A local family had the opportunity to explore Mayan ruins in Costa Maya, Mexico when their cruise made a stop in the port city. Pictured are Ted Priddy, Renee Priddy, Jordan French (holding Village News), Taylor Tijerina, Stephanie Tijerina, Heather Priddy, Tiffany French, Autumn French, Madison French, Troy Perry... Read more
Join Chesterfield County Economic Development as they partner with First Citizens Bank to educate and support new and small businesses.  Take advantage of this free learning opportunity. With a focus on money management the meeting will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 11:30 a.m. at the economic development office at 9401 Courthouse Rd. near the... Read more
On February 2, 2016 Virginia Parents for Medical Marijuana will hold a Press Conference at 11:15 am in front of the Virginia General Assembly Building in Richmond.   The group, composed of parents and their children with intractable epilepsy, will be in Richmond to lobby members of the Assembly... Read more
The official snow total marked this storm as the 11th largest in Central Virginia history, but local totals put it in the top three for Chester, arguably. The storm started at 10 a.m. in Chester and lasted about 36 hours. It totaled between 15 to 18 inches of snow... Read more
Local business woman and banker, Lee Taylor, has worked for 43 years in the banking business. Last Thursday was a testimony to her service and commitment in the community banking system when friends, customers and former bosses came together for a retirement party at Brock’s BBQ in Chester. She... Read more
The most snow recorded in Central Virginia fell 1940 between January 24-25. The blizzard dropped 21.6 inches of snow on the area, officially. Pictured above are two Chester residents attempting to dig out a car at A.L. Lindsey’s Service Station that stood at the corner of Rt. 10 and... Read more
JANUARY 27 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING – 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Break at 5 p.m. for dinner and resume aat 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Rd. JANUARY 28 ACOUSTIC CONCERT SERIES – The Wilhelm Brothers – Central Library. 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. The singer/songwriter... Read more
Jerry and Linda Jennings, of Chester, started the new year by going on their first cruise to the Bahamas with one of their sons, Jay Jennings, and two of their seven grandchildren,  Logan and Lindsey Jennings, from Danville.   They took the Village News along and are now hooked... Read more
FEBRUARY 1-29 A New Mosaic: African-American Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – This exhibition features high-quality photographic reproductions of works by African- American artists spanning the past 200 years. Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd., North Chesterfield. FEBRUARY 6 Hidden History: African-American Cemeteries in Central Virginia –... Read more
AMERICAN Applebee’s 11900 Iron Bridge Plaza Bigs Barbecue 6515 Centralia Rd Brew American Gastropub 6525 Centralia Rd Boulevard Flower Gardens Cafe 2100 Ruffin Rd. Buffalo Wild Wings 12312 Bermuda Crossroads Ln. Central Park Deli 12744 Jefferson Davis Hwy Half-Way House Restaurant 10301 Jefferson Davis Hwy Hooter’s 2401 W Hundred Rd... Read more