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Some disappointing news for Virginia schools as many of them did not make the grade and earn full state accreditation. School accreditation is based primarily on standards of learning or "SOL" scores.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Teacher chops off other Chesterfield worker's hair, during hug
A former Chesterfield County teacher faces a misdemeanor assault charge after police said he cut several inches of hair off of a woman at a middle school. On Sunday police arrested 61-year-old Melvin D. Hunt.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
2 charged in New Year's Day attack at Chesterfield gas station
Two Richmond men face charges in a brutal attack on a Chesterfield gas station owner on New Year's Day. Earle Spencer was opening his gas station on Centralia Road early on January 1, when he was robbed and badly beaten .
Chesterfield County developer and Chinese partner plan $160 million water park/hotel
Chesterfield County businessman Steve Uphoff announced Wednesday that he is partnering with a Chinese investment group on a project to build a $160 million indoor water park and hotel/convention center. It would be located on land adjacent to one of Uphoff's existing ventures, an Uptown Alley bowling center complex, on Brad McNeer Parkway off Hull Street Road.
Chesterfield Family Fights to Keep Pet Pig
A Chesterfield family may be forced to say goodbye to their pet pig after officials told them they're violating county laws. Mark and Kim Johnson consider Tucker, their 155-pound pig, as family and they treat him just like a pet dog or cat.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Focus on buildings, food, milk, food at start of RVA school year
As students across Central Virginia gear up for their first day of school, they'll find changes at local school districts.
Going Back to School with an Autistic Student
Making the transition back to school can be a struggle for any child, but it can be a harder adjustment for kids with autism.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Driver at stoplight shot at in Chesterfield
It happened at around 2:30 Monday morning. The victim said the suspect pulled up next to them while they were stopped at a stoplight near the intersection of Hull Street Road and Chippenham Parkway.
Shots Fired into Car at Stoplight in Chesterfield
Police are searching for suspects who fired shots into a car stopped at a stoplight on Hull Street Road early Monday morning.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
The to-do list for all parents this fall
This year schools systems in the Greater Richmond area have made some major changes.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Driver flips truck, knocking over utility pole on Newbys Bridge Road
CHESTERFIELD, Va- Crews responded to the 5400 block of Newbys Bridge Road after the driver of a truck ran off the road and flipped over.
Power bill shocker
Charnise Jones of Chesterfield, Virginia saw a $91,076.70 figure on her Dominion Virginia Power bill, listed under "current charges."
Thu Aug 28, 2014
New plant employing 2,000 workers only one of new wrinkles in the region
News about American investment and jobs going to China has become routine. That's why a June announcement put the Richmond region in the international spotlight.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Oxygen-Supplying Businessman Forced to Sell Property
A Chesterfield, Virginia County businessman is selling his 400-acre farm in a last-ditch effort to keep his medical supply company from going under.
SOL scores a mixed bag for area schools
The Department of Education released its Standards of Learning test results today, and the numbers reflect both gains and losses in local schools.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Chesterfield leaders address concerns that schools wona t be clean when classes begin
In a move designed to save Chesterfield County Schools $1.5 million, school leaders voted to outsource custodial services to eight Chesterfield schools to a company called GCA Services Group.
Diners can grab $5 deals this week at more than 25 local restaurants during Style Weekly's RVA Sandwich Week, which runs through Aug. 30. Pictured is one of them -the Union Market Reuben, with house-made corned beef, sauerkraut, Thousand Island dressing, spicy mustard and GruyA re cheese on Billy Bread.
Chesterfield police ID pedestrian killed on Hull Street Road
Twenty-year-old Kevin L. England Jr. was crossing the street near the Genito Crossing Shopping Center around 10:10 p.m. Sunday when he was hit by a car headed west, according to Chesterfield Police.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Chesterfield considers changing rules when it comes to cats in the county
Chesterfield leaders said the county's cat policies could change after more than 20 cats were left abandoned in the Carter's Mill neighborhood.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Chesterfield man injured in overnight kitchen fire
This all happening around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in the 13000 block of Steeple Chase Road, near Genito Road.