SPORTS: December 6 the CQL football little league went helmet to helmet in the World Series. It was the big game for little league football players last Saturday. Eight teams played beginning at 10 a.m. with the Minors in the Chesterfield Quarterback League Superbowl. The league is celebrating 60... Read more
Remember when… From the Village News archives, December 10, 1998. The season officially opened on Dec. 1 with the Annual Illumination Ceremony presented by the Chester Library, then on Harrowgate Road. The tree lighting ceremony was opened by Nancy Van Auken, Chester Library supervisor. She welcomed neighbors and introduced... Read more
Each year we search for ideas, scraping the inside of our giving hearts for what type of sweater to purchase for Johnny and what size skinny jeans Jenny wears. Some of us spend doing things like inviting someone less fortunate into our home for a Christmas meal. The local... Read more
A local man has requested that the speed limit of a zone on Chester Road north of Route 288 be changed from 55 miles per hour to 45. “A request to reduce the 55 MPH speed limit was submitted through the Chesterfield Residency office via Chesterfield County,” said Jesse... Read more
Winifred Henderson Wheelhouse, known as “Wini,” will celebrate her 100th birthday at the end of December. She was born Dec. 30, 1916 in Halifax County, Va. to Nonie Lewis and Walter R. Henderson. The fifth of nine children, including six girls, she is the last of them living.. She... Read more
Another look at the “Twelve Floats the Christmas Parade”   Read more
Chester resident Bruce Brockwell has been appointed president of the Hopewell/Prince George Chamber of Commerce for 2017. He will take office Jan. 1. Brockwell, who is Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer of EVB Bank, has been serving as the HPG Chamber’s President Elect for the past two... Read more
School Board seeks public input on 2017-18 calendar The Chesterfield County School Board is seeking comments from parents, employees and the community about the proposed calendar for 2017-18, which is available online at Comments may be e-mailed to or mailed to Proposed Calendar, Chesterfield County Public Schools,... Read more
Chester artists are invited to join John Tyler Community College for its twelfth annual “Fool for Art Festival” April 22, 2017. The festival, held at the college’s Midlothian campus, features a variety of art and craft vendors from around the state. If you are an artist who is interested... Read more
By David Evers For Terrence Whitfield, it all started on the concrete courts of O.B. Gates Elementary. What was then just a game has now become a lifestyle. Whitfield has been impressive throughout his high school career at Matoaca, both on the football field and on the court. The small... Read more