Recently deceased

Obituaries October 9, 2018

Barfield, Mr. Russ Allen, 60, of Chester. Cogle, Mr. Raymond “Jack,” 89, of Chester, an Air Force veteran, widower of Beverly Lewis Cogle. Cottrell, Mr. Clyde F., 80, of Chesterfield, a retired Marine Corps master sergeant and Vietnam War veteran, husband of Shirley Cottrell. Crotts, Mr. Philip Henry, 69, of Chester, husband of... Read more
Back to court: Shoosmith Bros. files another lawsuit against county over rock quarry
Land near the top of the photo includes a rock quarry that Shoosmith Bros. Inc. wants to use for its landfill. After being unanimously turned down July 25 by the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors on its request for a permit to use a rock quarry as a landfill,... Read more
County offers computer access to fire and police calls
Sirens wailing, red or blue lights flashing: what is happening? Now the general public can check for themselves thanks to an upgrade on the county’s website, the first since 2009. “The idea was developed as several departments in the region prepared for radio encryption,” said Elizabeth Caroon, spokesman for... Read more

Recently deceased

Obituaries October 2, 2018

Alexander, Mr. Otis Jerome “Rome,” 68, of Chester, a Vietnam War-era Army veteran. August, Mrs. Betty Cohen, 69, of Chesterfield, widow of Alan L. August. Bryant, Mrs. Dorothea White, 88, of Chesterfield, widow of Junior Bryant. Burke, Mr. Bobby G., 80, of Chesterfield, husband of Norma J. Burke. Butler, Mrs. Patricia Harris, 63, of... Read more
Michelle Seay Knight, 51, was born Dec. 23, 1966. A Chesterfield resident, she went to be with the Lord on Sept. 5, 2018. Knight was preceded in death by her parents, Emmet and Leona Seay, and her adopted daughter, Tasha Jones. She is survived by her fiance, Robbie Jimerson;... Read more
Nathalia Douthit Betzold Church, 93, died on Sept. 13, 2018. She was born in Ardmore, Ala., resided in Philadelphia, Pa., Richmond, Va., Brentwood, Tenn., Huntsville, Ala., and Cumming, Ga. She was preceded in death by her husbands, John Betzold Jr. and Clifford Church; parents, Bessie and Howard Douthit; five... Read more

Recently deceased

Obituaries September 25, 2018

Baines, Mr. John Alfred Jr., 76, of North Chesterfield, a military veteran. Bishop, Mr. Ronald Douglas “Ronnie,” 60, of Chesterfield, husband of Gina Bishop. Cain, Mr. Michael Allen Sr., 53, of Chesterfield, husband of Mary Heller Cain. Cook, Mr. Joe “Red,” 84, of Chesterfield, an Air Force veteran, husband of Barbara Cook. Cosby, Mr.... Read more
Chesterfield County police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred in the 8600 block of River Road in the Matoaca district at about 1:40 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Police said a vehicle was traveling on River Road when it went off the road to the right and... Read more
The Chesterfield County Police Department is partnering with the Chesterfield Food Bank to bring a comprehensive services fair to the community. Several organizations will participate in the fair, which is called H.O.P.E., Helping Others Pursue Excellence. Some of the participating organizations include: Department of Motor Vehicles; Drive2Work; Chesterfield Employment... Read more
Police captain graduates from FBI Academy
Chesterfield County Police Capt. T.O. McCullough was among the 228 law enforcement officers who graduated from the FBI National Academy Program on Sept. 13. Internationally known for its academic excellence, the National Academy Program, held at the FBI Academy at Quantico, offers 10 weeks of advanced communication, leadership and... Read more