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Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

Chesterfield County News

Emergency management group slates Survivor Day
Posted: August 30, 2014

CHESTERFIELD The Central Virginia Emergency Management Alliance will host its fifth Survivor Day on Sept. 27.

Active Aging Day to be held in Chesterfield
Posted: August 30, 2014

CHESTERFIELD The Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation will hold an Active Aging Day as part of Active Aging Week.

Driver killed in Chesterfield crash
Posted: August 30, 2014

Chesterfield County police are investigating a crash early Saturday morning that left one man dead.

Chesterfield to open new career and technical center Tuesday
Posted: August 29, 2014

Some Chesterfield County students will get a first look at their new school Tuesday when the county opens its new career and technical center on Hull Street Road.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Crash causes backup on I-95 south in Chesterfield
Posted: August 29, 2014

A car being towed by another car overturned this afternoon on southbound Interstate 95 near State Route 10 in Chesterfield County.

Chesterfield teacher named a C-SPAN Senior Fellow
Posted: August 28, 2014

A Chesterfield County teacher has been named a C-SPAN Senior Fellow for the upcoming semester.

Man dies after being struck on I-95 ramp
Posted: August 28, 2014

CHESTERFIELD — A Chesterfield County man has died of injuries he suffered when he was struck by a minivan Wednesday on the ramp leading from southbound Interstate 95 to southbound Chippenham Parkway, state police said Thursday.

Woman, 87, gets wish to see plant bloom after decades
Posted: August 28, 2014

Ora Lee Monroe is 87, frail and has Alzheimer’s disease. A year ago, she said she wanted to see her unusual houseplant, which hadn’t flowered in decades, bloom once more during her life.

Chesterfield sees big growth in sports tourism
Posted: August 27, 2014

The number of people who visited Chesterfield County to attend sporting events during the last fiscal year jumped 50 percent from the previous year, according to a report presented to the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday.

Price to build homes and businesses rising in Chesterfield
Posted: August 27, 2014

Home developers and business leaders warned that increases in planning fees will reduce growth. 

Chesterfield County teachers get free classroom supplies from local shop
Posted: August 26, 2014

With the start of school less than a week away, teachers are getting their classrooms ready for students returning from summer break.

New food rules hit area’s schools
Posted: August 26, 2014

Thirsty students in Henrico County most often pushed the Powerade button on school vending machines last year. But when school starts on Tuesday, kids will find their favorite sports drink banned in favor of healthier substitutes such as bottled w...

Petersburg man held in Chesterfield robbery
Posted: August 26, 2014

CHESTERFIELD — A Petersburg man has been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of one convenience store and the attempted robbery of another in Chesterfield County within about 30 minutes on Aug. 6.

Smoking is blamed in Chesterfield fire
Posted: August 26, 2014

A fire that burned a Chesterfield County townhouse and threatened two others was started by discarded smoking materials left in a combustible front-porch container, a fire officer said today.

Donations stock store of free classroom supplies for Chesterfield teachers
Posted: August 26, 2014

With a week to go before the start of school, Chesterfield County teachers can pick out free classroom supplies beginning this afternoon.

Chesterfield man, 20, identified as victim
Posted: August 26, 2014

A pedestrian who died after being struck by a car Sunday evening on Hull Street Road was identified this morning as a 20-year-old county resident.

Walmart Neighborhood Market planned for Hanover
Posted: August 25, 2014

The store is slated to open in January, and is one of three Neighborhood Markets the retail giant has planned for the area.

Chesterfield holds orientation for teachers
Posted: August 24, 2014

CHESTERFIELD — More than 400 new teachers in the county were given orientation last week at Clover Hill High School.

Rain didn’t stop the fun at Chesterfield County Fair
Posted: August 23, 2014

Heavy late-morning rain was an unwanted guest at the 101st Chesterfield County Fair on Saturday, but it didn’t dampen the mood of those who came out with umbrellas.

Demand on central Virginia food banks increases
Posted: August 23, 2014

The study, Hunger in America 2014, tracks hunger relief efforts across the country and shows a growing number of people relying on food banks or agencies for help.

Chesterfield WWII veteran receives France’s top honor
Posted: August 23, 2014

A World War II corporal whose rise to second lieutenant was the casualty of a bureaucratic blunder now has a new rank — knight of the Legion of Honor.

Sunday Q&A with Julia Williams, general fair manager for the Chesterfield County Fair
Posted: August 23, 2014

This year marks the 101st Chesterfield County Fair and for nearly one-quarter of those years, Julia Williams has been at the helm, calling vendors, hiring electricians and custodial staff, finding entertainment and in general looking out for the w...

Chesterfield Economic Development Authority backs Proseal America expansion
Posted: August 22, 2014

The Chesterfield Economic Development Authority has approved a performance-based grant of up to $50,000 to help with Proseal America Inc.’s expansion of its county operation.

Chesterfield to consider later start times for high schoolers
Posted: August 22, 2014

Researchers have found that later start times in high school come with a variety of benefits due to the extra sleep for students, including better attendance and mental health along with lower rates of car accidents.

Two meat sellers charged with lying to Chesterfield police
Posted: August 22, 2014

Two men selling meat from a refrigerated van in Chesterfield County tried to cheat their employers out of cash by falsely claiming they had been robbed, Chesterfield police said this afternoon.

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