Residents can discuss the final design concepts for future landscape and pedestrian safety improvements along Chesterfield Avenue at a meeting next week.
The Chesterfield Historical Society (CHS) can add another title to its list of local history books: they recently released The Bermuda Hundred Campaign: A Tour Guide, a 58-page driving tour guide that covers the 26 sites of the well-known Civil War campaign.
HAMLIN WY 9/26 Glen Oaks. Unknown suspect/s unzipped complainant’s red 1999 Jeep Wrangler. At this time, nothing was reported missing. The vehicle was parked at the complainant’s residence.
R.L. Dunn, member of Sustain Our Communities committee representing Ettrick, was very happy with the turnout for the third annual Ettrick Village Clean-Up Day. Dunn organizes the Saturday morning event, held this year on September 19. Over 125 kids from the Ettrick Youth Sports Association, along with adult volunteers, School Board representative Omarh Rajah, and Board of Supervisor representative Marleen K. Durfee collected over 30 yards of trash. Ninety percent of the trash collected was from people filling up trash bags.
Casey Paige Beckner, 22, of Chesterfield has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will be departing for Samoa on October 7 to begin pre-service training as a community education Peace Corps Volunteer. Upon graduation from volunteer training in January, Beckner will be working to improve the literacy of local teachers, identifying need in the community, and designing projects to meet that need.
A local got more than he bargained for while dining out at Sibley’s BBQ. While sampling one of his wife’s fried oysters, Guy Laine discovered a small pearl. “It was a rare find,” said Laine. The discovery caused quite a sensation Friday night as servers and customers gathered around to see the small-sized pearl.
Chesterfield’s Board of Supervisors voted last week to enact a new noise ordinance. The Virginia Supreme Court had ruled that Chesterfield’s previous ordinance, much like that of Virginia Beach, was too general and invalidated the county’s noise law. The police department has not enforced the noise ordinance since the spring.