A General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, for: Virginia Senate; Virginia House of Delegates; Clerk of Court, Commonwealth’s Attorney, Sheriff, Commissioner of Revenue, Treasurer, and Soil/Water Director James River District; Board of Supervisors; and School Board. The polls will be open from 6 a.m to 7... Read more
According to data released by the Virginia Department of Education, 91 percent of Chesterfield County Public Schools students who entered ninth grade in 2011 graduated in four years. The school division’s on-time graduation percentage topped the state average of 90.5 percent. Fifty-six percent of Chesterfield County’s class of 2015... Read more
Community input sought for Jeff Davis plan

Two community workshops are planned this month to gather community input for the Northern Jefferson Davis Corridor Special Area Plan.

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OCTOBER 7 TECHNOLOGY CLASSES – Microsoft Excel Class. Registration is required. 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Central Library. CHESTER CHOICES BOOK DISCUSSIONS GROUP – “Nature Girl” by Carl Hiaasen will be discussed. 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Chester Library. BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS – Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting... Read more
In Chesterfield home sales were down in August from June, the strongest month this year. June boasted 631 units sold while August was down at 461 yet still the strongest month other than June. August home sales in Virginia were 5.26 percent higher year-over-year, while median sales price remained... Read more
Village News Tours Rome and  the Greek Isles
Jim Althouse of Chester and Mari Wells of Dinwiddie enjoyed a recent trip to Rome and the Greek Isles. Jim and Mari took the Village News to the Coliseum. Read more
Grandmaster May Be in the Making at Meadowdale Library
Check and checkmate could be heard last Saturday wafting across the Meadowdale Library meeting room. Fifty players from across the state in three categories, from elementary through high school levels, competed in a Chess Tournament sponsored by the Chesterfield County Public Library. James Hudson, branch manager at the Meadowdale... Read more
A brush with age does not stop inspiration
Painting with oils has been one of Mildred Shockey’s greatest pleasures. Shockey was 60 years old when she told her friend and former neighbor, artist Joe Kiffmeyer after receiving one of his watercolors as a gift, that she would do anything to be able to create art like he... Read more
Chesterfield Food Bank will be benefiting from a 5K run and walk to fight hunger at the Chesterfield County Complex on Saturday, Oct. 17. Sponsored by the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office, Haley Buick GMC – Midlothian and Kim Rice Nationwide Insurance, the Chesterfield County Be a Giver 5K Run... Read more
A constant complaint about Medicaid is that fewer healthcare providers take patients on public insurance programs, and the resulting quality of care suffers. The facts, however, tell a different story. According to the Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey nearly all Medicaid (95%) and private coverage patients (94%) have... Read more