CBC Mustangs win Zone Tournament, head to Dallas

Upon completion of the regular season last month, 40 9- and 10-year-olds were selected by the league to try out for all-star competition. Fifteen boys, including three Matoaca youngsters, were selected to represent Chesterfield. Brandon Pond and Ryan Smith have been starters on the squad, while Kyle Williams has been a key reserve.

Help catch suspected credit card thieves

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs help to solve two separate thefts in which credit cards were stolen from victims while they shopped at T.J. Maxx stores at 1321 Carmia Way and 4851 Commonwealth Centre Parkway on Sunday, July 11.

Police Blotter

PERDUE AVE 7/26 Matoaca. The victim heard an altercation at his door. Upon opening it, he saw the suspects outside. As the victim turned away, when one of the suspects reached for him, he was shot. The victim was able to run back inside his house and the suspects left.

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Reminiscence: Life on "the Pike"

Over the years, lifelong Chester resident Otha Lee Taylor, 73, has witnessed many changes on a one-mile stretch of road that included his family’s 9.3 acres and home, which faced the road known to the locals as “the Pike” or the 301(Jefferson Davis Highway).

Commission recommends denial of Shoosmith landfill request

After more than a dozen residents shared concerns about the proposal last week, the Planning Commission unanimously recommended denial of a request from the Shoosmith Bros. Inc. landfill.

High-speed rail builds steam at public hearing

The dedicated rail line that will be constructed for high-speed rail will not directly affect Forest and Pamela Fenner’s home, but the resulting road construction needed to eliminate at-grade crossings will.

George Allen kicks off Tavern Talk

Former Virginia Gov. George Allen held a book signing for his recently published book What Washington Can Learn from the World of Sports as a prelude to Tavern Talk, the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia’s new fundraising project.