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Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

Chesterfield County News

Army, VSU, Chesterfield trailblazer Jesse J. Mayes dies at 100
Posted: July 24, 2014

Jesse J. Mayes, the first black member of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors in modern times, an educator and a decorated soldier, has died.

Seniors find friendships in county’s Telephone Reassurance Program
Posted: July 23, 2014

Theresa Walker has looked forward to her friend’s phone call every week for the past four years. They talk about their respective tomato and pepper gardens, as well as secrets to avoid the pesky mosquitoes.

Richmond makes progress in effort to be bike-friendly community
Posted: July 23, 2014

The Richmond region is poised to take off the training wheels and become a comfortable cycling community.

Chesterfield supes will deliver prayers at meetings; also, proffers discussed
Posted: July 23, 2014

Chesterfield County supervisors will begin delivering prayers themselves at the start of their board meetings, changing a long-controversial policy that was criticized as unconstitutional in the wake of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Police seek information in knifepoint robbery
Posted: July 23, 2014

A Chesterfield cigarette store employee was bound at knifepoint Tuesday by a man who robbed the business of an undisclosed amount of cigarettes and cash, police said this morning.

Jesse J. Mayes, soldier, educator, elected official, dies at 100
Posted: July 23, 2014

Mr. Mayes was a trailblazer in the military, education and politics. He was the first black member of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors.

Chesterfield Planning Commission recommends against fee increase
Posted: July 22, 2014

The commission rejected a request by the board of supervisors to hike the fees, saying an increase could hurt home builders. 

Chesterfield planners working on design guidelines for developments
Posted: July 21, 2014

Chesterfield County planners are working to put together a set of guidelines that could change how neighborhoods in the county are designed for generations to come.

Block parties changing lives in Chesterfield
Posted: July 20, 2014

Residents of the Shady Hill mobile home park came out Sunday, as they do about once a month, for a block party promoting a community atmosphere in one of the most impoverished neighborhoods in Chesterfield County.

Chesterfield officials travel to China, visit Tranlin site
Posted: July 19, 2014

Virginia in recent years has expanded its business ties with China, making the nation an important part of the state’s economy for investment and trade.

Scavenger hunt set in Chesterfield on Saturday
Posted: July 19, 2014

CHESTERFIELD The Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation will hold a geocache hunt Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. on the historic Courthouse Green.

Henrico man sentenced to 20 years for Chesterfield Towne Center jeweler robbery
Posted: July 18, 2014

A Henrico man was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison today for the Oct. 9 armed robbery of Prince Jeweler’s at Chesterfield Towne Center.

Chesterfield officials probe cause of house fire
Posted: July 17, 2014

CHESTERFIELD — Chesterfield County fire officials were trying to determine what caused a fire early Thursday morning that started in a bathroom and caused smoke damage elsewhere in a one-story home in the 4600 block of Fitzroy Road.

Chesterfield official rebuts police quota reports
Posted: July 17, 2014

The Chesterfield County administrator dismissed recent reports that police are using a quota system for traffic stops and arrests.

Chesterfield’s ALR names doctor for insulin system
Posted: July 15, 2014

Chesterfield County-based ALR Technologies, a medical device company that provides remote monitoring and care facilitation for patients with chronic diseases, said Tuesday that online consultations for its new Insulin Dose Adjustment Consultation ...

Chesterfield police search for convenience store robber
Posted: July 14, 2014

Chesterfield County police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed the Circle K convenience store in the 2400 block of W. Hundred Road at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday.

Sister of missing Midlothian woman appeals to public for help
Posted: July 14, 2014

Yalitza Soba of Mebane, N.C., spoke to reporters outsider the home of her sister, Zulma L. Pabon, whose 27th birthday was Sunday.

Trade Names: Molly’s Bicycle Shop spinning forward
Posted: July 13, 2014

Louis Scheer wants Molly’s Bicycle Shop to be the bike store that does it all.

Chesterfield woman dies after being pinned under car
Posted: July 11, 2014

Chesterfield County police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found under a car this morning in the 8000 block of Sussex Place.

Police release photos in woman's June 6 disappearance
Posted: July 11, 2014

At news conference, Chesterfield County police seek public's help in solving disappearance of Zulma L. Pabon, 26,

Chesterfield man, 25, sentenced for child porn
Posted: July 11, 2014


Speed of paper company deal “unparalleled,” economic development leader said
Posted: July 09, 2014

While 11 months may not seem speedy, it's pretty darn fast for a project worth $2 billion. 

Police: Chesterfield fire being looked at as arson
Posted: July 09, 2014

A vacant home that caught fire in Chesterfield County on Tuesday — causing part of the roof to collapse and forcing firefighters to battle the blaze during blistering heat — is now being investigated as arson, according to Chesterfield police.

Newly reorganized transportation authority holds 1st meeting without Chesterfield members
Posted: July 09, 2014

The first meeting of the newly reorganized Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority lacked the equal representation that Chesterfield County leaders fought for years to attain.

Powhatan leaders take control of school system retirement plan
Posted: July 08, 2014

The Powhatan County Board of Supervisors has stripped the county’s School Board of its authority to oversee a controversial retirement program, marking the latest move in a months-long feud that has sewn mutual mistrust among leaders from the two ...

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