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Deaths

ASBURY, Betty Irma, 89, of North Chesterfield, widow of Lester Clay Asbury.
BARNES, Helen Reames, 93, of Chesterfield, widow of Rosco A. G. “Rags” Barnes Jr.

Grand theft auto: Custom pickup, trailer carrying two ATVs stolen residence

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help this week to locate and recover several stolen vehicles.

Police blotter

BREVARD DR (19200 block) 03/10/2014 2:00 a.m. - Known suspect entered unlocked vehicles parked in garage. No signs of forced entry to the garage. Listed property taken. Miscellaneous items an electronics were reported stolen.

Weekly calendar

Joint Bermuda District Community Meetings. 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Rd. Dorothy Jaeckle, Bermuda District Supervisor and Carrie Coyner, Bermuda District School Board Member, and county and school staff to discuss Chesterfield County and Schools Proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Budget.

Native Americans launch attack against colonists in 1622

March madness had occurred long before basketball was invented and the countdown to the final four was in centuries in the future.

Correction: JTCC proposed Chester campus renovation yet to receive funding

Last week the Village News ran a story titled “John Tyler Community College Chester campus to expand,” which contained incorrect information. The report was interpreted from two separate documents found on the College web site - one document being a handout about current proposals involving the Nicholas Center and Bird Hall

Jobs on the chopping block to makeup $3 million in school budget

While the Chesterfield County School Board passed its budget during a meeting on March 4, Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Marcus Newsome, said during a budget and audit meeting last week, that the budget “still needs to be vetted.”

Stegmaier shares good news

County Administrator J.L. “Jay” Stegmaier shared with the Board that the “county is starting to see increased commercial construction activity in the Route 10 corridor between the Courthouse area and Chester.