Police seek attempted robbery suspect

Police are seeking a man who shot a store clerk while attempting to rob The Market Place in the 7300 block of Jefferson Davis Highway on Sunday, May 22.

Police arrest Lynn Dexter Bailey Jr.

Members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force have apprehended fugitive Lynn Dexter Bailey Jr., 26, who was wanted for abandoning his toddler after he fled from police and crashed his vehicle in March 2010.

Presquile Island enters a new phase of visitor friendly experience

There’s no musty mansion to tour, no painting of its patriarch that hangs over the plantation house mantle; its bequest is the wildlife that has taken refuge on this majestic example of our natural world.

Power in words

“It’s very important to me because it gives me a choice, where being younger a choice was robbed from me; the choice of having a childhood was robbed from me,” said the Chester resident, in a very distinct New York accent. “…So it’s a great honor for me, it’s very important because I didn’t really get the sense of family.”

Local church battles hunger across the world

The vestibule of New Covenant Presbyterian Church became a food-packaging operation two weekends ago, Saturday, May 7, as church members, and those from other churches, boxed and sent away 10, 000 meals to help stop world hunger.

School Board engages community at public meeting

Roughly 100 folks filled the Fulghum Center last Tuesday night when the Chesterfield County School Board hosted community members for a public engagement session on “Design for Excellence 2020” – a document that, if espoused by the Board, may very well steer the direction of our county’s school system for the rest of the decade.

Mission helped rebuild church destroyed by fire

“Out of the ashes, we rise.” These are the words that adorn the bulletin board just inside Branches United Methodist Mission in Florida City, Florida. They are words of hope, words of remembrance.

Chesterfield native Brett Mietus named Navy Commander

The Fighting Marlins of Patrol Squadron FORTY (VP-40) held its change of command ceremony May 6, when Chesterfield native Commander Brett Mietus relieved Commander John Maxwell. The ceremony marked VP-40’s 55th change of command since its commissioning on January 20, 1951.