County staffers detailed proposed budget cuts in various departments last week in preparation for the March 24 public hearing on the proposed spending plan. The county’s $700.4 million proposed general fund budget for next year is nearly $15 million lower than the fiscal 2010 level, according to information from the county.
MARTIN’S announced last week that it will remodel and refurbish 25 former Ukrop’s stores as part of this conversion to the MARTIN’S banner.
The Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on the following matters at an adjourned meeting on March 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the Public Meeting Room of the Chesterfield Administration Building:
On Saturday, March 6, the year’s first Saturday with a hint of spring, a spirited group of walkers gathered for a 2-mile nature walk at Boulevard Flower Gardens in Walthall, according to information from Vickie Lojek. The walkers were mostly strangers to each other, but they were united in the same mission: To raise money for cancer research.
The halls of Enon Elementary School were abuzz March 5 as a group of American historical figures paraded through the halls.
At competitions where L.C. Bird High School’s Robohawks are in play, the fans come out fired up and in face paint. It’s crazy, fun, exhausting and hectic, one participant said, but it’s not football, baseball or basketball.
Oliver Lukas Timmer, a sophomore at Hampden-Sydney College, has been elected general manager of the student-operated radio station WWHS-FM 92.1, according to information from the school.
The Virginia Tech Alumni Association’s Richmond Chapter is offering five $2,000 scholarships that will be awarded to worthy high school seniors in the Richmond area – including the counties of Chesterfield, Henrico, Hanover, Powhatan, Goochland, New Kent and Charles City – who are enrolling at Virginia Tech in the fall of 2010, according to information from the chapter.