Say good Knight to Western Branch; Dale claims 6A region championship
Dale to face Massaponax on Friday at Cosby in first round of state tourney Thomas Dale boys basketball has done the improbable all season.  But, they’ve accomplished all of their feats through good team basketball and fundamentals. Junior Kylon Lewis hit two free throws with two seconds left in... Read more
Food on the Move program busy during COVID crisis
The Chesterfield Food Bank is supporting families hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic crisis that has developed with massive store closings and layoffs. Already feeding more than 16,000 Chesterfield residents in need; the food bank has registered nearly 5,000 new clients in the last six weeks.... Read more
Chesterfield County supervisors held a restricted-access meeting March 25 that included a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year 2020-21 budget.  Only two persons spoke during public comment at the meeting, likely due to the restrictions imposed because of fallout from the coronavirus. Among the items approved as part... Read more
To the Editor: The middle of a global pandemic may not seem like the best time to open a bus route, but for many who live along Jefferson Davis Highway in Chesterfield County, GRTC’s new Route 111 between John Tyler Community College and Richmond is a lifeline, just when... Read more
The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation is committing $1 million to aid COVID-19 relief efforts across the United States. The funds will support national organizations, like the American Red Cross, and address local needs.  “The health and well-being of customers and employees is Dominion Energy’s top priority. We are helping customers... Read more
By Luke Krausse In the midst of a 20-win season, offers started to roll in for Matoaca standout Jordan Carpenter. The 5-9 forward reeled in another this past week, this time from in-state Virginia Union.  “Jordan is a communicator, defensive player, and leader,” said Matoaca girls’ basketball coach Glenna... Read more
By Walter Scott Jr. A season to remember has ended with an accolade to remember for Thomas Dale guard Kylon Lewis. The junior earned VHSL All-State Class 6 second team honors. At 6-4 and 170 pounds, Lewis was phenomenal for the Knights. His talent helped the team to their... Read more
APPLEFORD DR (33xx block) 03/21/2020 10:05 p.m. – Clothing stolen along with a 2013 blue Lexus. BERMUDA CROSSROAD LN (121xx block) 03/12/2020 12:01 a.m. – Trespassing (Including Prowler)-Commercial BONNIE BRAE RD (48xx block) 03/22/2020 2:30 a.m. – Rear door entered during burglary. Electronics reported stolen. BRADLEY BRIDGE RD (148xx... Read more
What a difference a few short weeks make. Their were rumors flying that we would not be able to leave South Africa on March 13, but we did with no incident. We then learned that they were going to close the South African border the following Wednesday, which I... Read more
BECK, Russow R. Jr., 90, of Chesterfield, widower of Roberta Williams Beck and Joyce Beck. CUSEO, Josephine Theresa, 89, of North Chesterfield, widow of Charles Cuseo. DANCE, Dorothy Anderson, 83, of Chesterfield, a widow of Wilton A. Dance. HOPKINS, Norma Mayberry, 81, of Chesterfield, wife of H. Lynn Hopkins. HOWELL, Almeta R., 77, of... Read more
By Walter Scott Jr. Troy Lewis, a threat on both sides of the ball for Matoaca, has received his fourth offer.  His latest comes from the Air Force.  With his ability, Lewis has also previously received offers from William & Mary, Massachusetts, and Navy. In his junior season, Lewis... Read more