Chesterfield County Economic Development will partner with First Citizens Bank to educate and support new and small businesses. You can take advantage of this free with presentation. Employee Benefits will take place at the Chesterfield Economic Development (2nd Floor) 9401 Courthouse Rd. Registration is required to attend, and seating... Read more
After being located at 4607 W. Hundred Rd. for the last 14 years, we had the opportunity to return to our previous location at 11801 Centre St. in the Village Green.  Our new hours are 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Read more
The Empowering Neighborhoods Forum will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Thomas R. Fulgham Conference Center (Old Clover Hill High School, located at 13900 Hull Street Road), from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event is free of charge to the public. The theme of the... Read more
APRIL 20 AMERICAN RED CROSS KNT/CROCHET CLASSES – 10 a.m. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. Details: Vee Hancock, 804-276-2891. CHESTERFIELD COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS JOINT MEETING WITH THE SCHOOL BOARD AND MEMBERS OF THE CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION GOALS & ACCOUNTABILITY COMMITTEE – 12 p.m. School Board Administration Building, 9900... Read more
During the morning of April 19, Off Grid by Design donated and installed a one kilowatt solar panel system at Falling Creek Middle. The solar panel was installed along the bus loop, just behind the school’s garden. It will offer hands-on learning about the green power industry. The clean,... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will present two special events at Historic Magnolia Grange House Museum on Saturday April 23 and Tuesday May 10. The Saturday program on April 23 offers costumed interpreter and reenactor Jason Jones portraying John Wilkes Booth, assassin of President Abraham Lincoln. The... Read more
Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 Senior Idol Competition, featuring 12 talented seniors, 50 years of age and older, competing for cash prizes of $300, $200 and $100 respectively, on Friday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at Victory Tabernacle Church located at 11700 Genito Road in Midlothian.... Read more
By Linda Fausz Historic Garden Week takes place this Saturday, April 23 through Saturday, April 30. The Chester Garden Club, a member of the Garden Club of Virginia, will not be conducting any house tours this year, but will be participating with horticulture and design exhibits at the Chester... Read more
The Bright Hope Railroad was an important export tool for Chesterfield County. The Bright Hope hauled coal from the Midlothian mines through Chester to Osborne’s Landing, approximately where the Virginia Dominion Power Plant is located. In 1877, the narrow gage railroad had its shops located in Chester generally along... Read more
Bermuda Square Shopping Center was moving right along with renovations. But now the construction has slowed. After completing about 50 percent of the project, the remaining retail space is either incomplete or on hold. The pad foundation, meant for the Martin’s grocery, is apparently delayed although DDR, the shopping... Read more