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
Colonial Heights’ 65th annual Christmas parade is here once again, and the nighttime event will be held Dec. 5 this year. Gray Gaulding, a native of Colonial Heights and a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Driver, will serve as the parade’s Grand Marshal. The parade, started by the Colonial... Read more
  Patriotic fall concert at Thomas Dale High School Thomas Dale High School’s performance bands are have their first concert of the year Thursday, Oct. 19, at 7p.m. The music will be a tribute to American composers. The admission price is $5. Please join us for an evening of... Read more
New court surfaces for Ettrick Park
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at Ettrick Park last Tuesday to unveil their newly renovated basketball and tennis courts. The unveiling was held in conjunction with 34th annual National Night Out celebration, an event that brings police and residents together in support of crime prevention. Stuart Connock Jr.,... Read more
Kelly to serve as interim police chief Col. Thierry G. Dupuis announced that following h is retirement on Sept. 1, 2017, Lt. Col. Daniel W. Kelly will serve as interim chief of police. Kelly’s appointment will be effective Sept. 1, 2017, and will continue until the Chesterfield County Board... Read more
Friends of the library The Friends of Chester Library will have a meeting on Thursday, August 17, at 7 p.m. in the small meeting room at the library to elect a new leader for the Friends branch. Current members and any person interested in joining the Friends are welcome... Read more
Last weekend, Joe and Mary Carroll Jordan celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a great gathering of family members and friends. They were married on Aug.10, 1967, at Good Counsel Catholic Church in Little Rock, Ark. Mary Carroll’s uncle, the Rev. Thomas Keller, officiated at the wedding. In December... Read more