The Chester Kiwanis Club is making preparations for the 2017 Chester Kiwanis Christmas Parade. This year’s parade theme is “Parade of the Christmas Toys.” The parade will take place Sunday, Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. It will begin at the Chester YMCA and end at Harrowgate Road. Entrants that... Read more
Train Day festival

Train Day festival

Events September 7, 2017

The Richmond Railroad Museum is celebrating the first-ever Richmond Train Day 2017. On Saturday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the museum will be surrounded by a one-of-a-kind locomotive bounce house, exciting kiddie train rides, food vendors, and live entertainment. Kids of all ages are invited to... Read more
THE SCENE:  The tables were decorated with colorful table cloths with flower arrangements that were raffled off.
“Volunteers are caring, sharing, giving, and very hard-working, and we are so very thankful for you and all the wonderful things you do, just grow.” Volunteers for the Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield were greeted with this statement on their program during an appreciation luncheon last Wednesday. During the welcoming,... Read more
Three former Thomas Dale High School students, and recent college graduates visited Washington in March. Andrias White (George Mason University), Maryann Chan and Greg Gallop II (both University of Virginia graduates) saw city landmarks, heard motivational speeches and received sage advice. Their itinerary included tours of the U.S. Capitol... Read more
Passion for the  all-American sports car
Larry Halley bought his first sports car 52 years ago, a 1953 Chevrolet Corvette (C1). He paid $650 for it and drove it until 1982. After sitting for 30 years, he and his son Larry Jr. decided to restore the car back to its original form. After a five-year... Read more
Steve Harris of Chester and L.T. Holmes of Prince George sang “Me and Mrs. Jones” – a 1972 soul song written by Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, and Cary Gilbert, and originally recorded by Billy Paul – and their performance led the judges for the 7th Annual Senior Idol competition to award them... Read more
  THURSDAY MAY 11 MEADOWDALE BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. “Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly: The Remarkable Story of the Friendship Between a First Lady and a Former Slave” by Jennifer Fleischner will be discussed. No registration required. FRIDAY, MAY 12 2017 SENIOR IDOL COMPETITION... Read more
The Chesterfield County Planning Department will host a meeting May 10, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., for citizens to learn about the Northern Jefferson Davis Special Area Plan and comment on the draft of the plan. The workshop-style meeting, to be held at the Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s... Read more
The Kiwanis Club of Chester is having its annual Chester 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk May 6. The run is presented in conjunction with Thomas Dale High School and the Chester YMCA and Kiwanis Club member, Duane Wittman, discussed the partnership. “We were sitting there one day and... Read more