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July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Wednesday storm cut swath across Chester

Last Wednesday, July 6 at about 3 p.m., a storm producing high winds and extensive rain cut across Chesterfield. Extraordinary damage due to straight-line winds in soaked soil brought down trees, which took down power lines and damaged vehicles and buildings.

Police Blotter

HICKORY RD.  7/1  Suspect gained entry through the side door where a small window pane was broken out, and suspect then reached inside and unlocked the door. The interior of the home was completely ransacked, including the attic.

PEACH GROVE RD  6/29  Ashton Woods North.  Victim advised that the known suspect, an ex-boyfriend, entered the residence through a bedroom window and assaulted her.

LEE ST.  7/3  Commercial storage shed forced open at listed location.  It did not appear as though anything was taken.

Man missing

Chesterfield County Police and Fire Departments responded to the 21500 Block of Chesterfield Ave in Ettrick for a report of a man who is missing after swimming in the Appomattox River last weekend.

A couple of vagabonds: Local couple visits all 50 states in 56 years

Between the sound of airplanes flying in and out of the Chesterfield County Airport a mile away and the 31-foot Winnebago pouting in the driveway, there’s hardly a day when the Barkers aren’t tempted to just up and go.

School Board approves extension of Superintendent’s contract

The Chesterfield County School Board unanimously endorsed a new contract last Tuesday night for Dr. Marcus J. Newsome, superintendent of Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS).

Four generations

Mary Sine, of Wilkesboro, N.C., spent her 81st birthday at the home of Lisa and Harvey Parks in Chesterfield. Shown is Mary surrounded with four generations of decedents.

Dutch Gap power station puts new emissions controls in place

Dominion Virginia Power dedicated a new pollution control system last week at its Dutch Gap power station that will further reduce toxic emissions at the plant.

Bird teacher wins Air Force Association’s State Teacher of the Year award

A year after being named Chesterfield County Public School’s Teacher of the Year, Dr. Nancy Hoover is the recipient of the Air Force Association’s State Teacher of the Year award.