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December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

Local athlete selected for national showcase

Brittany Andrews was recently selected to compete in the Queen of Diamonds Showcase East (QDSE) at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., on Aug. 21-22, according to information provided by Donna Andrews.

Chester Recreation dominates 19 other CAL teams

The Chester Recreation Association continued to flash the unbeatable combination of quantity and quality as it cruised to yet another Chesterfield Aquatic League Championship. Chester easily outpaced Woodland Pond by nearly 500 points in claiming the 2010 title.

River’s Bend, Stoney Glen swimmers star in SSL Meet

The Southside Swim League Championship Meet was held last weekend at Battlefield Park and River’s Bend came up just short in its efforts to derail the perennial champions from The Swim and Yacht Club in Colonial Heights.

CBC Mustangs win Zone Tournament, head to Dallas

Upon completion of the regular season last month, 40 9- and 10-year-olds were selected by the league to try out for all-star competition. Fifteen boys, including three Matoaca youngsters, were selected to represent Chesterfield. Brandon Pond and Ryan Smith have been starters on the squad, while Kyle Williams has been a key reserve.

Help catch suspected credit card thieves

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs help to solve two separate thefts in which credit cards were stolen from victims while they shopped at T.J. Maxx stores at 1321 Carmia Way and 4851 Commonwealth Centre Parkway on Sunday, July 11.

Police Blotter

PERDUE AVE 7/26 Matoaca. The victim heard an altercation at his door. Upon opening it, he saw the suspects outside. As the victim turned away, when one of the suspects reached for him, he was shot. The victim was able to run back inside his house and the suspects left.

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Reminiscence: Life on "the Pike"

Over the years, lifelong Chester resident Otha Lee Taylor, 73, has witnessed many changes on a one-mile stretch of road that included his family’s 9.3 acres and home, which faced the road known to the locals as “the Pike” or the 301(Jefferson Davis Highway).