Random Act of Kindness
A few weeks ago, Yvonne and Otis Royster stopped by Little Caesars Pizza to pick-up 12 pizzas for the Bingo Party at McGuire Veterans Hospital. Ms. Royster had six pizzas stacked in hand when passing a car with three teenagers. She was surprised when one of the boys offered... Read more
Minnie Susie Elliott celebrates 106 years
Sue Patton and Betty Patton visitwith their mother, Susie Elliott, at Tyler’s Retreat almost daily. Mrs. Elliott celebrated her 106th birthday last weekend, August 1. She is the mother of nine children – three of her children have passed away. She is a grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother to... Read more
VN cheers for USA at World Cup
The Chesterfield United U13/ U14 Girls Soccer Team visited Montreal, Quebec, and Ottawa, Ontario, for the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The girls played three international games and attended three World Cup games. The U13 girls are pictured here at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal where they watched No. 1... Read more
Helen Chase turns 100
Helen Chase formerly of Point Pleasant,West Virginia, celebrated her 100th birthday July 17, at Lucy-Corr Village. In attendance were family members, including two of her great-great grandchildren. Read more
Anne’s Big Adventure Continues in Japan
Cosby High School world history and human geography teacher and Chester resident Anne Canipe is continuing her world travels this week as she visits Tokyo and attends the 70th Anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. Her trip to Asia followed her visit to San Francisco and attended a week-long... Read more
Meadowbrook Grad tapped for Hall of Fame
Ted Salmon, who will be inducted into the Virginia High School Hall of Fame, graduated in 1968 from Meadowbrook High School, where he captained both the football and basketball teams and was selected as the school’s athlete of the year as a senior. Salmon, director of student activities at... Read more
Campers get TRAK’D
Ecoff Elementary School recently completed its summer camp, which focused on TRAK’D, providing kids with hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and arts (STEAM). The camp is for pre-k through fifth grade children in Southern Chesterfield. “It was a high energy environment where science was fun and helped... Read more
4-H Youth Water Rocket Competition
This summer, Chesterfield County 4-H will be hosting a youth water rocket design competition. This competition will be open to both middle and elementary school students and will culminate in a final rocket launch extravaganza near the end of summer. You will have a month to research, design and... Read more
Enon Volunteer Fire Dept. Modernizes
Enon Volunteer Fire Department, located on East Hundred Road, has valiantly served not only local Chesterfield residents for 66 years, but also many other jurisdictions as mutual aid including: Henrico and Hopewell. And now, they are upgrading their facilities and planning for the future. The idea for a renovation... Read more
VEPCO Seeking Solar Proposals Dominion Virginia Power, is seeking bids for solar facilities that would be online in 2016 or 2017. The proposals must be for projects located in Virginia. VEPCO announced a location at Bermuda Hundred last year although that site may not be in this bid. Chesterfield... Read more