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Meadowbrook to hold football camp July 29-30

For the third year, the football program at Meadowbrook High School will be holding a youth football camp for ages 6-13 on July 29-30. Last year the program saw over 100 attendees and focuses on football fundamentals.

21 for 21: Coming of age inspires run for charity

In late June, Thornton Ray was confronted with a problem: “I was trying to think of what I wanted to do for my 21st birthday;” he said, “and I didn’t want to go out bar-hopping, so I was trying to think of something else that would commemorate the milestone.”

Elswick wins big in Matoaca Canvas, will be Republican Board candidate

Steve Elswick and the Matoaca District Republican Canvas sent out a strong message Saturday.
Elswick, former Chesterfield County Fire and EMT Chief, powered past opponent Dr. Kevin Al-Mateen by a record margin, 789-53, to claim the Republican spot on the ballot in November.

Regional newspaper publisher and editor will be featured at “Tavern Talk”

Thomas A. Silvestri, best known as president and publisher of the Richmond Times-Dispatch and Mark Fausz, founder and editor of the Village News will be the featured guests at Tavern Talk, presented by the Chesterfield Historical Society on Monday, July 25, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. at Howlett’s Tavern in Chester.

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.