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July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
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Host a student, or send one to study abroad

Hosting an exchange student can be a rewarding experience, and having a high school student study abroad is the experience of a lifetime, says Becky Bell, local coordinator for the Council on International Educational Exchange.

Students craft winning cruiser

A group of fourth graders from Salem Church Elementary School took second place in the 2010 State-Wide Boat Design Competition, according to information from Samantha Webster. The Virginia Children’s Engineering Council held the state-wide boat design competition on Feb. 25 in Midlothian.

Chester resident advances to State Geography Bee finals

Zach Perkins, son of Robert and Diane Perkins and an eighth grader at Matoaca Middle School, has qualified to represent the school in the State Geography Bee, which will be held at Shenandoah University on April 9.

Investigation into fatal fire continues

Authorities are still investigating a house fire that left one child dead at a single-family home in the 5800 block of Gunsight Terrace on March 8, Chesterfield County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Lt. Jason Elmore said Monday.

Investigation into fatal fire continues

Authorities are still investigating a house fire that left one child dead at a single-family home in the 5800 block of Gunsight Terrace on March 8, Chesterfield County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Lt. Jason Elmore said Monday.

Help catch police impersonators

Crime Solvers needs the community’s help to catch three men who are wanted for impersonating police on Monday, Dec. 28, 2009.

Police Blotter: March 17, 2010

DANIELS ST 3/06 Unknown suspect/s entered the victim’s garage, taking the keys from a table inside. The unknown person then entered the victim’s Chevrolet Tahoe, which was parked in the driveway, and stole it. The vehicle was located in the front yard of a neighbor’s residence.

Chester Artists Association joins push for new arts center

“Visual and performing arts can work together to make Chester a wonderful art village,” said Marti Fann, president of the newly formed Chester Artists Association. Fann, a Matoaca resident, is displaying a portrait of her cat as part of a multi-artist show at the Chester Library this month.