‘Get involved’ was retiring supervisor’s mantra
After 12 years as Bermuda District Supervisor, Jaeckle to retire Next month will be the first time in 12 years that the Honorable Dorothy Jaeckle will not take a seat at the dais in the public meeting room. Earlier this year, Mrs. Jaeckle decided not to run for reelection... Read more
County Seeks Toy Donations to be Handed Out During El Juguetazo Celebration Chesterfield County’s Multicultural Services Division is seeking the public’s help in making this holiday season a bit brighter for needy families and children celebrating El Juguetazo, a traditional cultural event to be held Sat., Jan 11, that commemorates... Read more
Second Baptist Church collects gifts for 20 angels
The Rev. Johnnie Fleming Jr. and the SBC Chester congregation were able to bless 20 angels from the Chesterfield County Social Services Dept.   During this holiday season, there is no better way than to show love and share love.  It was a joy to bless and put smiles on... Read more
Honoring the veterans interred
The Christmas season is a time of gift giving, parties, family gatherings, and remembering.  That time of remembering for many this year included participating in the Wreath Laying Ceremony held  Saturday, December 14 at Sunset Memorial Park.  Local citizens joined solders from Fort Lee, the Thomas Dale High School... Read more
On Dec. 10, the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a performance agreement for Carvana LLC.  The agreement, which was submitted by Chesterfield Economic Development Authority Director Garrett Hart, was not included in board documents. However, another document that was included notes that the Tempe, Ariz., company was... Read more
Christmas cheer

Christmas cheer

Community December 18, 2019

Huge light display brings neighbors together This time of year, Chester residents driving down Route 10 might be surprised to notice a large, white cross glowing above the tree line behind Thomas Dale High School. As the wise men of old are said to have followed the star to... Read more
Pete the Ramp Guy

Pete the Ramp Guy

Community December 12, 2019

Local handyman builds wheelchair ramps to improve neighbors’ lives In the summer of 2005, Pete Adler attended a meeting of the Chester Rotary Club. A guest speaker from Project:HOMES attended to explain the group’s program and to recruit volunteers to build wheelchair ramps. The mission of Project:HOMES, as Adler... Read more
Carvana plans to invest $25 million to establish vehicle inspection and reconditioning center  Governor Ralph Northam announced that Carvana Co., a leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, plans to invest $25 million to establish a new vehicle inspection and reconditioning facility in Chesterfield County. Virginia successfully... Read more
Deux Amis, She Chester  celebrate new locations
The Chester Business Association held a ribbon cutting and social at the new locations of Deux Amis Med Spa and She Chester Boutique. Pictured above are Tammy Mormando (Deux Amis) cutting the ribbon with Paul Schindel (She Chester) with members of the Chester Business Association, friends and customers. Duex... Read more
Chester Christmas Parade Winners
Parade winners: Best Float – Portable Waste Solutions; Best Vehicle – Miss Chesterfield USA Taylor Reynolds; Best Band – TDHS Marching Knights; Best Performing – ACCA Shriners; Best Walking – VA Fallen Heroes; Best Fire/Rescue – Old Dominion Historical Fire Society; Best Equestrian – Laughing Place Inc. Pick upnext... Read more