By Danielle Ozbat People of different ages and sizes braved the heat Saturday morning and ventured out to Fall Field Day at Presquile National Wildlife Refuge. Visitors were able to tour the 1,329-acre island refuge, its native plants and animals, and the energy-efficient facilities of The James River Ecology... Read more
By Linda Fausz Driving down Bermuda Hundred Road, whether you work at Philip Morris Park 500 or on your way to visit Presquile Island, you cannot help but catch sight of an impressive solar energy site on property owned by Philip Morris USA. The solar energy facility is not... Read more
By Danielle Ozbat BizWorks celebrated its fifteenth year of supporting and mentoring small businesses at its first homecoming event last Thursday. The nonprofit small business incubator – businesses incubate for three years, with the option to stay longer – was created by the Jefferson Davis Association in 2001 and... Read more
Remember When… The Perdue-Thompson house The landscape on West Hundred Road changed 18 years ago when Thomas Dale High School began an extensive renovation and expansion. With the expansion of the school’s footprint, a neighboring property with a house was purchased. The house, known as the Perdue-Thompson House, sat... Read more
SEPTEMBER 28 – BOARD OF SUPERVISON MEETING – 3 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Rd. Sessions typically begin at 3 p.m., break at 5 p.m. for dinner, and then resume at 6:30 p.m. SEPTEMBER 29 – SAFETALK WORKSHOP – 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Central... Read more
Vacationing in Avon and Cape Hatteras, N. C., with family last month, friends Kate Stanko, Jordan Clark, Brianna Brannon, and Madison Clark carried the Village News with them to tour the lighthouse at Cape Hatteras. 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 department of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, will offer two distinctive Civil War guided tours. Saturday, October 8 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. there will be a Howlett Line guided driving tour. Learn about a larger ring of earthen fortifications... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, in cooperation with the Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation, presents an open house for Pleasant View School during Eppington Heritage Day. Pleasant View School is an early 20th century African-American schoolhouse. In 1924, the Chesterfield County School Board purchased two acres... Read more
August sales soar on year, rebound from restrained July According to the August 2016 Home Sales Report released by the Virginia Association of REALTORS® (VAR), residential real estate sales have rebounded strongly from a lagging July and are markedly higher than at this time last year. Year-to-date measures continue... Read more