Next Level: Rowe, Caldwell, Smith
Maggie Rowe Softball James River High School Freshman at Radford University The freshman backstop has started 11 of Radford’s...
Super Comic Con at Meadowville Library
Meadowville Library will present Comic Con on Saturday, March 21, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Once a year, the Meadowdale Library...
Whitehead’s Game-Winning Shot Lifts Cosby to Repeat
Just see the rim. That’s all you have to do. That’s all Tyra Whitehead did as she hit a...
Attorney General reaches out to local law enforcement
For the second time since Attorney General Mark Herring took office in 2014, he scheduled a three-week tour focused on crime. Barnstorming over 22 regions, having meetings with more than 60 public safety agencies he said he is supporting local police and sheriffs efforts. The Attorney General wanted to... Read more
Hopkins Road McDonald’s Still Recovering from Fire
The playground is empty, the lights are out and yellow tape still warns onlookers to keep their distance, as the McDonald’s located in the 5900 block of Hopkins Road remains closed since Jan. 5, when fire and smoke damaged the building. To those who are missing their “Macs” and... Read more
Chesterfield County’s Administrator James “Jay” Stegmaier has taken a leave of absence for a few weeks according to county officials. The exact reason for his leave is explained only as a health issue. Board of Supervisors Chairman, Steve Elswick said the he, the Board and the County is looking... Read more
Thelma Sharpe Hogwood, 73, of Chester, Va. passed away March 17, 2015. She is survived by  four children, Billy Joe Hogwood, Wendy Renee Moore, Vicki Lea Parrish, Thomas C. Grant, Jr. Ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held in her honor on April 4, 2015... Read more
Birth: Henry Graham Barnes
Mr. and Mrs. Greg R. Barnes, of Chester, are proud to announce the birth of their third grandchild. Henry Graham Barnes was born February 23, 2015. He is the son of Allison J. Barnes and J. Scott Barnes of Lynchburg, Virginia. Henry is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs.... Read more


Events March 25, 2015 0

Hundreds of visitors descended upon the Meadowdale Library on Saturday for the Comic Con event. Some came as onlookers, but many came to take part. From Scifi and Fantasy characters, super heroes were also in abundance. Activities kept small hands busy and the children seemed delighted along with participating... Read more
To the Editor: I enjoyed Rick Gray’s column regarding climate denial efforts taking place in Florida’s state government. Yes indeed, the Anti-science effort in Florida is likely to result in a situation in which nobody will be sure what to do about sea level rise – because scientists will... Read more
Spring is slowly creeping in, the birds are singing, the sun is shining, and the grass is growing greener every day. I have had my windows open and my heart flutters with anticipation at the day that I can start planting my garden. I am ready for spring. Soccer... Read more
Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR) is hosting its annual Spring River Clean-up Day on March 28 from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers are needed to help pick up trash and debris at several sites in Colonial Heights, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Hopewell, Petersburg, and Prince George. FOLAR site captains... Read more
Jaeckle knows bacon
Last week, Chester Business Association (CBA) history was made. CBA member and Bermuda District Board of Supervisor representative, Dorothy Jaeckle, hosted a meeting in her home. It was the first time a government official opened up his/her home to one of our monthly meetings which is held the third... Read more