Husband and wife team is passionate about dentistry
For at least 50 years there has been a dental practice at 11701 Chester Road. Drs. Walter Kilbourn and Lawrence Matthews Sr. shared space for their practices at a new office built next to Chester Recreation Center. After their retirement, Walter’s son Mike followed in his footsteps and continued... Read more
Concerns about wage cuts and layoffs are on the minds of some workers at the DuPont Spruance plant. A letter from the Ampthill Rayon Workers Inc. said the plant site near Jefferson Davis Highway “is experiencing a level of anxiety and uncertainty that has never been here before now... Read more
Cinema Cafe’s plans include bar in lobby, food served in theater
After years without a movie theater, one is planned for Chester next year. A new Cinema Cafe complex, located off Route 1 in the Bermuda Crossroads Marketplace, is slated to break ground this fall for an opening in 2019.  The free-standing establishment will also feature a spacious bar and... Read more
Jones is ‘Business Person of the Year’
Keith Jones has been named the Snead-Stebbins Business Person of the Year by the Chester Business Association. Jones was honored at the organization’s annual cookout, which was held June 21 at the home of Jim and Robin Daniels. The award was named in honor of Joseph Snead and Charles... Read more
Atlantic Constructors adds 200 jobs after expansion
      An open house celebrating the recent expansion of Atlantic Constructors Inc. was held May 24. ACI completed a 30,000-square-foot expansion of its 100,000-square-foot facility at 1401 Battery Brooke Parkway last fall. The sheet metal and pipe fabrication plant began using the new portion of the building... Read more
The Chesterfield Economic Development Authority approved two business expansion incentive grants last week. The $50,000 grants will require the recipients to complete construction and comply with performance goals before the funds are disbursed, assistant director Karen Aylward said. She noted that recipients have three years to satisfy the grant... Read more
A two-story building with retail, restaurant and office space may be coming to Lori Road and Frith Lane. Myers Family Partnership of Chesterfield is planning a 4,585-square-foot building on 3.38 acres at 9800 Lori Road. Plans include a two-story building that would feature an 1,875-square-foot fast food restaurant and... Read more
Dominion Energy will conduct an open house from 6-8 p.m. April 24 at Elizabeth Scott Elementary in Chester to talk about an upcoming project to replace 230-kilovolt power lines. Another open house will be held from 6-8 p.m. April 26 at Carter G. Woodson Middle School in Hopewell. Dominion... Read more
Fitness center re-opens
Anytime Fitness celebrated a grand re-opening last month under new ownership and management. From left: owner Manish Gupta, general manager Catherine Callaham, Vitamin Shoppe representative Monte Lloyd and personal trainer Dylan Harvey.  The business is located in the Bermuda Crossroads Shopping Center on Jefferson Davis Highway. Read more
Following their most productive car show ever, the Corvette Club of Richmond donated $1,000 to FeedMore. Club president Bob Brody recently presented a check for $1,000 to Doug Pick, the non-profit’s CEO, and Christy Dalton, itsCommunity Events Manager. The club raised money for FeedMore at their 21st Annual All... Read more