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Goodman & Company announces Chester promotion

Goodman & Company, LLP, one of the region’s largest certified public accounting firms, recently announced a promotion in its Chester office, according to information from the company.

Jacobs honored for 19th straight year

James A. Jacobs, ChFC, CLU, of Chesterfield, was named the AXA Equitable Virginia Branch Associate of the Year for the 19th consecutive year.

Bank welcomes new VP

Bank of McKenney recently welcomed Justin Ingram as vice president and commercial loan officer, according to information from the business.

Local wound specialist awarded certification

Karan Prakash, MD, MS, FAAOS of the Southside Regional Medical Center (SRMC) Wound Healing Center in Petersburg, is board-certified in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine, according to information from SRMC.

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.