Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound.  I got an offer in the mail the other day for another credit card.  Now, I already have four cards and this offering happened to be from a company I already have a card with.  However, this new... Read more
Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Board of Education honored 14 Chesterfield County schools with 2015 Virginia Index of Performance awards for advanced learning and achievement earlier last week. Not one school was honored east of the “Chesterfield Mountains” (schools in the Bermuda, Dale and southeast Matoaca Districts. Are... Read more
Kelsey Harrison, mezzo-soprano, from Charlotte, North Carolina, will conduct a special performance for the residents of The Crossings at Ironbridge on Saturday, May 30, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.  The public is also invited to attend this special event.  Harrison’s grandmother, Catherine Tierney, has been a resident of... Read more
The Richmond-Petersburg area made it into the top fifteen U.S. cities with the worst mosquito problems.  The statistic was based on the number of customers who requested mosquito control products.  With the warm weather finally here, the threat of insect-transmitted diseases makes it necessary to think about protection during... Read more
Pictured above are the Kiwanis Club of Chester’s president, Bob Cassada, and past president, Noelle Grosso, confirming the club’s recent $20,000 pledge to the Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation with Betty Matthews, past president of the foundation. Flying proudly in the background is the club’s gift to the... Read more
To the Editor: I am proud of the dedication of the teachers and the hard work of students in Chesterfield Public Schools. I believe the majority of the parents also believe this. I was a teacher in this system for many years, and I know the day-to-day challenges that... Read more
ANDREWS DR (191xx block) 05/19/2015 9:30 p.m. – Consumable goods reported stolen from business. ARUNDEL AV (47xx block) 05/07/2015 8:00 a.m. – Currency, notes and other items reported stolen from residence. AUTUMNLEAF DR (54xx block) 05/16/2015 5:00 p.m. – Firearms and miscellaneous items reported stolen from unlocked vehicle. BARNWOOD... Read more
The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program is asking for your help this week to solve a cold case homicide. Just before 12:45 a.m. on Thursday, May 15, 2014, officers responded to the 3300 block of Meadowdale Boulevard for a report of multiple shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located... Read more
Butler, Mrs. Grace D. McArthur, of Chesterfield, wife of James E. Butler Jr. Hancock, Mrs. Florence Pergerson, 76, of Chesterfield, wife of George L. Hancock Jr. Henry, Ms. Shakira Diamond, 19, of Chester. Hicks, Mr. George Lloyd “Buck” Jr., 96, of Chesterfield, a World War II veteran, husband of Vivian Clay Hicks. Joyner, Mr.... Read more
As Memorial Day has arrived, swimming pools have opened everywhere. A drowning can occur at any time during the year, but the probability of drowning goes up during the warmer months. The more people in the water, the greater the chance that someone may get in trouble. Death by... Read more