CHESTERFIELD — Chesterfield County Public Library will host a number of events in February to commemorate Black History Month. ‘Myths and Folktales from Africa’ “Magic of the Motherland: Myths and Folktales of Africa” will be presented from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Enon Library, 1801... Read more
50 years!

50 years!

BusinessCommunity February 5, 2019

Bradley Mechanical recently celebrated 50 years with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The company has already been in the Chesterfield Airport Industrial Park, but recently relocated to 7830 Courthouse Three Lane. Dempsey L. Bradley Sr. started the business in Chesterfield County in 1969. Read more
The Chesterfield County Department of Transportation, in partnership with a local research and consulting company, is conducting a survey about the Jefferson Davis Highway corridor to better understand the needs and perceptions about transportation in the area. Results from the survey will help the county determine how to serve... Read more
TDHS grad nets success: Blankenbecler makes name for himself at another Chesterfield school
Michael Blankenbecler, James River High School’s boys volleyball coach, never expected to become a coach, much less have three state championships tucked comfortably under his belt within the first five seasons of his career. In fact, Blankenbecler’s earliest athletic endeavors didn’t involve volleyball at all, but baseball and basketball,... Read more
Bank the high bidder for county property
A county-owned property on the corner of Beach Road and Route 10 may soon become a Chesapeake Bank. John Harmon, the county’s real property manager, said the bank was one of four companies that submitted bids on the property, which is located at 10000 Courtview Lane, south of Beach... Read more
MEGA Mentors celebrate 10 years      of mentoring, achievement
MEGA Mentors students from Carver Middle, Falling Creek Middle, Manchester Middle and Providence Middle schools visited the Freedom Classic Festival at the Virginia State University’s Multi-Purpose Center on Jan. 19. The students were rewarded for excelling in academics and discipline at their respective schools. MEGA Mentors was founded in... Read more
JTCC announces art award winners
Tabitha Buchanan’s “Stream at Mid-Lothian Mines” recently won the 2019 John Tyler Community College Foundation’s art award. While working on a freelance photography job, Buchanan visited Mid-Lothian Mines Park, and as she scouted the area and took photographs, she decided to place a crystal ball in a stream, a... Read more
Chester resident has bit of Nashville in his soul
Shawn Fenner penned his first song, “Love Triangle,” when he was 11 years old and not yet guitar savvy. The song stayed with him as he moved forward. Today, he has a promising musical career with some exhilarating experiences under his belt. Fenner attended Bellwood Elementary, Salem Middle and... Read more
County to link with East Coast Greenway
CHESTERFIELD — A path near Pocahontas State Park has become a designated part of the East Coast Greenway, which aims to develop a biking and walking route from Canada to Key West, Fla. The nonprofit East Coast Greenway Alliance selected the Woodpecker Road Multi-Use Path because it could provide... Read more
Woman’s Club hears about Soles for Souls
Stephanie Hathaway recently spoke to the Matoaca Woman’s Club about Soles for Souls, a Nashville, Tenn.-based nonprofit that gives women the opportunity to learn a skill and earn money by selling shoes. The club has already collected 40 pairs of shoes and will be collecting them through June. The... Read more