BLAYLOCK, Beverly Oakes Sobrito, 72, of Chesterfield. BRANCH, Deloris M., 79, of Chesterfield, widow of Alonza Branch. BRUBAKER, Flora Kidd, 94, of Chester, widow of Lowell Edward Brubaker. CLEARY, Francine Garber, 70, of Chesterfield. COFFEY, Alvin Dean Jr., 79, of Chesterfield, served in the Navy, widower of Barbara Webb Coffey and husband of Winnie... Read more
B-17 bomber crashes
The Nine-0-Nine – a U.S. Army B-17G Flying Fortress bomber that was built in 1944 and had visited the Chesterfield airport several times – crashed Oct. 2 at Bradley International Airport near Hartford, Conn. The aircraft was destroyed by fire, with only a portion of a wing and the tail remaining.... Read more
The Chesterfield Bar Association recently released the rankings of eight candidates who could fill the upcoming vacancy on the 12th Judicial Circuit Court District due to Judge T.J. Hauler’s retirement. Candidates were evaluated based on character, temperament, professional aptitude and experience. D. Gregory Carr and Jayne A. Pemberton were... Read more
The Chesterfield County Police Department is investigating the death of a male infant whose remains were discovered in the area of the 21400 block of Rutledge Avenue on Thursday, Oct. 10, in Ettrick. While responding to the area of Rutledge Avenue to serve outstanding warrants, officers learned that the... Read more
BARKER, Audrey Tate, 91, of Chesterfield. BRADLEY, Dempsey L. Sr., 84, of Chesterfield, an Army veteran, husband of Gayle Bradley. BRIGHAM, Vivian Alice Gick, 74, of Chester, wife of Charles Brigham. BURNER, Wayne Lee, 71, of Chesterfield, an Army command sergeant major, husband of Barbara Burner. GARTRELL, Wilma Jean, 79, of Chester, wife of... Read more
Two-vehicle crash
A crash involving a blue Hyundai Elantra and a black Toyota Corolla took place at 2:09 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, on Iron Bridge Road near Starbucks and Beach Road. A man driving the Elantra was transported to a hospital, according to witness Melissa Griffin. A man driving the Corolla... Read more
Rebecca Baril Schmitz
Schmitz, Rebecca “Becky” Baril, 65, of Henrico, N.C., passed away suddenly on Sept. 27, 2019, following a valiant fight to recover from heart surgery. Having grown up in Chesterfield County, graduating from Meadowbrook High School in 1972, Becky spent most of her adult life in North Carolina and for... Read more
ANDERSON, Marshall Acheson Sr., 68, of Chesterfield. BARBER, Perry Lee, 82, of Chesterfield, a Navy veteran. BEATTY, Carole Marie, 82, of Chesterfield, widow of Douglas Beatty. BROUGHTON, David Oliver, 79, of Chesterfield. BROWN, Jeffrey D., 54, of North Chesterfield. BROWN, Wallace Lloyd Jr., 91, of Chesterfield, an Army veteran. CANTRELL, Jean E., 79, of Chesterfield,... Read more
Fire damaged a home in the 3400 block of Foster Avenue on Saturday, Sept. 26, around 7:38 p.m. and left six people homeless. Fire and medical crews arrived on scene to find smoke showing from the front door of the home. Occupants evacuated. No injuries were reported. Lt. Jason... Read more
Editor: After the megasite was withdrawn by the Chesterfield Economic Development Authority in 2018, Chesterfield Citizens United and Bermuda Advocates for Responsible Development asked for a statewide investigation by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (the Legislature’s watchdog) into the practices of EDAs. State Sen. Amanda Chase’s bill... Read more