Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Not counting Washington D.C. things have been pretty quiet around here. Speaking of DC, it seems these days that they are spending more time on investigations, inquires, and hearings than working on any real legislation. In the past... Read more
Residents, with the guidance of the Chesterfield County planning staff, are in the third turn and heading for home supporting a vision that could guide the Northern Jefferson Davis area into the future. The area has many challenges and therefore the draft plan has had its challenges as well.... Read more
L.C. Bird RoboHawks compete  on international level
Imagine yourself on a desolate Martian landscape. All you have is your trusty robot that you’ve constructed over the past six weeks. You will use the robot to dispense fuel into a large boiler that will transport you to your airship. Then you’ll have to escape, and you know,... Read more
Full scale emergency exercise conducted  showcases local history
The National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) conducted a full-scale exercise involving all Centr al Region Hospitals that tested the transfer, wellness check, and loading of patients from four area hospitals, utilizing the Virginia Air National Guard and the Chesterfield County Executive Airport. Volu nteers were able to participate in... Read more
Carver Middle’s “crazy” challenge scheduled Carver Middle School’s seventh grade is hosting their “2nd Annual I’d Rather Be Crazy Than Lazy Challenge” on Thursday, June 1 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The event is free to everyone and is for all ages. The event will consist of various “Minute-To-Win-It”... Read more
In what looks like good news for home owners in Chesterfield County, Dr. Joseph Casey, Chesterfield County Administrator, indicated that the 2017 proposed budget, while staying consistent with the last couple of years, could lead to a reduced real estate tax rate within the coming years. Currently the rate... Read more
If you attended high school in Chester in the 1970s, you would have lived and breathed Thomas Dale High School especially if you were a cheerleader and the homecoming queen. But cheering wasn’t enough for an energetic girl who would go on to garner accolades from her life as... Read more
By Mark Fausz If you attended high school in Chester in the 1970s, you would have lived and breathed Thomas Dale High School especially if you were a cheerleader and the homecoming queen. But cheering wasn’t enough for an energetic girl who would go on to garner accolades from... Read more
The popular swimming hole right off U.S. Route One between Richmond and Petersburg, (directly across the Bermuda Crossroads Shopping Center) was the most refreshing refuge from humidity and sweltering dog days west of Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. It was a mecca for locals seeking a few hours... Read more
Processing over14,000 individuals in 2016, Sheriff Karl Leonard took the opportunity to show the Chesterfield NAACP legal redress committee how the jail manages these vast numbers. Last Friday,the sheriff along with Captain Eric Jones escorted eight members of the branch on a full tour of the county facilities. Sheriff... Read more