Local man turns self into police

Lamar Gregg, who was wanted by police on multiple charges, including assault on an officer and fleeing from police, since Thursday, was in custody Saturday, according to information from police. Gregg, 32, turned himself in to authorities Saturday afternoon and was being held in the Chesterfield County Jail without bond, police said.

Suspect robbed Walgreens, CVS

Police are working to identify and find the person responsible for committing robberies of the Walgreens at 11119 Hull Street Road on Thursday, Dec. 23, and the CVS at 13800 Hull Street Road on Friday, Dec. 31. Authorities believe the same suspect also attempted to rob the Walgreens at 20 Buford Road on Wednesday, Dec. 22.

Miss Virginia USA and her path to the crown

On an icy winter night in December, Nikki Poteet, 23, finally had time to relax. The anticipation in her big, blue eyes made the occasion seem like first time in years she’d been able to sit and talk for any length of time; but, her eyes softened as she remembered how exhausting her year had been.

District comp plan meetings underway

A healthy crowd was on hand Thursday night at L.C. Bird High School to get a closer look at Chesterfield County’s new comprehensive plan, which is being rolled out to residents at a series of district meetings this month.

Restored house could be rezoned

A handful of residents came out last week to hear a local developer’s pitch for the rezoning of a property next to Thomas Dale High School’s Ninth Grade Academy.

Thompson Hospitality donates $1 million to Virginia State

On Monday, Thompson Hospitality donated $1 million to Virginia State University, according to a press release from the school. The gift represents the second-largest gift in the school’s 128-year history, it says.

Chesterfield names new assistant county administrator

On Wednesday, Jan. 5, Chesterfield County Administrator Jay Stegmaier announced the appointment of Louis G. Lassiter as assistant county administrator, a press release says.

The Andrews sisters of Matoaca

The Appomattox River west of Matoaca was a small, quiet stream when the Andrews sisters came into the world. No, not Patty, Maxene and LaVerne, but Bernice, Alice and Josie.