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Ask the Candidates

What do you think are the biggest challenges/changes that are going to confront Chesterfield County in the next 20 years and how would you address them to make Chesterfield a better place to live?

Revitalization Strategy is a fixer-upper

The Chesterfield County Planning Commission will discuss the (Draft) Revitalization Strategy for the County on Tuesday, July 22 beginning at 2 p.m. at the Public Meeting Room in the county complex on Ironbridge Road.

Jessup Road commercial development approved

After months of haggling with residents who live near the intersection of Route 10 and Jessup Road, the Chesterfield Board of Supervisors approved the rezoning of 10.7 acres aggregated properties on the southwest corner of the junction.

Old Bermuda Hundred Road, Jeff Davis due for upgrades

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will start construction on road improvements on Old Bermuda Hundred Road, which includes work on Jefferson Davis Highway in 2015. The project will include an intersection upgrade at Jefferson Davis Highway and Old Bermuda Hundred Road.

First Baptist Church of Centralia is now historic landmark

First Baptist Church of Centralia was approved for historic landmark designation during the last Board of Supervisors meeting. The designation had been approved by the Historic Preservation Committee and the Planning Commission prior to being considered by the Board.

Traffic improvements, pedestrian walks

If you walk, you can walk the sidewalk further and safer. If you drive, your trip may be better through Chester due to intersection improvements and the trip may be safer and more pleasant.

Board votes to continue cash proffers

Builders and developers will continue to pay cash proffers for the next year. Proffers pay for the impact that new homes have on infrastructure such as schools, transportation, libraries, public safety and parks and recreation.

It’s a hand-up, not a hand-out

It’s 8:30 a.m. and a buzz of activity was taking place around Foster Hall on the Virginia State University (VSU) campus. Shopping carts and recycle buckets were unloaded, freezers and racks were filled, volunteers were given their positions

Chinese company to invest $2 billion in Chesterfield

Shandong Tranlin Paper Co. Ltd. will be building a $2-billion manufacturing plant off of Willis Road in eastern Chesterfield. The paper plant is expected to employ 2,000 people by 2020.