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Swift Creek Conservation Area closer to reality

It’s not cheap to develop a conservation area, although you may think so. Just leave it alone. But in order for area residents and visitors to experience the conservation area there are certain improvements that must be made.

Build-A-House program gives students tools for success

Students wearing their trade shirts from the Chesterfield Technical Center (CTC) stood proudly while community leaders and their teachers dedicated a house last Friday built by the Tech Center students in the Build-a-House program.

Changing our lives for the better

Just like anyone who faces cancer, Robert Jones didn’t see it coming. He hadn’t been feeling bad or struggling with any health issues in particular. Then one day it was there — problems with digestion and colon.

Memorial ceremony set for May 16

Each year, Chesterfield County’s law enforcement community joins family, friends and government leaders to remember and honor the brave officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.

Carol Spalek named American Legion Auxiliary Post 284 Lady of the Year

Each year the Post 284 Auxiliary membership selects an individual to represent the post as “Lady of the Year”.

Cadet Kennedy graduates Coast Guard Academy

Chester native graduates from the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. Cadet First Class Thomas M. Kennedy, will be one of 233 cadets to graduate Wednesday, from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marine and Environmental Science.

VSU business school wins prestigious technology award

Virginia State University’s Reginald F. Lewis School of Business (RFLSB) has been awarded the RichTech Technology Innovation Deployment Award. The award honors companies or organizations that successfully implement creative technologies to enhance processes, methodologies and/or services for their own, or others’, benefit.

VSU signs internship agreement with Minor League Baseball

Virginia State University (VSU) President Keith Miller recently signed an agreement with Pat O’Conner, president of Minor League Baseball (MiLB) to provide internship opportunities for VSU students.