Local Woman Graduates U.S. Marine Corps Boot Camp
PFC Hannah Marie Schultz, 18, of North Chesterfield, graduated from the United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. on April 3. PFC Schultz successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD Parris Island as one of 47 recruits in Training... Read more
Chesterfield’s Holly Love Wins Dominion Scholarship
Holly Lynn Love of Chesterfield, Va., is one of six winners of the Dominion Memorial Scholarship Program. Holly, daughter of Joe and Sally Love, will receive up to $5,000 for the 2015-2016 academic year. The scholarship is renewable for an additional three years. Now in its eighth year, the... Read more
Minnie Susie Elliott celebrates 106 years
Sue Patton and Betty Patton visitwith their mother, Susie Elliott, at Tyler’s Retreat almost daily. Mrs. Elliott celebrated her 106th birthday last weekend, August 1. She is the mother of nine children – three of her children have passed away. She is a grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother to... Read more
Meadowbrook Grad tapped for Hall of Fame
Ted Salmon, who will be inducted into the Virginia High School Hall of Fame, graduated in 1968 from Meadowbrook High School, where he captained both the football and basketball teams and was selected as the school’s athlete of the year as a senior. Salmon, director of student activities at... Read more
Campers get TRAK’D
Ecoff Elementary School recently completed its summer camp, which focused on TRAK’D, providing kids with hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and arts (STEAM). The camp is for pre-k through fifth grade children in Southern Chesterfield. “It was a high energy environment where science was fun and helped... Read more
Erbach Seeks Dale District School Board Seat
John Erbach, a local business lawyer, recently announced his candidacy for the Chesterfield County School Board to represent the Dale District. “I am proud to send my four daughters to Chesterfield County Public Schools, and I want every member of our community to have pride in our public education... Read more
Fire Marshals, Police Make Arrest Following Weekend House Fire
The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded late Friday, July 17, at 11:52 p.m., to the 10300 block of Elokomin Ave for the report of a house fire. Fire crews arrived to find heavy fire coming from a window on the side of the house.... Read more
Monsoons postpone park plantings
Monsoons and sidewalk construction delayed the yearly landscaping of Chester Park, at the corner of West Hundred and Chester roads. Brad Peebles, who planted the ornamental plants for the Chester Community Association (CCA) yearly project, said it was just too wet to plant until recently. At one time, the... Read more
Neighbors oppose special events venue
Virginia  Arandall is concerned that a bed and breakfast and special events venue could be approved in her neighborhood. But she is not alone. Other residents in her neighborhood, off Hopkins Road in the in Meadowbrook area, are also concerned. Residents of the Windy Oaks Lane/Sunbeam Road neighborhood are... Read more
Anne’s Big Adventure
World history and human geography teacher Anne Canipe has returned home from San Francisco after a week-long World Project Based Conference in Napa Valley. The R.E.B.  recipient’s story was shared in the Village News June 24 issue detailing how she would be using the $12,000 grant she received for... Read more