The local government announced that the Chesterfield LIVE! music festival will return for its second year Saturday, May 9. This free, family-friendly event hosted by Chesterfield County, in partnership with the Richmond Symphony and the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce, will feature acts including the Richmond Symphony, jazz ensemble Good... Read more
Flowers enlightens audience on local voting systems
The “Every Vote Counts Forum,” moderated by Gary Flowers took place Saturday at Second Baptist Church.  Flowers is a Richmond native and a self-claimed voting expert. A University of Virginia graduate, he is currently the host of “The Gary Flowers Show” on radio station WREJ. He also serves as... Read more
Ivey UMC hosts 7th Annual Chili Cook-off
The competition was on at Ivey Memorial United Methodist Church on January 25 at the 7th Annual Chili Cook-off. With sixteen entries ranging from mild to hot, vegetable only to three-meat flavors, and even a seafood chili, the public had many choices to sample and enjoy. Attendees also had the... Read more
Presentation on racial segregation: then and now
Chesterfield County will host a program that will highlight the significant role that local African American attorneys Oliver Hill and Spotswood Robinson had in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision that legally ended school desegregation. Margaret Edds, author of the book “We Face the Dawn,” which documents... Read more
Chesterfield County will show “Thunder Soul,” a documentary that tells the story of the reunion of Houston’s famous Kashmere High School Stage Band. The film will show Wednesday, Feb. 19, 6-8 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St., Chester, 23831. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, Feb. 5.  The program... Read more
Bowls of a different kind at church
Super Bowl Sunday was more than football for members of Ivey Memorial United Methodist Church. While football fans were choosing which team to root for during the big game, Ivey church members chose to support Our Daily Bread Food Pantry with canned soup donations. A total of 150 cans of... Read more

Weekly Calendar

Events February 13, 2020

WEDNESDAY FEB 12 CHESTERFIELD NEEDLEWORK FRIENDS – 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Central Library, Chesterfield Business Suite Conference Room. Knit, crochet, socialize, and share your techniques.  All skill levels welcome.                         MAKERSPACE OPEN HOURS – 5:30 p.m. to... Read more


Community February 13, 2020

Local musician is making his comeback By. Marly Fuller Imagine being serenaded by a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter while closing on your first home. It’s not a stretch for Kyle Davis’s clients, a real estate agent for Ingram & Associates who just released a new album after taking more than... Read more
Visions  to Reality

Visions to Reality

Community February 6, 2020

By Marly Fuller Most people look at retirement and 50 years of marriage as a wonderful goal. Jerry and Pat Harvey saw it as a great place to start.   It was more than half a century ago that the two met at University of Nebraska. Jerry was in dental... Read more
The “Every Vote Counts Forum” will be a discussion about the current political climate and the importance of voting and civic engagement. The event will be held Saturday, Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. at Second Baptist Church, located at 5100 West Hundred Road, Chester. This event will be moderated by... Read more