Wrestling Preview

Wrestling Preview

Wrestling December 11, 2019

Matoaca In his second season as head coach, Daniel Clingenpeel is looking to push his Matoaca Warriors back to the greatness that they won three straight state championships from 2014-2016.  “Matoaca Wrestling is returning a team with a good mix of experience,” said Clingenpeel. “We are returning seven wrestlers... Read more
Chesterfield honors preservationist with memorial dedication at Falling Creek Ironworks
County honors Bryan H. Walker and his years of public service Chesterfield County commemorated the life and accomplishments of Bryan H. Walker with a ceremony and memorial at Falling Creek Ironworks. Walker, 87, was a volunteer, a preservationist, and a community caretaker for the Bensley area. He was a... Read more
Planning commission recommends approval for water treatment facilities
The Chesterfield County Planning Commission recommended approval for a public water treatment plant and wastewater pump station in the area of Walthall Industrial Park in the Bermuda District. Case number 20PD0137 calls for the county to purchase 348 acres of raw land located at 1600 Ashton Park Drive.  The... Read more
Does transparency really matter?
RE: 20SN0526 Court House Landing aka ‘Project Corner’ By Mike Uzel, member of Chesterfield Citizens United Two community meetings by the developer and Chesterfield County have been held concerning a proposed mixed-use development at the corner of Route 10 and Courthouse Road, at the entrance ramp to 288, one... Read more
L.C. Bird boys basketball preview
L.C. Bird enjoyed another wildly successful season, finishing with 20 wins and falling in the state quarterfinals to Maury, 50-42. The state tournament appearance was the program’s third in fourth years to go with a state championship in 2017.   Coach Troy Manns, in his 14th year coaching varsity basketball... Read more
Mercy Mall

Mercy Mall

Community November 27, 2019

Misi Rose has found her calling. She is the Operations Director and Volunteer Coordinator for Mercy Mall, a nonprofit organization in Chesterfield that provides clothing, household items, and baby gear for families in need. Rose began her journey with Mercy Mall as a volunteer, and worked two part-time jobs.... Read more
Feeding one giant family, one plate at a time
Howlett’s will serve over 600 guests on Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Day is all about family gatherings, the parade, football, sitting down to a feast, and much more to those who celebrate the big event. Joe and Brooke Helbling, owners of Howlett’s  Restaurant & Tavern in the Village Green, have celebrated... Read more
Festa enjoys teaching the first grade
Kaitlyn Festa gets hugs almost every day from current and former students at Elizabeth Scott Elementary, which she called the “best feeling.”  Festa gets to see her students even after they move up to higher grades and said they return to give her hugs.  “My kids know that it’s... Read more
LC Bird Girls Basketball Preview
L.C. Bird girls’ basketball continued their run of excellence by qualifying for the state tournament once again. After winning 17 games, they fell to Princess Anne 65-43. This season, they’re back, and armed with a new weapon and despite the loss of three seniors, are ready to make a... Read more
Chase will not caucus with GOP, says she remains a Republican
State Sen. Amanda Chase, R-Chesterfield, surprised some last week with an announcement that she would not support Sen. Tommy Norment, R-James City County, as minority leader, and, as a result, would not caucus with the Republican Party when the Legislature convenes in January.  Chase was re-elected in Senate District... Read more