Happy New Year! What is a gardener to do in the winter? Research and planning are both necessary steps in successful gardening. New or extended plant beds in the landscape is a common garden project that can be rewarding but also disappointing if not thought out thoroughly. Many gardeners... Read more
L.C. Bird girls basketball is just one year removed from a 5A state finals appearance, and they are playing like a team that will do anything to return to the Siegel Center this year. After losing standouts Taja Cole (Louisville) and Tyra Shelton (Queens-Charlotte), the Skyhawks have done a... Read more
The Meadowbrook girls’ basketball team enters the New Year hot, with a 7-0 record. This success can be attributed to someone that was missing last year’s –guard, Nia Jenkins. After being named to second-team all-conference as a sophomore, Jenkins sat out last season because of personal reasons. This year,... Read more
ALAN DR (50xx block) 12/21/2015 10:00 p.m. – Vandalism-Residential AUTUMN POINT DR (69xx block) 12/29/2015 9:40 p.m. – Electronics and clothing stolen from residence. BELLWOOD RD (17xx block) 12/24/2015 9:00 p.m. – Injury-Accidental – Overdose BELMONT RD (77xx block) 12/29/2015 6:00 p.m.- Weapons Violations-Throwing Missiles BENTWOOD LN (95xx block)... Read more
Akers, Mrs. Wanda Bruce, 90, of Chesterfield, widow of Patrick Daniel Akers. Atkins, Ms. Brenda Whitman, 69, of Chesterfield. Ferguson, Mrs. Mary T. Keeley, 96, of Chesterfield, widow of William J. Ferguson. Freeman, Mrs. Mi Young “Jeanie,” of Chesterfield, wife of Thomas Joel Freeman Sr. Friend, Mrs. Helen Bell, 90, of North Chesterfield. Haskins, Mrs.... Read more
In the early morning hours of Dec. 28, Hamilton, Ohio firefighters were battling a blaze in a single-family dwelling. The first arriving units had received information that there were possibly people inside. This information sets events into motion, namely the most dangerous mode that firefighters work under, the rescue... Read more
Hunan is one of the “Eight Great Culinary Traditions” of Chinese cuisines and is well-known for its hot spicy flavor, fresh aroma and deep color. Every reason why the most popular dishes at Hunan Garden located in the Chesterfield Meadows Shopping Center West, would be the General Tso’ Chicken... Read more
Hello and welcome to the 2016 edition of the Dogpound. Seems strange saying that, but at least I have not written any checks using 2015 as the date. Anyway, the start of 2016 has not been overly pleasant. My old cell phone finally gave up the ghost. It would... Read more
~ Interested parties may attend one of seven meetings around the state or submit comments in writing ~ The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) has announced the meeting schedule for the Agency’s State Managed Pollinator Protection Plan. VDACS will hold seven meetings around the Commonwealth to... Read more
~ More than 1.4 million pounds have been disposed since the program’s inception in 1990 ~ The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) announced today the results of the 2015 Pesticide Disposal Program. Through this program, VDACS removed 62,261 pounds of unwanted pesticides. Participants included agricultural producers,... Read more