I took my grandson Sean Castleberry and family friend Chris Triola on a 4WD and hiking trip to Utah in mid May. We got off the beaten track and saw a lot of great backcountry. I showed the boys some of the best of the West discovered in my thirty years of exploring.
The passing of Andy Griffith last week was especially remembered by Imogene Dodd. Her husband Garland Dodd had traveled to Seattle for a county government convention.
Two suspects worked together to steal clothes from a store in Colonial Heights, and the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program wants to help investigators identify and locate the suspects.
Chesterfield County Police, after a joint investigation with the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office and New Kent County Sheriff’s Office, have arrested two people in connection with multiple larcenies from vehicles in the three jurisdictions.
CENTRE ST - In And Out Convenience Store. 6/30 10:20 p.m. - Unknown suspects entered the store and displayed a handgun. No shots fired. No injuries reported. Items stole from store and customer.
Wednesday, July 11
Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. Chester Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. “Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie” by Alan Bradley will be discussed. No registration required.
Farmer’s Market sponsored by the Chesterfield County Farm Bureau. 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Mimms Loop. Chesterfield County Complex.
Summer Reading Program 2012: Turn Your Life into Stories! Meadowdale Library. 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Register online at library.chesterfield.gov or call 318-8778.
Independence Day, the day the United States declared their independence from Great Britain, July 4, 1776. Each year since, celebrations have included family picnics, parades, carnivals, concerts and fireworks, celebrating America’s birthday.
It was like watching a disaster movie, but the effects were real and for some residents, painful. Storms ravaged the county on Friday, June 29 then again on Saturday, June 30. The National Weather Service reported wind gust from 80-100 miles per hour on Friday night.