Latest Chesterfield County, Virginia Stories

2008-09-11 09:00:20

CHESTER, Va. (AP) -- A construction worker was killed Wednesday when a partially built retail and residential building collapsed in a Richmond suburb, officials said.

2008-08-03 12:00:21

By Robert Walsh Deseret News Jim Andelin never intended to own a zoo. Really. It started with swans and pheasants. Then emus and European deer. Then kangaroos. Then a monkey. "Once that happened, it was all over," Andelin said. Yes, he got more monkeys -- many more.

2008-07-31 03:00:43

By Lisa Crutchfield, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jul. 31--Before dawn breaks on Saturday, millions of teenagers -- and more than a few adults -- will be sinking their teeth into Stephenie Meyer's latest novel.

2008-07-27 03:00:23

By Wesley P. Hester, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jul. 27--A proposed new water-quality standard for Chesterfield County's Swift Creek Reservoir would make building in the lake's watershed significantly more difficult and would threaten to worsen a growing divide between the county and developers.

2008-06-26 12:03:04

By Wesley P. Hester, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jun. 26--The Upper Swift Creek saga came to a close tonight as Chesterfield County supervisors voted 4-1 to adopt a revised land-use plan that will more carefully manage residential development and closely guard water quality near the reservoir.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.