Chesterfield County Public Library will offer a unique summer learning program with dozens of prizes to encourage students to learn while having fun. The 10-week program is based on the popular game Minecraft. Go into any Chesterfield Library and get your first gold ticket to start the adventure. Available... Read more
HistoriCorps, a nationally recognized historic preservation organization based in Colorado, starts work this summer on a new project of local significance. Historic Summerseat, located in the Village of Ettrick and owned by Virginia State University (VSU), will undergo exterior preservation using a cadre of volunteers and students over a... Read more
Chesterfield County recently named Dr. James D. Worsley as new director of the Chesterfield County parks and recreation department. Worsley is filling the position of longtime director Michael S. Golden, who retired April 1. Worsley will begin Aug. 1. Currently the parks and recreation director for Columbus, Ga., –... Read more
Spinning a clever twist on a common phrase, the Old Dominion Postcard Club (ODPCC) introduces its unique “House of Postcards” exhibit at the Chester library. Throughout the month of July, library patrons can peruse the club’s colorful postcard displays. The exhibit’s title, evoking the classic house of cards, works... Read more
Chesterfield County residents are invited to spend an evening outdoors with neighbors and police on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 6 p.m. until 10 p.m., for National Night Out, an annual event held across the country to strengthen neighborhood and police-community partnerships, while heightening crime- and drug-prevention awareness. The Chesterfield County... Read more
Unlike Chester’s sister location Ashland, which is home to a number of fraternities, Chester has had only one over its 150-year history. Gamma Nu, a chapter of the Pi Phi fraternity, fit the bill as an active civic organization that won numerous national awards for their charity, activities, and... Read more
Deltiology is the collection and study of picture postcards. Chester Library will be hosting the Old Dominion Postcard Club as they present a House of Postcards exhibit. The Club has invited you to view and enjoy an amazing display of postcards throughout the Chester Public Library, highlighting the wonderful... Read more
The third annual “Get Your Butts to Broadway” Festival in downtown Hopewell is right around the corner. Featuring some of the best backyard pork butt cookers in the region, this festival puts BBQ cookers to the test, unleashing the best butts known to man. With beer, live music, and... Read more
JUNE 22 CHESTERFIELD FARMERS MARKET – 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Complex DOMINION FLY ASH PONDS MEETING – 7 p.m., The Virginia DEQ will hold an informal information session at Thomas Dale High School. After spills at huge fly ash ponds in North Carolina and Tennessee. T... Read more
The Chester Community Association (CCA) presented the business owners and property owner of 4507 Lee Street with the Orchid Award for exemplary care and upkeep of their property. The Orchid Award is given to recognize businesses that have excellent landscaping and curb appeal. Pictured from left: Les Blackwell, LC... Read more