By Amy Lee Capitol News Service They call them the “suitcase children,” youngsters who are shuttled back and forth between their parents’ homes amid messy divorce and custody battles. Regardless of which parent finally emerges victorious in court, the child loses time with friends, involvement in school activities, and... Read more
Richmond Boys Choir to  perform in Chester
In celebration of Black History Month, Second Baptist Church is sponsoring a concert featuring the Richmond Boys Choir. Founded as a collaboration between Theatre IV and the Boys & Girls Club of Richmond.In the fall of 1996 the RBC conducted its first citywide auditions. As a result approximately 25... Read more
ALAN DR (50xx block) 01/28/2017 9:20 p.m. – Trespassing (Including Prowler)-Residential ALCOTT RD (25xx block) 01/29/2017 10:19 p.m. – Injury-Accidental – Heroin Overdose BRADLEY BRIDGE RD (137xx block) 01/30/2017 9:00 a.m. – Vandalism to Commercial/Business BROADWATER WY (149xx block) 01/26/2017 3:00 p.m. – Vandalism to Residential building. BERRYBROOK DR... Read more
By Jim Thomma Capital News Service RICHMOND – U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, the Democrats’ unsuccessful vice presidential nominee, kicked off his remarks at a health care rally at Capitol Square by recounting the first vote in the Republicans’ renewed efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. “I stood up,”... Read more
  By Jesse Adcock Capital News Service RICHMOND – More than 1,000 protesters gathered at the Lee Statue on Monument Avenue on Saturday and marched to Boulevard in solidarity with next week’s Women’s March on Washington protesting Donald Trump’s inauguration as president. State officials and local activists gave speeches... Read more
Student athletes to be selected for youth Olympics
The Greater Chesterfield County area is one of only five cities from the entire United States to be invited to the 2017 International Children’s Games (ICG) by the Mayor of Kaunas, Lithuania. 100 cities from 50 different countries will join together for a cultural exchange and mini-Olympics for 12... Read more
REMEMBERING: December 7
By L. Fausz Today, Dec. 7, 2016, is the 75th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor. On this day in 1941, at approximately 8 a.m. Hawaii time, Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, killing more than 2,300 Americans. “It was a Sunday,” said... Read more

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Baxter, Mr. Albert “Abe” Junior, 68, of Chesterfield, husband of Marsha R. Baxter. Bowman, Ms. Helen H., 97, of Chesterfield. Daniel, Ms. Denecia N., 34, of North Chesterfield. Gibson, Mrs. Mildred Cobb, 84, of Chesterfield, wife of Allen Gibson. Hawkins, Mrs. Pansy Dean, 84, of Chester, widow of John Edward Hawkins. Hudson, Ms.... Read more
T hanksgiving is here and it’s time for us to count the blessings we have. One of the many blessings I have is readers like you. My column is not an opinion or inspirational piece, but take one minute and ponder this. You may not think you mean much... Read more
Family and friends gathered in the Matoaca High School library to congratulate Ethan and Clark Beach on signing their letters of intent to attend and swim for the University of Florida, Gainesville. Ethan and Clark swim for Richmond’s Quest swim team and both competed in the U.S. Olympic trials... Read more