Ella E. Schneider Hilton survived a remarkable childhood that took her through the purges of Stalinist Russia, the refugee camps of Nazi and post-war Germany, and life in the cotton fields of Jim Crow Mississippi. On Tuesday, October 13, at 11:30 a.m. at Webber Memorial Baptist Church, she will... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will offer a course of six classes entitled, “Chasing Your Ancestors: Beginning Genealogy” on Saturday mornings, starting on October 3 thru November 7 in the society research library located in Historic Trinity Church, 10111 Iron Bridge Rd. Each two-hour class will begin... Read more
Lions Announce White Cane Fund Raiser
The Chester Lions would like to thank the community for their support at the ChesterFest last weekend and at their White Cane fundraiser this weekend. They will be at the Wal-Mart on Route 10 and the Kroger in the Breckenridge Shopping Center from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on... Read more
Enjoy a Hot Meal at Grace Café
Members of the Chester Presbyterian Church want to feed the community, and starting Tuesday, Oct. 6 Grace Café will open its doors from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. serving single guests and families a good solid meal. Grace Café is located in the church’s community room on the east... Read more
Cyclist Prep in Chester
The Russians are coming, well, they  came and went. The UCI 2015 Racing Team road through Chester on Wednesday during training en route to Richmond. Read more
SEPTEMBER 23 ANCESTRY.COM – Get Started at CCPL – Central Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Register at library.chesterfield.gov FROM A RICHMOND STREETCAR: THE HARRIS STILSON PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION. Streetcar driver Harris Stilson’s great-granddaughter, Kitty Snow, will share some of Harry’s photos and stories. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.... Read more
Historic Convoy Rolls Through Chester
A collector of military vehicles and a member of MVPA (Military Vehicle Preservation Association) local resident, Lee Holland, joined members last weekend re-tracing the route of the historic Military convoy of 1920 along the BankHead Highway from Washington D.C. to San Diego California. Holland joined the MVPA 2015 Convoy... Read more
Chesterfield County Public Schools has two free apps to help students, parents and the community easily access information about career and technical education and about breakfasts and lunches in school cafeterias. Career and technical education A new app is available for career and technical education in Chesterfield County Public... Read more
Parents and teen drivers are invited to the Come Home Alive safe driving program. With the goal of reducing car crashes and saving lives, the program brings together parents, students, school officials, law enforcement representatives and community members. Stressing the influence that parents have on teen drivers, Come Home... Read more
Faulkner’s Colonial Journey
Over summer vacation, Matoaca High AP language and composition students had the opportunity to read “Waterwalk: A Passage of Ghosts” by Steven Faulkner. Described by Goodreads as “a poet with a sense of humor, Faulkner brings the majestic American heartland to life in one of the finest books ever... Read more