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July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Shoosmith request deferred to June 15

At the request of the applicant, the Planning Commission deferred a request last week from Shoosmith Bros. Inc., which has asked the county to lift three conditions placed on its operations during the landfill’s 1997 expansion.

Enon native honored for Charlotte, N.C., business

Enon native Jessica Babinski was recently named 2010 National Association of Women Business Owner (NAWBO) Charlotte, N.C., Rising Star of the Year, according to a press release.

Village Bank earns Business of the Year honor for 2010

Each year, Chesterfield County honors local companies that contribute to the county’s economy and its citizens through the annual First Choice Business Awards, according to a county press release. This year’s winners were announced at the annual Celebrate Chesterfield Business! event on May 19.

Civitans reflect at 45

Recently, a handful of longtime members of the Chester Civitans reflected on the good times they had during the early years caring for and maintaining Camp Baker, a full-service, handicap-equipped retreat facility located on 22 wooded acres perched on a cliff overlooking the mouth of Swift Creek on Beach Road. The civic organization celebrated its 45th year with a dinner meeting held in the dining hall at Camp Baker last Tuesday.

Bensley Elementary team wins Battle of the Books

The Battle of the Books team from Bensley Elementary School was the victor in a showdown with teams from Beulah and Davis elementary schools on April 27.

Girls on the Run: Curtis students raise $1,000 for Children’s Hospital of Richmond

On a sunny afternoon at Curtis Elementary School last week, the school’s Girls on the Run group presented a check for $1,010 to a representative of Children’s Hospital of Richmond.

Matoaca’s Brock, Parker sign with UVa-Wise

Last week, UVa-Wise coach Dan Carter visited Matoaca, where he garnered commitments from two of the area’s more solid cross country runners. Matt Parker and Emily Brock, both of whom served as team captains for coach Nolan Shigley’s warriors, will continue their careers as Cavaliers.

Kevin Tucker succeeds Vic Williams as Dale coach

Thomas Dale Activities Director Lee Batten recently announced the hiring of Kevin Tucker as the school’s next football coach. The appointment comes less than three weeks after long-time Dale coach Vic Williams announced his retirement.