The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program is asking for your help this week to solve an armed robbery. On the evening of Wednesday, March 11, a middle-aged black male approached the clerk of the Econo Lodge at 2310 Indian Hill Road. He asked the clerk for the cost... Read more
Evans, Mr. Franklin Joseph “Joe,” 81, of Chesterfield, widower of Betty Josephine Evans. Fens, Mr. Petrus “Pete,” 93, of Chesterfield, widower of Elizabeth Fens. Foster, Mr. Paul Anthony, 54, of Chester. Lee, Mr. Michael Brian, 37, of Chesterfield, an electrician. Phillips, Mrs. Alberta “Bert,” 94, of Chesterfield, a Women’s... Read more
Police are searching for a man who robbed the East Coast at 13200 Kingston Ave.Police said the suspect entered the business, approached the clerk and demanded cash. After receiving cash, the suspect fled in a red sedan. No weapon was displayed during the incident. The suspect is described as... Read more
With more hot and humid days ahead of us, I thought that I would write an article on dealing with the heat. Working or playing in extreme heat requires preparation. The first means of preparation is to hydrate, hydrate and hydrate. Hydrating is a lot like pain management, once... Read more
Summer Fun Photo Contest
TO VOTE ON PHOTOS CLICK HERE The Village News Summer Fun Photo Contest is in its second week and has received several entries.  More entries will be publish in the July 15 issue and entries may also be seen on the Village News website at www.villagenewsonline.com. The contest will... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will present a fun, fact-filled program on pirates at the County Museum on Saturday, July 11. “Pirates: Fact or Fiction” will explore the myths and truths surrounding pirate lore in popular culture.   According to Ryan O’Hallahan, CHSV docent at the museum who... Read more
To the Editor: Hurrah to Dorothy Jaeckle and Chesterfield Planning Commission for their beautiful James River Industrial Park. I am so happy that they are interested in beautifying the Enon area. I have the privilege of driving Lawing Drive as my route to work several days a week, and... Read more
Village News Makes Music at Disney
The Thomas Dale High School Band traveled to Disney World with the Village News in April, and under the direction of their band leaders, Mr. Steve Barton and Mr. David Holley, the musicians got a professional recording experience at the Walt Disney’s UR Instrumental Studio. They were given music... Read more
Take a Walk on the Wild Side this Summer
Summer  boredom setting in? An important part of a healthy as well as entertaining lifestyle, could include learning more about the great outdoors. Recreational opportunities in state parks are endless and easy to see. An entrance fee of five dollars to Pocahontas State Park can entertain a family all... Read more
Anne’s Big Adventure
World history and human geography teacher Anne Canipe has returned home from San Francisco after a week-long World Project Based Conference in Napa Valley. The R.E.B.  recipient’s story was shared in the Village News June 24 issue detailing how she would be using the $12,000 grant she received for... Read more