Mercy Mall

Mercy Mall

Community November 27, 2019

Misi Rose has found her calling. She is the Operations Director and Volunteer Coordinator for Mercy Mall, a nonprofit organization in Chesterfield that provides clothing, household items, and baby gear for families in need. Rose began her journey with Mercy Mall as a volunteer, and worked two part-time jobs.... Read more
The Hello Girls

The Hello Girls

Community November 27, 2019

The Country Club of Petersburg hosted a private screening of the documentary “The Hello Girls,” Saturday, Nov. 16.  Directed by James Theres, “The Hello Girls” is an award-winning documentary that sheds light on the women soldiers of World War I, who expertly operated the telephone switchboards under Gen. John... Read more
Feeding one giant family, one plate at a time
Howlett’s will serve over 600 guests on Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Day is all about family gatherings, the parade, football, sitting down to a feast, and much more to those who celebrate the big event. Joe and Brooke Helbling, owners of Howlett’s  Restaurant & Tavern in the Village Green, have celebrated... 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 “A Red, White and Blue Christmas.” Richard and Monique Smith will be  grand marshals. Route 10 will close between the Chester YMCA and Harrowgate... Read more
The Petersburg Symphony Orchestra will hold its second concert of its 42nd season on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 4 p.m. with “A Classic Holiday.”  The orchestra will be playing music that celebrates the spirit of this special season, including some Bach and Brahms, “Greensleeves,” “Carol of the Bells,” Sleigh... Read more
Chase will not caucus with GOP, says she remains a Republican
State Sen. Amanda Chase, R-Chesterfield, surprised some last week with an announcement that she would not support Sen. Tommy Norment, R-James City County, as minority leader, and, as a result, would not caucus with the Republican Party when the Legislature convenes in January.  Chase was re-elected in Senate District... Read more
Dominion Energy and Chesterfield County officials met with some local residents of the neighborhoods close to the utility’s power station and Henricus Historical Park on Nov. 14. The purpose of the meeting was to provide residents with an update about plans to recycle coal ash, including options for relocating... Read more
By a 4-1 vote with Carrie Coyner dissenting, the Chesterfield school board on Nov. 12 requested authorization from the Chesterfield Board of Supervisors to spend $4.5 million in county reserve funds and $3.8 million for increased student growth. The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the request at its Nov.... Read more
Chase and Morrissey vow to work across party aisle
Chesterfield County voters elected two independent-minded legislators last week in Democrat Joe Morrissey and Republican Amanda Chase. And on Morrissey’s radio show last week on WJFN 100.5 FM, the two said they would work together in the Senate. Democrats took control of the body, 21-19, by picking up two... Read more
Chesterfield stays red as Virginia turns blue
Although Democrats were rejoicing at picking up the state House and Senate on Nov. 5, Chesterfield County Republicans won a number of what some thought would be close races while knocking off incumbent Democrat Commonwealth’s Attorney Scott Miles. Miles, who last year was narrowly elected to finish the remaining... Read more