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Former Chesterfield County Sheriff Dennis Proffitt dies

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - Former Chesterfield County Sheriff Dennis Proffitt has died from an illness, according to the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office. Proffitt joined the Sheriff’s Office in 1997 and was eventually elected as the 65th Sheriff in 2007. He served in that role until his retirement in...
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Hit-and-run crash leaves pedestrian fighting for life

CHESTERFIELD Co., Va. (WWBT) - A pedestrian is fighting for their life after being hit by a vehicle on Tuesday night in Chesterfield County. Police were called to the 6500 block of Jefferson Davis Highway just before 9 p.m. on May 17. Officials said the driver of a dark-colored sedan...
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The Facts in the Case

Mystery box: Leonard Kelley's suitcase, which became a lesson in critical thinking and research for Swift Creek middle schoolers. The excitement on Monday morning in Room 122 of Swift Creek Middle School in Chesterfield County stemmed from the revelations surrounding a long-lost valise belonging to Crewe native and World War II U.S. Navy veteran Leonard Daniel Kelley. History on occasion provides lyrical flourishes; Kelley and Florence Powell of Blackstone married when in their 40s and did not become parents. But since 2019, several classes of seventh graders turned history sleuths — under the guidance of teacher Pam Rockenbach Plahs, leader of the school's social studies department — became intent on finding the facts in the case of Seaman Kelley. All this happened at a school that is the home of the Sailors.
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Chesterfield provides grace period on personal property tax payments

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - Chesterfield County has granted a grace period for payment of 2022 personal property taxes through July 29. “Personal property tax bills are due by June 6, but no penalty or interest will be charged if taxes are paid in full by the end of the grace period,” the county said in a news release. “This applies only to taxes on personal property, such as cars, passenger trucks, motorcycles, boats and trailers.”
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