John E. “Jay” Burchell Jr. won national recognition for Community Service and Industry Accomplishments at NADA Convention last month. The nomination of Burchell, president and executive manager of Heritage Chevrolet in Chester, for the 2017 TIME Dealer of the Year award was announced by Time Magazine. Burchell is one... Read more
By Danielle Ozbat BizWorks celebrated its fifteenth year of supporting and mentoring small businesses at its first homecoming event last Thursday. The nonprofit small business incubator – businesses incubate for three years, with the option to stay longer – was created by the Jefferson Davis Association in 2001 and... Read more
August sales soar on year, rebound from restrained July According to the August 2016 Home Sales Report released by the Virginia Association of REALTORS® (VAR), residential real estate sales have rebounded strongly from a lagging July and are markedly higher than at this time last year. Year-to-date measures continue... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – Sabra, maker of hummus dips, with a processing plant at the Walthall Industrial Plant, has launched a campaign and challenged others to join in efforts to alleviate the effects of food deserts. “Plants With a Purpose” has begun with a pilot program in the company’s backyard in,... Read more
Is it truth or myth? Does Amazon deliver within the hour if you want it that quick? True. Can Amazon deliver your babies’ new shoes by drone? Eventually. The team at Amazon is currently working on a system that will allow for drone delivery. But while some people think... Read more
Chesterfield County Economic Development will partner with First Citizens Bank to educate and support new and small businesses. You can take advantage of this free with presentation. Employee Benefits will take place at the Chesterfield Economic Development (2nd Floor) 9401 Courthouse Rd. Registration is required to attend, and seating... Read more
Sears Holdings which owns Kmart is revving up their efforts to shut 50 unprofitable stores including the Chester store on Jeffferson Davis Highway. In May of 2015, the Kmart in Colonial Heights closed. At this time, it is expected that the store will close in June with liquidation sales... Read more
Sunflower Gardens, a new assisted living facility in North Prince George, welcomed over a hundred guests to its open house and tours of its new Alzheimer’s Specialty Center last Wednesday. The new 35,000 sq. ft. unit, will house 48 residents with 16 people in each of the three neighborhoods... Read more
By Vernon Freeman Jr. Virginia ABC (Alcohol Beverage Control) celebrated the grand opening of their newest store Friday, located at 13113 River’s Bend Blvd. in the River’s Bend Shopping Center in Chester. The Chester store is the third ABC store to open in the state in 2016, bringing the... Read more
Will Zerull, Sales Manager for Haley Ford, and Beverly Hamme, Office Manager for Haley Ford, walked into Thomas Dale High School 9th Grade Campus with a big check Monday night. They delivered a $6,000 check to the TDHS Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) for their participation and success in... Read more