July 15 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. ANCESTRY.COM – GET STARTED AT CCPL –  Discover the world’s largest online family history resource. Learn how to trace your family tree using U.S. Census records, city directories, and marriage,... Read more
Division or Misunderstanding
Almost 150 trucks and cars displaying Confederate battle, American and “Don’t Tread” on Me flags paraded from Matoaca to Dinwiddie and through Petersburg and  Hopewell west on Route 10, ending in Chester. The entourage turned heads and prompted car horns and a couple of thrown shoes and bottles until... Read more
Neighbors oppose special events venue
Virginia  Arandall is concerned that a bed and breakfast and special events venue could be approved in her neighborhood. But she is not alone. Other residents in her neighborhood, off Hopkins Road in the in Meadowbrook area, are also concerned. Residents of the Windy Oaks Lane/Sunbeam Road neighborhood are... Read more
As I scrolled through Facebook on our rainy Saturday, I was very disturbed by a video that was posted. This video was taken in the Food Lion parking lot on Jefferson Davis Highway. The video showed a scene that will take many straight back to the days of the... Read more
To the Editor: As I get older, I find myself getting crankier and crankier. Chris Weigard’s recent column on Confederate flags and statues fed this condition. He says, stop celebrating Confederate Heritage Month, and call it Civil War Heritage Month. Well, apparently it isokay to have Black History Month... Read more
In last week’s column, I explored the lingering legacy of the Civil War in terms of flags, statues and hurt feelings.   In our local and national discourse, we sometimes lose perspective on any topic that engages our emotions. There is a danger of losing track of timeliness in our... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV), in partnership with the Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation, presents a badge workshop for boy scouts in July. The Boy Scout American Heritage Badge Workshop will be held on Saturday, July 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at Historic Trinity... Read more
ALFALFA LN (25xx block) 07/04/2015 12:01 a.m. – Miscellaneous items reported stolen. ARBOR LAKE DR (67xx block) 07/05/2015 8:00 p.m. – Electronics reported stolen from residence. ARBOR LAKE DR (67xx block) 07/06/2015 1:00 p.m. – Clothing reported stolen from vehicle. ARBOR LAKE DR (68xx block) 07/06/2015 8:00 a.m. –... Read more
Adams, Ms. Liza Harrison, 63, of Chesterfield. Foster, Mr. Paul Anthony, 54, of Chester. Haynes, Mrs. Marian Harris, 87, of Chesterfield, a World War II registered nurse, widow of Caleb Junior Haynes. Hunter, Mrs. Evalyn Richardson, 92, of Chester, formerly of Prince George, widow of Charles Hunter. Johnson, Mrs. Melinda Scott Hempley, 47, of... Read more
After my retirement from the fire service, I let my paramedic certification expire. I guess that many believe “once a paramedic, nurse or doctor, always one.” Many of my immediate, extended and church family still come to me when an injury or illness occurs. Last week was no exception,... Read more