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Chester Lions to hold White Cane Drive

The Lions Club of Chester is asking members of the community to support the White Cane Drive this weekend. The White Cane Drive is a charitable initiative which raises money to assist blind and visually impaired individuals.

Thomas Dale staying strong in fight for Central District title

Thomas Dale was able to keep pace in the Central District last Friday, as they defeated the Prince George Royals 39-7 in Central District action. The Royals were coming off a 60-7 beating by Meadowbrook and had some looks, but the Knights were able to grind it out and got two key interceptions by safety Desmond Frye in route to a win on homecoming weekend.

Robberies in southern section of county

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify and find the suspects who police believe committed two robberies in southern Chesterfield County. In each robbery, black males entered the store and immediately approached the clerk, displayed firearms and robbed the store of cash.

Police blotter

Iron Bridge Rd. 10/19 Iron Bridge Sports Park/Bagel Lock Rest. Complainant advised the door to a wooden shed had been pried open with no items disturbed. A pepsi machine had been pried open also, with currency and drinks taken.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, October 26
Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time.  Meadowdale Library.  7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.  Details:  318-8778.

Computer Class:  DDL for eBooks.  Central Library.  10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Register or call 751-CCPL.

Computer Class:  DDL for eAudioBooks.  Chester Library.  7 p.m. – 8 p.m.  Details:  748-6314.

Ask the Candidates - Question 3

With jobs and the economy on everyone’s mind, what would be on your agenda to help make Chesterfield County more attractive to job creators?

Chester's Ironman: Flanigan competes in Hawaii for World Championship

Two weeks after competing in Kona, Hawaii, for the Ironman World Championship, Robert Flanigan is taking some much-needed time off. After finishing in the top 500 competitors (out of 1,900) – a race that took him 10 hours and eight minutes to complete – he has returned to his Chester home where he can finally reflect on his exciting year.

Matoaca, Bermuda District candidates prepare for high-stakes forum

Candidate forums presented by the Chesterfield Business Council of the Greater Richmond Chamber and the Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce got under way last Thursday. The first forum of the series covered the uncontested supervisor and school board races for the Clover Hill and Midlothian Districts.