Go, Bryce, go!

Go, Bryce, go!

Community January 14, 2020

Conner uses adaptive sports to overcome physical obstacles, contributes to book Bryce Conner is always smiling, even after three hours of physical therapy. His recent grueling therapy sessions of three hours a day, five days a week, left him tired and sore, but he always managed a smile for... Read more
DAR helps preserve a historic document
During 2019 Chesterfield Courthouse Chapter National Society Daughters of the Revolution worked again with the library of Virginia as part of the Library’s “Adopt Virginia’s History” program to preserve a second important piece of history – Chesterfield County (Va.) Lists of Tithables, 1752 June, that records the list of... Read more
Meadowbrook hires Healy to lead football program
This past week, Meadowbrook football introduced a new coach. The school hopes Kevin Healy can turn around a proud program that’s fallen on hard times.  Healy, a coaching veteran served as the offensive coordinator for South Lakes High School in Fairfax for four years, and was named the head... Read more
‘My Kisha’

‘My Kisha’

Community January 8, 2020

Local musician-writer publishes third book, urges people to ‘tell their stories’ When Charles R. Hodge Jr. graduated from high school, he didn’t know how to write. “I come from a poverty-stricken area of nothing,” he said. He was one of a few black students at a formerly all-white high... Read more
Cases of Hope

Cases of Hope

Community December 25, 2019

Giving women leaving incarceration a fresh start Victoria McCormick is a person who follows her heart, especially when the mission is to help someone who is facing a big obstacle. And there are few bigger obstacles than joining a community after incarceration. McCormick became the director of Mercy Mall’s... Read more
Rough landing?

Rough landing?

Planning & Zoning December 25, 2019

Planning Commission recommends denial of Courthouse Road project Although the developer of Courthouse Landing called the project “a phenomenal opportunity,” the Chesterfield County Planning Commission unanimously recommended Dec. 17 that the Board of Supervisors deny the project.  County Planning Department staff recommended the site plan be approved, but not... Read more
Harlow builds relationships to overcome classroom obstacles
As a child, Lauren Harlow struggled in school with reading and writing, but it is now her favorite subject to teach.  The Hopkins Elementary teacher said some students come in not even knowing how to write their names, or what their names look like, but are reading books at... Read more
Rediscovering old passion after 30-year hiatus
Everyone on the planet needs food, water, and air to live, but for Chester resident Bob Cullison, he also needs something else: BMX riding.  In the 1980s, Cullison began to start BMX racing as a child, with the sport consisting of three proficiency levels including novice, intermediate, and expert.... Read more
Second Baptist Church collects gifts for 20 angels
The Rev. Johnnie Fleming Jr. and the SBC Chester congregation were able to bless 20 angels from the Chesterfield County Social Services Dept.   During this holiday season, there is no better way than to show love and share love.  It was a joy to bless and put smiles on... Read more
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