A different approach keeps students engaged – A series no. 1
A 2011 survey conducted by the ING Foundation showed that next to immediate family, teachers had the most impact on a person’s life as they grow up. According to the results, 88 percent of Americans had a teacher who positively impacted their life and 83 percent had a teacher... Read more
THAT WAS THEN: Click Clack
It was so much easier to jump on a trolley and head to Richmond to shop at Thalhimer’s or to Petersburg for lunch and tea especially if you didn’t have a car, which at the time of the trolley that rolled down Jefferson Davis Highway was the only way... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – The Chesterfield County Police Department last week began issuing body-worn cameras to officers. After more than two years of research, testing and discussions with key stakeholders regarding body-worn cameras, the department last year entered into a contract with Axon, formerly known as Taser International Inc., for 450... Read more
Kathy’s garden on  garden club’s walking tour
When Chris and Kathy Griffin bought their Colonial Revival home at the corner of Richmond and Dodomeade streets 14 years ago, the yard had numerous bushes and trees. Today, because of her love of perennials, Kathy has transformed their yard into an English garden. Kathy’s garden, along with four... Read more
Women’s health issues raised at wine-lovers meeting
Over the last 12 years, the LOGs (Lover of Grapes) meet-up have been about wine and dinner. They are getting older now, and while they still love tasting different vintages, health issues are moving into the forefront. One of the members has had such a success with a physical... Read more
Dr. James Worsley, the Director of Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation was the guest speaker Monday, April 3, at the Chester Station No. 1503 Sons of Confederate Veterans meeting. Worsley presented an update on the capital improvements being made to the county’s historical parks. Chester Station No.... Read more
Summary of reported offenses  MAR 29 – APR 4 larceny  47  assaults  34   traffic   29   vandalisms   22   animal cases   16   drug offenses   15   miscellaneous   15  death invest.  14      fraud   13    burglary   6   weapon violations   6   injury   3   trespassing   3   robbery   1 CRICKLEWOOD DR (59xx... Read more

RECENTLY DECEASED

Obituaries April 14, 2017 0

Andre, Mrs. Sara Esther, 97, of Chesterfield, widow of Ernest Joseph Andre. Beasley, Mr. Steven Harden, 31, of Chesterfield. Bratton, Mr. Barlan Elbert “Bill,” 77, of North Chesterfield, husband of Carol B. Bratton. Cumbea-Allen, Ms. Dana Lynn, 44, of North Chesterfield. Day, Mrs. Melba Walton, 63, of North Chesterfield, wife of Paul Walton. Dieterich, Mrs.... Read more
For years, the fire service, the medical community, and insurance companies have stressed the importance of having carbon monoxide detectors in homes and businesses. A fact about carbon monoxide is that our bodies have a 200 times greater affinity for CO than it does for oxygen. In other words,... Read more
Fool for Art:  A day of art, learning and fun
Get creative, experiment, analyze, discover, and dance. You can do all this and more at John Tyler Community College’s 12th Annual Fool for Art Festival on Saturday, April 22. Fool for Art is a family-friendly event where people of all ages can explore their inner scientist use their imagination,... Read more