ALFAREE RD (97xx block) 09/02/2017 5:30 a.m. – Vandalism to a residence. BASS ST (207xx block) 08/26/2017 10:00 a.m. – Electronics and miscellaneous items stolen from vehicle. BENSLEY COMMONS LN (71xx block) 08/29/2017 8:00 a.m. – Consumable goods stolen from building. BENT WOOD LN (93xx block) 08/30/2017 12:01 a.m.... Read more

The Aftermath

Fire & Life Safety September 13, 2017

Iam writing this a few days before Hurricane Irma impacts the United States. The track and strength of Irma as it passes Virginia will determine a rain event, a wind event, or both. A high, sustained wind could possibly bring down trees, power lines, or whatever else that wind... Read more
Friends of the Lower Appomattox River will host the 10th Annual Paddle-or-Battle Saturday, September 30, 2017. Come out and paddle to preserve the Appomattox River. Registration is open for the Saturday, Sept. 30 event for the 10th Annual Paddle – or – Battle, an opportunity for a recreational paddle... Read more


Letter to the Editor September 13, 2017

Back to School  Food Dear Editor: With the new school year upon us, parents turn their attention to school clothes, school supplies, and school food. Yes, school food! More than 31 million children rely on school meals for their daily nutrition, which too often consists of highly processed food laden... Read more
Speculation is running rampant through this end of Chesterfield. It’s not an exaggeration. The Village News Facebook page could be that case in point. I was surprised to see our posting of the Matoaca Megasite story garnered 26,096 people. I think people are interested in what this will bring... Read more

Football Recaps

FootballSports September 13, 2017

L.C. Bird 40, Midlothian 0 The Skyhawks rebounded after a loss to Thomas Dale in a big way blanking the Trojans. Senior running back Corbin Donaldson rushed for 268 yards and three touchdowns. Quarterback Marcus Banks threw for 153 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for an additional 81... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the Dogpound surrounded by hurricanes.  Well, at least it feels that way.  Texas got slammed by Hurricane Harvey, and now Hurricane Irma is going to run all over Florida. I lived in Houston for almost three years…never saw a hurricane…there were storms of course... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe joined the Economic Development Authority of Chesterfield to announce the acquisition of 1,675 acres of prime real estate in the county to be used to attract a large industrial manufacturing company that could bring 5,000-10,000 direct and supplier jobs and billions of dollars... Read more
  This notable intersection of Iron Bridge and Centralia roads is known for the location of it cattycorner pharmacies junk food joints, banks and the shopping center with the latest victim of the Martin’s closings. At one time the northeast corner of that intersection was home to Wrexham before... Read more
CHESTER RENTS Rents in Chester have increased 0.2 percent over the past month, and are up 3.2 percent year-over-year. •   Median rent prices here prove to be more affordable than comparable cities nationwide. •   Chester’s median two-bedroom apartment rents of $1,250 is above the national average of... Read more