Has GA Curbed Hopewell’s “Million Dollar Mile?”
If Chesterfield needs a new plan to increase revenue, the budget office should talk to Hopewell. The city had a way to boost their cash-in – a speed trap or speed traps. Since 2008, the City of Hopewell has been declared one of the most profitable speed traps. Interstate... Read more
The Chesterfield County Preservation Committee will meet on Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. to review two proposed changes to historic properties in the county, called “Certificates of Appropriateness.” Properties to be discussed include Magnolia Grange, 10201 Iron Bridge Rd. that has applied to install a fresh air intake. The... Read more
Henricus Receives Education Grant from Dominion
The Henricus Foundation announced recently that it has been awarded a $23,000 grant from The Dominion Foundation to continue the funding of the Dominion-James River Indian Educator/Interpreter position at Henricus Historical Park. The Dominion Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, the parent company of Dominion Virginia Power.... Read more
County Honors WWII Veterans
The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors recognized its World War II veterans with a resolution calling for remembrance on Aug. 14, the 70th anniversary of the end of the war. Around 28 WWII veterans attended a dinner in their honor on July 22 during the dinner break of the... Read more
Chesterfield Food Bank Needs Van
Their mission is a simple on — to feed folks, to feed folks that are in need; volunteers helping other people with food. They stay busy: they take in food, they take in donations, which buy more food, and they buy and stock food that they give to those... Read more
Local Woman Graduates U.S. Marine Corps Boot Camp
PFC Hannah Marie Schultz, 18, of North Chesterfield, graduated from the United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. on April 3. PFC Schultz successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD Parris Island as one of 47 recruits in Training... Read more
Chesterfield’s Holly Love Wins Dominion Scholarship
Holly Lynn Love of Chesterfield, Va., is one of six winners of the Dominion Memorial Scholarship Program. Holly, daughter of Joe and Sally Love, will receive up to $5,000 for the 2015-2016 academic year. The scholarship is renewable for an additional three years. Now in its eighth year, the... Read more
AUGUST 19 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. MEADOWDALE JOB FAIR: Ladders to Success. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Meadowdale Library. Looking for a career opportunity? Want to gain some new skills or meet local employers? Join the library... Read more
Bensley National Night Out Welcomes Attorney General Mark Herring
The skies were dark and gloomy, hinting at the threat of rain, but the mood of the Bensley community was like a blue sky. It was the 32nd annual National Night Out celebration and hundreds of members of the Bensley community turned out for the Aug. 4 event. Several... Read more
Youth 12 to 17 can learn kayaking and water-safety skills through a free program Aug. 19 on the James River. The James River Advisory Council is offering the program as part of its Diversity on the River series. Youth will learn from certified instructors with the Chesterfield County Department of Parks... Read more