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

Chinese company to invest $2 billion in Chesterfield

Shandong Tranlin Paper Co. Ltd. will be building a $2-billion manufacturing plant off of Willis Road in eastern Chesterfield. The paper plant is expected to employ 2,000 people by 2020.

Bike, ped, P&R master plan

The Chester YMCA was the third of six stops on Chesterfield’s Parks and Recreation tour of the County to get input on the communities Bike and Pedestrian Plan, as well as, the department’s Master Plan.

Parks and Recs considers cutting school maintenance costs

The grass is mowed, the bushes are cut and the ballfields maintained; not by the schools but by Chesterfield’s Parks and Recreation department. But Parks and Recs does not mow for free. Chesterfield County Public Schools transfers about $1.8 million to Parks and Recs to recover their costs.

The sounds, sights and tastes of India

The two-day “Taste of India” festival showcased, in addition to the delicious and spicy food varieties of the Indian subcontinent, the views of colorful dancers and the capturing sounds of Bollywood music.

Local Student Receives National Honor

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced Thomas Dale High School student Christopher Sharpe from Chester, Virginia, was selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.

Adam White named to Dean’s List at CNU

Adam White, a Thomas Dale High School graduate, has completed his junior year at Christopher Newport University on the Dean’s List with a 3.68 GPA.

Steven Ebeling Named to Dean’s List at Delaware

Steven Ebeling from Richmond, Va. has been named to the University of Delaware’s Dean’s List for the 2014 spring semester.

Local Resident Named to Dean’s List at Cornell University

The following local residents have been named to the Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences’ Dean’s List for Spring Semester 2014