Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Now I have nothing against change, change can be good, but at the same time, while you are adjusting to that change it can be a real pain. For example: when I go shopping at my local grocery... Read more
BREAKING: Chesterfield School Superintendent to Retire
Superintendent Marcus Newsome announced today that he will retire effective July 1, 2016. Here is his letter to the School Board and employees of Chesterfield County Public Schools. A Message from Dr. Newsome Dear Members of the Chesterfield County School Board and Employees: This letter is presented to inform... Read more
Village News Sports Top 5
1. L.C. Bird (6-0) The idle Skyhawks enjoyed a bye week, and have a favorable schedule the rest of the regular season. The biggest potential obstacle is this Friday’s game at Cosby, slated to kick-off at 7:30, but a Titans offense that’s struggled to score at times will have... Read more
Knockin on Heaven’s Door
When it comes to field hockey, Clover Hill has been knocking on the door for sometime now. One of the most competitive teams in the Central Region, coach Rhonda Clopton believes her Cavaliers will get over the hump this year, meaning they plan on making some noise in the... Read more
I was 12-years-old when I rode a train for the first time – Cincinnati to Morgantown, West Virginia. Not only was it my first but I was alone. Although I do not remember how long it took, if I ate railroad food or if the train was clicking and... Read more
A General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, for: Virginia Senate; Virginia House of Delegates; Clerk of Court, Commonwealth’s Attorney, Sheriff, Commissioner of Revenue, Treasurer, and Soil/Water Director James River District; Board of Supervisors; and School Board. The polls will be open from 6 a.m to 7... Read more
According to data released by the Virginia Department of Education, 91 percent of Chesterfield County Public Schools students who entered ninth grade in 2011 graduated in four years. The school division’s on-time graduation percentage topped the state average of 90.5 percent. Fifty-six percent of Chesterfield County’s class of 2015... Read more
Community input sought for Jeff Davis plan

Two community workshops are planned this month to gather community input for the Northern Jefferson Davis Corridor Special Area Plan.

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OCTOBER 7 TECHNOLOGY CLASSES – Microsoft Excel Class. Registration is required. 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Central Library. CHESTER CHOICES BOOK DISCUSSIONS GROUP – “Nature Girl” by Carl Hiaasen will be discussed. 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Chester Library. BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS – Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting... Read more
In Chesterfield home sales were down in August from June, the strongest month this year. June boasted 631 units sold while August was down at 461 yet still the strongest month other than June. August home sales in Virginia were 5.26 percent higher year-over-year, while median sales price remained... Read more