New home build grows in fits and starts
Home building is not always boom or bust. But this year, Chesterfield home-building permits for new houses are not keeping pace with last year. New permits in July this year were up over July of last year – 128 to 112 respectively. But analyzing the year-to-date results, the county... Read more
August 26 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. CHESTERFIELD COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING – 3 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, 100001 Iron Bridge Rd. August 27 CHESTER PICKLEBALL. Goyne Park. Ecoff Ave. Each Thursday. 9 –... Read more
The still under contruction Kroger Marketplace will soon have competition on Iron Bridge Road. The grocer Aldi has secured a site for its grocery store just east of Ironbridge Baptist Church at 10900 Ironbridge Rd. The European grocery chain has made inroads across the country with 1,300 stores in... Read more
Village News in Pompeii
Earlier this summer, the Patton family, of Chester, took a trip to Europe and toured the ruins in Italy, Greece and Turkey. Here they are pictured in Pompeii, Italy. Leslie Patton is holding the 2015 graduation edition in celebration of the graduation of their fourth son finishing at Thomas... Read more
The 28th Annual Crab Feast presented by the Home Builders Association of Southside Virginia will be held on Friday, Sept. 11, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at their pavilion on Corporate Road, South Prince George. Tickets are $35 through August 30, $38thereafter. Menu includes steamed crabs, fried fish,... Read more
Chesterfield among Virginia Leaders for Life Insurance Payouts
Who collects the most life insurance money in Virginia? Chesterfield ranks number four in the ranking for the most money doled out in the Commonwealth. But the county ranks almost a whole point below Henrico and over four points behind Fairfax. It is all relative to population. Fairfax life... Read more
Anyone interested in raising small ruminants (goats/sheep) for meat or dairy production can learn about state regulations governing small ruminant slaughter and processing during Small Ruminant Field Day. Free and open to the public, the field day is being conducted by Virginia State University’s College of Agriculture on Friday,... Read more
There is still time for representatives of area places of worship to register for the Chesterfield County Police Department’s Safety Conference for Places of Worship on Aug. 26, 2015. The conference, which is being hosted by the department’s Crime Prevention Unit, will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 26, from... Read more
County Fair Prepares to Open
Put your boots on and grab your cowboy hat and be sure to give yourself enough time to see the whole kit and caboodle at this year’s Chesterfield County Fair. Opening Friday, Aug. 28 at 4 p.m., the ace-high nine-day affair has loads of excitement and entertainment. From the... Read more
During the August congressional recess Rep. Dave Brat, R-7th will participate in a town hall sponsored by the Chester Patriots. The event will be held on Aug. 24 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Chesterfield County Fire Station No. 17, 9501 Chester Rd. Read more