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Chesterfield County holds 28th annual Black History Month celebration

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Chesterfield County hosted its 28th annual Black History Month celebration on Friday, February 24.

Guests included former Education Secretary Anne Holton, keynote speaker and Virginia State University President Makola Abdulla as well as six scholarship winners from Chesterfield high schools. 33 more words


Man arrested for threatening to bomb Chesterfield courthouse

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — A 26-year-old man has been jailed for allegedly threatening to blow up the Chesterfield County courthouse earlier this week.

Deputies with the Chesterfield Sheriff’s Office arrested Christopher Starnes, of the 11000 block of Kentshire Lane, Friday and he was charged with threatening to bomb or burn an establishment. 86 more words


Man arrested in connection with Chesterfield County Circuit Court bomb threat

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested a man Friday who they say made a bomb threat at the Chesterfield County Circuit Court. 126 more words


Driver slams into Chesterfield County convenience store

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A driver is injured after smashing into a Chesterfield County convenience store late Friday morning.

Chesterfield Fire says crews responded to The Orange Market at 11:24 a.m., located in the 9500 block of Newbys Bridge Road, for a vehicle into the building. 48 more words


Driver injured when Buick slams into Orange Market

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – A woman was transported to the hospital after driving through the windows of a convenience store.

An adult female was pulling into the Orange Market when her vehicle, a Buick sedan, went through the front windows of the building and hit a support beam,” Chesterfield Police said. 58 more words


William Allin Archer (17 Oct. 1841- 6 Jul. 1922)

William A. Archer was the son of the Rev. Philmer Wesley Archer (b. 1820) and his wife, Mary Susan Compton. The Reverend Archer was a member of the Virginia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for some years was a trustee of Randolph-Macon College, in Ashland, VA. 589 more words


Police on scene of barricade situation in Chesterfield

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WRIC) — Police are on the scene of a barricade situation in Chesterfield County.

Police say it’s a mental health situation and the person barricaded himself on Leiden Lane off of Bailey Bridge Road. 48 more words