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Meadowbrook’s Gerard Johnson inks with ODU

Even when Gerard Johnson was an eighth-grader, Meadowbrook head coach Troy Taylor knew that the current senior quarterback would be a special player. The three-year varsity player gained the starting quarterback position as a sophomore and blossomed in his junior season, throwing for 1,299 yards and 16 touchdowns.

Small fire in residence summons fire crews

Alarms sounded at 1:35 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 6, for a smoke smell in a residence in the 2100 block of E. Hundred Road. A fire engine from River’s Bend was soon on the way. Upon arrival the firefighters discovered a light haze of smoke and requested a full assignment of crews.

Sprint Store robbed of several cell phones

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program wants to help investigators identify a suspect who stole a large quantity of cell phones.

Police blotter

NORMANDALE AVE - Crescent Park 7/30 11:00 p.m. - Unknown suspect/s forced entry into one residence through the rear sliding door, three sheds by removing the locks, and a church by breaking out a rear window. Items stolen.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, August 8
Summer Reading Program 2012: Teen Studio - Sculptural Wire Bookmarks. Meadowdale Library. 10:30 a.m.  Register on line at or call 318-8778.

 Early Literacy Story Times – Summer 2012.  Central Library 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Enon Library. 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. - 7:45 p.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.

Amber Williams has been named Dean’s List at North Carolina State University

Chesterfield native Amber Williams has been named to the Spring 2012 Dean’s List at North Carolina State University.

Adult continuing education can expand your world

Learn something — or teach something you know well — through Adult Continuing Education.