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The Andrews sisters of Matoaca

The Appomattox River west of Matoaca was a small, quiet stream when the Andrews sisters came into the world. No, not Patty, Maxene and LaVerne, but Bernice, Alice and Josie.

Village Bank among ‘Best Places to Work’

Village Bank was recently named one of the 2011 Best Places to Work in Virginia, according to a press release. The annual list of “Best Places to Work” was created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group.

Here we grow again: Goodman & Company merging with Dixon Hughes

Chester will be home to a branch of one of the largest accounting firms in the country. Goodman & Company’s March 1 merger with Dixon Hughes will form a CPA powerhouse, creating certainly the largest firm in the Southern U.S. and the 13th largest in the nation.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, January 12
Board of Supervisors, School Board and Planning Commission Meeting on New Comprehensive Plan. 1 p.m. Eanes-Pittman Public Safety Training Center, 6610 Public Safety Way.

Board of Supervisors Meeting. 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, Chesterfield County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.

Computer Class: PC Basics. 10:15 a.m. Central Library. Registration required. Details/registration: library.chesterfield.gov or 748-1603.

Catching up with Cla

In 2004, when Chesterfield native Cla Meredith first broke into the world of professional baseball, he was a 21-year-old relief pitcher, eager to do some damage against Major League hitters.

Remembering Vic

The Thomas Dale High School auditorium was filled Monday with students, educators, friends and family who’d come together for A Celebration of the Life of Vic Williams. Williams, who died on Nov. 20, 2010, coached football and taught at Thomas Dale for 23 years, which culminated in the Knights winning the Division 6 state championship in December 2009.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, January 5
Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting. 1 p.m. Public Meeting Room, Chesterfield County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.

Community Meeting on Potential Rezoning of Property at 3810 W. Hundred Road. 6:30 p.m. Hatcher-Gregory building, 3810 W. Hundred Road.

Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. 10:30 a.m. Chester Library. Details: 748-6314.

Chester Rotary Club Meeting. 7:30 a.m. Wild Rose Café, Chester Square.