Former Bird student gets five years for marijuana distribution: Brash had been acquitted of killing 17-year-old during drug deal
A former L.C. Bird High School student who was found not guilty of a related murder charge in May was sentenced Sept. 11 to five years in the state Department of Corrections for two marijuana distribution charges. Tomarr A. Brash, 19, was sentenced to five years on each felony,... Read more

Recently deceased

Obituaries September 12, 2018

Baldwin, Mrs. Sue, 68, of North Chesterfield, a homemaker, widow of Jerry Lee Baldwin. Harvey, Mr. Thomas Wilson Sr., 77, of North Chesterfield, widower of Janet Marie Harvey. Hudson, Mr. Edward S. “Sam” Sr., 76, of Chesterfield, husband of Fran Hudson. Jinks, Mr. Allyn Dale, 55, of North Chesterfield. Kongkeomanivong, Mr. Bounlom, 82, of... Read more
Train incidents
This CSX rail car at the Curtis Street crossing in Chester is related to a grain spill that occurred in the area on or around Aug. 15 due a mechanical failure, according to a CSX representative and media reports. CSX is scrapping the rail car and removing grain on... Read more
Editor: Chester United Methodist Church has done it again! This past weekend they cut down “The Village Oak,” which had stood on the side of Harrowgate Road for hundreds of years and was listed on the National Register of Famous and Historic Trees. This tree was examined by an... Read more
Matthew Paul Brown

Matthew Paul Brown

Obituaries September 11, 2018

On Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, Matthew Paul Brown, son, brother, father, uncle and cousin, passed away suddenly at the age of 49. Matt will be forever remembered by his loved ones: mother Sylvia Brown, father Robert Brown, grandmother Bonnie Goldfarb, brother Kenneth Brown, brother Timothy Brown, sister Kristin Brown... Read more
Charges dismissed against man, two police officers disciplined
ABOVE: James Monk speaks at the May 31 press conference at the Chester Library. Tavorise Marks of the NAACP Legal Redress Committee is pictured behind Monk. A Richmond man who was arrested following an incident near Virginia State University at 12:30 a.m. March 28 had two misdemeanor charges against him... Read more

Recently deceased

Obituaries September 6, 2018

Ambs, Mrs. Elizabeth Anne, 75, of Chester, wife of Stephen P. Ambs. Freeburger, Mrs. Helen Louise Talley, 83, of Chester, wife of Barron Henry Freeburger. Henderson Burrus, Ms. Krissia Ansara, 20, of Chesterfield. Jackson, Ms. Marquita M. “Bubbles,” 39, of Chesterfield. May, Mrs. Margaret, 83, of Chesterfield, wife of Bill... Read more
Police have arrested a man who allegedly assaulted a child at a residence on Grand Oaks Forest Circle in Chester Aug. 14. At about 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15, police responded to the residence for reported child abuse. The investigation indicates that on Aug. 14, Carlus A. Tucker Jr., 25,... Read more
Police arrest second suspect in crash that killed boy
        ABOVE: Jose A. Gonzalez-Flores (left); Edilberto Hernandez-Perez (right) CHESTERFIELD – Chesterfield County police arrested a second man in relation to a fatal crash that occurred at the intersection of Belmont Road and Sue Jean Drive at about 4:55 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25. Police said a 2011... Read more

Recently deceased

Obituaries August 28, 2018

Bragaw, Mr. Rexford Townsend III, 70, of North Chesterfield, husband of Judy Ann Bragaw. Cole, Ms. Charlotte R., 71, of North Chesterfield. Crowder, Mrs. Mary Dunnavant, 66, of Chester, wife of Harold Crowder Jr. Grundy, Mr. John R. (Dick), 74, Edgewater, Fla, formerly of Chester, husband of Bettie Grundy. Heath, Mrs. Mary Jane,... Read more