House of Delegates candidate accuses Chesterfield hotel of poor living conditions

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A Democratic candidate for the House of Delegates is accusing a Chesterfield hotel of maintaining horrible living conditions.

Sheila Bynum-Coleman and a local non-profit posted a Facebook video tour of one of the rooms this week in an effort to raise awareness. The video has more than 6,000 views. The tour is aimed at showing poor living conditions at the America’s Best Value Inn in Chesterfield.

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Virginia Women’s Summit Candidate Forum — Flip Virginia Blue

I hadn’t heard about this event today, but it looks like it was a good one. For more information, check out the Women’s Summit, Flip Virginia Blue Facebook page. Also, thanks to Jim McBride for the video. Now, let’s help elect all these great candidates and Flip Virginia Blue!

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Republican incumbent in Chesterfield-majority district facing Democratic opponent for fourth time in his 25-year tenure

In 1991, Del. Riley E. Ingram succeeded in flipping the House of Delegates’ 62nd District from blue to red.

After more than two decades in office, the Republican incumbent will face a Democratic opponent who hopes to flip the district, made up of mostly Chesterfield County, once again.

It’s the fourth time during his 25 years in office that Ingram is facing an opponent, and it’s the same candidate who went up against him two years ago.

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Chesterfield Schools lay out plans to eliminate mobile classrooms

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Chesterfield County Public Schools has put out a plan to eventually get rid of almost 300 trailers currently being used in county schools.

“It’s really not conducive to learning. It doesn’t work for our kids so we need to get them into the classroom,” parent Sheila Coleman said.

Will charter changes give Joe Casey too much power? Citizens push supervisors to rethink altering county code

Following a public hearing earlier this month in which citizens expressed concern about proposed amendments to the county charter, local leaders are seeking additional input into the composition of Chesterfield’s governing document.

The county will host a community meeting about the charter Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Career and Technical Center on Hull Street Road.