Spring Hunt

Spring Hunt

Community April 8, 2020

The Youth and Apprentice Spring Turkey Hunting Weekend in Virginia was April 4 – 5. Local huntsman Justin Beavers sacked a turkey for Easter dinner. Beavers, 13, had the opportunity to go on a hunt over that weekend with his uncle, Larry Hollowell, on his farm in Farmville. He... Read more
Sets virtual meetings to engage public on changes caused by pandemic As Chesterfield County navigates the economic uncertainties related to the COVID-19 pandemic, county leaders have revised the FY2021 proposed budget and announced plans to continue engaging virtually with the public on the spending plan in accordance with health... Read more
Chesterfield launches “Standing together – Six Feet Apart” T-shirt fundraiser
Funds will support those experiencing food insecurity in the county On Friday, March 27, several local Chesterfield organizations partnered to launch the Standing Together – Six Feet Apart T-shirt fundraiser in support of the Chesterfield Food Bank and those experiencing “food insecurity,” during the COVID-19 outbreak.  The shirts, available... Read more
Food on the Move program busy during COVID-19 crisis
The Chesterfield Food Bank is supporting families hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic crisis that has developed with massive store closings and layoffs. Already feeding more than 16,000 Chesterfield residents in need; the food bank has registered nearly 5,000 new clients in the last six weeks.... Read more
Chesterfield County supervisors held a restricted-access meeting March 25 that included a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year 2020-21 budget.  Only two persons spoke during public comment at the meeting, likely due to the restrictions imposed because of fallout from the coronavirus. Among the items approved as part... Read more
The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation is committing $1 million to aid COVID-19 relief efforts across the United States. The funds will support national organizations, like the American Red Cross, and address local needs.  “The health and well-being of customers and employees is Dominion Energy’s top priority. We are helping customers... Read more
Novel: Corruption, drugs, ISIS
Retired Marine, former director Chesterfield County Department of Public Affairs, releases debut novel If social distancing as a result of the current coronavirus pandemic has you down, Don J. Kappel has a suggestion to help mitigate the possible boredom: Buy his new book, Lifetime Benefits, and escape to a... Read more
Call center will focus on general county operations and services during COVID-19 response  The Chesterfield County Emergency Operations Center has announced the opening of a call center for Chesterfield residents who have general questions about county operations and services during the COVID-19 response. The call center will be open... Read more
In Gov. Northam’s Saturday’s press conference, the governor doubled down on his mandate of having no more than 10 patrons in a business due to the COVID-19 coronavisrus. The Village News office has received phone calls wanting to know what local restaurants are doing to stay open and how... Read more
Brewed in the Village
Grant Coffee Company opens in Chester When Trey and Ashley Grant were brainstorming ideas on what type of business they wanted to open, their options were restaurant, gym and coffee shop. The couple chose the latter and opened Grant Coffee Company in the village of Chester last month. Ashley... Read more