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Help police catch wanted man, woman

Crime Solvers needs the community’s help this week to catch the following two fugitives.

Police Blotter: May 12, 2010

GREEN OAKS CT 5/01 Meadow Oaks. The victim was walking home when the suspect vehicle pulled up beside him. One of the passengers in the vehicle displayed a handgun and demanded his property. Once the victim handed over the items, the vehicle drove off.

Working mothers: Whether running a successful law practice or a retail store, these mothers know balance

Balancing a career and family is a circumstance shared by most women nowadays. With households requiring two incomes, the stay-at-home mom is a rarity. But, there are some mothers who have taken a slightly different approach to balancing work and family.

Henricus receives grant

The Henricus Foundation recently announced that it has received a third consecutive grant from The Cameron Foundation to implement the Partnership in Education Project for Petersburg City Public Schools, according to a press release.

School Board adopts budget, cuts 325 jobs

The School Board approved a fiscal 2011 budget last week that includes about $56.4 million in cuts and eliminates about 325 jobs.

Supervisors approve zoning ordinance amendments

The Board of Supervisors last week unanimously approved ordinance amendments that will fill a gap left by a February Virginia Supreme Court decision.

Community gears up for CF walk

Community groups and families are gearing up for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s annual Great Strides Walk-a-thon, which will take place in Chester on Sunday, May 16.

Scouts, community step up to help after fire

When a local Girl Scout and her family lost everything in a fire on April 11, her fellow scouts and other community groups banded together to help meet the family’s needs.