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July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Vote on one-time payment for county employees pushed to Nov. 17

The Board of Supervisors will wait until Nov. 17 to decide what to do with roughly $28 million in savings from fiscal 2010. At the panel’s Oct. 27 meeting, Allan Carmody, budget and management director, gave a report on fiscal 2010 that had been presented to the Budget and Audit Committee, which includes Supervisors Dan Gecker and Jim Holland, the day before.

Military helicopter makes emergency stop in Chester

On Wednesday, Oct. 27, at approximately 3:30 p.m., a military helicopter experiencing technical problems hovered above Thomas Dale High School before descending directly onto the athletic field of the freshman campus.

New bridge proposal lacks sidewalks in heavily populated area

It may not be a “bridge to nowhere,” but it could be called a bridge for no one; that is, if you’re walking. Area residents got their first look at a bridge-replacement project on Jefferson Davis Highway last week.

Register for the 2010 Chester Kiwanis Christmas Parade

The holiday season is just around the corner and plans are underway for the 2010 Chester Kiwanis Christmas Parade. The parade will be held on Sunday, Dec. 12, at 2 p.m., beginning at the Chester YMCA on Route 10 and ending at the Chester Village Green. Closure of roads affected by parade traffic will begin at 1:45 p.m.

County Youth Forum: Youths, adults can share ideas, eat pizza

The future well-being of a community depends not on strategic land development or even strict budgeting, but on the young people within that particular community. As more time and effort is used to develop the youth of today, there is a stronger likelihood that the future of the community will be in good hands.

Pumpkins, popcorn and face painting

Fun was the order of the evening at Matoaca Elementary School’s Fall Festival last week. Along with class-decorated pumpkins, music and face painting, students and parents were able to enjoy a book fair in the library and a silent auction on gift baskets.

Cosby student collects supplies for Beulah

A Cosby High School student has started what she hopes will be a lasting partnership between her school and Beulah Elementary School.

Big plays help Monarchs overpower Warriors

When Meadowbrook and Matoaca took the field Friday night, both teams were playing for a shot to remain alive for the state playoffs. It was a game that was circled on the calendar for both opponents, and it didn’t disappoint, as the Monarchs defeated the Warriors 42-28 in a barn burner.