WASHINGTON – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) announced a $333,233 grant award for the Virginia State Department of Health to aid state efforts fighting against the opioid epidemic. The Center for Disease Control and the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control awarded this grant to the Virginia State Department... Read more
By Mai-Lan Spiegel VCU Capital News Service RICHMOND – When a college student commits suicide, it can shake the campus to its core, as other students struggle with grief, perhaps guilt and a range of emotions. Beginning next school year, public colleges and universities in Virginia will have to... Read more
By Devon Eifel VCU Capital News Service RICHMOND – Suspension from school has long been linked to academic failure. Students are away from the classroom for up to several days, missing out on material taught in class and falling behind. Meanwhile, assignments pile up, making a difficult situation even... Read more
House of Lace, Labor of Love
BY L. FAUSZ The “Lace House,” a legacy piece of the former owners of Meadowbrook, has returned to the gardens of its current owner, Meadowbrook Country Club. Known as a summer house, a replica now watches over the reflecting pool and the restored Charles Gillette gardens, thanks to the... Read more
The Lashley family has just returned from its annual trip to the beach. This is something that I start dreaming about around February, when we are right smack in the winter doldrums. I dream about the small little beach town that we think of as our second home. The... Read more
Firefighters to get more training with new tower
The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and EMS celebrated the opening of their state-of-the-art fire training tower at the Enon Fire Training Center last Thursday. The seven-story training tower capable of simulating live fire using a computer-controlled, propane-fueled training system and will provide firefighters with different training opportunities, such... Read more
THE SCENE:  The tables were decorated with colorful table cloths with flower arrangements that were raffled off.
“Volunteers are caring, sharing, giving, and very hard-working, and we are so very thankful for you and all the wonderful things you do, just grow.” Volunteers for the Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield were greeted with this statement on their program during an appreciation luncheon last Wednesday. During the welcoming,... Read more
ALAN DR (50xx block) 06/21/2017 4:30 p.m. – Vandalism to a vehicle. ALAN DR (50xx block) 06/21/2017 4:30 p.m. – Vandalism to a vehicle. ASHTON DELL RD (125xx block) 06/23/2017 8:00 a.m. – Front driver’s side door entered. Firearms stolen from vehicle. BIRDBROOK DR (40xx block) 05/15/2017 12:00 p.m.... Read more
Akery, Ms. Dorothy Burns, of Chesterfield. Clancy, Mr. David Acres Jr., 41, of Chesterfield. Bradley, Mrs. Gwendolyn Rose, 71, of Chesterfield, widow of Samuel Bradley. Brown, Miss Karen Marie, 56, of North Chesterfield. Fisher, Mrs. Rosa Catherine Pruden, 88, of North Chesterfield, wife of Carl B. Fisher and widow of Robert C. Creasy. Johndro, Mr.... Read more