The Christmas season is quickly approaching, and the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother Committee is hard at work preparing for the upcoming holiday. The charity’s mission is that no local child is without food, clothes, toys and books, and that no elder forgotten during the holidays. The group’s 12th annual... Read more
It’s been in the news for years. Ginger has been hailed a panacea for whatever ails you, from nausea, muscle soreness, inflammation and arthritis to cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and even the common cold. But a new finding from Virginia State University has proven the polyphenols and antioxidants—the good stuff—contained... Read more
The Richmond Justice Initiative is hosting an anti-human trafficking event Monday, Sept. 30, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Christian Life Church, 12501 Life Trail in Chester. The evening will feature a movie and discussion panel that includes police chief Jeffrey Katz, assistant commonwealth’s attorney Erin Barr, House of... Read more
Work is currently underway at the Chesterfield County Airport to ensure the landing and takeoff airspace in the vicinity is clear of obstruction. As part of this planned maintenance, trees were cut or removed from the area. The project is also the first step in the county’s effort to... Read more
60th wedding anniversary
Dale and Earl “Wimpy” Knapp will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 17. The couple have lived in Chesterfield since the early 1960s. Their children are: Debbie Bragg, Susan Knapp and Cliff Knapp. Read more
VN celebrates a birthday
Cliff and Sally Noe and Mary and Bryan Schiano are pictured with Jo Noe, who celebrated her 90th birthday at Sunset Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., recently. Read more
On Thursday, July 25, Virginia State University will host its third annual Industrial Hemp Field Day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the university’s Gateway Conference Center, 2804 Martin Luther King Blvd., Colonial Heights. The event will provide a forum for potential growers, researchers, marketing experts and industrial... Read more
For home and business owners who are planning a rehabilitation, renovation or replacement project, filling out a short application could help them tap into a tax break. Real estate incentive programs aren’t new to Chesterfield County, but a fully electronic application that takes only minutes to complete and submit... Read more
A groundbreaking ceremony for the Baxter Perkinson Center for the Arts is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, June 24, north of the Chester Library. Read more
A traffic detour is scheduled to go into effect on Monday, June 24, along Old Hundred Road – between Ramblewood Drive and Old Stage Road – as part of the Old Bermuda Hundred Road Improvements Project. The detour will remain in place through the end of August. The detour... Read more