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December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

Habitual Hiker: Local writer Leonard Adkins and his adventures in the wilderness

Outside were the low, rolling hills of Chesterfield, yet inside the Chester library Wednesday evening were glimpses of a foreign landscape – colorful bundles of exotic wildflowers and majestic mountain summits – evoked by local writer and international outdoorsmen Leonard Adkins.

County budget contains few surprises this cycle

Chesterfield’s budget and management staff is making the rounds this week and next to present the proposed 2011 – 2012 biannual county budget. Each county supervisor has planned at least one community meeting to allow residents to see the budget and to weigh-in with any concerns.

Virginia Public Access Project brings transparency to Chesterfield elections

When it comes to local elections, the sun is about to shine more brightly in Chesterfield.

400th Commemoration continues at Henricus Historical Park

Henricus Historical Park continues its 400th Commemoration with the third major event in a series called “The Year of Henricus” with Henricus Colledge – First University Charted in North America on March 26 and 27. In 1619, the Virginia Company of London chartered a university designed to offer higher learning to both colonists and American Indians.

Local wrestling teams quietly bring home titles, honors

In Chester, almost anyone on the street could tell you about the deep-rooted Thomas Dale - L. C. Bird High School football rivalry; the packed stadiums with everyone young and old attending; the players and coaches becoming household names; a tradition.

Meadowbrook’s Medford team soars in finals

Meadowbrook High’s Medford basketball team became champions last Thursday at James River High, beating Matoaca’s “A” team in the final game of the Medford League season– a high school basketball league providing competition for athletes with disabilities.

Bird sets school standard, but falls to Norcom in state finals

On their magical playoff run, the L.C. Bird Skyhawks held off furious runs and made runs of their own, coming from behind in dramatic fashion to beat top teams in the state, T.C. Williams and Osbourn. They faced one last challenge in the Greyhounds of Norcom (Portsmouth, VA) who were ranked third and fifth nationally in two polls.

Man arrested following police pursuit

A Chesterfield County resident was arrested after he led police on a high-speed pursuit in Henrico and Chesterfield counties.