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GAINES AND LOSSES: Chester man struggles, triumphs through fitness

Dr. Rodney Gaines wants you to know that you are a winner. The 1986 Patti LaBelle song, “There’s a Winner in You” is a song he’s used for bodybuilding competitions. For Gaines, the song resonates, marking some of the best and worst times in his life.

Garage destroyed in blaze

Red and orange flames pierced the night sky and smoke billowed from a garage that was on fire in the 700 block of Dove Path Lane on July 20 at 9 p.m.

Early morning armed robbery at Dollar General

This week, the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify an armed robbery suspect.

Police blotter

Retrieer Rd - Huntingcreek Hills 7/11 7:51 p.m.- Small fire discovered at listed location

Weekly calendar

Summer Reading Program 2012: Teen Studio - Sculptural Wire Bookmarks. Central Library. 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Register online at or call the library at 748-1603.

ALL ABOARD! Railroad chapter preserves the past for the future

Chesterfield resident, Kim Young, had a chance meeting one day with a member of a small railroad club back in 2008 that has made him a devotee of the Richmond Railroad Museum.

police seek bank robbery suspect

Police are searching for a woman who robbed the Wells Fargo bank branch at 4400 W. Hundred Rd. at about 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 12. No one was injured during the robbery.

HHOT Group Welcomed to Charter

In a charter celebration held in June LaSertoma International welcomed their newest chapter into the organization, Helping Hands of Tomorrow (HHOT), a youth volunteer service organization out of Chester.