No Room for Debate:  Forbes Fails to respond to Fausz’s Requests

Elliott Fausz issued a statement in response to a recent Virginian Pilot article, “No Room For Debate” and Daily Press article, “Pilot: Forbes won’t debate opponent” that reveals the single most critical failure in Congressman Randy Forbes’ tenure – his failure to answer to the public.

Surprise giant tomato plant

Carolyn Martin and Ronnie Maxwell have been totally surprised and amazed with a volunteer tomato plant that erupted spontaneously next to a walkway in their flower bed next to their house. For mid-October, the plant is one of the healthiest tomato plants this reporter has seen this late in the season.

Sheriff’s Annual Pig Roast

For the second year in a row, I attended the Sheriff’s Pig Roast. It was held last Saturday at Campbell Spring’s Farm on River Road which is currently owned by Wayne Campbell.

Next Level: Hughes, Cheatham, Schrader

The former All-Metro player of the year running back for the Skyhawks continues to figure out where he’ll be playing at the next level as he has been splitting time at running back and receiver for the Trojans so far this season.

Chesterfield programs producing leaders on the field at NSU

Norfolk State, just two hours down I-64, is a FCS (Football Champion Subdivision) school in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). They have a huge recruiting presence in Virginia, as they should, pulling in prospects from all over the state.

Lysol Healthy Habits Bus visits Curtis Elementary

Curtis Elementary kindergarten and first grade students welcomed the Lysol Healthy Habits Bus to their school recently and had the opportunity to become “Certified Healthy Habits Heroes” after completing a tour of the bus.

Weekly calendar

Free Historic Walking Tour of Richmond. Repeats every week on Sunday and Saturday until Sunday, October 26. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Park on 5th St. Tour starts in front of Brown’s Island.

Recently deceased

BROWN, Carroll Parker Jr., 49, of Chesterfield, a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
COUSINS, Robert E. “Bob,” 77, of Chesterfield, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, husband of Phyllis H. Cousins.