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Uphoff buys former Village Bank headquarters

NEWS BRIEFS

Bowling and gas station magnate Steve Uphoff’s Uphoff Ventures recently inked a deal to purchase the former headquarters of Village Bank on Midlothian Turnpike for $12.25 million. More...

Crime Watch

Police seek suspect in Burger King robbery

Chesterfield Police are searching for a man who robbed a Burger King restaurant on Midlothian Turnpike early Thursday morning. More...

Letters

School Board views citizens as ‘adversaries’

After reading the article entitled “School Board member under fire following confrontation,” [June 1 issue], I felt compelled to write. More...

Is ‘every behavior’ a civil right?

Who exactly does North Carolina’s HB2 (“bathroom bill”) discriminate against? This is not complicated, folks. XX = girl, and XY = boy. More...

Correction

In “Lightning Rod” (June 8), we incorrectly identified watchdog Brenda Stewart as a “lifelong Republican.” Stewart said she isn’t affiliated with the political party. We regret the error. More...

Parents call out summer reading lists: ‘vile, nasty’

School system includes ‘pornographic’ books, one parent says

Titles like “Eleanor and Park” and “Out of the Easy” might have made their way onto lists of best books for teenagers, but they’ve also raised the ire of a group of Chesterfield parents. More...

News

Newsome agrees to reduce consulting fees in contract

As one of his final official acts as leader of Chesterfield’s school system, Marcus Newsome agreed to renegotiate his contract and significantly reduce a controversial six figure bonus he’ll be paid after leaving his post June 30. More...

Environmental group digs into Dominion’s coal ash

This was no pleasure cruise. Members of Chesterfield-based environmental group Hands Across the Lake were on a mission when they boarded a boat last month and took it down the James River to Dominion Virginia Power’s Dutch Gap plant. More...

Police charge county man with peeping, stalking

Residents of Bellwood Terrace Apartments in North Chesterfield say they feel safer now that Donald E. Summerson Jr. is off the streets. More...

Opinions

Wandering the aisles

Loose Ends

Just this week I finally went with a friend to explore the new grocery store in town. We may have been the last females this side of the James to take a tour. To be honest we actually went for lunch and didn’t go up and down every aisle. More...

Real Estate

Meeting your Nestiny

A look at what online tools are available for homebuyers

Working full time as a Realtor four years ago, Jody Clower realized that the way potential buyers looked for homes was completely wrong. More...

Calendar

Fire prevention tips from the pros

Calendar

Thursday, June 23 Chesterfield Council on Aging monthly meeting, 9 a.m., Lucy Corr Village, 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd. Learn how to use children’s literature to help teach kids about aging. Free. Registration recommended. More...

What’s happening Elsewhere

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