Donate blood

Once again, blood supplies of all types are needed very badly. I understand that some people can’t donate for different reasons, but most people can. I just don’t understand why these people can’t get off their backside long enough to do this. One day, my friend, it may be you that needs the blood. May God bless those that help […]

Chesterfield outperforms other local governments

While economic development is down nearly everywhere, the county is outperforming neighboring jurisdictions when it comes to landing new projects, reported Will Davis, the county’s economic development director, during a Chesterfield Business Council breakfast meeting last week. New investment in Chesterfield was off 36 percent for the fiscal year ending June 30 compared to the previous year. But Davis was […]

Watch what you eat

Some women will attest that men can be pests; maybe that’s why a Chester woman allegedly fed her husband bug spray. Tressie S. Ward, 45, of Castlewellan Trail, was charged with adulteration of food last month, accused of putting bug spray on her husband’s food. No other information is available on the March 14 incident.

Another dog left in a hot car

A Chesterfield woman has been charged with animal neglect after she left her dog in a hot car. According to police, animal control officers responded to 12200 Chattanooga Plaza on Aug. 9 around 1 p.m. to find a small dog panting inside a vehicle. The dog’s owner, Sonia R. Argueta, of Southford Place, returned to her vehicle about 20 minutes […]

Prostitution arrests

An accused prostitute and her customer’s morning romp ended abruptly on Aug. 12 when they were caught in the act. According to police, an observant police officer was investigating a suspicious vehicle parked on a dead-end road in the Jefferson Davis Highway area when he discovered Lesley E. Reffo, 28, of Jefferson Davis Highway, Richmond, allegedly providing services to 78-year-old […]

Kroger gas station robbed

At press time, police are searching for two unidentified men who robbed the gas station at Kroger, 2801 Hicks Road, at about 9:45 p.m. on Aug. 18. A clerk exited the kiosk to greet a vendor, and when she returned about a minute later, she was met by two suspects who forced her into the kiosk at gunpoint and demanded […]

Real estate news

Thalhimer reports Sweet Frog has leased 1,310 square feet at Westchester Commons, according to Richmond BizSense. Key Web Concepts has leased 2,735 square feet in Centre Court at 9401 Courthouse Road. Driveway 2 Driveway has leased 1,600 square feet at 11944 Midlothian Turnpike. Commonwealth Commercial Partners reports the Goss & Fentress Law Firm has leased 820 square feet at 812 […]

More criticism for roundabout on Winterfield

There has been previous discussion regarding the wisdom or benefit of the roundabout installed on Winterfield Road, and I have yet to see the value, but the question is this: The design was to accommodate the development of the adjacent property, which has certainly not yet been developed. The whole area is nothing but a fabulous weed garden. Who is […]

Don’t cut taxes on the rich

If we had enough income coming in to provide the necessary services, cutbacks would not be an issue and things [wouldn’t] have been cut to the core. You know in your own budget there is only so much you can cut before you just need to get more income to make ends meet. I will not now or ever join […]

Golf tournament scheduled to benefit Parker girls

A golf tournament to benefit the four daughters of Richard E. and Cindy M. Parker will be held on Friday, Sept. 17, at River’s Bend Golf Club, 11700 Hogan’s Alley in Chester. Richard Parker is currently in jail for killing Cindy. The sisters are ages 24, 20, 19 and 14, and have been left with no financial resources. Registration on […]