Members of the county’s new comprehensive plan steering committee shared concerns and questions about a draft land use plan map last week.
After a 10-day extension, the public comment period for the environmental impact study of the Richmond to Raleigh high-speed rail line was closed without fanfare. Chesterfield County leaders agreed to a resolution in favor of the project that bisects the Bermuda District, however, with caveats.
Virginia Blood Services is still trying to recover from a tough summer of decreased blood collections and urgently needs all blood types, according to a press release from the organization. The inventory suffered even more after the Labor Day weekend, it says.
Local cancer survivor Allie Stough recently grew her hair out for a second time to donate it for making wigs for cancer patients.
Chester natives Shelly Williams and Shauna Camp will participate in a half marathon in December to raise money for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America in honor friends and family who suffer from the disease.
With 42 contestants in 32 acts auditioning, organizers of Chesterfield County and the Tri-Cities’ first Senior Idol competition found themselves with more talent than they planned, according to a press release from the Shepherd’s Center.
L.C. Bird High School’s PTA collected $1,000 last week for winning this year’s Denim Drive at Chesterfield Towne Center. The Bird PTA collected 504 pieces of denim, nine more pieces than second-place finisher Alberta Smith Elementary School collected. More than 200 pieces of denim separated the second and third place finishers.