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Sunday, Sep. 14, 2014

Chesterfield County News

Chesterfield could get 2 to 5 new judges unless state budget cuts interfere
Posted: September 13, 2014

Chesterfield County could get two to five new judges depending on the mood of the General Assembly and how legislators this week decide how to make $882 million in additional spending cuts to offset projected state revenue shortfalls in the two-year budget.

Sunday Q&A: Col. Robert A. Dawson
Posted: September 13, 2014

Col. Robert A. Dawson grew up in Chesterfield County, graduating from Meadowbrook High School in 1989.

Chesterfield Civil War site expands by 15 acres
Posted: September 13, 2014

CHESTERFIELD The Battery Dantzler Civil War site has expanded by almost 15 acres.

Clerk fights off would-be robber with mop, Chesterfield police say
Posted: September 12, 2014

A mop-wielding gas station clerk fought off an attempted robber who was armed with a handgun in Chesterfield County early this morning, according to police.

Chesterfield County Supervisors have a week to respond to federal lawsuit
Posted: September 11, 2014

Chesterfield County and its five supervisors have until Thursday to respond to a federal lawsuit alleging that Viridis Development Corp.’s constitutional property rights were violated when its application to build a 50-home subdivision was turned ...

Matoaca student receives leniency in abduction and carjacking of VSU student
Posted: September 11, 2014

A 16-year-old Matoaca High School student who faced a lengthy prison sentence for abducting, carjacking and stealing the wallet of a Virginia State University student last year was granted leniency Thursday and a chance to straighten out his life.

3 men accused in use of counterfeit money, police chase
Posted: September 10, 2014

Chesterfield County police today arrested three men in connection with the use of counterfeit money and a resulting police chase that ended with a crash, authorities said.

Planned water park and hotel project in Chesterfield has a long way to go
Posted: September 10, 2014

Local businessman Steve Uphoff and a Chinese partner want to build the park and hotel near Uphoff's Uptown Alley bowling and entertainment complex off Hull Street Road.

New grading system eased in for elementary school students in Chesterfield
Posted: September 09, 2014

Chesterfield County has begun implementing its new 10-point grading scale for all students, but has decided to phase in changes to how elementary students are graded to ease the transition for teachers.

School buses at motels: Districts serve 1,400 homeless children
Posted: September 07, 2014

Tracy Pinkston’s children are two of about 1,400 students in the Richmond area who have special transportation to and from school while their families are homeless.

Arts center in Chester nears fundraising goal
Posted: September 06, 2014

A planned arts center in Chester appears close to becoming a reality, nearly a decade after voters first approved it.

Lawyers to assist seniors at Chesterfield event
Posted: September 06, 2014

CHESTERFIELD Older adults and those with disabilities who need help preparing life-planning documents, including wills, durable powers of attorney and advance medical directives, may receive free assistance on Lawyers Helping Seniors Day on Oct. 8.

Former Chesterfield supervisor recovering from near-fatal car accident
Posted: September 05, 2014

A month after she was critically injured when she was struck by a car while crossing Beach Road, former Chesterfield County Supervisor Suzanne “Renny” Humphrey is “doing fine and working on healing,” her brother said this week.

Tractor-trailer overturns in Chesterfield
Posted: September 05, 2014

A tractor-trailer, carrying bags and flammable liquids, overturned in Chesterfield County this afternoon, injuring the driver and closing an interstate ramp, according to Virginia State Police Sgt. Steve Vick.

Man to serve 3 months for fatally shooting horse in Chesterfield
Posted: September 05, 2014

A Cosby High School graduate was sentenced Friday to serve three months in jail and pay $2,530 in restitution for fatally shooting a beloved horse at Ellis Farm last summer and breaking into a string of vehicles with two friends, stealing a gun us...

Chesterfield police investigate possible gunfire
Posted: September 01, 2014

An early-morning incident has Chesterfield County Police investigating a possible shooting into an occupied vehicle.

Trade Names: Adkins Lighting spotlights rooms
Posted: August 31, 2014

Interior decorator Debby Francis goes to Adkins Lighting Center regularly because of the wide variety of lighting the store offers.

After years of talk, Ettrick’s revitalization is on the way
Posted: August 31, 2014

Nearly eight months after Virginia State University broke ground on a new 165,941-square-foot convocation center, Ettrick is beginning to look as if a much-anticipated transformation is finally underway.

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.

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