Deputy Fire Chief Mark D. Sacra will retire from the Chesterfield County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department on December 1, 2015. Deputy Chief Sacra graduated from Recruit School No.10 in November, 1979, and has faithfully served the county for over 36 years. He was promoted to the rank... Read more
1864 Bermuda Hundred Campaign Tour
The Chesterfield Department of Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia offers a guided driving tour of the Civil War battle sites that played a major role in the 1864 Bermuda Hundred Campaign on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. beginning... Read more
Biggest ever Old Dominion Postcard Club show
During the early 1900s until the mid-1960s, postcards were the way people kept in touch with friends and family.  Many have compared antique postcards to our present-day emails.  Cards feature street scenes, views of long-gone buildings, beautiful artwork on holiday and greeting cards, as well as almost any other... Read more
Candidate Forum: School Board
Fees seem to be increasing every year: extracurricular activities, buses for sports teams, class supplies and Chrome Books to name a few. Will you work to lower or eliminate fees for students? JOHN ERBACH (DALE) While I don’t believe it is possible to eliminate fees altogether, we need to be... Read more
Candidate Forum: Board of Supervisor
Everyone wants to know about property taxes. Would you consider raising property taxes for next year (2016-17)? CLIFF BICKFORD (DALE) Increasing taxes as a way to achieve a balanced budget should always be the last resort.  When you consider that revenue generated from property tax has increased over the... Read more
Power of Pink raises $2,660
Bank of McKenney’s Power of Pink Challenge raised $2,660 last Friday for the Massey Cancer Center. A suggested $10 donation to add pink to their hair will be used locally to help cancer patients in Richmond and surrounding areas. The local salons donating their services were Pilo Arts in... Read more
What are you fishing and recreating in?
The State of the James River report gives the river’s health an overall score of 61 perent and a grade of B minus this year. This represents a 3-percent increase in the overall score since 2013. Achieving a B minus for the first time in decades shows that the... Read more
CCPL Hosts Annual Teen Read Week Masquerade
The Chesterfield County Public Library will host its seventh annual Teen Read Week Masquerade on Saturday, Oct. 24, 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Central Library, 9501 Lori Rd, Chesterfield. The theme of this year’s event is Myths & Legends – based on characters, books and movies such... Read more
Sarah Tatum announced as 2015 Christmas Mother
The 2015 Christmas Mother season has arrived and Sarah Tatum, a long-time volunteer in the program, has been named the 2015 Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother. The annual kickoff tea was on Tuesday at the historic Magnolia Grange located at 10020 Iron Bridge Road. Ms. Tatum gave a brief speech... Read more
Community input sought for Jeff Davis plan

Two community workshops are planned this month to gather community input for the Northern Jefferson Davis Corridor Special Area Plan.

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