The day started out as any other day but rapidly turned into one of the deadliest days in American history. Terrorists hijacked four passenger planes in Boston and used them as weapons. Two of those planes were flown into the World Trade Center towers in New York, one was... Read more

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CommentaryDogpound September 10, 2019

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Technology is great. Today, we each hold in our hand more computer power than it took to get to the moon and back, and yet it can be a pain. I will give a recent example. We have... Read more
Remember when: Knights undefeated
The 1954 Thomas Dale High School football team went 9-0 under the tutelage of coach Ed Karpus. It was the first time the Knights were undefeated. The following players were named to the All-Suburban team: Bobby Dale, Mack Daniels, Buzzy Haymans, H.O. Lyne and Bruce Nunnally. Read more
Matoaca golf looks to continue excellence,  L.C. Bird pushes to improve under Dutton
By Soren Rutherford In his 15th season as head coach for Matoaca High’s golf program, John Hall believes his team will continue to win and be competitive. In the span of those 15 seasons, Hall said the Warriors have dominated the Central District and been remained competitive in the... Read more
Agreement reached for new access to Henricus, Dutch Gap, boat ramp
A memorandum of understanding between Dominion Energy and Chesterfield County regarding access to Henricus Historical Park, Dutch Gap Conservation area and boat ramp was unanimously approved Aug. 28 by the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors as part of the consent agenda. Dominion had already signed off on the deal,... Read more
New Chesterfield queen helps fight illiteracy
Beauty graced the stage on Monday, Aug. 26, as four competitors battled it out with glitz and glamour to be crowned Miss Chesterfield County Fair 2019. With a theme of Pageant Hollywood, contestants participated in four rounds: an opening dance routine, a fun outfit, a glamour outfit and an... Read more
Arts center work commences
Workers began pushing dirt Tuesdsay, Aug. 27, for the Baxter Perkinson Center for the Arts outside the Chester Library. Read more
Out of Africa: Chester woman incorporates Senegalese products into business
Omilade Davis-Smith has a heart for Africa. The Chester resident and Richmond native incorporates products from French-speaking Senegal into her business, Essentially Omi. Each year, Davis-Smith makes anywhere from one to three trips to Toubab Dialaw, a West African town located on the Atlantic Ocean. She brings black soap... Read more
Grand marshals
WTVR CBS-6 meteorologist Nikki Dee Ray and state Del. Riley Ingram, R-Hopewell, were grand marshals of the Chesterfield County Fair grand parade Aug. 27. Ingram is in his 28th and final year in the General Assembly. (Brenda White photo) Read more
By a vote of 3-2 with Chris Winslow and James Holland dissenting, the Chesterfield Board of Supervisors approved a right-of-way designation related to construction of a new Ettrick Elementary School. The .13 acre of land in question is south of Chesterfield Avenue and west of Paine Street. Three people... Read more