Some think it is a good idea, some think oh my God, someone is going to get killed. Some say, I would not ride on that thing if you paid me. These someones are speaking of the new bike lanes on West Hundred Road through Chester. The concept was... Read more
Has GA Curbed Hopewell’s “Million Dollar Mile?”
If Chesterfield needs a new plan to increase revenue, the budget office should talk to Hopewell. The city had a way to boost their cash-in – a speed trap or speed traps. Since 2008, the City of Hopewell has been declared one of the most profitable speed traps. Interstate... Read more
The Chesterfield County Preservation Committee will meet on Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. to review two proposed changes to historic properties in the county, called “Certificates of Appropriateness.” Properties to be discussed include Magnolia Grange, 10201 Iron Bridge Rd. that has applied to install a fresh air intake. The... Read more
Two-year-old Nikolette Stewart was recovered from an inlet of the James River last week after she slipped and fell into the water. Her father exhausted attempts to save her and the Chesterfield County dive team found the small child about 15 feet from a trail walkway and pier. The... Read more
Henricus Receives Education Grant from Dominion
The Henricus Foundation announced recently that it has been awarded a $23,000 grant from The Dominion Foundation to continue the funding of the Dominion-James River Indian Educator/Interpreter position at Henricus Historical Park. The Dominion Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, the parent company of Dominion Virginia Power.... Read more
One medical condition that is being diagnosed more frequently is sleep apnea. This is probably because doctors and the public are becoming more aware of the problem. It is estimated to affect about 18 million Americans and it is seen more often in men and people who are over 40... Read more
Perhaps some of you are asking “what is a Master Gardener?” First, it is not a self-imposed title. Official definition: Master Gardeners are trained volunteer educators who work within their local community to promote environmentally sound horticultural practices. As an educational outreach component of Virginia Cooperative Extension, the Master... Read more
BUTTERMERE CT (77xx block) 08/04/2015 12:00 p.m. – Miscellaneous items stolen from residence. CALWELL AVE (50xx block) 06/01/2015 12:00 a.m. – Miscellaneous items stolen from residence. CASTLEWOOD RD (52xx block) 08/03/2015 12:00 p.m. – Property reported stolen from listed location. CENTRALIA RD (64xx block) 08/07/2015 6:05 p.m. – Shoplifting... Read more
The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to solve a commercial robbery. On July 21, a man entered the AutoZone in the 360 West Shopping Center. He immediately approached the clerk and demanded cash from the register. Feeling threatened, the clerk handed over the money and... Read more
Baker, Mr. Robert “Face” III, 51, of North Chesterfield. Britt, Mr. David Lee, 83, of Chesterfield, husband of Nancy C. Britt. Butler, Mrs. Etta Genell Bishop, 92, of Chesterfield, widow of Bernard Butler Jr. Davis, Mrs. Dora Effie, 75, of Chesterfield, widow of Velden Davis. Herbert, Mr. Mitchell Lee Jr., 68, of Chesterfield,... Read more