VN STAFF – Jobs and transportation go hand in hand. Recognizing the link between economic opportunity and transportation infrastructure that efficiently moves people and goods is paramount to a healthy local economy. The Richmond region and the Virginia Secretary of Transportation are conducting a study of a key jobs... Read more
Who wants to make some new friends and have fun? Are you a senior? Then Phillips’ Seniors may be the group for you. This October, Phillips’ Seniors is celebrating 20 years. “The idea of having a senior group sponsored by the Phillips Auxiliary was an idea proposed by Polly... Read more
By Danielle Ozbat After Chris and Stacy Lane’s 18-year-old son, Dakota, was shot and killed last March, the couple decided to turn their grief into something positive by dedicating their lives to helping the less fortunate. “We really decided at that point instead of focusing on the tragedy and... Read more
The Chesterfield County School Board will hold four community meetings to engage residents on proposals about changes to school starting times that would align with medically suggested best practices and provide students with optimal learning experiences. All of the following meetings will start at 7 p.m. in the host... Read more
Pictured is the home place of Miss Lucy Corr, former Director of Chesterfield County’s Social Services Department located on Lori Road just past the county administration building. Corr is remembered for starting a nursing home that reflected the strong family values embedded in the Chesterfield County community. That meant... Read more
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. This year’s parade theme is “Christmas Movies.” The parade will take place Sunday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. It will begin at the Chester YMCA and end at Harrowgate... Read more
By Danielle Ozbat Christmas Mothers from past and present gathered at the historic Magnolia Grange museum house last Tuesday to announce Deborah Koller as this year’s Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother. Koller – who holds a bachelor’s degree in biology, a master’s degree in microbiology and a doctorate in molecular... Read more
James “Jim” M. Holland, CPA, has been elected as the chair of the Virginia Board of Accountancy’s Standard-Setting Advisory Committee. Holland was appointed by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe in July 2016. He also is the Dale District representative on the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors. The Virginia Board of... Read more
Tranlin Inc. announced recently it has awarded a contract to Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. to design the site work for possibly the largest business in Chesterfield. The award was issued to further develop VASTLY’s (Shandong Tranlin Paper Co. Ltd.) greenfield construction mega-project in Chesterfield County. Some local weekly-news outlets... Read more
What does your neighbor’s house assess for? That’s like stalking, but it can be helpful for professionals as well. Chesterfield County’s new GeoSpace and Open GeoSpace allow citizens to search county maps online. The site has a number of layers, which can be turned on and off for a... Read more