A monument to God that stands proudly on a hill off Centralia Road is now considered an historic landmark. A Virginia Historical Highway Marker was dedicated last Saturday with most of the First Baptist Church (Centralia) congregation on hand to celebrate its unveiling. First Baptist Centralia was born out... Read more
Keynote speaker, at the annual Veterans Day ceremony at Bensley Park, Captain William G. Haneke, USA (Ret.), brings a message of hope to wounded veterans and their families. His message is one of life-or-death survival in a war zone. His story is one of paying it forward. On Saturday,... Read more
For the holidays and as a way to raise funds for the club’s vision projects, the Chester Lions Club members have delicious Virginia Peanuts from Plantation Peanuts in Wakefield available for the holidays. “The club recently began offering these tasty treats as an inducement to encourage people to increase... Read more
Three Chesterfield County seniors, Louise Coleman, Brucie East and Mary Jones, have been inducted into the Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame, a program established in 1983 to recognize seniors who make a difference in their communities. Coleman, East and Jones were recognized last week during a ceremony at the... Read more
Deputy Fire Chief Mark D. Sacra will retire from the Chesterfield County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department on December 1, 2015. Deputy Chief Sacra graduated from Recruit School No.10 in November, 1979, and has faithfully served the county for over 36 years. He was promoted to the rank... Read more
This year’s Chester Christmas parade theme, “All I Want for Christmas Is…” will include the former Green Bay Packers fullback, Super Bowl XXXI champion and Thomas Dale graduate William “Boogie” Henderson as our Grand Marshal. This year’s event will take place Sunday, Dec. 13 at 2 pm. The parade... Read more
Through-truck and Amazon traffic issues in Enon will be discussed during a follow-up traffic community meeting taking place at Elizabeth Davis Middle School, 601 Corvus Court off Bermuda Orchard Ln. Dorothy Jaeckle, Bermuda District Supervisor is holding the meeting on Thursday, November 5 at 6:30 p.m. Speakers will include:... Read more
Those Elusive World War Memorials
With each new generation, the memories of names, faces and events of the past slowly deteriorate, to be preserved by historians. We are now in the second year of the World War One Commemoration (2014-2018) and one wonders what we are doing to commemorate the event. Where are the... Read more
Expect Increased Traffic Near Amazon
New traffic pattern for motorists near the Amazon Fulfillment Center through the holidays. Motorists should expect increased traffic in the area around the Amazon Fulfillment Center on Meadowville Technology Parkway beginning Sunday, Nov. 8, through the holiday season. The business will begin its peak season staffing ramp-up on Sunday,... Read more
NOVEMBER 4 CHESTER CHOICES BOOD DISCUSSION GROUP – “The Round House” by Louise Erdrich will be discussed. 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. No registration required. NOVEMBER 5 CHESTER PICKLEBALL. Goyne Park. Ecoff Ave. Each Thursday. 9 until 11 a.m. 6 until 8 p.m. Play will be at the tennis... Read more