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

Old Bermuda Hundred Road, Jeff Davis due for upgrades

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will start construction on road improvements on Old Bermuda Hundred Road, which includes work on Jefferson Davis Highway in 2015. The project will include an intersection upgrade at Jefferson Davis Highway and Old Bermuda Hundred Road.

First Baptist Church of Centralia is now historic landmark

First Baptist Church of Centralia was approved for historic landmark designation during the last Board of Supervisors meeting. The designation had been approved by the Historic Preservation Committee and the Planning Commission prior to being considered by the Board.

Chesterfield County Fair Pageant seeking contestants

Applications are now being taken for the 2014 Miss Chesterfield County Fair Queen (ages 17-21) and Princess (ages 3-16) pageants. All forms/info may be found at www.chesterfieldcountyfair.org. The deadline is July 26 and numbers are limited so don’t delay.

Cartoonists focus art on local issues

For the next two months the Chester Public Library exhibits “Cartoons With An Opinion” local artists David J. Bromley and Phillip Bowles.

Student Honored at National SkillsUSA Championships

Students from Chesterfield-area high school and college technical education programs won the nation’s highest awards at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference.

Area athletes gaining experience on American Legion diamond

This week we check in with the Post 284 Bucs, the second of both teams featuring players from the Village News coverage area that play their home games at Shepherd Stadium in Colonial Heights.

Recently deceased

BURNS, David Christopher, 66, of Chesterfield, husband of Laura Lisa Burns.
COLEMAN, Yvonne Roane, 78, of Chesterfield, widow of Hobart Coleman Jr.

Police still seeking clues in Mackey case

This week, Crime Solvers revisits a 2013 shooting that stunned Chesterfield County. Shortly before 9 p.m. on July 4, 2013, seven-year-old Brendon Mackey was struck by a bullet just prior to the fireworks display at Sunday Park. Ballistics tests revealed the bullet that stole this young child’s life to be a .40 caliber class, full metal jacket.