The Lashley family has just returned from its annual trip to the beach. This is something that I start dreaming about around February, when we are right smack in the winter doldrums. I dream about the small little beach town that we think of as our second home. The... Read more
Firefighters to get more training with new tower
The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and EMS celebrated the opening of their state-of-the-art fire training tower at the Enon Fire Training Center last Thursday. The seven-story training tower capable of simulating live fire using a computer-controlled, propane-fueled training system and will provide firefighters with different training opportunities, such... Read more
THE SCENE:  The tables were decorated with colorful table cloths with flower arrangements that were raffled off.
“Volunteers are caring, sharing, giving, and very hard-working, and we are so very thankful for you and all the wonderful things you do, just grow.” Volunteers for the Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield were greeted with this statement on their program during an appreciation luncheon last Wednesday. During the welcoming,... Read more
ALAN DR (50xx block) 06/21/2017 4:30 p.m. – Vandalism to a vehicle. ALAN DR (50xx block) 06/21/2017 4:30 p.m. – Vandalism to a vehicle. ASHTON DELL RD (125xx block) 06/23/2017 8:00 a.m. – Front driver’s side door entered. Firearms stolen from vehicle. BIRDBROOK DR (40xx block) 05/15/2017 12:00 p.m.... Read more
Akery, Ms. Dorothy Burns, of Chesterfield. Clancy, Mr. David Acres Jr., 41, of Chesterfield. Bradley, Mrs. Gwendolyn Rose, 71, of Chesterfield, widow of Samuel Bradley. Brown, Miss Karen Marie, 56, of North Chesterfield. Fisher, Mrs. Rosa Catherine Pruden, 88, of North Chesterfield, wife of Carl B. Fisher and widow of Robert C. Creasy. Johndro, Mr.... Read more
Let me start by saying that I do not claim to be an expert on fire suppression systems, but I do know several experts. The question that I pose in this article is: Will your fire suppression system do what you need it to do if a fire occurs?... Read more
History events make learning fun
The Fort Lee Centennial Exhibit, Mobilizing for War, is officially open in Chesterfield County at the Historic 1892 Jail. This exhibit commemorates the establishment of Camp Lee (later Fort Lee) as part of the mobilization efforts of the U.S. Army for World War I, and its current status as... Read more
By ANDY BALDACCI Thomas Dale’s football program has made it a tradition to get athletes to the next level, especially from the defensive side of the ball. The next player to join that list might very well be rising senior Devonte Chandler. The 5-11, 218-pound linebacker has now garnered... Read more

DOGPOUND

Dogpound July 5, 2017

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound.  Hope you are well rested from the long holiday weekend and came back with all of your body parts still connected where they belong.  My den has one of those big double windows that is topped by a... Read more