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

Residents Can Discuss Chesterfield Avenue Enhancement Project’s Design Elements

Residents can discuss the final design concepts for future landscape and pedestrian safety improvements along Chesterfield Avenue at a meeting next week.

Big Kicks for the Monarchs

Who says girls can’t play football? Meadowbrook senior Genesis Avilia won a Dell computer for herself and Meadowbrook when she kicked a field goal promptly after being crowned the school’s homecoming queen, with Corey Foxworthy by her side as king.

Historical Society Releases Book on Bermuda Hundred

The Chesterfield Historical Society (CHS) can add another title to its list of local history books: they recently released The Bermuda Hundred Campaign: A Tour Guide, a 58-page driving tour guide that covers the 26 sites of the well-known Civil War campaign.

Cathouse Suspect Sentenced to Five Years, Four Years Suspended

A year in jail, $800 in fines, and a restriction against ever owning a companion animal again: this was the sentence handed down to 52-year-old Patti Wheeler, on trial in Chesterfield County General District Court for, among other charges, five counts of animal cruelty.

Woolridge Absences are Isolated Incidents

Absences may have spiked at Woolridge Elementary last week, but school officials say that the incident is an isolated one. On Monday, 102 of the school’s 807 students were absent; totals climbed to 112 on Tuesday before dropping to 94 on Wednesday and 82 on Thursday.

Delegate Kirk Cox Named Legislator of the Year

Delegate Cox has been a leader in the Virginia legislature on economic development issues. In the 2009 session, he successfully patroned legislation to increase Virginia’s competitive advantage in attracting businesses to the Commonwealth.

Kaine Kicks Off Countdown to Restaurant Smoking Ban

With just about 50 days to go before the Commonwealth’s landmark smoking ban goes into effect, Governor Timothy M. Kaine is joining dining patrons and community leaders across Virginia to highlight restaurants that have already gone smoke-free.

Thomas Dale Volleyball Rolls Own Upstart Warriors

Thomas Dale’s central region powerhouse volleyball team entered their match last week versus Matoaca on somewhat of a down note. The Knights had lost two of their last three to James River and Cosby and were nearly upended by district rival Colonial Heights.