Happy anniversary!
Martha and Charlie Walker of Chester are celebrating 50 years of wedded bliss on Nov. 9, 2018, with 43 of those years in Chester. The couple has three children and five grandchildren. Read more
Parade of Lights coming to James River July 21
The James River Advisory Council’s 25th annual Parade of Lights has been rescheduled to July 21 after the December event was canceled due to the weather. The “Christmas in July” Parade of Lights will be held Saturday, July 21. Viewers will gather along the shoreline at several sites along... Read more
The marriage ceremony of Mystica Nelmes and Brian Braden took place on Ocean Isle Beach in North Carolina on May 5, 2018. The bride is the daughter of Ted and Ethel Nelmes of Chester and the groom is the son of Wayne and the late Betty Ann Braden of... Read more
CHESTERFIELD — Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Families First, a program of Chesterfield County’s Department of Mental Health Support Services, will host a month-long book and puzzle drive in June. Four donation centers will be set up across the county at select fire stations. Those stations are: Station 11 – Dale, 5811... Read more
Chief Steve Silverheels, son of Jay Silverheels (who played Tonto on the Lone Ranger TV show), will be the featured speaker at a June 3 revival service at Woodlawn Presbyterian Church, 1201 Blackstone Ave. in Hopewell. At the 11 a.m. service, Silverheels will be preaching and sharing about his... Read more
CHESTER – A recent $350,000 donation toward an arts center has brought the facility closer to reality. The Chesterfield Cultural Arts Foundation announced Friday that Donna Meade Dean Stevens and Jayson Stevens made the donation in honor of country musician, TV show host and actor Jimmy Dean, Dean Stevens’... Read more
Blood drive May 21
Matoaca High School student Johnathan Simpson gave blood last fall. Virginia Blood Servives will be hosting a “blood mobile” at Matoaca High School from 2 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 21. The vehicle will be parked in front of the Matoaca High School stadium. The community is encouraged to... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – Each year, Chesterfield County’s law enforcement community joins family, friends and government leaders to remember and honor the brave officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. The event is hosted by the Chesterfield County Police Department, the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office, the Virginia State... Read more
State’s newest DAR chapter opens in Chesterfield
Chesterfield County has the newest Virginia chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. The Chesterfield Courthouse Chapter held its organizational meeting at Magnolia Grange May 5. At the event were state and district officers, organizing members and prospective members of the new chapter. The Daughters of... Read more
Ettrick-Matoaca Train Day coming Saturday
CHESTERFIELD — In cooperation with the Chesterfield County Police Department, the Chesterfield County Public Library will host Ettrick-Matoaca Train Day—a family-friendly event that will include train displays, performances, presentations and indoor and outdoor activities for children. The event is Saturday, May 19 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Ettrick-Matoaca... Read more