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Daniel Uphoff blazing a trail for music production in Chester

Daniel Uphoff has opened a state of the art recording studio in Chester. There’s no question mark behind that statement. Uphoff opened Full Circle Recording about a month ago just west of Chester proper on West Hundred Road.

Residential building permits could be turning the corner

You don’t hear the pounding of hammers early in the morning or the roar of bull- dozers clearing a lot much anymore. And Chesterfield budgeters have predicted that it will be sometime, if ever, before returning to the glory days of the mid-2000s.

Signs of the times

Those little blue signs or white and green signs you drive past everyday on the way to work or the grocery store, are significant in a number of ways. They represent zoning, condition use (relatively small changes to existing zoning) or even changes the way a development may be laid out.

New dorms ready for VSU students this semester, no hotels needed

Virginia State University (VSU) is working on its newest dorm building to be ready for the arrival of new freshman to the school for the first semester this year.

Presquile National Wildlife Refuge Comprehensive Conservation Planning

Presquile Island, just across the James River from Bermuda Hundred, is only open to the general public on certain occasions. Part of the reason is because of the nature of a National Wildlife Refuge and how the land is to be used.

Local veterans honored at Department of Virginia Convention

Three members of American Legion Post 284 in Colonial Heights were honored at the 2012 American Legion Department of Virginia Convention held in Richmond from July 19 to 22. Don Dobrick was named the Post 284, the 11th District, and the Eastern Region’s Legionnaire of the Year.

Liss’ Eagle Scout project expands Henricus Historical Park

Last Saturday, Henricus Historical Park expanded a little further with the addition of a gun-post platform like what may have been used by the early settlers to watch over the James for unwelcomed activity in 1611.

Local veteran participates with British veterans group in honoring fallen soldiers

Few are the occasions that present the chance to have the adventure of a lifetime, but for one local veteran and Post 284 American Legion Rider, this June provided just such an opportunity.