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Police blotter

MEADOWDALE BLVD 3/26 Regency Lake Apartments. Suspect/s forced entry through a wall into the utility room of the victim’s apartment. At this time nothing has been reported stolen.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, April 4
The Shepherd Center of Chesterfield Spring Adventures in Learning classes continue.  8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Chester Baptist Church.  School St.  For more information call 706-6689 or email

Early Literacy Story Times – Winter/Spring 2012.  Enon Library 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Chester Library – 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Bilingual Story Times – Winter/Spring 2012.  Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. – 7:45 a.m.  No registration required.

10,000 Meals: Area church members combine efforts to ‘Stop Hunger Now’

A whole lot of clattering and chattering was coming out of The New Covenant Presbyterian Church a couple of Saturdays ago when over 70 volunteers representing six churches began scooping, weighing, packaging and boxing 10,000 dehydrated, high protein, and highly nutritious meals in less than two hours for a Stop Hunger Now event.

JTCC gets a new safer entrance, exit

At the end of Weir Road, adjacent to Target and CVS Pharmacy off Jefferson Davis Highway, is a narrow strip of orange Virginia clay leading into the woods. Heavy equipment blocks the entrance and concrete pipes litter the passage.

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.