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

BOS, SB, PC reviews county vision draft

One of the first things accomplished during the preparation of a plan as large as Chesterfield’s comprehensive plan is a vision statement. The vision guides the rest of the planning process.

Cicoria vs. Wheeler: Thomas Dale graduates to go head-to-head in MMA cage fight

With its quick strikes and slow, agonizing submission holds, mixed martial arts is not a sport for the faint of heart. But, the stamina it demands from its fans pales in comparison to the extreme dedication required of its fighters, two of whom call Chester home.

Supervisors get early look at potential county cuts

The county government needs to apply the same level of scrutiny to its budget that the Board of Supervisors has asked the school system to apply to its spending plan, Supervisors Chairman Dan Gecker said last week.

Middle school hoops tournament begins, Warriors advance

Matoaca, Elizabeth Davis and Salem Church have all advanced to quarterfinal play in the 2010 CCPS Middle School Basketball Tournament by virtue of first round victories last Thursday. They join the Falling Creek Panthers, who earned a first-round bye with their 11-1 regular season record.

Police Blotter : February 3, 2010

JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY 1/24 Martha Kay Motel. Suspect gave the victim a ride to her motel room and then asked to come inside. Once inside, the suspect assaulted her. One of the victim’s neighbors observed the suspect attack the victim, which caused the suspect to flee. Officers located the suspect, taking him into custody.

CCPS superintendent proposed $26 million in cuts

Chesterfield County Public School Superintendent Marcus Newsome’s proposed budget, which includes the elimination of 225 instructional positions, drew reactions from throughout the community last week.

REMINISCENCE: Chester names that ring a bell

“When I walked down the street it was like relatives were falling out of the trees,” said Mary Byrd Micou Martin of her childhood in Chester. Martin and her brother Chip Micou share a lineage that includes many Chester notables, including the founding members of the first Chester Library, public school, woman’s club, garden club and the Chester Baptist Church, among others.

Extracurricular Running: Fitness and fun go hand-in-hand at Chester Middle

“The only thing better than running club meeting once a week would be if we met twice a week,” exclaimed seventh grader Emily Johnson. Johnson is one of a gym-full of Chester Middle School students who meet each Wednesday during the winter months.