A free basketball program that started in the mid-1950s is reaching out to the community for volunteers. The Chester Presbyterian Basketball Association has provided opportunities for boys and girls from ages eight to 15 an to participate in organized sporting events. Challenges these children face range from financial challenges... Read more
This year’s parade theme for the Chester’s Kiwanis Christmas Parade is “Christmas Movies” including Dorothy Jaeckle, Bermuda District Supervisor as our Grand Marshal. Route 10 will be closed between the Chester YMCA and Harrowgate Road beginning at 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, December 11. The parade will begin at 2... Read more
For anyone interested in history, art, genealogy, architecture, antique cars, advertising, foreign travel, and anything in between, the Nicholas Center at John Tyler Community College in Chester will be the place to find unique and locally focused postcards Nov. 11 and 12. The Old Dominion Postcard Club is holding... Read more
Annually, CCHASM coordinates their Thanksgiving Gift Meal Package Program to assist those in our community who might otherwise not have the resources to celebrate this special holiday. This is their largest program of the year. With generous donations from schools, businesses, churches, individuals, and agencies, CCHASM was able to... Read more
Friends of the Chesterfield County Public Library will hold their Fall Book Sale at Central Library, 9501 Lori Rd., starting Thursday, Sept. 29 at noon; Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 at 10 a.m. Sale ends Saturday, Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. Memberships available during sale: $5... Read more
The James River Association is hosting its fourth annual Tire-less James cleanup to remove old tires from the James River Volunteers will take part in a one-day tire cleanup on Oct. 1, focused on the James River between Howardsville and Scottsville. The James River Association is again proud to... Read more
A meeting is set tonight, at Thomas Dale High School at 6:30 to discuss water quality of fly ash holding ponds at Dominion Virginia Power in Chester. A report from Duke U tested the water outflow into  the James River as having carcinogens. Dominion has responded with a lawsuit stating... Read more
RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is now registering customers for the commonwealth’s Emergency Contact Program. The Emergency Contact Program, which was authorized by the General Assembly in 2015, gives law enforcement a way to notify a participant’s family or friends in the event of a... Read more
We are happy to announce that the Virginia Housing Coalition (VHC) and the Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness (VCEH) have officially merged and launched the Virginia Housing Alliance (VHA). VHA will focus on expanding affordable housing opportunities and ending homelessness through advocacy, education, and collaboration. By merging, VHC and... Read more
Carlton and Jean Powell are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married in Emporia December 23, 1955. The Powell’s have been Chester residents since 1959.  Both are retired. Carlton retired from Reynolds Metal Company and Jean retired from Saunders Uniform. Carlton said they thank the Lord they have... Read more