By Peter Mason and Maureen McNabb – Before leaving Virginia Commonwealth University for the University of Texas after last season, Shaka Smart, head coach of the men’s basketball team, received a base salary of $450,000 and supplemental income of $1 million per year. He was one of many men’s... Read more
The Kiwanis Club of Chester kicked off their annual Christmas Parade Sunday at 2 p.m. to warm skies and record-breaking crowds. The 60-plus line-up for the two-hour parade from the Chester YMCA to the Chester Village Green included marching bands and walkers, floats, performing units, and vehicles from participating... Read more
On Saturday, Dec. 19 at 6 p.m, the Bermuda Baptist Praise Team and the Enon Baptist Praise Team will present a night of Christmas music, under the stars. This is a free event, held on the outdoor stage at Chester Village Green. There will be hot chocolate, coffee and cookies.... Read more
The Chesterfield County Police Department is reminding all drivers not to drink and drive. During the month of November, Chesterfield County Police arrested 123 people for driving under the influence of alcohol. Motorists are reminded to have a designated driver when they have been drinking. If you think you... Read more
*********Draft Timeline will  be considered or voted on in January. ********* New Chesterfield County School Board Members will be taking their seat behind the dais in mid-January and were sworn in this week. While two experienced Board members will know how to negotiate the labyrinth of bureaucracy; the three... Read more
In 2013 a Referendum was approved by voters to either replace or renovate 11 schools and the school administration building. While initially the projects were spread over a nine-year period, the projects now extend only seven years. “Our school projects are remaining the same, the schools in the original... Read more
You really do not know how far you can go until you go there. Maybe some of you know how to inoculate for foot in mouth disease. I’ve had my flu shot this year but not the much needed FIM vaccine. Sometimes we need to get angry to begin... Read more
DECEMBER 16 AMERICAN RED CROSS WEB OF HOPE Knit/Crochet classes -10 a.m. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. Details: Linda Southward, 779-3453. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING – 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Rd., DECEMBER 17 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY – 3 p.m. until 4... Read more
Ruby and Gordon Napier celebrated their 61st wedding anniverary. They were married December 11, 1954. God has blessed our parents with 61 years together. Happy 61st Anniversary. Love your children, Tom, Kim, Kenny and Debbie Read more
To the Editor: Well I see Mr. Gray’s interests have expanded from The Great Climate Change Hoax into attempted gun grabbing. His predictions in “It’s Over” (V. News, 12/09/15) are as crazy as the ones on climate. The goal is the same: big government control over every aspect of... Read more