By Barbara McHale Miss Lucy Corr came to Chesterfield County in 1945 to serve as Superintendent of the Welfare Department. Realizing that many families did not have the means to celebrate the holidays, she and her small staff volunteered their time collecting food, toys, clothing, and monetary donations to... Read more
Another wonderful afternoon at the Chester Kiwanis Christmas Parade! The annual parade drew many spectators. Dorothy Jaeckle served as the Grand Marshal leading 73 groups that included floats, cars, dancers, horses, bands and more. Joe Schetting was the master of ceremony at the parade that represented local businesses, churches... Read more
Christmas Concert on the Village Green this weekend On the outdoor stage at Chester Village Green, the Praise Team from Bermuda Baptist Church will offer a free Christmas concert Saturday. Dec. 17 at 6 p.m.. There will be fresh-baked cookies, hot chocolate, and coffee, all for free. This is a... Read more
  Michael White, in his historical role as a soldier, stood beside his table filled with tools, guns, blankets, odds and ends and a Christmas tree Saturday. Behind him a campfire burned bright, spreading its warmth on a frigid day at Henricus, the Colonial Christmas has begun. In the... Read more
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
By Danielle Ozbat When Sandra Mayes retired from her job, she and her cousin went on the hunt for something to do. Since her cousin lives in Midlothian and she lives in Prince George, she said the pair wanted to find a place where they could meet in the... Read more
When choosing the fall musical for the current school year, the theater students at Thomas Dale High School’s Specialty Center for the Arts expressed their desire to see more diversity on stage. As a result, the drama instructors went with “The Wiz,” an urban reimagining of L. Frank Baum’s... Read more
      ***Don’t miss photos photos below*** Patrons enjoyed a cocktail reception with music performed by the Appomattox Regional Governor’s School string quartet. During dinner, music was provided by the Cook County Blue Grass Band, the Stavna Ballet performed. All proceeds from the event will benefit the construction... Read more