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'I'm not a hero': TDHS grad intervened in June 23 shooting

June 23 wasn’t the first time Chester native Michael Dudley put himself in danger to help someone. Dudley, an 18-year-old Thomas Dale High School graduate, once saw a woman’s purse get stolen. With little thought, he chased down and tackled the purse snatcher.

Jaeckle schedules high-speed rail community meetings

The Seaboard Coast Line Railroad line bisects Chesterfield’s Bermuda District from north to south, cutting through a number of communities along the way. Neighborhoods in Chester and Centralia come within spitting distance of the tracks, which can see as many as 40 CSX freight trains and several Amtrak passenger trains each day.

Couple posing as utilities workers robs home

A woman in the 3200 block of West Hundred Road was not suspicious of a man and woman posing as contractors for the Chesterfield County utilities department last week when she allowed them into her home to take water samples.

Legal briefs

At an adjourned meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the Public Meeting Room at the Chesterfield Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road, the Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on the following matter.

Chester native earns Eagle Scout rank

Ronald Brown, Jr., son of Cynthia and Ronald Brown, Sr., obtained the rank of Eagle Scout on June 23. Ronald, 18, is a 2010 graduate of Thomas Dale High School. He is a member of Troop 2877, which is sponsored by Chester Presbyterian Church.

All Chesterfield schools fully accredited for third straight year

All Chesterfield County schools are fully accredited for the 2010-11 school year, making Chesterfield the largest division in Virginia to have all schools fully accredited three years in a row, according to preliminary data from the Virginia Department of Education.

Chesterfield’s Mustang entry falls in championship round in Texas

A group of 15 area 9- and 10-year-olds and their families had the experience of a lifetime recently as the baseball team played in the 2010 Mustang World Series near Dallas.

CBC team wins world championship

The CBC Pony League team has returned home from Washington, Pa., as the new world champion. Chesterfield swept through the series and claimed the title by defeating Tokyo 3-1 Saturday behind the four-hit pitching of Michael Day.