Supervisors sign off on real estate tax refund for developer
In order to try to spur more manufacturing in the county, the Chesterfield Board of Supervisors last week voted unanimously and without comment in favor of a real estate tax grant for developer JLR Land LC of Richmond. The property in question – 1601 Bellwood Road – is located... Read more
Convocation speaker
Abby Segrest, a Thomas Dale High graduate and senior at Radford University, and was recently chosen to speak to over 1,800 freshmen at the university’s convocation on Aug. 25 to welcome the class of 2023. Segrest is a marketing major and plans to graduate in May 2020. Read more
‘Tell me more’ Chester businesswoman helps divert would-be suicide victims
Alicia Amsler knows far more about mental illness and depression than she ever thought she would need to know. She knows the statistics like the back of her hand, but the real gem in a conversation with her is her passion for helping people who have thoughts about suicide.... Read more
Wheels turning for Carvana facility, Torch, Farrish
The Chesterfield County Planning Commission gave a unanimous approval recommendation last week on a proposed Carvana auto storage and inspection facility that would be built off Woods Edge Road east of Interstate 95. The matter now goes before the county Board of Supervisors on Sept. 25. The rezoning and... Read more
Caleb’s Corner: Creating memories in Northwest Montana
It was a refreshing experience. Last week I was afforded the opportunity to take my 12- and 16-year-old daughters to the place I love: Northwest Montana. I had taken them there for the first time two summers ago, and we watched our first rodeo together in Polson, hiked on... Read more
Fair fun

Fair fun

Community August 27, 2019

A girl enjoys a ride at the Chesterfield County fair on Saturday, Aug. 24. The fair runs through Saturday, Aug. 31. Read more
Princess Pageant focuses on fun rather than perfection
The Chesterfield County Fair is in full force yet again, with many events scheduled daily to keep fair-goers entertained. The morning of Aug. 24 featured Princess Pageant participants ranging in age from 3 to 16 with hopes of being crowned into the Chesterfield County Royals. This year’s theme was... Read more
Village News goes to Italy
Crash on Varina-Enon Bridge
It was a close call on the Varina-Enon Bridge on Tuesday, Aug. 13, when a pickup truck hauling a machine jackknifed and crashed. Corrine Geller of the Virginia State Police said the single-vehicle crash occurred around 11:52 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Interstate 295 at mile marker 18.... Read more
My fair lady: White is ready for county fair
Brenda White has a pretty fair idea of what’s going on this week, which marks the 30th year that the Chesterfield County Fair is in its present location at 10300 Courthouse Road across from L.C. Bird High School. White – who’s now in her fifth year as general manager... Read more