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Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

Chesterfield County News

Stretch of Midlothian Turnpike turning into shopping hub fueled by Wegmans' pending arrival
Posted: November 21, 2014

A small stretch of Midlothian Turnpike, where a development boom is underway, is quietly growing into one of the hottest retail corridors in Chesterfield County.

New trooper takes up his fallen father's legacy
Posted: November 21, 2014

Joshua Barner always knew that one day he’d become a police officer, perhaps even before he sat near the grave of his father, a state trooper, proudly wearing dad’s wide-brimmed Stetson hat.

Ex-Chesterfield baseball coach guilty in child sex abuse case
Posted: November 20, 2014

After twice being acquitted of sexually abusing children, a former Chesterfield Baseball Club coach has been found guilty in a third trial of sexually molesting a boy in the 1990s beginning when the child was seven.

Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother Diane Stark
Posted: November 20, 2014

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Construction begins today on 600 apartments at old Cloverleaf mall site
Posted: November 20, 2014

The apartments, being built by Boyd Homes, will be in the Stonebridge development on Midlothian Turnpike just west of the Chippenham Parkway.

After lengthy public hearing, supervisors defer vote on pet pig
Posted: November 19, 2014

After a lengthy public hearing on the issue that ended just before 10 p.m., the board chose to delay any decision until its Jan. 14 meeting and further study the matter, including what the definition of a farm animal should be.

Man who killed woman over child support sentenced to 43 years
Posted: November 19, 2014

A Petersburg man who fatally shot a Chesterfield County mother because he didn't want to pay child support for two children he fathered was sentenced to 43 years behind bars Wednesday in a case that hinged on a recanted alibi.

Chesterfield supervisors give OK to Brandermill Inn project
Posted: November 19, 2014

Chesterfield County's Planning Commission Tuesday night unanimously approved a plan to convert the former Brandermill Inn into an assisted living facility.

Chester resident identified as man fatally struck by train
Posted: November 19, 2014

A Chester resident has been identified as the man fatally struck by a train while walking Tuesday on tracks near the 3800 block of Curtis Street, police said.

Chesterfield's Planning Commission urges school system to include entire community
Posted: November 18, 2014

Chesterfield County is looking at using $304 million in voter-approved school renovations as a springboard for spurring the revitalization of communities across the county, but planning commissioners Tuesday urged the school system to make the process as inclusive as possible.

Clover Hill students charged in fight that police used Taser to stop
Posted: November 18, 2014

Four Clover Hill High School students are facing assault charges stemming from a fight early Tuesday that initially involved 15-20 teens and required the use of a police Taser to quell.

Kroger to expand Midlothian store in early 2015; will add up to 50 employees
Posted: November 18, 2014

Construction on the store at the Ivymont Square Shopping Center, which is expanding from 86,000 square feet to about 106,000, will last about one year.

Person killed after apparently being struck by train in Chester
Posted: November 18, 2014

Police are investigating the death of a person who apparently was struck by a train this afternoon in the 3800 block of Curtis Street in Chester.

Two-day shot of cold air coming
Posted: November 17, 2014

Today's warm air and rain should be followed by two days of unusually cold weather in the Richmond area, the National Weather Service says.

2 men riding in ATV killed in Chesterfield collision with SUV
Posted: November 17, 2014

CHESTERFIELD -- Two men riding an all-terrain vehicle across Willis Road in Chesterfield County late Sunday were fatally injured in a collision with an SUV, police said.

Chesterfield seeks input on next school calendar
Posted: November 16, 2014

CHESTERFIELD — The Chesterfield County School Board is seeking input about the proposed calendar for 2015-16, which is available online at mychesterfieldschools.com.

Henricus park to celebrate Thanksgiving on Nov. 29
Posted: November 16, 2014

CHESTERFIELD — Henricus Historical Park will hold “Virginia’s Thanksgiving Feast and Prayer” on Nov. 29.

Leaf burning to begin for some Chesterfield residents
Posted: November 16, 2014

CHESTERFIELD — Leaf burning for Chesterfield County residents begins Monday in certain areas.

Chesterfield begins shooting Snapshot series
Posted: November 15, 2014

Dorothy Jaeckle sat outside the clubhouse of the Colony Village Apartments on Jefferson Davis Highway last Monday afternoon chatting with retired television anchorman Gene Cox.

Number of majority-minority school systems is increasing in region, state and U.S.
Posted: November 15, 2014

Chesterfield has seen its minority population increase from 33 percent in 2003 to nearly 46 percent in the 2013-14 school year.

1 dead, 1 injured after single-car crash in Chesterfield
Posted: November 15, 2014

One person has died and another is injured after a single-car crash Friday evening in Chesterfield County.

Officials: Community will have voice in Chesterfield school projects
Posted: November 12, 2014

As the work on renovating or replacing 10 older schools and building a new one moves ahead in Chesterfield County, School Board members said Wednesday that the division needs to make sure the community continues to have a voice.

Veterans Day ceremonies
Posted: November 11, 2014

Veterans Day ceremonies at the Virginia War Memorial, in Richmond and the old Chesterfield courthouse.

VUU hosts discussion of HBCUs
Posted: November 11, 2014

Virginia Union University will sponsor a panel discussion Friday about the wide range of issues affecting historically black colleges.

Chesterfield man dies after crashing into tree
Posted: November 11, 2014

A Chesterfield County man died today after his car crashed into a tree, authorities said.

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