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Catching up with Cla

In 2004, when Chesterfield native Cla Meredith first broke into the world of professional baseball, he was a 21-year-old relief pitcher, eager to do some damage against Major League hitters.

District comp plan meetings start Thursday

After nearly two years of work, Chesterfield County is ready to roll out a draft of its new comprehensive plan to county officials and residents.

Remembering Vic

The Thomas Dale High School auditorium was filled Monday with students, educators, friends and family who’d come together for A Celebration of the Life of Vic Williams. Williams, who died on Nov. 20, 2010, coached football and taught at Thomas Dale for 23 years, which culminated in the Knights winning the Division 6 state championship in December 2009.

Sups get update on animal shelter progress

Since the adoption of a resolution in December 2009 no healthy animals have been euthanized at the Chesterfield County animal shelter, officials said recently.

Fire started near Christmas tree, investigators say

The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded Monday, Dec. 27, to 502 Wellshire Place, Chester, at 4:48 p.m. for a house fire, a press release says. Fire crews arrived to find heavy smoke and fire throughout the entire house.

Matoaca High collects 327 bags of food

During a school-wide food drive for the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother program, 327 bags of food were collected from the students, staff and community of Matoaca High School, according to information from Librarian Alda Moore. The food drive ran from Nov. 15 to Dec. 1.

Communities In Schools of Chesterfield earns accreditation

Communities In Schools of Chesterfield has earned accreditation through the national organization’s Total Quality System. This means that the practices, data, sites and effectiveness of CIS of Chesterfield have been thoroughly examined and found to meet the highest standards, a press release says.

Tech Center students give back

Students in dental assisting classes at the Chesterfield Technical Center volunteered in November at a dental clinic at Victoria Elementary School in Lunenburg County, according to information from Chesterfield County Public Schools.