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Skyhawks’ season starting to peak

With another successful football season behind it, the L.C. Bird High School student body still has a lot to cheer about. Bird’s boys’ and girls’ basketball teams are enjoying successful campaigns as teams ease into the stretch before district tournaments kick off.

Historic districts and landmarks

What kind of protections does the county’s Historic Districts and Landmarks Ordinance provide for buildings that have received the landmark designation? (i.e., Can they be torn down, remodeled at will, moved, etc.?)

Police Botter for January 19

HUNTINGCREEK DR 1/07 Huntingcreek Hills. A suspect set a fire inside the residence.

CENTRE ST 1/08 Chester Village Green. The victim was walking near the location when he heard someone cursing. When he asked the suspect what his problem was, a fight ensued. During the struggle, the suspect stabbed the victim.

JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY 1/07 Unknown suspect/s pried a rear window open in order to enter the residence. Items were stolen from inside.

Local man turns self into police

Lamar Gregg, who was wanted by police on multiple charges, including assault on an officer and fleeing from police, since Thursday, was in custody Saturday, according to information from police. Gregg, 32, turned himself in to authorities Saturday afternoon and was being held in the Chesterfield County Jail without bond, police said.

Suspect robbed Walgreens, CVS

Police are working to identify and find the person responsible for committing robberies of the Walgreens at 11119 Hull Street Road on Thursday, Dec. 23, and the CVS at 13800 Hull Street Road on Friday, Dec. 31. Authorities believe the same suspect also attempted to rob the Walgreens at 20 Buford Road on Wednesday, Dec. 22.

Miss Virginia USA and her path to the crown

On an icy winter night in December, Nikki Poteet, 23, finally had time to relax. The anticipation in her big, blue eyes made the occasion seem like first time in years she’d been able to sit and talk for any length of time; but, her eyes softened as she remembered how exhausting her year had been.

District comp plan meetings underway

A healthy crowd was on hand Thursday night at L.C. Bird High School to get a closer look at Chesterfield County’s new comprehensive plan, which is being rolled out to residents at a series of district meetings this month.

Restored house could be rezoned

A handful of residents came out last week to hear a local developer’s pitch for the rezoning of a property next to Thomas Dale High School’s Ninth Grade Academy.