New drive-through lanes approved for Chick-fil-A
The Chester Chick-fil-A may soon be getting two new drive-through lanes after the Chesterfield Board of Supervisors approved a zoning amendment last week. The request for the business at 2900 West Hundred Road also includes a minor building addition. It involved an 11-foot exception to the 50-foot setback along... Read more
New building on the way at Village Green
The last commercial lot in the Village Green mixed-use development is the site of a building under construction. Property manager Sean Eichert said the 12,000-square-foot, two-story building on the northeast corner of Chester Village Drive and Route 10 will house two existing businesses that plan to relocate within the... Read more
Healthefit, a new medical fitness provider in Chester, is having an open house from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, May 1, at 3509 Festival Park Plaza in Chester Village. The business is a 24/7 fitness center that replaces Chester Fitness. Healthefit is the nation’s first medical fitness company... Read more
Moore’s Lake transformed: Emerson, Roper open The Jane apartments
The Moore’s Lake area has been transformed into some luxury apartments: The Jane at Moore’s Lake. The iconic vacation spot of Jefferson Davis Highway from years gone by can be viewed in photographs that line the walls of the first floor of The Jane’s first 100-unit apartment building at... Read more
Dominion Energy recently announced that it retired two units at the Chesterfield Power Station. “We had placed these units into cold reserve last year,” Dominion spokesman Dan Genest said, noting the units were placed into the environmentally-safe shut-down status because they were older, smaller, less efficient units that the... Read more
Bunkering down: A ‘unique’ in-door golf experience
In its 25th year, The Golf Club at The Highlands is offering what it considers a rather unique experience. The Bunker indoor golf center consists of two golf simulation bays and a putting and chipping green, along with an adjacent bar and entertainment area called The 19th Hole that... Read more
Chesapeake Bank donates $10K to BizWorks
Chesapeake Bank presented a check for $10,000 to BizWorks Enterprise Center on Feb. 26. Funds will be used to renovate the center’s multi-purpose room. From left, David Neale, Fable Marketing; Richard Swed, Risk Management Group; LaTisha Jenkins, Chesterfield Economic Development; Tommy Adams, Chesapeake Bank; Kiva Duff, BizWorks; Shane Young,... Read more
Second phase of The Cove at Magnolia Lakes underway
Cornerstone Homes broke ground Feb. 7 on the second phase at The Cove at Magnolia Lakes, an age 55-plus community located at 5800 Magnolia Cove Circle at Iron Bridge and Chalkley roads in Chester. The company purchased the property from BB&T Corp. when the previous owner, Tascon Group, went... Read more
Gabe’s Barber Shop turns 40!
By Heather Seaman Located on the corner of Route 10 and Jefferson Davis Highway, Gabe’s Barber Shop is celebrating 40 years of business in Chester on Feb. 26. The unisex shop opens at 8 a.m. Monday through Saturday and is closed Sunday. The business currently employs 12 stylists and... Read more
Chevrolet dealership gets a new name: Heritage Chevrolet will be Colonial Chevrolet
There has been a Chevrolet dealership on the corner of routes 10 and 1 (West Hundred Road and Jefferson Davis Highway) for as long as most can remember. It has been more than 80 years since Harold Goyne moved his dealership, Dutch Gap Motors, one mile south to protect... Read more