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

Revitalizing Jeff Davis: Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling helps introduce Route 1 project, website

Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling’s message to the crowd at the historic Half Way House Restaurant on Route 1 last week was simple.

High-speed rail just around the bend?

High-speed trains will be passing through Chester in a few years. They won’t stop here, but those who live along the CSX tracks will be impacted. What type of impact to expect is what representatives from Virginia’s Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) and the Southeast High Speed Rail Association (SHSRA) will discuss during a special meeting in Chester on Thursday, May 27 at the Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation headquarters on Centre Street, opposite the Chester Library, at 7 p.m.

Storm swamps HOG, but hosts persevere

A storm cloud rumbled in the distance as the Chester Rotary Club’s annual HOG (Happening on the Green) event opened last Wednesday afternoon on the Chester Village Green in Chester.

New feature puts county maps at residents’ fingertips

Though the county’s new online-mapping and aerial-photography feature on chesterfield.gov will save staff time, achieving that goal was secondary.

Construction at airport complete

The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, the Chesterfield County Airport Advisory Board and U.S. Rep. J. Randy Forbes recently announced the completion of major improvements to the Chesterfield County Airport’s northern terminal area and renovation of its taxiway system, according to a county press release.

MOPS enjoy a Spa Day in May

Two-year Chester resident Kris Kurth loves living in Chester. “I like the small town feel,” she said. One of the first things she did when her family relocated from Wisconsin was to find the nearest MOPS – Mothers of Pre-Schoolers – organization.

JTCC celebrates 42nd annual Commencement

John Tyler Community College’s class of 2010 includes more than 740 students, and their successes were celebrated on Saturday, May 15, during John Tyler Community College’s 42nd annual commencement ceremony, according to a press release from the school.

Two Maggie Walker teams place in national competitions

Two teams of students from the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School recently took third place in national competitions in Washington, D.C., and New York City, according to information from the school.