Obituary: William David Morrissette Sr.
William “Bill” David Morrissette Sr. of Chester, Va., passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. Born in Tazewell, Va., to the late Clarence L. and Vicie Ratcliffe Morrissette, he was also preceded in death by his sisters, Nancye Woods, Violet and his twin, Betty Whitlock. Bill was a member of... Read more
Job seekers and those who would like to explore future career options are invited to stop by John Tyler Community College for two part-time Job and Internship Fairs. At these events, area employers will be on hand to discuss current part-time job and internship opportunities available in Central Virginia.... Read more
Canipe named a Geography Teacher Fellow
The American Geographical Society recently named Chester resident Anne Canipe as a 2019 AGS Geography Teacher Fellow. Canipe, who teaches Advanced Placement Human Geography at Cosby High School, is one of 50 teachers selected to participate in this fourth year of the initiative. The program is a year-long professional... Read more
Popular eatery to reopen in October
Chester’s Chick-fil-A closed in late August to allow for the creation of two drive-through lanes and a minor building addition. The business, located at 2900 W. Hundred Road, is slated to reopen in October. (Caleb M. Soptelean photo) Read more
The Home Building Association of Richmond is hosting the 68th Annual Parade of Homes in October. The event is free to the public. The Parade of Homes, a self-guided tour of the region’s top new homes, begins on Oct. 5-6 and will run all four weekends of the month,... Read more
New at Crater Community Hospice
Tabatha F. Mitchell is the new admissions nurse at Crater Community Hospice. The Chesterfield resident is a graduate of the Bon Secours Memorial School of Nursing. (Courtesy photo) Read more
ANDERSON, Calvin W., 62, of North Chesterfield. BAIN, Daniel J. Sr., 76, of North Chesterfield, widower of Brenda C. Bain. BILTER, Frederick Joseph Jr., 79, of Chesterfield, an Air Force veteran, husband of Nancy S. Bilter. BROOKS, Winston Rucker Jr., 72, of Chesterfield. BROWNE, Mary Evelyn S., 89, of North Chesterfield, widow of Hillie... Read more
The Chesterfield County Police Department reports that Melissa D. Edmondson, 39, died following a two-vehicle crash in the 7100 block of Woodpecker Road at about 6:45 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6. Police said a 2018 Volkswagen Beetle was traveling west on Woodpecker Road when it crossed into the eastbound travel... Read more
Harris, Ashby, Elliott excelling on pro and college gridiron
This offseason, the Minnesota Vikings signed L.C. Bird alum Anthony Harris to a $3 million contract.  In just the opening week of the NFL season, it’s already paying dividends. Harris intercepted two passes in Minnesota’s 28-13 victory over Atlanta Sunday afternoon.  Last season, he intercepted a career-high three passes,... Read more
Football roundup: Dale rolls in ‘Battle of Chester,’ Matoaca’s Redmon hits overtime FG
By Soren Rutherford and Joe Short Thomas Dale 28, L.C Bird 0 Thomas Dale continued their good start to the 2019 season by shutting out rival L.C. Bird and winning the Battle of Chester. The Knights have won two of the last three meetings between the crosstown rivals.  Dale’s... Read more