Chesterfield County Public Schools has two free apps to help students, parents and the community easily access information about career and technical education and about breakfasts and lunches in school cafeterias. Career and technical education A new app is available for career and technical education in Chesterfield County Public... Read more
Parents and teen drivers are invited to the Come Home Alive safe driving program. With the goal of reducing car crashes and saving lives, the program brings together parents, students, school officials, law enforcement representatives and community members. Stressing the influence that parents have on teen drivers, Come Home... Read more
Faulkner’s Colonial Journey
Over summer vacation, Matoaca High AP language and composition students had the opportunity to read “Waterwalk: A Passage of Ghosts” by Steven Faulkner. Described by Goodreads as “a poet with a sense of humor, Faulkner brings the majestic American heartland to life in one of the finest books ever... Read more
Effective immediately, the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) announces the re-opening of its Museum Gift Shop in historic Magnolia Grange featuring a free gift with purchase in September and a special discount sale in October. Throughout September, the gift shop will feature local products including raw honey, goat’s... Read more
Performers and Artists Mixing Bowl
Local artists, Drs. W. Baxter Perkinson, Jr. and Ivan W. Perkinson, entertained guests at Swift Creek Mill Theatre to help celebrate and launch the theatre’s 50th Anniversary Season with the opening of their art exhibit, “Perkinson Twins Art Exhibit, Reception & Play.” The exhibit and reception highlighted the Featured... Read more
Henricus Publick Days offers living history experience
Hundreds of visitors roamed the revered grounds of Henricus Historical Park over the weekend, taking in the flavor of a 1611 setting. Historical re-enactors who protrayed blacksmiths, farmers, seamstresses, soldiers of Civil and Revolutionary wars and Native Americans and more, manned the period correct colonial buildings and Native American... Read more
Join the Virginia Hemophilia Foundation (VHF) for a race the entire family can enjoy. Costumes are highly encouraged and treats will be given along the way. Also not to be missed is the pre-race Halloween party with a DJ, food, and more! Sign up today – this SPOOKtacular race... Read more
Thomas Dale High School is inviting the public to participate in their Fall Brawl Captain’s Choice Golf Tournament. The Fall Brawl will be held Wednesday, October 28 at Meadowbrook County Club. Registration begins at 2 p.m. with buffet, door prizes and awards taking place at 6 p.m. Proceeds will... Read more
Five Generations
Five generations celebrated during a bridal shower for Ashley Cunningham. From left to right are Mya Johnson, Ashley Cunningham, Penny Conner, Marie North and Clara Dennis. Cunningham said they all live fairly close to each other and go to church together. Clara Dennis is her Granny and she is... Read more
Chesterfield has gone pedestrian
Sidewalks are showing up from Meadowbrook to Ettrick in the south east of Chesterfield. A new pedestrian walk was recently completed on Cogbill Road from Meadowbrook High School west to Iron Bridge Road. The two-tenths-of-a-mile project also included landscaping with crepe myrtles and period streetlights as well as curb... Read more