In a runaway victory last Tuesday in the 11th Senatorial District, Amanda Chase took down incumbent Steve Martin and Barry Moore. Both Ms. Chase and Mr. Moore were running for office for the first time. Chase overwhelmed Martin who held the Virginia Senate seat since he won the Senate... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will present a lecture on Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient Joshua Chamberlain at the historic Magnolia Grange House Museum on Saturday, June 20, at noon. According to local historian Jack Bantle who will present the lecture, “Joshua Chamberlain was a college... Read more
As my family gears up for our annual pilgrimage to the beach, I am frightened to see these stories about the shark attacks occurring off of the Carolina coast. The two that occurred on Sunday are only 30 miles south of our little slice of heaven, Kure Beach. I... Read more
The Third Thursday concert on June 18 on the Village Green (presented by the Chester Community Association (CCA) will feature Blues Flash, a blues band that plays venues across the region and the state. The band has been together for 10 years, and with its five members cover songs by... Read more
Police Seek Robbery Suspect Police are searching for a man who robbed the Circle K at 2117 Willis Road around 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 30. Police said the suspect entered the business, approached the clerk and demanded cash. After receiving cash, the suspect fled on foot. No weapon... Read more
ALDERWOOD WY (33xx block)  06/09/2015 11:15 p.m. – Unknown suspect/s gained entry through rear window and stole property. AUTUMNLEAF DR (54xx block) 06/09/2015 5:00 p.m. – Bicycles reported stolen from residence. BEACHMERE TR (523xx block) 06/08/2015 9:00 p.m. – Electronics reported stolen from vehicle. BIRDBROOK DR (39xx block) 06/08/2015... Read more
The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program is asking for your help this week to solve a shooting case. On the evening of Friday, March 13, a resident in the 5600 block of Handel Court threw a party that lasted into the early morning hours. As the party was... Read more
Armstrong, Mrs. Iris Lee, 84, of North Chesterfield, widow of Eugene Damon Armstrong. Carwile, Mr. Howard “Bo” Hearnes Jr., 59, of Chesterfield. Clere, Mrs. Helen Marie, 63, of North Chesterfield. Cox, Mr. Robert “Bob,” 71, of Chesterfield, a Vietnam War Army veteran, husband of Margaret Richards Cox. Croom, Mr.... Read more
Normally I try to write proactive articles about things that may have happened in the past, but had not happened prior to the writing of my article, hoping to prevent something from occurring. This article is completely reactive to something that happened to my wife and I. My wife... Read more
“A good education is the most valuable gift that no one can take from you,” said Jay M. Ipson, Holocaust history lecturer and co-founder of the Virginia Holocaust Museum. Ipson has lectured to thousands over the last 30 years teaching tolerance through education. The 80-year-old Holocaust survivor’s mission in... Read more