Police looking for missing man
Chesterfield Police are searching for a missing man who was last seen at about 12 a.m. Sunday, May 20. Douglas E. Burwell Jr., of the 6000 block of Gatesgreen Drive, was last seen by his girlfriend. She reported that Burwell had asked her to go on a walk, but... Read more
The Chesterfield County School Board announced Thursday, May 24, that it intends to appoint former Middlesex County School Superintendent Donald “Rusty” Fairheart as Chesterfield County Public Schools’ interim superintendent during a special-called meeting on Tuesday, May 29. Fairheart will replace James Lane, who is leaving to become the state... Read more
Never forget: Love for country, friends behind veterans memorial
William T. “Billy” Stubbs has an exceptional memory. His life story documenting nearly 95 years, encompasses childhood, school, friends, career and marriage. His wartime memories seem the most vivid as he shares his experiences as a Marine Corp veteran of the “War in the Pacific” and the loss of... Read more
Train Day well attended
ETTRICK – Train Day was moving right along until the conductor started singing. Then everything stopped, if but only for a moment. The second annual event was held Saturday at the Ettrick-Matoaca Library and drew quite a crowd in spite of the rain, library manager Angela Bennett said. She... Read more
Chief Steve Silverheels, son of Jay Silverheels (who played Tonto on the Lone Ranger TV show), will be the featured speaker at a June 3 revival service at Woodlawn Presbyterian Church, 1201 Blackstone Ave. in Hopewell. At the 11 a.m. service, Silverheels will be preaching and sharing about his... Read more
The Chesterfield Economic Development Authority approved two business expansion incentive grants last week. The $50,000 grants will require the recipients to complete construction and comply with performance goals before the funds are disbursed, assistant director Karen Aylward said. She noted that recipients have three years to satisfy the grant... Read more
County considering options for Nash Road extension
Three options are on the table for extending Nash Road from Beach Road to Route 10. The Chesterfield County Transportation Department is considering the options to relieve congestion, specifically left turns, from Beach Road onto Route 10 from 7 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. County... Read more
A two-story building with retail, restaurant and office space may be coming to Lori Road and Frith Lane. Myers Family Partnership of Chesterfield is planning a 4,585-square-foot building on 3.38 acres at 9800 Lori Road. Plans include a two-story building that would feature an 1,875-square-foot fast food restaurant and... Read more
Commanders honored for philanthropy at John Tyler
CHESTER – J. Richard “Dick” and Jeannine Commander recently received the 13th annual Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy, honoring their work with John Tyler Community College. Nominated for the award by the John Tyler Community College Foundation, the Commanders were recognized during a luncheon ceremony April 17. For... Read more
Food bank receives $47K donation from women’s club
Several members of the Junior Federated Women’s Club of Chester and their children presented a $47,000 check to the Chesterfield Food Bank recently. The monies were proceeds from the third annual Mary’s Charity Ball Boots & Bling event held in March. It was the second year the club elected... Read more