Photo Contest
TO VOTE ON PHOTOS CLICK HERE The Village News Summer Fun Photo Contest is in its third week and has received several entries.  More entries will be publish in the July 22 issue and entries may also be seen on the Village News website at www.villagenewsonline.com. The contest will... Read more
100 and counting
Turning 100 is just another day for May Youngblood Kerwin.  Her bright eyes and jubilent smile reflect the attitude she carries with her every day.  She does not want to miss anything in life and most importantly she wants to see her family happy and healthy. “I don’t think... Read more
News Briefs
VSU Skyline Change     A new 175-ft tall 2-million gallon water storage tank for Virginia State University (VSU) and Chesterfield County at the VSU Randolph Farm is nearing completion. The tank was recently painted with VSU logos on the ground and was raised into position. Traffic Increase near Amazon... Read more
July 15 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. ANCESTRY.COM – GET STARTED AT CCPL –  Discover the world’s largest online family history resource. Learn how to trace your family tree using U.S. Census records, city directories, and marriage,... Read more
Division or Misunderstanding
Almost 150 trucks and cars displaying Confederate battle, American and “Don’t Tread” on Me flags paraded from Matoaca to Dinwiddie and through Petersburg and  Hopewell west on Route 10, ending in Chester. The entourage turned heads and prompted car horns and a couple of thrown shoes and bottles until... Read more
Neighbors oppose special events venue
Virginia  Arandall is concerned that a bed and breakfast and special events venue could be approved in her neighborhood. But she is not alone. Other residents in her neighborhood, off Hopkins Road in the in Meadowbrook area, are also concerned. Residents of the Windy Oaks Lane/Sunbeam Road neighborhood are... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV), in partnership with the Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation, presents a badge workshop for boy scouts in July. The Boy Scout American Heritage Badge Workshop will be held on Saturday, July 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at Historic Trinity... Read more
Woman’s Club Supply Books for Summer Reading
The Woman’s Club of Chester presents a check to Harrowgate Elementary School Principal Dr. Patrice Wilson to support the school’s summer reading program. The funds have allowed for the purchase of a large variety of books to be used for the school’s community book mobile. If you live in... Read more
Civitans Show Appreciation
Harley Young, Chester Civitan Candy Box Chairperson, recently presented a certificate of appreciation to Tina Phillingane, one of the managers of the Chester Shoney’s in the Bermuda Square Shopping Center on Jefferson Davis Highway. Shoney’s has led all Chester Civitan Candy Box locations in collecting donations for the past... Read more
Meantime, there have been other winners in recent days as well. Among them are Angela Leyco of Chester, Va. She won one million dollars on July 4. “Angela Leyco of Chester, Va. drove down to the Outer Banks on Friday to spend the holiday weekend with her daughter. Just as she... Read more