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
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