While the humid heat of summer is ablaze, Chester native Sarah Perkinson will board a plane, embarking on an 11-month trip that will take her around the world. Back in October of 2015, Perkinson, a graduate student at Liberty University majoring in elementary and secondary education, applied to be... Read more
Bermuda Baptist Church will hold an Easter Sunrise Service on the bluff at Henricus Park, located at 251 Henricus Park Rd., Chester Va 23836. The service will take place on March 27 @ 7 a.m. There will be light refreshments, after the service. In the event of rain, there... Read more
The Chesterfield County School Board announced today its unanimous selection of Goochland County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. James F. Lane, a former Chesterfield County school administrator, as the next superintendent of Chesterfield County Public Schools. Lane’s appointment, which is scheduled to be voted on tonight by the School Board,... Read more
A war between Chesterfield residents and a large black bird that weighs between four to five pounds with a wingspan of five feet has been ongoing since 1999. Mainly, users of the Dutch Gap Boat Landing have seen black vultures overrun the area and wreak havoc on their vehicles.... Read more
It has been almost eight years since American Mobile Home Park, on Jefferson Davis Highway, was closed to make way for a large retail and multi-family development. The massive project could be returning. Before the project started in 2008, the primary property owner, Trollingwood Land LLC, died as the... Read more
In partnership with Richmond’s Quill Theater, Henricus Historical Park will host Shakespeare at Henricus on the evening of Saturday, April 16. Commemorating the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) will be held at the outdoor site of the Citie of... Read more
Toward the end of World War II, captured German soldiers were housed behind what is now DSCR. Unlike the treatment that American POWs got in Germany, POWs held here were treated fairly. According to DSCR history, “In 1943, a 2,000 capacity prisoner of war camp was built on a... Read more
MARCH 16 AMERICAN RED CROSS WEB OF HOPE KNIT/CROCHET CLASSES – 10 a.m. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. Details: Vee Hancock, 804-276-2891. ANCESTRY.COM – Get Started at CCPL – 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. – Central Library. Learn how to trace your family tree using U. S. Census... Read more
Sandra Bungarden went to Orlando, Florida to visit her son, Will Bungarden. He is a 2010 graduate of Thomas Dale High and 2014 of JMU. He works for Disney in Public Relations and was happy to see a familiar Village News issue. Read more
Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR) is hosting its annual Spring River Clean-up Day on March 26, from 9 a.m. to noon. Come out and help restore healthy shorelines by removing litter, debris, and trash from local lands along the Appomattox River at sites in Colonial Heights, Chesterfield,... Read more