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

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.

Help Chester Family YMCA raise $178,000

In 2009, more than $147,000 was raised by the community to help the Chester Family YMCA meet the needs of local people. Numerous families, kids and older active adults grew in spirit, mind and body because of the generosity of the community.

Shepherd’s Center honors volunteers

The Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield honored its volunteer drivers, HandyHands, teachers and committee members on Tuesday, April 27, for their service to the community’s elderly, according to information from Tricia Wolfe, the center’s executive director.

Help catch men who stole box truck

The Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs the community’s help to catch two men who stole a 1996 Ford F-350 U-Haul box truck from U-Haul at 5210 Jefferson Davis Highway on Monday, April 5.

Police Blotter: May 5, 2010

CHALKLEY RD 4/25 A vacant residence was entered through the rear door, where damage was found. The suspect/s also entered several sheds on the property. Miscellaneous property was reported stolen.