• Welcome!
    |
    ||
    Log Out|Manage Your Account
  • Subscriber Services
  • E-EDITION
  • EMAIL NEWSLETTERS
  • CONTACT US
  • Classifieds
  • Find Local
  • Cars
  • Homes
  • Jobs
  • Advertise

Chesterfield County News

Sanity of trooper's accused killer will be 'significant factor' in his defense

Attorneys for the Chesterfield County man charged with killing Virginia State Police trooper Junius A. Walker believe the defendant’s sanity “will be a significant factor in his defense” and want a clinical psychologist to determine whether h…

Monday 06/29/2015
Chesterfield officials reviewing school construction estimates following overage

Chesterfield County’s budget office is reviewing cost estimates for a bevy of school construction projects after it came to light last month that the first of 10 planned school renovations will cost $3.3 million more than expected.

Sunday 06/28/2015
Sanity of trooper's accused killer will be 'significant factor' in his defense

Attorneys for the Chesterfield County man charged with killing Virginia State Police trooper Junius A. Walker believe the defendant’s sanity “will be a significant factor in his defense” and want a clinical psychologist to determine whether he was...

Why is teacher turnover on the rise in Richmond and Chesterfield?

Over the past three years, Chesterfield has seen teacher turnover increase from 7.3 % to 9.8 %, according to data provided by the school district. In Henrico and Hanover counties, school districts report year-over-year decreases.

Chesterfield School Board approves new policy for raises

CHESTERFIELD — Chesterfield County School Board members unanimously approved a policy change that opens the door to a raise for future board members.

Friday 06/26/2015
Officials: lightning caused Chesterfield house fire

A lightning strike caused a house fire in Chesterfield County on Thursday night, displacing two residents, Chesterfield fire Lt. Jason Elmore wrote in a statement.

Wednesday 06/24/2015
Man arrested in Midlothian hotel explosion and fire

Police have arrested a resident of an extended-stay hotel in Midlothian who they said intentionally ignited an accelerant to start a fire inside his room, triggering an explosion that blew out a window and its frame.

Chesterfield supervisors question calculations behind developers' fees

The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday asked the county’s staff to re-examine the basis for some of the cash payments the county demands from developers.

Tuesday 06/23/2015
State says daycare operator physically neglected child who died in her care

Former Midlothian day care operator Laurie Underwood physically neglected and inadequately supervised a 1-year-old child who died in her care during an Oct. 21 accidental fire at her home, state authorities have concluded.

Chesterfield officials investigate explosion at hotel off Huguenot Road

Chesterfield County authorities are investigating a suspicious explosion and fire that blew out the window of an extended-stay hotel room Tuesday near Chesterfield Towne Center.

Monday 06/22/2015
New Kent woman, 23, killed in Chesterfield crash

Chesterfield County police have identified the victim of a fatal single-vehicle crash on Saturday night as Shaniqua G. Brown, 23, of New Kent County.

Sunday 06/21/2015
Chesterfield finishing up design for Providence Middle School

CHESTERFIELD — Chesterfield County school officials plan to submit a final design for the renovation of Providence Middle School next month.

1 killed in single-vehicle crash in Chesterfield

One person is dead after an SUV ran off the road and struck a tree in Chesterfield County.

Thursday 06/18/2015
Chesterfield school officials ready to hire new janitorial firm

Officials at Chesterfield County Public Schools are hopeful a new firm hired to expand a plan to outsource janitorial services will do better than the district’s current contractor.

Police: Texts, phone calls show Stafford Shaw admitted to killing girlfriend, baby

According to Chesterfield County police, Stafford L. Shaw Sr. shot both his estranged girlfriend and their infant child while the victims were lying together in bed.

Wednesday 06/17/2015
Chesterfield residents not thrilled about county's bike plans

The county Planning Commission has delayed ruling on two proposals — one a big-picture outline of how the county might build a network of paths, and one relating to a specific trail.

Tuesday 06/16/2015
Bon Air plan calls for redevelopment, park, upgrades for pedestrians

A Chesterfield County draft plan for Bon Air calls for a new park, more sidewalks and the redevelopment of the neighborhood’s aging commercial strip.

Two arrested in South Richmond homicide

Police have arrested and charged two men in connection with a homicide that occurred Thursday on West Roanoke Street in South Richmond. 

Monday 06/15/2015
Police: Teens ransacked Chesterfield middle school, caused at least $20,000 worth of damage

Three teenagers are being held at the Chesterfield County Juvenile Detention Home after they broke into a county school over the weekend, causing between $20,000 and $50,000 worth of damage, according to police.

Sunday 06/14/2015
3 first-year teachers win award in Chesterfield

CHESTERFIELD — Chesterfield County Public Schools honored three first-year teachers with Beginning Teacher Awards. The winners were:

Saturday 06/13/2015
Chesterfield Police: Man struck by vehicle in stable condition

A man was hurt early Saturday morning when a vehicle struck him as he apparently was trying to cross Hull Street Road in Chesterfield County, authorities said.

Friday 06/12/2015
Chesterfield man killed in I-95 crash in Prince George

A Chesterfield County man was killed early Friday when the car he was driving ran off southbound Interstate 95, overturned and ejected him, state police said.

Man shot while driving, two homes struck by gunfire in Chesterfield

A man driving his vehicle was shot and two nearby homes were struck by bullets in a Chesterfield County neighborhood where residents reported hearing multiple gunshots late Thursday, police said.

Thursday 06/11/2015
Hopewell woman is 6th suspect to plead guilty in oxycodone drug ring case

A Hopewell woman was sentenced to serve eight months in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to conspiring to distribute oxycodone in a drug ring operation that obtained 25,000 pills through forged prescriptions.

Baby orangutan born at Metro Richmond Zoo

A newly born male orangutan has become one of the newest members of the Metro Richmond Zoo in western Chesterfield County.

Wednesday 06/10/2015
Fields set for races to fill supervisors and School Board seats in Chesterfield

In the November general election, voters in Chesterfield County will fill two vacant seats on the Board of Supervisors and three on the School Board.

More CHESTERFIELD NEWS
........................ ADVERTISEMENT ......................
........................ ADVERTISEMENT ......................
Download the Virginia Politics mobile app

The Virginia Politics app blends our in-depth coverage together in an easy-to-navigate mobile experience for Apple and Android phones and tablets.

................................ ADVERTISEMENT ...............................

SELECT YOUR LOCATION

Your Right To Know
Richmond.com publishes important public notices that may affect the lives of Central Virginians. We fight for the public's right to know about government actions and information.
- Read important public announcements that may affect your neighborhood.
- Read notices about upcoming trustee sales around the region.
- Read information about local governments seeking bids on projects.

Featured Events

MEET THE NEWS TEAM

........................ ADVERTISEMENT ......................