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Historical Society Releases Book on Bermuda Hundred

The Chesterfield Historical Society (CHS) can add another title to its list of local history books: they recently released The Bermuda Hundred Campaign: A Tour Guide, a 58-page driving tour guide that covers the 26 sites of the well-known Civil War campaign.

Cathouse Suspect Sentenced to Five Years, Four Years Suspended

A year in jail, $800 in fines, and a restriction against ever owning a companion animal again: this was the sentence handed down to 52-year-old Patti Wheeler, on trial in Chesterfield County General District Court for, among other charges, five counts of animal cruelty.

Aiming High

When their children, Shaashawn and Nathan, were growing up, Cortez and Joyce Dial told them they could be anything in the world they wanted to be. “We’d support them and provide the necessary resources to try those things,” says Joyce Dial. “We told them never to limit themselves or their options, and we stressed honesty, volunteerism, commitment, and doing their best every day.”