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December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

Planning commission digs into revised comprehensive plan

The Chesterfield County Planning Commission has a relatively short time to complete their assigned task of reworking the countywide comprehensive plan. Their work on the new plan began last week, and they have until August 21, 2012 to hand it back to the Board of Supervisors.

Chesterfield County schedules hydrant flushing for southern area

The Chesterfield County Department of Utilities advises residents in the southern part of the county that the department will begin flushing water lines on Sunday, March 25. Flushing will take place in the portion of the system that lies generally south of Route 360 to Colonial Heights, Enon and the Matoaca-Ettrick area.

Bank of McKenney elects two directors

Bank of McKenney is proud to announce two newly-elected members to their Board of Directors. James “Scott” Deadmon and Thomas F. “Tommy” Edmunds III were welcomed to the Bank of McKenney Board of Directors in January. Both gentlemen are well-respected businessmen within the bank’s trade area.

SRMC opens new center for joint and spine care

Southside Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is changing the way patients and their families think about and experience joint replacement surgery with the introduction of The Center for Advanced Joint and Spine Care.

Pool time at 98-years-old

Last Friday was a very special day for Ms. Kitty Knittel. Surrounded by friends and family on the deck of the Chester YMCA’s pool, she celebrated her 98th birthday. Miss Kitty, as her friends in the H20 Kids group call her, swims with the “Just My Speed and Arthritis Class” three days a week.

Beavers and man are culprits on Great Branch Creek

Made of sticks, mud, sod and logs as large as 12-inches in diameter, a beaver dam on Reedy Branch Creek has caused problems for years. It was removed a few years ago to allow the wetlands that lies stagnate along Chester Road north or Chester Station subdivision to drain with a steady flow. It’s back again.

Troop 447 cookie sales benefit Susan G. Komen Foundation

“Compassionate, smart, fun, ambitious and lively” is how Jennifer McCray, leader of Girl Scout Troop 447, describes the six girls within her group. Kylie Arthur, Amanda Coats, Olivia Johnson, Kelsey Norris, Madison McCray and Madisson Smith joined the group in the first grade and have been growing and learning together for the past four years.

27 Dresses Tea and Fashion Show at Cornerstone

The women of Cornerstone Assembly of God Church were recently treated to a Ladies’ Tea which included a fashion show of their own wedding gowns and formalwear. An open invitation was sent via the church email to every woman in the congregation calling for their special gowns for the event.