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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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.