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An unexpected furlough allows Capt. in Air Force to surprise his twins

The war officially ended in Iraq last week with most of the troops home for Christmas, but for the troops in Afghanistan, the war continues and deployment is longer than six months.

Sgt. Glidden arrives home early and surprises his children at Curtis

Sgt. Jason Glidden, 36, was originally set for a one year deployment in Iraq, leaving behind a heavyhearted family knowing dad would miss Christmas. Last Tuesday, his three children were given a Christmas to remember; dad came home early.

Meadowville interchange opens, development expectations high

Chesterfield County officials expect that the now completed I-295/Meadowville Road interchange will spur a landslide of business for the Meadowville Technology Park in Enon.

County investiture ceremony - lifetime recipients recognized and officials sworn in

Chesterfield County held its Investiture Ceremony in the Chesterfield County Meeting Room to celebrate the swearing in of elected county officials. “Celebrating our Past, Creating our Future” was the night’s main theme on Monday and Bryan Truzzie, a Historic Sites Specialist gave a presentation on “A Walk Through Time” complete with historical re-enactors.

Investiture makes school board elections official

Only two of the five school board members will be returning for the next four year term that begins in January. Placing their left hand on the Bible and holding up their right hand, all five of the Chesterfield County School Board members were sworn in, whether incumbent or not.

Police seek witnesses in vehicle crash on Old Bermuda Hundred

Chesterfield County Police are investigating a vehicle crash that occurred in the 1600 block of Old Bermuda Hundred Rd.

Build a theater, educate a village

There we stood in the clearing dust, face to face with a crowd of complete strangers who had staged a surprise party for us. In all the clamor of the bongo drums, vocal chants, and wooden xylophones, we didn’t notice the drone of the engine driving away, not to pick us up again for two years.

Tree Lighting kicks off holiday season with Bensley students

Bensley Elementary School’s fifth-grade chorus officially launched the holiday season for Defense Logistics Agency employees performing four holiday songs during the annual tree lighting ceremony Dec. 7.