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Chesterfield votes for secession

This Friday begins Confederate History Month in six states throughout the South. Appropriately on March 30, 1861, Judge James H. Cox delivered Chesterfield’s decision to secede from the Union to Virginia’s state-wide convention.

ARTREPRENUER: An artistic solution to the daily grind

To an outsider, Iain Duffus, 27, seems to live a fairly normal life in his Chester suburb: He goes to work early in the morning, works hard all day and returns home hours later to be with his family.

CCA begins comprehensive plan review process

They came, they talked and they tried to understand. It’s all part of a process that was begun on March 8 to develop a position on the new countywide comprehensive plan. The plan is now in draft form and members of the Chester Community Association (CCA), that was intimately involved with the current Chester Plan, wanted to compare the current plan with the proposed plan.

Police investigate robbery

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at the Nash Mart at 1740 E. Hundred Road at about 2 p.m. on Monday, March 21.

Meadowville Technology Parkway new road name in Enon, new leases reported

The Board of Supervisors is likely to rename a portion of Meadowville Road from Rivers Bend Boulevard east, approximately 4,900 feet, to Meadowville Technology Parkway at their Wednesday meeting this week.

Fabulous fashions showcased at woman’s club yearly spring event

It was all about spring fashion on Saturday with the presentation of the Woman’s Club of Chester’s yearly event “A Fashionable Spring.”

Local author publishes children’s adoption book

On Feb. 22 Chester resident Susan B. Keophila published her first book “But, Mama! She’s My Sister”, a full-color, illustrated children’s book designed to benefit the entire adoption triad – the adoptee, the birth parents and their children, and the adoptive parents.

Spring dance showcase presented by TD specialty center

Progression, the annual spring dance showcase at Thomas Dale High School, promises to be an evening of entertaining and enlightening art. An impressive display of technical prowess and artistry, the event exhibits powerful choreography by faculty, students and guest artists at Chesterfield’s Specialty Center for the Arts.