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The Art of Ministry

Recognizing his unique combination of pastoral skills, excellent preaching ability, and artistic talent, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Chesterfield has recently called the Reverend Earnest Graham III to serve as priest. Rev. Graham will be installed as only the second rector of St. Matthew’s on Wednesday evening, Sept. 21, 2011, at 7 p.m.

Campaign launch encourages citizen recycling efforts

Central Virginia Waste Management Authority (CVWMA) kicked off a campaign last week to increase the region’s seven curbside recycling programs. The unveiling of the new educational campaign, “Just Start Recycling,” came during a press conference at the TFC Recycling Facility in Chester.

Public hearing on LED signs ordinance

The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on amending a Zoning Ordinance relating to electronic message centers. The public hearing is for where persons affected may appear and present their views.

Board of Supervisors briefed on hurricane recovery efforts

The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting last Wednesday to brief about the preparation, response and recovery efforts after Hurricane Irene, and heard from members of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

Michael Jackson announces candidacy for School Board

Michael Jackson will vie for a spot on Nov. 8 for the Dale District seat on Chesterfield County School Board.

Chesterfield Professional Firefighters endorse Durfee, Fausz and Holland

The Chesterfield Professional Firefighters Association announced that they have decided to endorse Marleen Durfee for the Matoaca District Board of Supervisors, Mark Fausz for the Bermuda District Board of Supervisors, and Jim Holland for the Dale District Board of Supervisors.

10-year-old helps catch car thief

A Chester family was able to retrieve their stolen vehicle two weeks ago because a 10-year-old girl was just paying attention to her surroundings.

Thomas Dale falls to Bird in season opener

It was a story of old friends and long-time rivals as the L.C. Bird Skyhawks and the Thomas Dale Knights took the field last Friday night – the 38th meeting between the two teams. With the series record even at 18-18-1, someone would have to come out on top.