I have debated for days whether or not to share my horrifying experience with you all; but I quickly decided that I must. Some may be shocked, others disgusted, some sympathetic, I do not know how you will feel; I just know that my house was thrown into a... Read more
GATES, Virginia Guy Yonce (Gee Gee), 87, passed away on August 21, 2015, three days after she and her beloved husband, Ernest Pleasants Gates, celebrated their sixty-fourth wedding anniversary. The youngest of four children born to Katherine Josephine Guy and Gordon Victor Yonce; Gee Gee was preceded in death... Read more
BACKWATER TR (55xx block) 08/14/2015 12:01 a.m. – Unknown suspect/s stole property from an unlocked garage and entered multiple vehicles. Property reported stolen. BRYNMORE DR (104xx block) 08/13/2015 8:00 p.m.- Property reported stolen. BURGE AVE (95xx block) 07/31/2015 1:00 a.m. – Batteries and cover reported stolen. BURNT OAK DR... Read more
The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program is using its resources to help solve two related bank robberies. On Saturday, June 27, at about 11:15 a.m., a male suspect robbed the Wells Fargo bank branch at 9601 Amberdale Drive. He entered the bank wearing a full-face mask and demanded... Read more
Barden, Mr. Otis A., 90, of Chesterfield, a Navy retiree, widower of Gretchen T. Barden. Baldwin, Mr. Jerry Lee, 73, of North Chesterfield, an Air Force veteran, husband of Sue Girdler Baldwin. Brock, Mrs. Rebecca Howell, 81, of Chester, wife of Eldridge Brock. Colletti, Mr. Robert Nicholas, 74, of North Chesterfield, an Army... Read more
For those students holding onto the Dairy Queen storyline that summer is not over, enjoy the rest of your summer vacation to the fullest. There are many, though, that are excited to know that school starts three weeks from today. Wherever you fall, one extreme or the other or... Read more
The 28th Annual Crab Feast presented by the Home Builders Association of Southside Virginia will be held on Friday, Sept. 11, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at their pavilion on Corporate Road, South Prince George. Tickets are $35 through August 30, $38thereafter. Menu includes steamed crabs, fried fish,... Read more
Chesterfield among Virginia Leaders for Life Insurance Payouts
Who collects the most life insurance money in Virginia? Chesterfield ranks number four in the ranking for the most money doled out in the Commonwealth. But the county ranks almost a whole point below Henrico and over four points behind Fairfax. It is all relative to population. Fairfax life... Read more
Summertime Access to Reading at Beulah UMC
Beulah United Methodist Church decided to join Chesterfield County’s STAR (SummerTime Access to Reading) program, and host neighborhood elementary school students and their families for three evenings of books, snacks, games and crafts. The main idea was to keep children reading over the summer so they will be better... Read more
Anyone interested in raising small ruminants (goats/sheep) for meat or dairy production can learn about state regulations governing small ruminant slaughter and processing during Small Ruminant Field Day. Free and open to the public, the field day is being conducted by Virginia State University’s College of Agriculture on Friday,... Read more