CHESTER – The Chesterfield Center for the Arts has a new donor Dr. and Mrs. Baxter Perkinson Jr. stepped up to help the Center move closer to its goal. Dr. Perkinson and family will contribute to the center’s foundation building fund and pay for some of the operation costs... Read more
ENON – The Greater Richmond Partnership announced that Niagara Bottling LLC, the largest private label bottled water supplier in the U.S., will build a $95 million, 450,000 square-foot facility in Chesterfield County’s Meadowville Technology Park, employing 76 people. A second phase is expected to increase the workforce by another... 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
By A.A. “Cotton” Puryear The Virginia National Guard will broke ground on its new state headquarters facility on Aug. 16 at Defense Supply Center Richmond in North Chesterfield. The 102,000 square foot facility will be built on a 13.6-acre site in the northern section of DSCR, cost approximately $30... Read more
The real estate market in the 23831 and 23836 Zip  Codes has dipped a little from this time last year, but only by about 1 percent. Seventy-five homes were sold in June, while inventory is down about 13 percent from a year ago. That means homes are selling, leaving... Read more
Of the Top 25 Virginia Localities with the Highest Toxic Air Emissions, three are in the greater Richmond area, with two in the top ten: Chesterfield zip code 23836 ranks fifth, the City of Hopewell zip code 23860 ranks seventh alongside Hanover (23005) which is No. 20. These three... Read more
New retail stores and other establishments are growing like beans in a fertile garden. Ironbridge Road is seeing the most growth with projects growing up and those being born. On land cleared next to Ironbridge Baptist Church, an Aldi grocery store will open by the end of the year.... Read more
At this time of year, home buyers begin to shop real estate so they can buy and get comfortable in their new home by the beginning of the school year. This spring home sales increased by 3 percent over last year in Chesterfield.  Sales prices have reflected the uptick... Read more
The revitalization of Jefferson Davis Highway continues with one of the most unique projects to date, Moore’s Lake Apartments LLC. Moore’s Lake has submitted some changes to its original site plan (the way buildings are laid out on a property) approved last year. The company is applying for minimal... Read more
The 1.2 million-square foot, 3,300-employees, Amazon Fulfillment Center at Meadowville Technology Park may soon be no longer the big boy on the block at the business park. Amazon could get a little brother if a new business dubbed “Project Buzzard” decides to build on part of a 223-acre site... Read more