Good Guys in Sport: Steve Leake

The title of “coach” is one that has to be earned. Matoaca’s Steve Leake has done that and more. Leake has combined his love for the Lord, student-athletes and baseball to become one of the most respected volunteer coaches in the area. As Matoaca High School has grown and evolved, head baseball coaches have come and gone.

Dauber Dash is back: Second annual event offers fun with lots of mud

There’s more to the Henricus Dauber Dash than running on a scenic trail in a historic location. Think crawling. Think climbing. Think wading. And think mud – lots of mud.

More than 100 rims stolen from Trade Road business

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs the community’s help to solve two separate thefts in which a large number of vehicle rims were stolen from Mincz Tire Service at 10921 Trade Road.

Police blotter

JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY 7/12 Snow White Motel. The victim was partying at the location with subjects he had just met. He exited the room and sat in a vehicle with two other individuals from the party. At that time, the described suspect, armed with a revolver, approached the vehicle and demanded the victim’s property. Upon receiving miscellaneous items, the suspect left.

Calendar of events

Chester area calendar of events from July 21, 2010 to July 29, 2010.

Senior Idol: Area seniors start gearing up for talent competition

As she watched young people compete on American Idol, America’s Got Talent and the like, a thought occurred to Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield Executive Director Tricia Wolfe: “What my seniors do is just as good.”

Commission to take up two electronic sign requests

Requests for two electronic message signs, both by CVS Pharmacy, are among the cases the Planning Commission is set to hear at its July 20 meeting.

Iron Mill construction continues despite developer woes

After a contentious zoning process in 2005, work on what was known as the Copley tract and later named Iron Mill is now proceeding. The 125-acre site was transferred to Wilton Family Investments from Wilton Development and Hank Wilton, who is dealing with problems in other parts of the country.