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Judge Hauler honored for longevity

The Hon. T. J. Hauler, Circuit Court Judge for Chesterfield and Colonial Heights, last week, was recognized by his peers for longevity on the bench at the Judicial Conference of Virginia in Norfolk. The Hon. Cynthia D. Kinser, Chief Justice of the Virginia Supreme Court, presented Judge Hauler with the “Length of Service Award”.

Senior Idol results

It took only the appearance of Lisa Schaffner, public relations director for UNOS and former anchor for WRIC-TV8, to get the 400-plus crowd fired up at Friday’s Second Annual Senior Idol competition, sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield. Schaffner had the crowd cheering and ready for the Idol competition to begin.

Crime Solvers uses media to solve crimes

Each week, the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program highlights an unsolved crime from the police departments of Chesterfield County or the city of Colonial Heights. This allows the program approximately 52 weeks and 52 cases per year.

Police blotter

KINGSLAND RD 5/16 Spencers. Unknown suspect/s tried to gain entry to the listed location by removing the metal framing around the door. No entry was made and nothing reported stolen at this time.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, May 23
Crime Prevention Seminar. Retail Merchants reduce potential to be robbed - 1:30 p.m. Residential Safety and Security – 7 p.m. Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewrys Bluff Rd. For more info call Corporal George Fisher at 768-7930.

Cornerstone Business Builders Meeting. 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Salem Baptist Church. Details: 748-5533.

Al-Anon Family Group Meeting/Simultaneous AA Meeting. 8 p.m. Ivey Memorial Methodist Church, 17120 Jeff Davis Hwy. Details: 861-2620.

L. C. Bird graduate runs for funds benefiting a Nepalese school

Every kid dreams of a life of adventure, getting their cues from Indian Jones, Han Solo or Frodo Baggins. Some kids reach out and realize the life of an explorer for a while; traveling in Europe, the Caribbean or the Far East. But few stay to continue their life in an unfamiliar place.

Student parking fees, others will increase in the fall

The Chester field County School Board voted to double the amount students pay in parking fees. Currently high school students pay a fee of $25 to buy a parking pass to park in the student lot for the school year.

Pedestrian improvements

Sidewalks were not included in the improvement of Route 10 at the Courthouse. The following pedestrian projects are on the Capital Improvement calendar in eastern Chesterfield but remain unfunded.