Chesterfield County will hold an investiture ceremony this Saturday, Feb. 1, at 11 a.m., for Karl S. Leonard to be sworn in as the county’s new sheriff, fulfilling the term of Sheriff Dennis Proffitt, who is retiring.
Up to six chickens are now permitted to be raised in backyards across Chesterfield. But there is a caveat: if your neighborhood association or deed covenants restrict the birds from a subdivision, the amateur farmer is out of luck.
The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded Saturday, January 25 at 5:46 a.m. to 400 Derbycreek Ln. in Enon for the report of a house fire. Fire crews arrived on scene to find a house heavily involved in fire.
The vacant area of the Magnolia Lakes development on Iron Bridge Road will soon be abuzz with activity. The property has been abandoned since 2011.
Pam and David Howell graciously opened their home, Historic Adventure Hill, for the 2009 Chester Garden Club Standard Flower Show and House Tour. Adventure Hill is one of two early houses in Chesterfield built on an original T-plan.
Applications are being accepted through April 14 for two three-week summer sessions of the Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation will notify selected participants via e-mail by May 1.
Matoaca wrestler Neal Richards is another brick in the wall of an excellent program, one that’s blooming into a dynasty. A junior, Richards (145 weight class) has amassed a 133-5 career record, as of press time, and took home state championships as both a freshman (120) and a sophomore (138).