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

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First Baptist Church of Centralia is now historic landmark

First Baptist Church of Centralia was approved for historic landmark designation during the last Board of Supervisors meeting. The designation had been approved by the Historic Preservation Committee and the Planning Commission prior to being considered by the Board.

Chesterfield County Fair Pageant seeking contestants

Applications are now being taken for the 2014 Miss Chesterfield County Fair Queen (ages 17-21) and Princess (ages 3-16) pageants. All forms/info may be found at www.chesterfieldcountyfair.org. The deadline is July 26 and numbers are limited so don’t delay.

Cartoonists focus art on local issues

For the next two months the Chester Public Library exhibits “Cartoons With An Opinion” local artists David J. Bromley and Phillip Bowles.

Weekly calendar

Early Literacy Story Times. Chester Library, 10:30 a.m.- 11 a.m.; Enon Library, 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Chesterfield’s part in American Independence

On 1832 June 7, Congress enacted pension legislation extending benefits more universally than under any previous legislation. This act provided for full pay for life for all officers and enlisted men who served at least two years in the Continental Line – the state troops or militia, the navy or marines.

Board votes to continue cash proffers

Builders and developers will continue to pay cash proffers for the next year. Proffers pay for the impact that new homes have on infrastructure such as schools, transportation, libraries, public safety and parks and recreation.

It’s a hand-up, not a hand-out

It’s 8:30 a.m. and a buzz of activity was taking place around Foster Hall on the Virginia State University (VSU) campus. Shopping carts and recycle buckets were unloaded, freezers and racks were filled, volunteers were given their positions