County chooses modified route for Nash Road Extension
A modified route has been selected for the Nash Road Extension, which would connect Nash Road to Route 10. In October, the county transportation department chose a combination of alternatives 2 and 3, which are the middle and southerly routes, senior engineer Chessa Faulkner said. The modified route also... Read more
King, William Richard CAPT USN (Ret) of Chester, Va., went to be with the Lord while surrounded by family on Jan. 28, 2019. His family and friends will miss his playful sense of humor, warm smile and his sparkling blue eyes. He was born in Tomahawk, Wis., on Sept.... Read more
Johnson & Johnson excel while chasing hoop dreams
Robert Johnson attended L.C. Bird High School before heading to Benedictine College Prep School, Indiana University, and preseason stints with the Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks before landing with the Wisconsin Herd, the Bucks’ G League affiliate. Johnson is averaging 6.5 points and 19 minutes per game in a... Read more
The press is on at Carver Academy
It took a while, but Carver College and Career Academy’s boys basketball team has risen near the top. Head coach William “Reggie” Simon Jr. took over at the Chester-based high school four years ago. His first team won five games and lost 12. His teams went 10-12 and 12-9... Read more
A team of seven, including me, have just returned from a 13-day journey to South Africa. It is summer in that part of the Southern Hemisphere. Warm days, thunderstorms and occasional cool breezes offered us a break from our winter. I call the place where we worked the “land... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. As I have mentioned in past articles, I am in the middle of moving and it is driving me crazy. My current house has an attached garage, but the new location has a detached garage. This is not... Read more
CHESTERFIELD — The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia will host its annual antiques evaluation from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 16, indoors at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds. Oral evaluations will be provided on a wide variety of items as well as detailed photos of an item. Parking... Read more
CHESTERFIELD — Chesterfield County Public Library will host a number of events in February to commemorate Black History Month. ‘Myths and Folktales from Africa’ “Magic of the Motherland: Myths and Folktales of Africa” will be presented from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Enon Library, 1801... Read more

Recently deceased

Obituaries February 5, 2019

Anderson, Mr. Harold “Sonny” Woodrow Jr., 82, of Chesterfield, husband of Shirley Applewhite Anderson. Bowman, Mr. Douglas W., 91, of Chesterfield, widower of Margaret B. Bowman. Coiley, Mr. Gerard K. Sr., 85, of North Chesterfield, husband of Anita Praml Coiley. DeFilippis, Mrs. Claudia R., 71, of Chester, widow of Paul DeFilippis. Jones, Ms. Sherry... Read more
50 years!

50 years!

BusinessCommunity February 5, 2019

Bradley Mechanical recently celebrated 50 years with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The company has already been in the Chesterfield Airport Industrial Park, but recently relocated to 7830 Courthouse Three Lane. Dempsey L. Bradley Sr. started the business in Chesterfield County in 1969. Read more