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

Not if, but when: Up-and-coming country star comes home

For Chester native Brinn Black, a future in music was never in question.

Special election for Nixon seat set for June 15

Though two candidates for the Republican nomination for Del. Sam Nixon’s seat have emerged in recent days, a Democratic contender has yet to be found.

Schools to cut $30M more from budget

The School Board was set vote on a proposal to cut another $30 million and 135 full-time positions from next year’s budget on Tuesday, April 27.

Morgan Keegan makes it official

A healthy crowd gathered Thursday to officially mark the opening of Morgan Keegan’s new Chester Village Green branch.

Kids branch out at Curtis Elementary

On a recent morning at C.E. Curtis Elementary School, about 120 third graders got a taste of what it’s like to be a tree.

The only way to stop them is to close them – CMS wins

For the ninth straight season, the Chester Eagles girls’ track team has taken the Southern Division crown. This year, however, it was a fight down to the final race in edging out a strong Matoaca team in the final Southern Division race in school history.

Monarchs’ Tyler soars over competition

Garrett Tyler established a new outdoor personal record Saturday as he confidently cleared 6 feet, 6 inches in the high jump competition at the prestigious MileStat Invitational, which draws the top track and field athletes from throughout central Virginia and beyond. He also competed in the long and triple jumps, establishing marks of 21 feet, 6.5 inches and 44 feet, 5 inches, while finishing fourth and 11th, respectively.

Six-year-old has a passion for cheering, 10 titles in two years

At age 6, O.B. Gates Elementary first grader Kayla Bowen has won as many National Championships as John Wooden did in UCLA’s heyday.