10 crash

Police responded to a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Jefferson Davis Highway and West Hundred Road shortly before 5 a.m. on May 10, 2011.

Man arrested after firing gun in residence

Police arrested a man Monday after he fired a gun inside a residence during a domestic argument. Police were called to the 6400 block of Cosmic Road in Regency Lake Apartments at about 10 a.m. on Monday, May 9. Police said Jerrick Davis, 25, fired a gun in the residence during a domestic argument with another resident of the apartment.

Police seek armed robber

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help this week to solve an armed robbery.