SOL scores remain flat

Chesterfield County Public Schools’ pass rates on mandated Standards of Learning tests continue to exceed or meet state averages in the “all students” category, according to 2013-14 school year testing results released by the Virginia Department of Education.

Brighter Living to Expand Sunflower Gardens Memory Impairment Wing to Single-Story Alzheimer’s Specialty Center

A new 35,000 square foot Alzheimer’s Specialty Center to be located in Prince George County, has broken ground. The Alzheimer’s Specialty Center, Sunflower Gardens, will be located behind the existing assisted living.

Recently deceased

ATKINS, Thomas E., 54, of South Chesterfield, husband of Delores Waldron Atkins.
BAILEY, Michael Warren, 72, of North Chesterfield, husband of Amina Bailey.

Over 700 bags of trash, 80 tires collected during James River Clean-up Day

More than 725 volunteers braved Saturday morning’s threatening skies and occasional showers to collect 458 garbage bags full of trash and 280 bags full of recyclable materials.

Police blotter

AYTON CT (4600 block) 09/05/2014 11:00 p.m. - Victim was sitting in vehicle and was approached by male suspect who stated that he had a gun. Suspect demanded property and fled on foot.

Weekly calendar

Oil Pastel Flower Party.10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Ettrick-Matoaca Library; 1 p.m. - 2 p.m., Enon Library; 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Chester Library. Register online at or call 751-CCPL.

Today's Sports Schedule

Today's Sports Schedule


ChesterFest returns on Saturday, Sept. 27 to celebrate 13 years of fun; meeting neighbors you haven’t seen in years, shopping for some one-of-a-kind gifts or even something for yourself.