Gabe’s Barber Shop turns 40!
By Heather Seaman Located on the corner of Route 10 and Jefferson Davis Highway, Gabe’s Barber Shop is celebrating 40 years of business in Chester on Feb. 26. The unisex shop opens at 8 a.m. Monday through Saturday and is closed Sunday. The business currently employs 12 stylists and... Read more
Development near Central Library pending
For those who have been wondering, it’s “hurry up and wait” for the Myers Retail site. The site at 9601 Lori Road across from the Central Library has had some activity, but mainly just some tree clearing, according to Ben Myers of the Myers Family Partnership. Only 3.38 acres... Read more
Moore’s Lake cottage has new home
Preserving history isn’t new to Chesterfield County, but on Thursday, Feb. 14, a unique piece of the county’s roadside past was protected when a small cottage was moved from the Moore’s Lake area on Jefferson Davis Highway to Falling Creek Ironworks Park. One of approximately 40 cottages built at... Read more
Elswick will not seek third term
CHESTERFIELD — After serving the citizens of Chesterfield County for nearly a half-century, Chesterfield Board of Supervisors Vice Chairman Steve A. Elswick announced Friday that he will not seek a third term on the board. Elswick began his service to Chesterfield County as a firefighter in 1973. For the... Read more
A sharecropper’s life: Matoaca resident talks about his grandfather’s legacy
For 30 years of William Holliday Sr.’s life, his family would recite his history and achievements at their family reunion. When Holliday died in 2004 at the age of 112, he was one of the oldest men in the country and his grandson, Jim McKnight, said he wanted his... Read more
Karate dojo offers self-defense classes
In today’s society, self-defense may be crucial. “Self-defense is extremely important, not just for the mind, but for the body as well,” said Doug Taylor, one of the head instructors at Dong’s Karate in Chester. Self-defense includes physical and mental preparation, he said during a Feb. 8 self-defense class.... Read more
Chevrolet dealership gets a new name: Heritage Chevrolet will be Colonial Chevrolet
There has been a Chevrolet dealership on the corner of routes 10 and 1 (West Hundred Road and Jefferson Davis Highway) for as long as most can remember. It has been more than 80 years since Harold Goyne moved his dealership, Dutch Gap Motors, one mile south to protect... Read more
Wells honored

Wells honored

ClubsCommunity February 19, 2019 0

W. Courtney Wells was honored for 59 years of service to the Chester Lions Club in a surprise announcement during the club’s 80th anniversary celebration Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Meadowbrook Country Club. Wells, on left, receives the International Certificate of Appreciation from Hauser Weiser, a past international director of... Read more
Thomas Dale students with All-County Symphonic Band
The Knights of Thomas Dale were well represented at the All-County Symphonic Band performance on Jan. 11.  The concert was held at Manchester High School, under the direction of guest conductor Robert Szabo. Front, from left: Alison Masi (flute), Naki Tillar-Goode (oboe), Kelli Schlatter (clarinet), Micah Bruce (bass clarinet),... Read more

Scooter for sale!

Announcements February 12, 2019 0

Portable scooter. Can be taken apart for mobility. Easy to transport. 15 miles on every full charge. Excellent condition. $650. Call 804-539-6830. Read more