Holland passed over, Warren elected BOS chairman

In a 3-2 vote last week, the Board of Supervisors elected Clover Hill Supervisor Art Warren chairman of the panel.

County survey results best ever, officials say

Two years of shrinking budgets and difficult decisions haven’t left Chesterfield residents less satisfied with their county, according to survey results unveiled last week.

Seniors can apply for MOAA scholarships

The Southside Virginia Chapter of Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will make Roper Memorial Scholarships available for selected high school seniors. These scholarships have been awarded annually since 1997 to applicants from high schools in the Fort Lee and surrounding Southside Virginia areas.

Officials get group look at draft comp plan

Members of the Board of Supervisors, School Board and Planning Commission shared their thoughts on the draft of the county’s new comprehensive plan at a joint meeting last week.

Medford basketball solidifies itself as a Monarch tradition

On Thursday morning, players took their positions on the polished, wooden basketball court and, while anticipating the course of the jump ball leaving the referee’s hand, weren’t at all distracted by the lively cheering coming from the bleachers.

Skyhawks’ season starting to peak

With another successful football season behind it, the L.C. Bird High School student body still has a lot to cheer about. Bird’s boys’ and girls’ basketball teams are enjoying successful campaigns as teams ease into the stretch before district tournaments kick off.

Historic districts and landmarks

What kind of protections does the county’s Historic Districts and Landmarks Ordinance provide for buildings that have received the landmark designation? (i.e., Can they be torn down, remodeled at will, moved, etc.?)

Police Botter for January 19

HUNTINGCREEK DR 1/07 Huntingcreek Hills. A suspect set a fire inside the residence.

CENTRE ST 1/08 Chester Village Green. The victim was walking near the location when he heard someone cursing. When he asked the suspect what his problem was, a fight ensued. During the struggle, the suspect stabbed the victim.

JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY 1/07 Unknown suspect/s pried a rear window open in order to enter the residence. Items were stolen from inside.