Coyner seeks to replace Ingram in General Assembly
Carrie Coyner believes in girl power. The 37-year-old Chester resident announced last week that she is seeking the Republican nomination for the House District 62 seat currently held by state Del. Riley Ingram, R-Hopewell. Coyner said she wants to offer “a different voice,” that of a “young female business... Read more
Development tool: County may use real estate tax abatement to revitalize north Jeff Davis corridor
Later this year, Chesterfield supervisors likely will consider approving performance agreements in an attempt to lure business to the northern Jefferson Davis corridor. County Planning Commissioner Gib Sloan spoke about the development tool during the Jefferson Davis Association’s luncheon last week at Bensley Community Center. Sloan said some developers... Read more
Caleb’s Corner: 2018 was good, will 2019 be better?
With the first month of the new year in full swing, I decided to take some time and reflect on 2018 and the new year. 2018 was a good year overall. The economy kept humming along, and we had more money in our pockets, thanks to federal income tax... Read more
‘The Basics’: Program aims to help close ‘achievement gaps’ for children 3 and under
Getting more social and emotional human interaction with low-income children, especially boys, is the goal of a new initiative. The Basics are five principles that parents and others can use while interacting with their children from newborn to age 3. Amy Bartilotti heard about the initiative while attending a... Read more
County looking to create five new voting precincts
Five new voting precincts could be in effect for elections later this year if a proposal from the county registrar is approved by the board of supervisors. Following long lines at several county precincts on Nov. 6, Chesterfield registrar Constance Tyler recommended that five of the largest precincts be... Read more
Journey of Hope for children
When Grayson Riley, 7, comes to Journey of Hope for Autism to take his horseback riding lesson, he is excited and focused. That’s something his mother, Rebecca Riley, doesn’t see very often. Grayson has attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. “The minute he gets out of the car, he feels a sense of... Read more
Village News visits Dollywood
Val and Bethany Yurachek recently vacationed to Gatlinburg, Tenn., where they stopped in at nearby Dollywood with the Village News. Read more
Credit union names new CEO
CHESTERFIELD – Argent Federal Credit Union recently hired Jamie Asciolla as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer. Asciolla has more than 20 years of experience in the credit union industry. His last job was at 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union in Yorktown, where he was the chief... Read more
El Juguetazo

El Juguetazo

Community January 8, 2019

Toys were distributed to area children Saturday, Jan. 5 at L.C. Bird High School for El Juguetazo, or ‘the little toy,’ an annual event held in conjunction with Three Kings Day. The event commemorates the arrival of wise men bearing gifts for the child Jesus. The event was started... Read more
Police investigating bank robbery
Chesterfield police are investigating a robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank at 5630 Hopkins Road. Police said a woman entered the bank just before 9:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, and provided a note to a bank teller demanding money. The woman obtained a small amount of money and fled... Read more