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Mother’s helper: Doulas work to ensure a safe birth experience for women of color

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It was “divine intervention,” Tameka Robinson says of her introduction to Kenda Sutton-El at a local radio station several years ago. Robinson, a general practice attorney, was at Legacy Internet Radio to contribute to a legal segment while Sutton-El, a doula and executive director of Birth In Color RVA, was there for a separate segment to discuss her Midlothian-based business. […]

County resident named communicator of the year

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Jason Loehr has been named the new chief executive officer at Southside Electric Cooperative. Loehr, a Chesterfield resident, is the current vice president of finance and corporate services at SEC. He will take over as CEO Aug. 1, succeeding Jeff Edwards, who is retiring after a 37-year career in the electric cooperative industry, including the last 15 leading SEC. Founded […]

Business Planner 05/25/2022

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JUNE 8 Chesterfield Chamber Monthly Luncheon, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Chesterfield Technical Center, 13900 Hull Street Road. Registration required. $30/members, $40/nonmembers in advance, $40/members, $50 nonmembers at the door. 804-748-6364, chesterfieldchamber.com JUNE 9 Midlothian Business Alliance Lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Salisbury Country Club, 13620 W. Salisbury Road. Business leaders meet to build relationships and collaborate to make the Midlothian area the […]

Real estate transactions 05/25/2022

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Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer recent area lease transactions: The Artistry of K Thompson renewed its lease of 1,297 square feet of office space at Premier Office Park, 300-310 Turner Road. DT Nails & Spa leased 1,813 square feet of retail space at Branders Bridge Shopping Center, 12101 Branders Creek Drive. SoBol leased 1,335 square feet of retail space at […]

A still-blooming business: Sons carry on late father’s vision at Swift Creek Berry Farm

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David Goode doesn’t know exactly when he and his younger brother started working the land at Swift Creek Berry Farm and Greenhouse – but it’s been as long as he can remember. Jonathan, 40, says he thinks he was maybe 5 years old planting blueberries with David and his dad. “We’ve been doing this our whole lives,” David, now 45, […]

Entrepreneurial energy in action

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Reese Williams, a student at the Meadowbrook Academy for Developing Entrepreneurs, made a presentation for her company concept, 444 Jewelry, on April 13 at Meadowbrook High School, during Round 1 of a competition styled after the popular “Shark Tank” TV show. Williams was among a cast of competitors pitching products and services to a panel of judges in hopes of […]

Real estate transactions 04/27/2022

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Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer reports these recent area lease transactions: Energy Equipment Inc. renewed its lease of 4,018 square feet of office space at 1633 E. Oak Lake Blvd. Starbucks Corporation leased 3,093 square feet of retail space at 12020 Iron Bridge Road. Starbucks Corporation leased 2,600 square feet of retail space at 6548 Hull Street Road. Remote Health […]

May Business Calendar

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MAY 10 Midlothian Business Alliance Social, 5-7 p.m., Jo-Jo’s Famous New York Style Pizza & Subs, 133 Brown’s Way Road. Business leaders meet to build relationships and collaborate to make the Midlothian area the best place to live, work and play. Registration required. Free. midlobusiness.com MAY 11 Chesterfield Chamber Monthly Luncheon, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Chesterfield Technical Center, 13900 Hull Street […]

Residential solar saves two types of green

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Spurred by the chance to reduce and eventually eliminate their electric bills, or perhaps to save the environment – most adopters claim both – families in Chesterfield and throughout the region are taking advantage of a generous federal tax credit, long-term financing and new players in a marketplace packed with providers to install solar panels on their homes and reap […]

First developer named for Spring Rock Green

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The Chesterfield Economic Development Authority announced that Collins Enterprises will develop the initial phase of the residential and commercial properties for the proposed mixed-use development on the site of Spring Rock Green on Midlothian Turnpike. Collins will be responsible for developing 300 residential units, 27,000 square feet of commercial space and a secure, enclosed parking facility during the first phase […]


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