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December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

FAST TRACK: The Tom Whitmore Experience

Like any other high-octane, gasoline-fueled NASCAR fan, Tom Whitmore has his fair share of racing memorabilia. Covering the walls and floors of his “office” are photographs, magazines, and posters of the sport’s greatest legends – Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty among them.

Steady turn-out at Farmer’s Market opening

Chester Village Farmer’s Market in the Village Green opened Saturday to a steady turn-out of shoppers enjoying a beautiful day while shopping the various vendors.

Commissioners continue draft comp plan review

As planning commissioners continue their review of the comprehensive plan, they looked at the housing portion of the plan during last week’s work session. As the group worked their way line by line through the section the issue of home occupations arose.

Richmond goes electric, Chesterfield STIRs before driving

Chesterfield signed on, by way of a resolution, to endorse the mission of the Sustainable Transportation Initiative for Richmond (STIR) during the Board of Supervisors most recent meeting.

Chesterfield’s Dupler named deputy county administrator

William D. Dupler, who had been serving as Chesterfield County’s Interim Deputy County Administrator for Community Development, was named to the post permanently at the Board of Supervisors’ meeting on April 27.

Historic Castlewood awarded grant from National Park Service

The Chesterfield County General Services Department has been awarded a $150,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service Historic Preservation Fund for the Save America’s Treasures grant program.

Police arrest third suspect related to Devin Hawkin’s murder

Police investigators say 13-year-old Devin Hawkins was struck in the back by a stray bullet while running from the scene of a gang related shooting at the Broadwater apartment complex. Three men have been rounded up and charged in connection with the murder or gang related activity.

Drake: Prototype for success

There are guys that excel on the field but need to make improvements elsewhere, and then there are guys that excel outside of sports in matters of academics and life. However, Matoaca left fielder Derek Drake may be the prototype for overall success.