Daughters of the American Revolution honored
The Chesterfield chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently received awards from the national organization for presenting Constitution kits to Chesterfield County classrooms last year during Constitution Week. Pictured from left are committee members Shelby Chandler, June Keller, Ruth Snead and Brenda Weir. Read more
‘Man of steel’ Chester guitarist named to state’s country music hall of fame
He’s Chester’s “Man of Steel.” Ryland Tinnell, 77, has been pickin’ and grinnin’ since age 7 or 8. Now, he’s the latest inductee into the Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame and its first steel guitarist. Tinnell – who was honored with a ceremony at the Beacon Theatre in... Read more
Matoaca Woman’s Club scholarship
Recent Matoaca High School graudate Ashlynn Bowers was awarded the Matoaca Woman’s Club’s Rachel McEwen Scholarship for $1,000. Bowers is pictured at the club’s June 4 picnic at New Hope Baptist Church. Read more
Ivey Memorial UMC and Gettings scholarships awarded
From left, sponsor Linwood Gettings, Matthew ‘Teddy’ Lipscomb, Rickey Booth, and Pastor Anita May Lucord are pictured above. Benjamin Holt is not pictured. Lipscomb, Booth and Holt each received $1,000 scholarships. Booth was awarded the Ivey Memorial United Methodist Church Scholarship, which is given to a church member. Booth... Read more
The Chesterfield Education Foundation recently announced the recipients of its 2019 Bravo! Awards, recognizing outstanding professional and community achievements of Chesterfield County Public Schools’ alumni. The honorees will be feted at a Nov. 21 gala dinner at the DoubleTree Hotel in Midlothian. This year’s recipients are: •Jane Baskerville, retired... Read more
Three inducted into senior volunteer hall of fame
CHESTERFIELD — Three senior citizens were recently inducted into Chesterfield’s Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame for contributions they have made to the community since age 60. Gretchen Craig, Frank Linkous and Robert Pratt were recognized at the Board of Supervisors June 27 meeting. Craig has been volunteering at J.G.... Read more
Enon Baptist Church has had a rich history and has always been a big part of the Enon community. Enon Baptist Church celebrated their anniversary on Oct. 8. John Alexander Strachan started holding worship and prayer services in his home at Point of Rocks in 1845. He and his... Read more
The Chesterfield County Black History Month Celebration Program announced the recipients of its Leadership for the 21st Century Scholarships at their business and Scholarship Awards Breakfast Friday, Feb. 17. Scholarship recipients attended, along with their parents or guardians, to receive the recognition and certificates of achievement. Six scholarships were... Read more
Each year we search for ideas, scraping the inside of our giving hearts for what type of sweater to purchase for Johnny and what size skinny jeans Jenny wears. Some of us spend doing things like inviting someone less fortunate into our home for a Christmas meal. The local... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, (CHSV), in partnership with the Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation, presents an American Heritage merit badge workshop for Boy Scouts in December. The Boy Scout American Heritage Merit Badge Workshop will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to noon... Read more