Has GA Curbed Hopewell’s “Million Dollar Mile?”
If Chesterfield needs a new plan to increase revenue, the budget office should talk to Hopewell. The city had a way to boost their cash-in – a speed trap or speed traps. Since 2008, the City of Hopewell has been declared one of the most profitable speed traps. Interstate... Read more
Football Preview: Thomas Dale
Thomas Dale, showing improvement in each of the last three seasons, hopes to continue that trend this year. In 2012, the Knights uncharacteristically struggled to a 4-6 record. In 2013, a 6-4 squad made the playoffs. Last season, a talented bunch won nine games, including a first round triple-overtime... Read more
Football Preview: Matoaca
After 29 years under the tutelage of coach Pat Manuel, the longtime coach retired, now, D.L. Johnson will take the reins of Matoaca’s program. A former coach in Eastern Ohio, Johnson takes a disciplined approach to the game and plans to elevate his team’s football IQ to help them... Read more
Bensley National Night Out Welcomes Attorney General Mark Herring
The skies were dark and gloomy, hinting at the threat of rain, but the mood of the Bensley community was like a blue sky. It was the 32nd annual National Night Out celebration and hundreds of members of the Bensley community turned out for the Aug. 4 event. Several... Read more
CBC National Wins BIB, Fifth Straight Title for CBC
Remember the name. On a team full of stars, Jay Woolfolk burned the brightest at the Boys Invitational Baseball (BIB) tournament in Colonial Heights last week. He used a big stick and a cannon of an arm to guide Chesterfield Baseball Clubs and CBC National to its fifth straight... Read more
Hens Started Layin’
If you recall, a while back I informed you all that we had gotten some chicks. We purchased four little fluffy babies at Boulevard Flowers back in March and were happily tending them in a plastic tub that was sitting in the corner of my den. Now, I am... Read more
Bird’s the Word for the Herd
When Michael Birdsong takes the field for his first game as starting quarterback for Marshall University, there will probably be some jitters. When the crowd chants its famous chorus of “We Are Marshall,” there’s likely to be a shiver down his spine. On Sept. 6, it’s go time for... Read more
Photo Contest: Week 4/5
TO VOTE ON PHOTOS CLICK HERE The Village News Summer Fun Photo Contest is in its fifth week and has received several entries.  More entries will be publish in the next issues. The contest will continue through August 26.  Send your entries to info@villagepublishing.com.  Be sure to include your name and... Read more
Aesthetics, Amenities and History
Many of the area’s historic houses have gone the way of the wrecking ball or lack of tender loving care, but some that have been in danger and close to extinction have been saved by those who have an affinity for great old houses. One Chester home found its... Read more
Random Act of Kindness
A few weeks ago, Yvonne and Otis Royster stopped by Little Caesars Pizza to pick-up 12 pizzas for the Bingo Party at McGuire Veterans Hospital. Ms. Royster had six pizzas stacked in hand when passing a car with three teenagers. She was surprised when one of the boys offered... Read more