Through sports, Johnson survives the streets to lead Matoaca Warriors
Matoaca coach Derrick “D.L.” Johnson went to see the box-office hit “Straight Outta Compton” twice in its opening week. Johnson applauded the movie because its closeness to the real thing – Johnson grew up in the tough Los Angeles suburb. Formerly an assistant coach at James River, Johnson took... Read more
Hello and welcome to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. I have been kind of handy with tools and stuff for a long time. I helped build my first house…electrical…plumping…drywall, etc. I was young…never done anything like that before. I would just get some repair books and go at... Read more
Village News Top 5
1. L.C. Bird (3-0) The Skyhawks rolled over Midlothian 67-0 to maintain the top spot in the Village News Sports Top 5 poll. A good day on offense was had by all in the rout. Quarterback Jalen Elliott was 7-9 passing for 165 yards and two touchdowns, while J.B.... Read more
According to the Chesterfield County Planning Department, the comment portion of the proposed new chapter of the “Comprehensive Plan – Bikeways and Trails will focus on the long term future for non-motorized transportation in Chesterfield County.” The Planning Commission in June conducted a public hearing on the chapter. After... Read more
Where were you when you heard about the September 11, 2001 attacks? I was at home getting ready to go to work. The Today Show was on in the background when I heard Katie Couric say something about a plane crash. I turned and watched the report, which said... Read more
SEPTEMBER 9 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. WEEDS – Weed Seminar to learn tips about what you can do now to control fall weeds. 6 p.m. Central Library, 9501 Lori Rd., Chesterfield. Space is limited, call the Chesterfield... Read more
Canipe Comes Home
R.E.B. recipient, Anne Canipe, has completed her around-the-world trip, days before the start of the new school year and her teaching assignment in the Social Studies Department at Cosby Health Science Specialty Center teaching World History I, AP Human Geography and Medical Law & Ethics. Canipe’s 27-day adventure in... Read more
Chesterfield County Fair Princesses Crowned
Chesterfield County Fair Princess Pageant 2015 winners: Tiny Miss Chesterfield County Fair, Ashley Roben; Little Miss Chesterfield County Fair, Aubrey Wisnosky; Junior Miss Chesterfield County Fair, Taylor Trombley; Miss PreTeen Chesterfield County Fair, Kimberly Stapleton; Miss Teen Chesterfield County Fair, Caroline Domo Read more
The James River Advisory Council is calling for volunteers to participate in the annual James River Regional Cleanup Saturday, Sept. 12. Volunteers can select from 14 different cleanup sites throughout the James River watershed. The following sites have a critical need for volunteers at this time. Two locations are... Read more
Chris Blackmon: Artist of the Month
Artist Chris Blackmon sees himself as a hyperrealism, charcoal pencil artist. Blackmon is the featured artist of the month for September at the Chester Branch Library located at 11800 Centre St. The Artist of the Month is sponsored by the Chesterfield Center for the Arts in Chester, in partnership... Read more