Swift Creek Mill Theatre offers ‘Bright Star’ spring musical
Swift Creek Mill Theatre’s spring musical has a Grammy-nominated bluegrass score inspired by real events set in the 1920s through 1940s. “Bright Star” tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption. Artistic director Tom Width explains, “On Aug. 14, 1902, William Helms was walking along the Big River …... Read more
County offers information about backyard chickens
Have you ever imagined of having your own little flock of chickens or gathering fresh eggs from your backyard? Good news: Chesterfield County allows backyard chickens. The Central Library presented a program March 16 about backyard chickens. Mike Persia, Virginia Tech Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, talked about chicken... Read more
GTO cadets
Brandon Garcia, Conner Ackerman, Christopher Brennan and C.J. Gallagher made up the first graduating class of Chesterfield’s Growth Through Opportunity Academy. Not pictured is Dakaree Mitchell. The academy teaches job skills and social experience to those with unique challenges. (Teresa Bonifas photo) Read more
Key Club installs officers
The Kiwanis Club of Chester recently installed the new officers for the Thomas Dale High School Key Club for 2019-2020. Above from left, Gavin Carroway, treasurer, Caitlin Spencer, vice president, and Rana Ritchie, president. Also pictured is Key Clubber of the Year Harrison Coleman. The Key Club’s projects last... Read more
County hires new sports tourism coordinator
Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation recently named Paul D. Wilmoth its new sports tourism coordinator. Wilmoth was chosen after a national recruitment process. He will be replacing Danny Bonifas, who held the position for almost two years. Bonifas took a position with Richmond Region Tourism. Wilmoth will begin his... Read more
Tech Center students ‘Get Into Energy’
Chesterfield Career and Technical Center students, from left, Adam Riveland (Matoaca High School), Ryan Masi (Thomas Dale High School), and Gabriel Martinez Rocha (Thomas Dale High School) recently met with Dominion Energy mentors as part of the Get Into Energy Challenge. The challenge includes working with Dominion Energy mentors... Read more
Daniels honored by Princess Anne Hunt Club
Chargers, Camaros, pickup trucks, roadsters, ’57 Chevys and others can be found at cruise-ins hosted by the Oldies But Goodies Classic Cruizers car club. Cruise-ins are held the first Saturday of the month until September, with the first scheduled April 6 at the Keystone Tractor Museum, 880 W. Roslyn... Read more
Friends of the Lower Appomattox River is hosting its annual Spring River Clean-up Day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 30. Pick a site and come on out! Help restore healthy shorelines by removing litter, debris and trash from local lands along the Appomattox River at sites in... Read more
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