Once located on a knoll where the Chester Walgreen’s now stands, the Shepherd House, once the queen of Chester’s houses, was possibly the largest home of its time period in Chester. Built by T.S. Shepherd, circa 1900-10, the house remained in the hands of the Shepherd family – although... Read more
Belcher’s Trophies and Swift Creek Mill Theatre were among five businesses that were recognized during Chesterfield County’s Investiture Ceremony last month. The Rooted in Business program also recognized Crab Louie’s Seafood Tavern, Metro Richmond Zoo and The Boathouse. Garrett Hart, director, Economic Development, recognized the businesses during the ceremony.... Read more
Joan C. Girone and Lane B. Ramsey were recognized with Lifetime Achievement Awards from Chesterfield County during the county’s Investiture of Elected Officials last month. Joan Girone, an outspoken advocate for regional cooperation, marked a milestone for Chesterfield County when, in 1976, she became the first woman to serve... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will present a lecture at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 30 at the County Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop, in Chesterfield. Ryan O’Hallahan, Chesterfield County Museum staff member and graduate history student at Virginia Commonwealth University, will discuss the experiences of women during... Read more
The Woman’s Club of Chester invites all youth, 12 through 14 years of age, to submit an original 250-word essay on the subject “What It Means To Me To Be An American Citizen.” The essay should include the feelings and beliefs of the writer. Essays will be judged on... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) presented its ninth annual “Winter Lecture Series” in Chesterfield on January 8. The series continues every second Friday through March 18, 2016. Each lecture begins at 7 p.m. On January 22, Sean Edwards, historic interpreter at Henricus Historical Park will discuss “Virginia... Read more
Brice Morrison, 2004 Thomas Dale High School graduate, founder and designer at the small Silicon Valley game studio, Bromoco Games, announced his company’s interactive game debut “Buried.” Bromoco’s game has also reached the top 50 of Steam Greenlight in just 48 hours. The mobile version of the game is... Read more
Local resident, Linda Bowling, and her classmates are very passionate about extending an invitation to the community to learn American Sign Language (ASL) and about the deaf culture. “It is free,” she said. “The knowledge we are gaining from the class is helping us to close the gap between... Read more
Charming BBQ Restaurant in the Heart of Chester Satisfying the taste buds of happy customers and full stomachs at a great price, Sibley’s Bar-B-Que Restaurant & Catering has been serving great bar-b-que and southern cooking to the Chester community since its opening in April, 2000. Located at the corner... Read more
RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is now registering customers for the commonwealth’s Emergency Contact Program. The Emergency Contact Program, which was authorized by the General Assembly in 2015, gives law enforcement a way to notify a participant’s family or friends in the event of a... Read more