Second education, poverty forum will explore solutions
Since 2000, and reaching back as far as 1990 poverty and its effect on education has become an issue of...
Dominion to remove ash ponds from Chesterfield Power Station
Dominion Virginia Power will be eliminating the ash ponds at the Chesterfield Power Station. New U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...


Sports Apr 23, 2015 0

Former Matoaca volleyball standout and 2014 Warriors graduate Jaelyn Jackson signed a National Letter of Intent to play college...
Next Level: Mauricio, Copley, Marshall
Alex Mauricio, Baseball Freshman at Norfolk State Manchester High School Alex Mauricio has activated the switch and begun to lead the Norfolk State baseball program into prominence during his freshman year.  Mauricio was just awarded the MEAC Rookie of the Week, his second time earning the honor.  The former... Read more
In the world of track and field, speed is the essence of success. Sprinting is the art of moving oneself through a short distance in the shortest amount of time. The Chesterfield area offers some sprinters that are peak performers, who all show potential to further their competition into... Read more
Second education, poverty forum will explore solutions
Since 2000, and reaching back as far as 1990 poverty and its effect on education has become an issue of epic proportions in Chesterfield. In late January this year a forum took place at Thomas Dale High School (TDHS) to enlighten the community of the challenges that Chesterfield and its... Read more
Chinese Company Buys First Property in $2 Billion Investment
Tranlin, Inc., a subsidiary of a leading Chinese pulp and paper company, has purchased its first property of a planned 850-acre facility on the James River. The company bought 60 acres from Allied Concrete Products located at the eastern terminus of Willis Road. The reported sale price for the... Read more
The Chesterfield Board of Supervisors last week unanimously approved the Annual Tax Levy on various classes of real estate and personal property for the 2015/2016 budget cycle. The current rate will continue through July 1, 2016. The rate remains at $ .96 cents per $100 value of real estate.... Read more
I just registered my sweet girl for kindergarten last week. How did we get here so fast? It seems as though it was just yesterday that I was telling the world I was expecting; then there we were, sitting in the library of what will soon be her new... Read more
Hot Tamales Did the Trick
The first Tri-Cities League Championship Poker Tournament took place April 12 at Murphy’s Law in Chester. Kimberly Perkins, owner of Suit Up Poker League, approached two other local leagues to see if they would be interested in participating in starting one. A Perfect Pair and A-Town Grinders accepted the... Read more
To the Editor: Senior resident of subdivision with no HOA has be designated neighborhood witch by evil neighbors. Misery really does love company. With no HOA, anything goes. You have to be self-disciplined.  You don’t even have to cut your grass if you don’t want to. I am in... Read more
Last week, I raised the proposition that American society should begin redistributing its educational effort – putting more resources into adult education; easing back on the institutionalization of the young; and resisting the growing demands of the education establishment for eighteen years of free pre-K-to-BA schooling. Now, I confess... Read more
A global claim against Chesterfield County was explained last week concerning change orders to the construction/widening and new bridge from Interstate 95 to Ware Bottom Springs Road. The claim was made during the citizens comment period of the Board of Supervisors meeting. According to the law firm of Bradley... Read more