Go, Bryce, go!

Go, Bryce, go!

Community January 14, 2020

Conner uses adaptive sports to overcome physical obstacles, contributes to book Bryce Conner is always smiling, even after three hours of physical therapy. His recent grueling therapy sessions of three hours a day, five days a week, left him tired and sore, but he always managed a smile for... Read more
New Planning Commission members approved At its Jan. 8 meeting, the Chesterfield Board of Supervisors named Midlothian supervisor Leslie Haley chairwoman for the year by a 4-1 vote with Jim Holland disssenting. Haley was chair last year. Prior to the vote, Holland said he believed that the chair and... Read more
Andrea Peeks, Brent Epps and Khara Durden to become directors of Budget and Management, Transportation and Internal Audit, respectively  Last week, Chesterfield County announced the hiring of three new department directors. Andrea Peeks took over on Monday as director of Budget and Management and Donald “Brent” Epps Jr. as... Read more
Do you make the best chili in town? Or, do you just enjoy taste testing all the flavors that go into a great pot of chili? Chili chefs are invited to compete in Ivey Memorial’s Annual Chili Cook-off scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 25. Call the church office at 526-1350... Read more
DAR helps preserve a historic document
During 2019 Chesterfield Courthouse Chapter National Society Daughters of the Revolution worked again with the library of Virginia as part of the Library’s “Adopt Virginia’s History” program to preserve a second important piece of history – Chesterfield County (Va.) Lists of Tithables, 1752 June, that records the list of... Read more

Weekly Calendar

Events January 14, 2020

WEDNESDAY, JAN 15 PINOCHLE/MEXICAN TRAIN/EUCHRE CARD GROUPS – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bensley Recreation Center, 2900 Drewrys Bluff Road. Free. To register call (804) 768-7904. DEMENTIA AWARENESS – 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Chester Library, Chester Combined Room A & B. Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends program is the... Read more
‘My Kisha’

‘My Kisha’

Community January 8, 2020

Local musician-writer publishes third book, urges people to ‘tell their stories’ When Charles R. Hodge Jr. graduated from high school, he didn’t know how to write. “I come from a poverty-stricken area of nothing,” he said. He was one of a few black students at a formerly all-white high... Read more
Cases of Hope

Cases of Hope

Community December 25, 2019

Giving women leaving incarceration a fresh start Victoria McCormick is a person who follows her heart, especially when the mission is to help someone who is facing a big obstacle. And there are few bigger obstacles than joining a community after incarceration. McCormick became the director of Mercy Mall’s... Read more
Rough landing?

Rough landing?

Planning & Zoning December 25, 2019

Planning Commission recommends denial of Courthouse Road project Although the developer of Courthouse Landing called the project “a phenomenal opportunity,” the Chesterfield County Planning Commission unanimously recommended Dec. 17 that the Board of Supervisors deny the project.  County Planning Department staff recommended the site plan be approved, but not... Read more
Winchester Green expansion gets approval recommendation
164 income-restricted housing units targeted for 2022 The Chesterfield Planning Commission unanimously recommended approval for an expansion of the Winchester Green development on Dec. 17.  The developer, John Bolton, requested a rezoning from R-7 to R-MF for 164 multi-family housing units. He plans to build 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments.... Read more