Chief Steve Silverheels, son of Jay Silverheels (who played Tonto on the Lone Ranger TV show), will be the featured speaker at a June 3 revival service at Woodlawn Presbyterian Church, 1201 Blackstone Ave. in Hopewell. At the 11 a.m. service, Silverheels will be preaching and sharing about his... Read more
The Chesterfield Economic Development Authority approved two business expansion incentive grants last week. The $50,000 grants will require the recipients to complete construction and comply with performance goals before the funds are disbursed, assistant director Karen Aylward said. She noted that recipients have three years to satisfy the grant... Read more
County considering options for Nash Road extension
Three options are on the table for extending Nash Road from Beach Road to Route 10. The Chesterfield County Transportation Department is considering the options to relieve congestion, specifically left turns, from Beach Road onto Route 10 from 7 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. County... Read more
A two-story building with retail, restaurant and office space may be coming to Lori Road and Frith Lane. Myers Family Partnership of Chesterfield is planning a 4,585-square-foot building on 3.38 acres at 9800 Lori Road. Plans include a two-story building that would feature an 1,875-square-foot fast food restaurant and... Read more
Commanders honored for philanthropy at John Tyler
CHESTER – J. Richard “Dick” and Jeannine Commander recently received the 13th annual Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy, honoring their work with John Tyler Community College. Nominated for the award by the John Tyler Community College Foundation, the Commanders were recognized during a luncheon ceremony April 17. For... Read more
Food bank receives $47K donation from women’s club
Several members of the Junior Federated Women’s Club of Chester and their children presented a $47,000 check to the Chesterfield Food Bank recently. The monies were proceeds from the third annual Mary’s Charity Ball Boots & Bling event held in March. It was the second year the club elected... Read more
‘Awesome sauce’ scholars
CHESTER – Four employees of the Chester Chick-fil-A restaurant recently received $2,500 leadership scholarships. From left, Sam Connor, Chick-fil-A cow, Christopher Hopkins, Ryan Reitz, Cameron Curry and store manager Jason Branch. The store has awarded $1,000 scholarships since opening in 2005, Branch said, noting the dollar amount increased this... Read more
Hopkins Elementary cafeteria manager honored
CHESTERFIELD – Acknowledged as a great motivator and team player, Hopkins Elementary cafeteria manager LaNette Parham has been selected the School Nutrition Association’s 2017-18 State Manager of the Year. The application, submitted by Chesterfield County Public Schools’ Food and Nutrition Services team, recognized Parham’s efforts to increase breakfast participation,... Read more
County extension office opens in remodeled library
It was a long time coming, but Chesterfield County has a new extension office. The Cooperative Extension office relocated in late February from the old clerk of court’s office in the county governmental complex to the central library at the end of Lori Road. County extension agent Mike Likins... Read more
CHESTER – A recent $350,000 donation toward an arts center has brought the facility closer to reality. The Chesterfield Cultural Arts Foundation announced Friday that Donna Meade Dean Stevens and Jayson Stevens made the donation in honor of country musician, TV show host and actor Jimmy Dean, Dean Stevens’... Read more