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Veterans Day: Three local men share their stories of service

Once a year, the nation pauses to thank those whose sacrifices have ensured its continued existence. As this year’s Veterans Day approached, three local men shared stories of their service.

The latest on the track to high-speed rail

When he was elected last week, John Kasich, the Republican governor-elect of Ohio, renewed a campaign pledge to end a $400 million stimulus-funded rail project in his state.

Fourth District voters choose Forbes

Chesterfield County voters in the Fourth Congressional District cast ballots in Tuesday’s election, according to online election results. Of those voters, nearly 64 percent voted for incumbent Randy Forbes, a Republican. Forbes received 28,273 votes to Democratic challenger Wynne LeGrow’s 15,942.

Perrymont Middle could become staff development site

The Planning Commission is set to take up a request Tuesday from the School Board, which has asked for a substantial accord determination to permit the conversion of the Perrymont Middle School building to a school staff development facility.

JLARC study, budget issues on county’s legislative agenda

Maintaining local authority over local revenues and land use issues are two of several priorities on the county’s legislative agenda for the 2011 session of the General Assembly.

Blast from the past

In a dimly lit room at Marguerite Christian Elementary School last week, the sound of snaps filled the air as students clad in black responded to a poem read by one of their peers.

Carver Middle theater students to host double feature

As the week slowly drags along and the lovely two-day break seems ages away, looking forward to the weekend surely helps to pass the time.

Monarchs victory keeps playoff bid alive

The newspaper clipping from last year was on the sideline as motivation to win, and a Vince Lombardi quote adorned a sign held by Meadowbrook’s players as they charged onto the field to the sounds of Guns N’ Roses Welcome to the Jungle.