Airport expansion moving forward: Supervisors narrowly approve lease for second FBO
It looks like some competition is coming to the Chesterfield airport. By a 3-2 vote, the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors approved a land lease and fixed-based operation agreement with Richmond Executive Aviation and 5G Air LLC on Nov. 14. The agreement calls for the construction of two 10,000-square-foot... Read more
Meet the new superintendent
New Chesterfield County school superintendent Merv Daugherty will host several meetings this fall as part of his work to get to know the community and better understand issues of importance to residents. These informal gatherings are one way for Chesterfield County residents to meet Daugherty, share their desires about... Read more
100th anniversary of Armistice adds to annual commemoration
Chesterfield County elementary school students made 450 clay poppies that were planted in the lawn of the old Chesterfield Courthouse for a special ceremony Sunday, Nov. 11, symbolizing the significance of this Veterans Day. One hundred years ago, on Nov. 11, 1918, the Armistice was signed to mark the... Read more
Miles wins CA’s race as Dems show strength in Chesterfield
ABOVE: Scott Miles, on right, will be Chesterfield County’s next commonwealth’s attorney. A 60-percent turnout of Chesterfield County’s registered voters yielded an upset last week as Democrat Scott Miles defeated Republican John Childrey by 2,527 votes, or 1.75 percentage points. The men were vying to fill the remaining year... Read more
Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center would like to open a CT scanning facility on the campus of John Tyler Community College in Chester. The hospital, which is based at 13710 St. Francis Blvd. in Midlothian, submitted a letter of intent on Aug. 31 to file a certificate of... Read more
Stress reliever

Stress reliever

Community November 6, 2018

Wanda Alvarado holds a doll Saturday during a bazaar at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church. The aim of the dollmaker is that the dolls be used as a stress reliever. Read more
Happy anniversary!
Martha and Charlie Walker of Chester are celebrating 50 years of wedded bliss on Nov. 9, 2018, with 43 of those years in Chester. The couple has three children and five grandchildren. Read more
Kiwanis Club donates coats to children
ABOVE: The Kiwanis Club of Chester delivered 85 coats to Ecoff Elementary on Friday. Pictured from left are principal Josh Cole, Pat Dvorak and Hank Dvorak. A local civic group recently donated 165 winter coats to students at four local elementary schools. The Kiwanis Club of Chester started the program... Read more
Running helps woman cope with cancer
ABOVE: Lauran Johnson, left, and Sue Moss are pictured after completing a half marathon in Charleston, S.C. When she isn’t busy teaching math at a local community college, Lauran Johnson can usually be found pounding the pavement in Chester or Richmond. The math instructor has completed half marathons (13.1 miles)... Read more
COLONIAL HEIGHTS – A field full of more than 200 flags will be on display in front of the Dunlop House Assisted Living facility in Colonial Heights through Monday, Nov. 12. The field was prepared in cooperation with Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2239 to honors veterans. Attached... Read more