July 8 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. July 9 CHESTER PICKLEBALL. Goyne Park. Ecoff Ave. Each Thursday. 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Play will be at the tennis courts located behind the baseball field. Questions or info,... Read more
Chesterfield Cooperative Extension invites exhibitors to participate in the Chesterfield County Fair, Aug. 28 to Sept. 5.  All exhibitors are required to enter their exhibits on Aug. 27, and items entered for competition cannot be removed until Sunday, Sept. 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. Enter exhibits on Thursday,... Read more
Whether it is a summer visit to the ocean or the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, jellyfish stings are relatively common problems for swimmers, waders, and divers in all types of seawaters.  The long tentacles trailing from the jellyfish body can inject victims with venom from thousands of microscopic... Read more
Remember last fall, when you aerated, seeded and fertilized? Remember spring, when you put down crabgrass preventer and maybe sprayed herbicide? Lawn care does not stop just because it is summer. Here are a few, free cool season grass tips for the not so cool summer. I thought “free”... Read more
Suddenly, one hundred and fifty years after Appomattox, the Civil War has become a hot topic yet again. Dylann Roof gets the blame for starting this. In the wake of his massacre of nine African-Americans in a Charleston church, we learned of his Confederate battle flag obsession. In a... Read more
ALAN DR (50xx block) 06/27/2015 3:15 p.m. – Unknown suspect/s gained entry into residence by breaking front window and stole consumable goods, jewelry, electronics and miscellaneous items. ALAN DR (50xx block) 06/28/2015 9:00 a.m. – Electronics and miscellaneous items reported stolen. ARBOR LAKE DR (67xx block) 06/28/2015 8:51 a.m.... Read more
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