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Sibley’s and Brocks BBQ tie at Grillin’ on the Green

On Thursday May 17, the scent of mouthwatering bar-b-que was tantalizing people from all over Chester; they could be seen crossing Route 10 in droves. They were all heading to the Village Green where the Chester Rotary was hosting Grillin’ on the Green.

Eighty-year-old records discovered at car dealership

Now that the ceiling has be taken down and hauled off you can see the lintels that once stretched across the service doors of the old service station that is now encased by Heritage Chevrolet.

Local Cub Scouts learn about conservation, Scout belt loops

On Saturday, April 28, the boys from Cub Scout Pack 2877 in Chester, along with their “Akelahs”, participated in a pack service project to count toward many of their belt loop and pin requirements, as well as their Pack Conservation Good Turn award.

Senior Idol results

It took only the appearance of Lisa Schaffner, public relations director for UNOS and former anchor for WRIC-TV8, to get the 400-plus crowd fired up at Friday’s Second Annual Senior Idol competition, sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield. Schaffner had the crowd cheering and ready for the Idol competition to begin.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, May 23
Crime Prevention Seminar. Retail Merchants reduce potential to be robbed - 1:30 p.m. Residential Safety and Security – 7 p.m. Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewrys Bluff Rd. For more info call Corporal George Fisher at 768-7930.

Cornerstone Business Builders Meeting. 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Salem Baptist Church. Details: 748-5533.

Al-Anon Family Group Meeting/Simultaneous AA Meeting. 8 p.m. Ivey Memorial Methodist Church, 17120 Jeff Davis Hwy. Details: 861-2620.

L. C. Bird graduate runs for funds benefiting a Nepalese school

Every kid dreams of a life of adventure, getting their cues from Indian Jones, Han Solo or Frodo Baggins. Some kids reach out and realize the life of an explorer for a while; traveling in Europe, the Caribbean or the Far East. But few stay to continue their life in an unfamiliar place.

Changing our lives for the better

Just like anyone who faces cancer, Robert Jones didn’t see it coming. He hadn’t been feeling bad or struggling with any health issues in particular. Then one day it was there — problems with digestion and colon.