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Chesterfield County commemorates the Bermuda Hundred Campaign's 150th anniversary early with immersion event April 26-27

On Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27, the Chesterfield County Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Committee will present a unique immersion event to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Bermuda Hundred Campaign.

Medication take-back set for April 26

The Chesterfield County Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, SAFE, and Bon Secours St. Francis Watkins Centre, invites residents to safely dispose of expired and unneeded prescription and over-the-counter drugs on Saturday, April 26.

Chesterfield Postmaster begins New Career with Chesterfield Sheriff’s Office

George M. Laffoon was sworn in as a deputy sheriff on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. This new position with the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office represents the latest post in a 39-plus year career in public service.

Families First Diaper Drive great success

More than 8,800 diapers were donated to assist families in need during the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Families First, March Diaper Drive.

Information about Goodwill purse snatching suspect wanted by police

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to solve a larceny. On Dec. 13, 2013, a young woman was shopping at the Goodwill at 8535 Midlothian Tpke. She briefly left her cart to select items off a shelf. When she returned to her cart, she noticed her purse had been stolen.

Weekly calendar

150th Anniversary of the Bermuda Hundred Campaign. 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Clover Hill Athletic Complex. 17701 Genito Rd.

Easter services and events

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at God’s Storehouse Baptist Church, 5007 Jessup Rd., Saturday, April 19 at 10:30 a.m. Children will meet the Easter Bunny and learn about Easter from the pastor, Dr. Tom. Come experience the fun and fellowship.

Matoaca advanced acting students return to the Bardathon

As previous participants, Matoaca High School’s Actor’s Studio returned to the 2014 “Bardathon” sponsored by Richmond Shakespeare at Center Stage. They performed two student-directed scenes from “Hamlet.” Nine area schools and one Russian Theater Troupe participated in this year’s Bardathon.

Chesterfield students win national awards

Creative works by five students in the Village News readership area, and a total of 11 Chesterfield County students, won national recognition in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Earlier this year in regional competition, 168 Chesterfield County students achieved a total of 86 Gold Keys, 93 Silver Keys and 133 honorable mentions.

Ettrick Elementary recoginizes mentors

Ettrick Elementary School recognized two mentoring programs, Men of Troy and Buddy 2 Buddy.