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Wednesday, August 3
Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time.  Meadowdale Library.  7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.  Details:  318-8778.

Summer Reading Storytime.  Chester Library.  11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Details:  748-6314.  Enon Library.  10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Details:  530-3403.

Chester Choices Book Discussion Group.  Chester Library.  10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte will be discussed.  Details:  748-6314.

Why a county administrator

During the height of the Great Depression, the General Assembly passed a bill to allow counties to hire what is called in current days a county administrator. Although initially, Chesterfield opted out, leaving the supervisors to deal with the everyday details of running the county’s government, such as contracts and hiring employees.

Justin's World: Enon teen’s unique journey through life

Like most teenagers, Justin George devours pizza and often neglects his dirty laundry or half-empty bags of Goldfish scattered throughout his bedroom – his electronic oasis is perfect, blissful order.

It’s about the money for local candidates

In southeastern Chesterfield, the campaigns for supervisor and School Board are beginning to take shape, especially when it comes to contributions. Candidates were required to make their financial reports for the second-quarter by July 15.

Families First celebrates reading

Families First, a program of Chesterfield County’s Department of Mental Health Support Services for first-time mothers, gathered with numerous families at Chuck E. Cheese’s recently to announce the winners of the Race for Literacy – a program encouraging parents to read to their children.

23 graduate from Senior Citizens Academy

The Chesterfield County Police Department’s Senior Citizens Academy held its seventh graduation ceremony on Tuesday, July 19.

Thunderstorms break for tobacco education at Henricus

Despite the drizzles, plenty of sunshine fell over the James and on to the Henricus Historical Park last weekend as dozens of living history interpreters filled in visitors on the commercial impact of tobacco 400 years ago.

Stella Edwards runs for School Board in Bermuda District

Stella Y. Edwards has said yes to running for the Bermuda District School Board seat. Mrs. Edwards, who is a mother, wife, teacher, parent and child advocate, education activist, radio co-host and former United States Army Officer calls her campaign “A voice for children and their families.”