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Elements of area plans will be in new countywide comprehensive plan

Members of the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission sought assurances from planners last week that work on the county’s various area plans would not be lost when the new comprehensive plan is adopted.

Supervisors approve second fee holiday

Though the Planning Commission did not recommend the action, the Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 last week to offer a 12-month holiday on some zoning and site plan fees.

Planning Commission defers cell tower

The Planning Commission will wait another month to decide whether a property on East Hundred Road is the right place for a 158-foot communications tower.

Ruritan Club honored by county leaders

The South Chesterfield Ruritan Club, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, was recently honored by the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, according to information from the club.

Author returns to inspire at her alma mater

During a Friday morning talk, Matoaca High School graduate and author Stephanie Perry Moore told students at her alma mater that life isn’t always easy, but that’s no excuse to give up.

L.C. Bird evens the score

The 37th edition of the Battle of Chester took place Friday at J.Wilson Crump Stadium, and both teams knew what was on the line: Bragging rights and pride. For L.C. Bird High School, a victory would even the series at 18 wins and one draw apiece. And even the series is exactly what the Skyhawks did, defeating Thomas Dale by a count of 29-3 behind the legs of junior Yakkie Johnson and a strong defensive performance.

Weekly calendar

Weekly calendar of events beginning September 29 - October 7.

Help catch men who robbed Shell station on Willis Road

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs the community’s help to identify and find two men who robbed the Shell gas station at 2320 Willis Road on Tuesday, July 20, at about 10:30 p.m.