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Miller memorial plaque presented by board of social services

Members of the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Board of Social Services convened at the Meadowdale Library on Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, to present a plaque in memory of Kelly E. Miller for his distinguished service as a board member from Jan. 2001-Dec. 2007.

Calling all seniors and senior hope-to-bes

Take a peek at the spring schedule for the Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield’s Adventures in Learning Program. Members can take any or ALL classes for only $15.00 for the full term. Non-members only pay $25.00.

Planning Commission calls for restructuring comprehensive plan

The Planning Commission held its second work session to review and offer edits to the draft of the new countywide comprehensive plan. On Tuesday last week, before getting presentations of elements of the plan, including transportation, economic development and housing policy, the commission railed against the way the plan was structured.

Students going the extra mile to excel at Beulah

The cafeteria at Beulah Elementary School was abuzz recently, as 62 students enjoyed an after-school snack before splitting into groups for an afternoon of homework and help from teachers.

Skyhawks win Central Region Tournament in a holdoff

“Don’t let this moment pass you by.” That’s the theme that L.C. Bird Head Coach Chuck Thomas has employed throughout his Skyhawk’s playoff run this season. Monday evening’s Central Region Tournament was no exception, as L.C. Bird captured its first regional championship since 2005.

Knights headed to state tournament after losing heartbreaker to Cosby

Knights star Ka’lia Johnson stood stoically with her head bowed while the national anthem played, knowing that her and the Knights would have to play their best game of the season to avenge last season’s loss to Cosby and cut down the nets as regional champions.

Victims abducted, assaulted and robbed

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify and catch a group of Hispanic males who committed two robberies in the area of Jefferson Davis Highway. In both of the robberies, the victims were placed in a vehicle by force, abducted, assaulted and robbed of cash.

Police blotter

MARINA DR 2/24 Falling Creek Apartments. Suspect approached victim outside his apartment with the door open. Suspect stated he needed to enter the victim’s residence and was told he could not come in. Suspect forced his way inside the apartment, causing the victim to flee. A few minutes later suspect exited the apartment. At the time, nothing was reported stolen.