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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.

ABC busts retailers for selling alcohol, tobacco to minors

Like other states, Virginia has strict age limits to buy cigarettes and alcohol. But young people often have little trouble purchasing those products: About one of every eight stores inspected by the state sells tobacco and booze to underage buyers.

Reward still being offer in 2007 wrongful death of store owner

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to catch the person or people who shot and killed store owner Farooq Anwar at his Fast and Friendly convenience store at 6249 Jefferson Davis Highway on Wednesday, July 18, 2007.

Man arrested after striking two police vehicles

At 10:20 p.m. on April 25, a Chesterfield County Police sergeant came upon a single vehicle crash near Falling Creek on Jefferson Davis Highway. As the sergeant pulled up to that crash, the driver of the vehicle intentionally rammed the sergeant’s vehicle and fled south on Jefferson Davis.