Battle over Confederate flagpole: County board affirms zoning violation
The owners of a small piece of land that houses a Confederate battle flag next to Interstate 95 lost a battle last week. Church Road resident Catherine H. Hendricks purchased the land at 2501 Old Bermuda Hundred Road from James and Barbara Eaton last year. Hendricks and the Virginia... Read more
‘Progressive’ moves underway: Miles details policies that commonwealth attorney’s office has implemented
After two and a half months on the job, Chesterfield’s Commonwealth Attorney Scott Miles believes progress is being made. Democrat Miles, who won a close race over Republican John Childrey in November to finish the final 13 1/2 months of Billy Davenport’s term, was sworn in Nov. 13. Several... Read more
100th birthday!
Charles Wilson Stewart, a Lucy Corr Health Care Center resident, celebrated his 100th birthday Jan. 29. He was born in Charles City and is the youngest of five children. Stewart worked for Pittsburgh Plate Glass and Binswanger Glass. His daughters Veronica and Blondina, and many of his eight grandchildren,... Read more
New M&M Fund created in honor of Piazza: Teacher, fitness enthusiast died last year
HOPEWELL — The John Randolph Foundation recently announced a new memorial fund at its Jan. 17 awards ceremony. The Cynthia Piazza Mind and Movement, or M&M, Fund will honor the life of a Chester woman who died Oct. 31 after battling brain cancer. Piazza taught for more than 20... Read more
Upcoming events

Upcoming events

CommunityEvents February 12, 2019 0

Music artist to perform at free event After three years touring in Europe, Michi returns to Chester to perform an acoustic concert. She will perform a solo acoustic concert from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17 at Easy Street Grub-N-Pub, 2612 Perdue Springs Drive. Admission is free and... Read more
Sunny’s kind of day!

Sunny’s kind of day!

Community February 12, 2019 0

Sunny, a rescue cockatoo, was out enjoying the weather with caretaker, Chester resident Johnni Boos. She had taken Sunny to visit her co-workers at the Waffle House at 11201 Iron Bridge Road. (Photo by Heather Seaman.) Read more
County chooses modified route for Nash Road Extension
A modified route has been selected for the Nash Road Extension, which would connect Nash Road to Route 10. In October, the county transportation department chose a combination of alternatives 2 and 3, which are the middle and southerly routes, senior engineer Chessa Faulkner said. The modified route also... Read more
CHESTERFIELD — The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia will host its annual antiques evaluation from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 16, indoors at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds. Oral evaluations will be provided on a wide variety of items as well as detailed photos of an item. Parking... Read more
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