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How Do You Like Me Now?

It was indeed a blue ribbon day recently for Caitlin Schoemmell and her horse How Do You Like Me Now. What most do not know is that this horse was also a “rescue” horse, meaning it had been rescued from abusive conditions by the United States Equine Rescue League (USERL) over four years ago.

Planning Commission digs deeper into revisions of comp plan

Chesterfield’s Planning Commission was back at it last week as they tackled another few pieces of the countywide comprehensive plan. For those who don’t care to be involved in the process, the evolution is like watching paint dry. At least this time, it’s quick drying.

Courthouse Road truck traffic to be addressed at Sups meeting

The Board of Supervisors of Chesterfield County, at an adjourned meeting on Chesterfield, Virginia, will hold a public hearing where persons affected may appear and present their views to consider:

Meetings for two BOS cases seek comment from local citizens

The Chesterfield Board of Supervisors will consider an amendment for a conditional use relative to age restrictions for Ironbridge Corner LC on 19.8 acres in the Bermuda District at a public meeting on April 25, 2012. The amendment calling for a change of proffers was deferred at the March 28 Supervisors meeting.

Help clean up the James River

Registering to participate in the 13th Annual James River Regional Cleanup is easy by visiting There, volunteers can complete a brief registration form and select the site they want to go to Saturday morning, June 9, to make a difference on the James.

Honors organization honors Anderson

Sigma Alpha Lambda is proud to announce that Alexis Paige Anderson of Chester has recently been recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, National Leadership and Honors Organization at the Old Dominion University.

Registration for summer classes at JTCC to begin next week

Registration for John Tyler Community College’s Summer 2012 semester runs April 9 – May 18. A complete list of classes may be found online at

SOLs and history

It was Historical Figure Day for the kindergarten students at Enon Elementary and for the second year, they completed their studies on interesting Americans in history with a parade through the halls of their school building.