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

Reminiscence: Half a century at C. E. Curtis Elementary School

Chester Elementary School couldn’t be finished fast enough. In 1959, leading up to the opening of a new school building on West Hundred Road, elementary students living in Chester were attending class in unorthodox settings.

Three road projects could start this summer

Motorists in southeastern Chesterfield County may soon have to contend with a trio of construction zones on Route 10 and Chalkley Road.

Coming classes to focus on parenting

Prevention Services, a division of Chesterfield County Mental Health Support Services, will offer the following classes this spring for parents. Fee assistance is available for all classes. For more information about Prevention Services programs, call 768-7212.

Residents welcome stable tax rate, offer solutions for schools’ shortfall

Several area residents took time Monday morning to share their thoughts on the Board of Supervisors’ recent decision to set the advertised real estate tax rate for next year at 95 cents – 5 cents below the level necessary to generate the taxes collected this year.

No eighth grade at CMS next year

Chester Middle School’s rising eighth graders will not share the Chester Middle building with Thomas Dale High School’s freshman class next year.

Chester kids collect 4,600 pairs of shoes for Haiti

When news of the massive Haiti earthquake broke on Jan. 12, 5-year-old Nicholas Meriwether was watching television. As he watched a little boy stumble out of the rubble, Nicholas turned to his mom and said, “I should send him my shoes.”

Success for ARGS skETCh team

Appomattox Regional Governor’s School’s improve comedy team skETCh recently took first place at the High School Comedy Showdown, sponsored by Random Acts at HATTheatre.

Local elementary school establishes new national honor society chapter

Hopkins Road Elementary School has established a chapter of the National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) to recognize its most outstanding students, according to information from the school. Staff members at the school were notified recently that their application to begin the national student recognition program was approved by the national office and that they may undertake the process of selecting new members in the 2009-2010 school year.