Bennett, Sally Marie, 69, of Chesterfield. Bingham, Alfred Joseph Jr., 53, of Chesterfield, husband of Anita Bingham. Doty, Albert Edgar Jr., 72, of Chesterfield, a Marine Corps veteran, husband of Andrea Doty. Hesler, Lee J., 77, of Chesterfield, husband of Jane Hesler. Hodges, Velma J., 85, of Chesterfield, widow of Vaden H. Hodges. Jaynes, Walker... Read more
Thomas Dale High School gridiron standouts Bryce Carter, Darius Sterling and Jasiah Williams have all been receiving Division I offers. Now, they all have new ones. Recently, Carter, a defensive end, was offered a scholarship by Old Dominion University. A rising junior, Carter has tallied eight offers overall, including... Read more
Patriotic endeavor: Smiths have big plans for Unity Park
Richard and Monique Smith have big plans for their 70-acre property north of Coxendale Road. The couple – who own seven construction, demolition and recycling businesses in Chester – plan to build on the land surrounding the 40-foot by 76-foot U.S. flag they installed there late last year. Unity... Read more
Teen twirlers spin their way to glory
Twirling a baton isn’t as easy as one might think. Judges are continuously looking for routine content, difficulty, speed, smoothness and showmanship. The 12th annual Snow Festival baton competition was held Saturday, Jan. 26 at Thomas Dale High School. More than 90 twirlers, representing North Carolina, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and... Read more
Ewalt earns statewide award
Chester resident Kate Ewalt recently received a Virginia Association of Science Teachers Recognition in Science Education (RISE) award. The award recognizes excellence in science education at the middle school level. Ewalt is a seventh-grade life science teacher at Colonial Heights Middle School. Read more
Largest, tallest US flag in Virginia coming to Chester
ABOVE: R.J. Smith Construction employee Jim Ingle is pictured next to a finial atop a flagpole next to Interstate 95 in Chester. A new flag is coming to eastern Chesterfield County, a really big flag. The flag will be the largest American flag in Virginia on the tallest flagpole... Read more
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Chesterfield – Magnolia Grange, the Chesterfield County Museum and the 1892 Historic Jail will be among the Richmond Region’s most renowned historic sites that will be offering a “passport” to “time travel” during a special admission-free weekend on March 24 and 25. Tourists and locals alike are invited to... Read more
The Chesterfield Food Bank recently received a donation of $10,000 from Publix Super Markets Charities. According to Kim Hill, director of the food bank, the Publix managers and corporate team members visited the food bank a few months back and volunteered at their Ettrick Distribution. They handed out food,... Read more

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Uncategorized October 18, 2017

Adkins, Mr. Greg, 52, of North Chesterfield, husband of Valerie Louise Adkins. Bonds, Ms. Denise Gail, 61, of Matoaca. Callahan, Mrs. Barbara Ann, 91, of Chesterfield, widow of Edward John Callahan. Clifton, Ms. Mary B., 68, of South Chesterfield. Crump, Mr. Robert Loving, 88, of Chesterfield. Glenn, Mr. Thomas Nelson, 61, of South Chesterfield, an... Read more