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
The Kiwanis Club of Chester is seeking the names of local Korean Conflict Veterans who might be interested in attending a banquet in their honor in September. Local veterans from Bensley Village to Petersburg and from the Beach area to Hopewell will be considered. Send a letter with your... Read more
The Board of Supervisors last week approved a request to construct another section of sidewalk along the east side of Harrowgate Road. (Curtis Street to Hyde Park Drive). The sidewalk project will be paid for by an appropriation of $400,000 in anticipated Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) reimbursements to... Read more
Steve Elswick became the chairman of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors last week during the first meeting of the county’s government body. Without a strike of the gavel, County Administrator J.L. “Jay” Stegmaier brought the Board meeting to order. He took the center seat saying that he would... Read more
During the night of December 23, 1998, an ice storm now referred to as The Storm, pummeled Chester leaving an astounding amount of damage in its wake. By morning the ice had built up on branches enough to cause their collapse, and when the boughs broke they brought down... Read more
January 20 AMERICAN RED CROSS KNIT/CROCHET CLASSES – 10 a.m. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. Details, Linda Southward, 779-3453. CHESTERFIELD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS COMMUNITY FORUM – The school board wants to hear from community members as the search begins for the next superintendent. 7 p.m. – Carver Middle... Read more