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

VSU’s Iron Chef Competition a mouth-watering experience

Dozens of eager food and farming lovers piled in Virginia State University’s (VSU) Gateway Dining Facility Thursday morning to see four top Virginia chefs cook it out for the school’s second annual Iron Chef competition.

Cooking is cause of weekend fire

The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded Sunday, July 17, at 4:35 p.m. to 3440 Meadowdale Blvd. for an apartment fire. Fire crews arrived to find smoke and fire showing from a first-floor window.

Police seek robbery suspects

Police are seeking two men who robbed a Pizza Hut at 4501 W. Hundred Road Monday morning.

Lisa Cole named to Dean’s List at Virginia Tech.

Lisa P. Cole has been named to the fall 2010 and spring 2011 Dean’s List at Virginia Tech. Undergraduate students who earn a 3.4 GPA are included on the list. Lisa, a Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise major in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has completed her second year of study.

Student named 2011 Hokie Camp leader

Emily Brown, of Richmond, a sophomore majoring in human development in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, was selected to be a Hokie Camp executive board member for incoming students of Virginia Tech.

County museum in search of old County Fair memories

To commemorate the 100th year since the dawning of our County Fair, the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia needs old memories to complete an exhibit on its complete history, which on Saturday, Aug. 6, will decorate the walls just inside the County museum. The exhibit will continue through Oct.29.

The Great Beattie Case

While what police found this week, 100 years ago was particularly horrifying, it’s what happened in the aftermath that was also disturbing, and as modern as the National Enquirer and TMZ. On July 18, 1911, Chesterfield resident Louise Owen Beattie was murdered: a shotgun blast to the head, while traveling with her husband on a lonely stretch of Midlothian Turnpike.

Big summer events for CBC Bronco and Mustang leagues

For the third year, Chesterfield Baseball Clubs (CBC) will host the PONY Baseball Bronco (11-year-olds) World Series at Harry G. Daniel Park at Iron Bridge from Wednesday, July 27, through Saturday, July 30.Teams from across the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean will travel to Chesterfield to compete in the tournament. CBC will be represented by a team of 15 11-year-old boys from Chesterfield County