On issues ranging from tax credits for private school tuition to a homeowner’s right to kill an intruder, several bills before the 2012 General Assembly resembled model laws proposed by the American Legislative Exchange Council, (ALEC) a politically conservative think tank funded by major corporations.
After a brief introduction by the assistant principal at Elizabeth Davis Middle School, they saw her walk into the room. There were tears and smiles from all five as they ran to greet her.
John Watt has been on the job for less than two weeks now, and he has his hands full. He is the newly hired Manager of Tourism that will organize and promote tourism for the county.
Each year at the Board of Supervisors’ budget public hearing, the volume of speakers can approach a number that forces those waiting in their seats to fidget. There are a variety of speakers who want to thank the Board of Supervisors for past contributions to their cause; a number of citizens are asking for continued or increased support and some just want to complain about the system.
The amendment to zoning of the Iron Bridge Corner LC request will be heard on March 28. The case may set a precedent concerning how many bedrooms constitutes a unit that qualifies for school proffers.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today reversed a district court decision and ruled that former Chesterfield County Director of Human Resources Karla Gerner will be allowed to pursue her claim of wrongful termination due to alleged sexual discrimination.
The L.C. Bird class of ‘97 last week, announced their 15th year reunion. The reunion will be held on the evening of August 18, 2012.
Adolescents who inhale refrigerants from air conditioning units can die or damage their brains — and the refrigerant is easy to access through a unit’s service valve. To prevent access to the toxic gas, Substance Abuse Free Environment Inc., or SAFE, initiated a partnership with HVAC companies last spring to provide locking caps to homeowners at no charge.