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The adventures of a local private investigator and community volunteer

He entered the office, short sleeved and well-groomed; the minute hand had just passed 10 o’clock on the first clear day of the week. He was short in stride but long in character, his face friendly, his temperament teasing. His name was Long – Dave Long P.I.

School Board, educators meet, revise 2020 plan

Just ten days after the Chesterfield County School Board invited the public to voice their recommendations to the “Design for Excellence 2020” document, the Board met with a consulting team Friday to revise the plan – one that if adopted by the Board will direct the direction of the school system for the rest of the decade, officially going into effect September 2012.

South Richmond Rotary Donates $45,000 to Families of the Wounded Fund

South Richmond Rotary Charity Auction Chairman Brian Grizzard and President Andy Kerr present a $45,000 check to Families of the Wounded Fund board member Tom Winfree.

Thomas Dale students’ bias charges upgraded

Police investigated an assault that occurred at a Thomas Dale High School after-school activity for much of last week

The precursor to Chesterfield County: Dale Parish

It was 1735 and the residents of the area that is now Chesterfield were getting restless. While Chesterfield had grown in population and had significant industrial strength it was still part of Henrico.

Carver pair receives world languages award

Two faculty members from Carver Middle School – Head Principal Don Ashburn and French/German Teacher Deborah Houghton – were honored Thursday evening at a special banquet at Pocahontas State Park.

Free engineering, math and science summer camps for girls

Girls entering the seventh or eighth grade can sign up now for GEMS (Girls in Engineering, Mathematics, and Science), a free summer camp at Bird High School which gives middle school girls experience in the fields of mathematics, engineering and science, in two sessions : (1) July 11-15; (2) July 18-22.

Chester native graduates from Coast Guard Academy

Cadet First Class Graham S. Sherman of Chester is one of 229 cadets that graduated May 25 from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering.