The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) has elected three directors-at-large to serve as officers and added three new directors to serve on the all-volunteer board of the non-profit organization. Incoming president is Claude Baker who has served as a director-at-large on the board since 2014. The newly elected... Read more
The Honorable Bonnie C. Davis, 12th District Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judge, has announced her retirement, effective September 30, 2016.  In announcing her retirement, Judge Davis reflected on her twenty-three years as a Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judge and stated, “It is with mixed emotions... Read more
Chesterfield County government and schools officials named a soccer field at Harry G. Daniel Park at Iron Bridge to honor a fallen soldier: Army Sgt. Jeffrey A. Reed. The ceremony last Friday marked the official naming of the soccer field to the Jeffrey A. Reed Soccer Field. It is... Read more
Chesterfield County Public Library is partnering with the Resource Workforce Center to host a unique, nationally-recognized job fair that offers participants career skills workshops prior to their meeting with employers. Ladders to Success: Not Your Ordinary Job Fair is on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Meadowdale... Read more
One would have to consider it a special gift when a family can celebrate five generations. Minnie Susie Elliott had nine children.  Between them (five are surviving), there are 27 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, and 13 great-great -grandchildren. That is a houseful when they all come together. This Saturday, July... Read more
Chesterfield is buying into the idea of pedestrian access for citizens across the county. Old Centralia Road is slated for a sidewalk from Castlebury Drive to Glen Oaks Court. Sidewalks have already been constructed on Cogbill, Osborne, and Harrowgate roads. Old Centralia and Osborne roads have had partial sidewalks... Read more
Have you said, “I can’t believe what they’re doing up there,” referring to how Chesterfield County is spending tax dollars? This year’s county budget and the budgets extending out for five years could be just a little different in how it is constructed. The Chesterfield Budget and Management Department... Read more
The Chesterfield County School Board on July 12 adopted a prototype design for the four elementary schools that will be built in the next 32 months. Using the same design for multiple schools will save money and time as Chesterfield County Public Schools moves forward to build a new... Read more
In 1998, the Chester Village Green project was underway. Initial streets were complete and building construction was started.  Jim Daniels, one of the developers of the project, had acquired the sales office for Sunset Memorial Park.  The building was salvaged from the property where Chester Post Office construction was... Read more
JULY 27 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING – 3 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.  break at 5 p.m. for dinner, and then resume at 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Rd. CHESTERFIELD FARMERS MARKET – 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Complex JULY 28 BRONCO U11 WORLD SERIES... Read more