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Waldrop pitches no-hitter

Thomas Dale alum and former softball standout Lacey Waldrop signed with Florida State last year, and in her freshman season, she’s off to a historic start. On February 12th, she pitched a five inning no-hitter and became the first freshman to accomplish the feat for the Seminoles since 2007.

Visa gift card fraud

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify a female suspect who defrauded a women’s clothing store in Colonial Heights.

Police investigate single-vehicle crash

Chesterfield County Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred in the 6800 block of Jefferson Davis Highway at about 12:50 p.m. on Thursday, February 16.

Fugtives wanted by Chesterfield police

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to catch the following two fugitives.

Police blotter

MORNINGMIST CR 2/15 Meadow Oaks. Unknown suspect/s broke the glass out of a rear laundry room door to access the interior of the home. Once inside, suspect/s ransacked and vandalized the residence removing property.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, February 22
The Shepherd Center of Chesterfield Winter 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.  7 p.m. – 7:45 a.m.  No registration required.

Ironworks finally gets its place in Chesterfield history

The Falling Creek Ironworks Foundation got a little closer to their dream for the rich historic and industrial heritage of the Falling Creek area off Jefferson Davis Highway this January.

Black history through dance

Kicking off the Chesterfield County Public Library’s Black History Month Program, 2012, attendees for the first program at the Chester Library witnessed intense emotion and enthusiasm from the Virginia State University’s Sankofa Dance Theatre group.