Madison and Jordan Clark visiting their 97-year-old great-great Aunt Edith in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Read more
Meaghan and Emily Priddy visited Disney World in March with family. Read more
“No Signal,” an intriguing, collaborative photography exhibit by R. Jehrad Gholson, Jr., former Matoaca high school football standout and his family, will be on display at Petersburg Public Library through April 30, 2016. The exhibit may be viewed during Library hours: Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. until 9 p.m.,... Read more
Put your inner scientist to the test. Use your imagination. Get inventive. Watch robots at work. Try out your artistic talents. Learn a new skill. Experience high-tech learning spaces. Hit the dance floor. Explore in-demand careers in science, technology, engineering, math and health care (STEM-H). Do all of this... Read more
Sears Holdings which owns Kmart is revving up their efforts to shut 50 unprofitable stores including the Chester store on Jeffferson Davis Highway. In May of 2015, the Kmart in Colonial Heights closed. At this time, it is expected that the store will close in June with liquidation sales... Read more
Sunflower Gardens, a new assisted living facility in North Prince George, welcomed over a hundred guests to its open house and tours of its new Alzheimer’s Specialty Center last Wednesday. The new 35,000 sq. ft. unit, will house 48 residents with 16 people in each of the three neighborhoods... Read more
Spring has sprung in Chester. Azaleas are bursting in color, Wisteria blooms are dangling from the tops of trees, tulips are popping up and gardeners are busy in their yards bringing life back in order. April is a busy time for gardeners as well as for members of garden... Read more
One of the major beneficiaries of the Morse telegraph was the American railroad system. The telegraph made it possible to accurately track the position of trains by passing critical information between railroad stations. The Richmond-Petersburg Railroad had been previously dependent on lamps and other less reliable means could now... Read more
APRIL 6 CHESTER CHOICS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – 10:30 a.m. until Noon. Chester Library. “A Beautiful Mind” by Sylvia Nasar will be discussed. No registration required. BE A HERO – SAVE THE BEES; SAVE THE FOOD – 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Enon Library. Register online at WARM... Read more
Virginia State University recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its brand new $84 million Multi-Purpose Center. The 167,000 gross sq. ft. event facility has approximately 5,200 fixed seats and can accommodate nearly 6,200 for events. The facility is the home of Trojan basketball and volleyball, and will include... Read more