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Arline McGuire’s hardwork and dedication leads her to a lifetime of success

Dignified, astute, persevering; words that describe Mary Arline McGuire who spent 43 years serving Chesterfield County government. Beginning her career as deputy treasurer, Ms. McGuire worked hard to reach chief treasurer and in 1979 broke the glass ceiling by being the first woman elected to a Constitutional office - Treasurer.

$1 million expansion underway at Chevy dealership

You may have seen some unusual activity at the corner of Jefferson Davis Highway and West Hundred Road lately. Fencing now cordons off a large piece of the parking lot at Heritage Chevrolet. The Heritage Chevrolet dealership, which has been a Chester landmark for over 30 years is adding space and performing a facelift on the aging building.

Police investigate bank robbery

Police responded to investigate a bank robbery at the Peoples Bank of Virginia in the 5700 block of Hopkins Road around noon on Monday.

Man charged in hit and run incident near dangerous intersection

At about 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4, near the intersection of Harrowgate and West Hundred roads, two male children, ages 10 and 11, were riding a bike and were about to turn right onto West Hundred Road from a parking lot. A truck that was making a right turn onto West Hundred Road from Harrowgate struck the bicycle.

Police conclude investigation into death of county child

Chesterfield police have concluded their investigation into the death of Amarria Johnson, a 7-year-old Chesterfield County girl, on Jan. 2, 2012. The investigation indicates Amarria died of natural causes; the death certificate being filed by the physician lists her cause of death as cardiac arrest and anaphylaxis.

Va. Air Mechanical generator installations may pose risk

The Chesterfield County Department of Building Inspection has become aware of several instances in which local contractor Virginia Air Mechanical has installed gas-fired whole-house generators at residences in the county in a dangerous manner such that they present a hazard and substantial risk of property damage or serious personal injury to homeowners.

Young football player plays in National All-American Bowl

During the holiday break, Christopher “C.J.” George, Jr, age 9, of Chesterfield joined dozens of peers of his age group nationwide for the 3rd annual Offense-Defense Youth All-American Bowl held at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Mid-season basketball breakdown

It’s almost mid-season and things are shaping up with area high school basketball. L.C. Bird continues to lead the way, with the boys ranked 7th in the state according to and the girls undefeated at 10-0 and a ranking of 16th in the state. Both teams employ balanced attacks and rely on tough defense to generate offense.