School Board member continues to argue against funding for schools

A request for a change in conditional use, while paying no school proffer, was deferred (delayed) last week during a meeting of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors (BOS) when Bermuda District Supervisor Dorothy Jaeckle could not get support from other Board members to allow the changes the attorney representing Iron Bridge Corner LC requested and have the case approved.

Seminar focuses on Chesterfield County’s proactive approach to poverty

More than 130 service providers who work with families attended the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Positive Parenting Coalition’s free seminar, A Framework for Understanding Poverty in Chesterfield County.

County budget passes with little fanfare, more ata boys

By the time Chesterfield’s fiscal year 2013 and 2014 budgets were approved last week, it was all over but the shoutin’.

Vendors sought for Senior Triad Day

Chesterfield TRIAD, in cooperation with Chesterfield County and the Senior Advocate’s office, is seeking vendors for their 13th Annual Senior Day, Celebrating America’s Everyday Heroes, on Wednesday, May 2 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Victory Tabernacle Church, 11700 Genito Road, Midlothian.

Reliving the Opechancanough Offensive

The Saturday morning rain last week may have dampened the living history program of the 1622 Opechancanough Offensive at Henricus Historical Park, but visitors still arrived to walk among the staff who dressed, talked and acted as if it was March 21, 1622, the eve of the day when Powhatan Indian warriors attacked and killed over 300 English colonists.

Chester Kiwanis welcomes new members

The Kiwanis Club of Chester inducted two new members at their Monday evening meeting on March 12, 2012. Chris Bates was sponsored by Ron Jaeckle and member Noelle Grosso sponsored Janice Kaiser.

CCLL gets support from dealership on opening day

Central Chesterfield Little League celebrated their opening games at Harry G. Daniels Park at Ironbridge last Saturday. Special guests, Jay Burchell of Heritage Chevrolet and Congressman Randy Forbes joined over 2,000 young players and their families at the event to kick-off their spring season.

Kaylyn Bailey receives Discus Award

Kaylyn Bailey of L. C. Bird High School is a Discus Award recognition winner.