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Obituaries November 13, 2018 0

Adams, Mrs. Leatrice “Lea” Childers, 85, of North Chesterfield, wife of Harry Paul Adams Jr. Amadeo, Mrs. Verona Virginia, 81, of North Chesterfield, widow of James R. Amadeo. Anderson, Mr. Walter Stephens “Butch” Jr., 59, of North Chesterfield. Belcher, Mrs. Peggy, 85, of Chesterfield, wife of Vivian H. Belcher Jr. Bixler, Mrs. Lena Bruce,... Read more
This morning, I visited with a friend who had fallen from a tree stand. Due to the nature of the fall, he does not remember anything about the incident. One thing he said was that it all happened in a split second. His experience reminded me of when I... Read more

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CommentaryDogpound November 13, 2018 0

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. As I mentioned last week, I took a short vacation to visit my two daughters and toured the Biltmore Estates in Asheville, N.C. If you ever get the chance to go there, take the opportunity. It is an... Read more
Caleb’s Corner: Will supervisors support Miles’ criminal justice reform efforts?
By Caleb M. Soptelean, editor/reporter  Chesterfield voted for criminal justice reform, barely. Scott Miles overcame a Republican registration advantage in the county and pulled off an upset in the commonwealth attorney’s race, but he did it at the same time that Abigail Spanberger was winning the District 7 portion... Read more
Meet the new superintendent
New Chesterfield County school superintendent Merv Daugherty will host several meetings this fall as part of his work to get to know the community and better understand issues of importance to residents. These informal gatherings are one way for Chesterfield County residents to meet Daugherty, share their desires about... Read more
Largest, tallest US flag in Virginia coming to Chester
ABOVE: R.J. Smith Construction employee Jim Ingle is pictured next to a finial atop a flagpole next to Interstate 95 in Chester. A new flag is coming to eastern Chesterfield County, a really big flag. The flag will be the largest American flag in Virginia on the tallest flagpole... Read more
Swartz incorporates gardening and yoga into her classes
As a gardener and environmentalist, Jennifer Swartz brings her love of nature into the classroom. She is an “exceptional education” teacher at Curtis Elementary. After the school received a grant a year and a half ago, a sensory garden was created. The garden also boasts vegetable and herb and... Read more
100th anniversary of Armistice adds to annual commemoration
Chesterfield County elementary school students made 450 clay poppies that were planted in the lawn of the old Chesterfield Courthouse for a special ceremony Sunday, Nov. 11, symbolizing the significance of this Veterans Day. One hundred years ago, on Nov. 11, 1918, the Armistice was signed to mark the... Read more
Miles wins CA’s race as Dems show strength in Chesterfield
ABOVE: Scott Miles, on right, will be Chesterfield County’s next commonwealth’s attorney. A 60-percent turnout of Chesterfield County’s registered voters yielded an upset last week as Democrat Scott Miles defeated Republican John Childrey by 2,527 votes, or 1.75 percentage points. The men were vying to fill the remaining year... Read more
Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center would like to open a CT scanning facility on the campus of John Tyler Community College in Chester. The hospital, which is based at 13710 St. Francis Blvd. in Midlothian, submitted a letter of intent on Aug. 31 to file a certificate of... Read more