Students receive top honors for regional MLK Jr. art and essay contest
CHESTERFIELD – Six Chesterfield County Public Schools students recently received top honors for their entries in a regional essay and art contest, “Working Together We’ll Sow the Seeds of Peace,” sponsored by the DuPont Spruance plant to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Falling Creek Middle students swept the essay... Read more
Falling Creek 11-U basketball team wins championship
The Falling Creek Blackhawks 11-U basketball team won the Chesterfield Basketball League championship in the Minor PAC 10 division on March 3 with a 38-25 win over Ettrick. The team was coached by Andrew Lewis, who played at Thomas Dale High School in 1977-78 and is in the school’s... Read more

Dogpound passing on

Dogpound March 20, 2018 0

Hello and welcome back to the unsure world of the Dogpound. Right now I feel a little bit like Rex Tillerson, the former Secretary of State. I am looking through the latest edition of the Village News and I read where Mark and Linda are retiring! Say what?! No... Read more
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police are investigating an armed robbery to the 7-11 Convenience Store at 12120 Harrowgate Road at about 3:13 a.m. on Saturday, March 17. No one was injured during the incident. Police said a man entered the business, displayed a firearm and demanded money. The man... Read more
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 6400 block Sexton Drive at about 4:40 a.m. on Monday, March 19. When police arrived, they found one male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The man was transported to the hospital with non-life- threatening injuries. Police... Read more
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police are investigating an armed robbery of the Mapco Express and Subway restaurant at 13200 Kingston Avenue at about 2:19 a.m. on Sunday, March 18. No one was injured during the incident. Police said one man entered the business, displayed a firearm, and demanded money... Read more
CHESTER – It’s spring and the spring fashions are in. The Woman’s Club of Chester has scheduled its annual spring fashion show and luncheon April 7. Hoping for a little warmer weather for spring casuals and dresses, ”Fashions Al Fresco” fashion show and luncheon will be held 11 a.m.... Read more


Obituaries March 13, 2018 0

Hill, Cynthia D., 74, of Chesterfield, passed peacefully March 9, 2018. She is survived by her mother, Frances Presher of Columbia, S.C.; and sisters, Cassandra Hill of Decatur, Ala., and Kathileen Hill of Buffalo, N.Y. Cindy was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and retired federal employee. She was... Read more
Editorial cartoon: body cameras
MEANWHILE at the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office: ‘Oh look … Officer Smith is eating a cheeseburger for the third time this week!’ Read more
Body cameras at what cost?
  A disagreement over the funding needed to review video footage from body cameras worn by police escalated to the state Legislature, with two officials disagreeing over the likelihood of success for legislation that would mandate that Chesterfield and other counties specifically provide funding for such. The conflict came... Read more