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Here we grow again: Goodman & Company merging with Dixon Hughes

Chester will be home to a branch of one of the largest accounting firms in the country. Goodman & Company’s March 1 merger with Dixon Hughes will form a CPA powerhouse, creating certainly the largest firm in the Southern U.S. and the 13th largest in the nation.

Chesterfield musicians welcome VT conductor

Dr. Travis J. Cross, guest conductor for this weekend’s performance of the Chesterfield All County Band, has been wanting to conduct the best of the best in Chesterfield County for some time. Cross is an assistant professor of music at Virginia Tech, where he conducts the Symphonic Wind Ensemble and teaches courses in conducting.

Students further education at Virginia Tech

Several Chester residents were recently accepted to The Graduate School at Virginia Tech, according to a press release from the school.

Winners of county scholarship announced

The winners of the Leaders of the 21st Century Scholarship for 2010-2011 were recently announced.

Students Jump Rope for Heart at Curtis Elem.

During the first week of November, students at Curtis Elementary jumped all over heart disease and stroke by participating in Jump Rope for Heart, according to information from Tina Seal, a physical education teacher and Jump Rope for Heart coordinator at the school.

The Next Level

Alyssa Frye
Thomas Dale High School
College of Charleston Basketball

After a wonderful career at Thomas Dale, Frye has emerged as a starter for the College of Charleston in this, her freshman season. Frye ranks fourth in scoring and second in steals for the Cougars, who compete in the Southern Conference. In a recent game against Kansas State, Frye led all C of C scorers.

Jordan Brown
Lloyd C. Bird High School
Randolph-Macon College Basketball

School spirit soars at Community High with victory

Chesterfield Community High School basketball head coach Toby Campbell has seen a lot of firsts in his day.

Legal briefs

At its 6 p.m. meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 18, the Planning Commission will hold public hearings on several requests: