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

Brenco continues to add to its ranks

Brenco, which is part of Amsted Industries Incorporated and a manufacturer of tapered roller bearings for the railroad industry, has hired more than 45 new employees since November, according to information from the company. 20 openings remain with the company and another increase in production may soon bring many more openings.

County Chamber announces 2011 Board of Directors

The Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce installed four new board members at its annual banquet on Friday, Jan. 28, at the Holiday Inn Koger Conference Center, according to information from the organization.

Suspect passed forged prescriptions

On Monday, Nov. 1, around 8 p.m., a white male approached the pharmacist at Rite Aid, located at 2600 Weir Place in Chesterfield County. He presented a prescription for 30-milligram Oxycodone tablets in the name of Jason Arnold.

Police blotter

JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY. 2/27 Road Runner Quickstop. Suspect entered the store, displayed a weapon and stated to the clerk to give him the money. Suspect took the money and other store items and left the store.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, March 9
Board of Supervisors. 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.

Computer Class: Microsoft Word. 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Central Library. Registration required. Details/registration: library.chesterfield.gov or 748-1603.

Early Literacy Story Time. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. at Enon Library; 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at Chester Library. Details: 530-3403 (Enon) or 748-6314 (Chester).

Life lessons: Holocaust survivor visits fifth-graders

A month ago, when she first discovered the news, teacher Christine Henry tried in vain to conceal her excitement from the 27 fifth-graders scattered throughout her classroom.

Dentistry from the heart

On Friday, 215 members from our community received free dental care at the fifth annual Dentistry From The Heart (DFTH) event, as Dr. Tony Agapis and his experienced team of professionals provided people without regular care with cleanings, fillings and extractions at his office in Chester.

Oscar event in Chester honors Govenor Wilder

The red carpet rolled out Sunday as the Cultural Center of India hosted “Share the Dream…,” a night honoring former Gov. L. Douglas Wilder while bringing local charities and causes together to bring this year’s Academy Awards to Chester.