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
There is still time for representatives of area places of worship to register for the Chesterfield County Police Department’s Safety Conference for Places of Worship on Aug. 26, 2015. The conference, which is being hosted by the department’s Crime Prevention Unit, will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 26, from... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Now that things have settled down a bit I have had the opportunity to catch up on some reading and I found the following kind of interesting. I did not know that car insurance companies have their own... Read more
Football Preview: L.C. Bird
Another year, another state championship for L.C. Bird. The Skyhawks are loaded again and will look to be the first team since Phoebus to win four straight state titles. Coach David Bedwell won’t let anyone get ahead of themselves yet, and sees a new set of challenges ahead. “We... Read more
Football Preview: Cosby
Using a tough as nails defense and working through inconsistency on offense, the Cosby Titans qualified for the 6A South playoffs, defeating Forest Park in an overtime thriller 20-17 in the first round before falling to rival James River in the second round. Finishing 7-5, the Titans think that... Read more
Football Preview: Clover Hill
Searching for their first winning season since their seven win 2011 campaign, Clover Hill will turn to a transfer quarterback Mikale Washington to lead a young team on the gridiron this fall. The Cavaliers finished 2014 with a mark of 3-7. “We had our share of injuries, and young... Read more
Football Preview: Colonial Heights
For the first time in years, there was a positive buzz around Colonial Heights football. Sure, it was just two wins to begin the season, but after 27 straight losses, it was a reason to celebrate. Students gained interest, fans came back, and that success was another part of... Read more
Football Preview: Dinwiddie
A full season removed from the school’s first state championship in school history, coach Billy Mills guided a very young Generals team to a 9-3 record last year and a playoff victory over I.C. Norcom before falling to eventual champion Lake Taylor in the second round. “Last year we... Read more
County Fair Prepares to Open
Put your boots on and grab your cowboy hat and be sure to give yourself enough time to see the whole kit and caboodle at this year’s Chesterfield County Fair. Opening Friday, Aug. 28 at 4 p.m., the ace-high nine-day affair has loads of excitement and entertainment. From the... Read more
During the August congressional recess Rep. Dave Brat, R-7th will participate in a town hall sponsored by the Chester Patriots. The event will be held on Aug. 24 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Chesterfield County Fire Station No. 17, 9501 Chester Rd. Read more