Local Film: The Wages of Sin
At a dim movie theatre; you take your seat and the lights go down as the movie begins to flicker on the huge screen. The only distraction is the crunching of popcorn and slurping of a drink by the guy next to you. Only one film is playing at... Read more
Odd Couple Glad for Friendship
They laugh together. They make jokes together. They go for dinner and try not to disagree about what kind of food they will eat on an outing. You see, they are friends. Not really all that unusual, as everyone hopes for the bonds of good friendship. Yet, Mildred “Millie”... Read more
Biggest ever Old Dominion Postcard Club show
During the early 1900s until the mid-1960s, postcards were the way people kept in touch with friends and family.  Many have compared antique postcards to our present-day emails.  Cards feature street scenes, views of long-gone buildings, beautiful artwork on holiday and greeting cards, as well as almost any other... Read more
Tranlin, Inc. Breaks Ground on Sustainable Paper Plant
Tranlin, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of a leading Chinese pulp and paper company, officially broke ground last week on its first U.S. operation, a $2 billion advanced manufacturing facility. Tranlin’s investment is located on Willis Rd. near the James River and will generate more than 2,000 direct jobs in... Read more
Kroger Receives Warm Welcome
Alice Jones, manager of the Kroger Marketplace at 10800 Iron Bridge Rd. in Chester, cutting the ribbon along with Dale District Supervisor, Jim Holland on their opening day, October 21. Iron Bridge Baptist Church, Pastor Dennis Green, said a blessing, the Thomas Dale ROTC conducted a flag raising ceremony... Read more
OCTOBER 28 MODERN MAKERS OPEN HOUSE – 4 P.M. – 8 P.M. John Tyler Community College Chester Campus, 13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING – 3 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Rd. FISH FRY – Bermuda Hundred United Methodist Church, 2025 Florence... Read more
Halloween’s not just a kid thing. Adults play a critical role when it comes to keeping their little ghouls and goblins safe on All Hallows’ Eve. “Kids should not be going trick-or-treating alone,” said Lynn Stell, assistant child safety coordinator with the Chesterfield County Police Department’s Child Safety Office.... Read more
Dorothy Jaeckle, Bermuda District Supervisor will host Heather Barrar, Planning Department staff member who will present a new chapter for the plan for Chesterfield. The Bikeways & Trails section of the comprehensive plan will be considered by the Board of Supervisors on Nov. 18. Thursday, October 29 – 10:30... Read more
Candidate Forum: School Board
Fees seem to be increasing every year: extracurricular activities, buses for sports teams, class supplies and Chrome Books to name a few. Will you work to lower or eliminate fees for students? JOHN ERBACH (DALE) While I don’t believe it is possible to eliminate fees altogether, we need to be... Read more
Candidate Forum: Board of Supervisor
Everyone wants to know about property taxes. Would you consider raising property taxes for next year (2016-17)? CLIFF BICKFORD (DALE) Increasing taxes as a way to achieve a balanced budget should always be the last resort.  When you consider that revenue generated from property tax has increased over the... Read more