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Nine graduate from Teen Citizens Academy

The Chesterfield County Police Department’s Teen Citizens Academy held its seventh graduation ceremony on Friday, Aug. 17.

Raising awareness among young adults

Did you know during 2009 and 2010, 242 motor vehicle crashes occurred in Chesterfield County where the drivers were 15 to 24 years of age and had been drinking?

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, August 22
Early Literacy Story Times – Summer 2012. Enon Library. 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.  No registration required.

Farmer’s Market sponsored by the Chesterfield County Farm Bureau. 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Mimms Loop. Chesterfield County Complex.

Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time Summer 2012. Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. No registration required.

Thursday, August 23
All Chesterfield County Library branches are closed on Thursdays except for Central. Central is open 1 p.m.  to 9 p.m.

Community center will offer new opportunities for students living in Greenleigh

It was just an idea for a tutoring center, a simple idea really. Get a trailer for the Greenleigh Trailer Park to use to help tutor Hispanic students with English and other school studies.

Historical Society opens new exhibit on county railroads

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will open a new exhibit at the County Museum on Saturday, September 1, entitled, “ Chesterfield County Railroads: From Mule Power to Steam Power.”

The Fair is back for its 99th year

The Chesterfield County Fairgrounds is getting its final touches this week, making sure everything will be in working order before nearly 40,000 visitors arrive to a bigger and better showcase of the 99th Annual Chesterfield County Fair. The fun begins Friday, August 24 at 4 p.m. for a nine-day run, closing September 1 at 11 p.m.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, August 15
Web of Hope Knit/Crochet classes.  10 a.m. Chester Baptist Church, School Street. For more information contact Angela Guastella at 530-0871 or linda Southward at 779-3453.

Summer Reading Program 2012: Teen Studio – Unique Tees.  Chester Library. 10:30 a.m.  – 4:30 p.m. Chester Combined Meeting Rooms A & B Register on line at