Eyes were sparkling and grins were wide on the 2,000 children who gathered for El Juguetazo, a celebration of the Epiphany held Jan. 14, at L.C. Bird High School. “A snowstorm caused a delay for the annual event, originally scheduled for Jan. 7,” said Juan Santacoloma, Multicultural Liaison for... Read more
Bermuda news: January 2017,  filling in the dots The state of Bermuda District By Dorothy Jaeckle, Bermuda Supervisor Chairwoman Happy New Year to all our citizens! It is hard to believe it has been over a year since we rang in 2016. A lot has happened in Chesterfield in... Read more
The celebration of Black History Month in Chesterfield County is a 28-year tradition of producing education and entertainment events that are all free and open to the public. It is unique and special, with music, lectures, performances, and more. All events take place at Chesterfield County public libraries. Ban... Read more
Chester-based music groupSuzie and the G-Tones are promoting their debut album, “Wine, Tears, & Rain,” at Ashland’s Coffee and Tea in Ashland this Saturday. The band’s lead singer, Susan DePhillip, promised the audience a good time. “ little bit of everything,” DePhillip said. “We hope... Read more
John Randolph – the name is synonymous with education, healthcare, agriculture, and politics. A number of well-to-do families were all related to Randolph in and around Petersburg. Young John lived at Matoax (Matoaca) until he was nine years old. The old Matoax home was located on Randolph Farm in... Read more
Dickie and Alena King celebrated their 10th anniversary on Nov. 14. It was also the day, Maria, an 11-year-old Bulgarian girl officially became part of their family. “That is the day I got her into my arms,” said Alena. The Kings had planned a trip to Las Vegas for... Read more


CommunityUncategorized January 12, 2017

Temperatures plummeted to 2 degrees on Monday morning; 22 degrees below the high of Sunday afternoon. By now, according to forecasts you are no doubt basking in a balmy 53 degrees. But according to Chesterfield’s favorite weather prognosticator, the weekend snow, measured at 6 inches, will be the only... Read more
Chesterfield County Public Schools Adult Continuing Education opens registration at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 9 for the spring semester. Through the Adult Continuing Education Office, Chesterfield County Public Schools offers many opportunities in workforce training, GED preparation, enrichment and English for Speakers of Other Languages. New this year, various classes... Read more
After the food coma of the holidays passes, most people want to recover their fitness equilibrium — getting back to a normal routine of exercise and conservative, healthy eating. It’s getting colder outside and feels like time to hibernate. Sometimes it’s extremely hard to get back into fitness and... Read more
By Zach Long Track and Field Matoaca: The Warriors are off to strong start for the 2017 indoor track season. Leaning on a little more experience than last year and some fresh new talent, the team has promise heading into the thick of the season. Senior transfer from California,... Read more