Bluegrass music, a silent auction and an ice cream social will be part of Miracle Sunday at Chester Presbyterian Church this Sunday concluding a 12-week Miracle on the Corner mission to raise funds for much needed repairs at the church. Gordon B. Mapes, III, pastor of the church, tells... Read more
An opportunity is coming on Aug. 2, throughout Chesterfield County, for the community to meet, become acquainted and form bonds with police officers, right in their own neighborhoods. Police Officials say that National Night Out is an opportunity to 1) Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; 2)Generate support for,... Read more
After witnessing a young man steal food from a convenience store for his family in 2012, Melissa Morgan immediately began her mission to help feed community members living in poverty. Focusing on the corridor along Jefferson Davis Highway, Morgan and her husband worked from the back of their truck,... Read more
Of the Top 25 Virginia Localities with the Highest Toxic Air Emissions, three are in the greater Richmond area, with two in the top ten: Chesterfield zip code 23836 ranks fifth, the City of Hopewell zip code 23860 ranks seventh alongside Hanover (23005) which is No. 20. These three... Read more
The wild and wonderful historic James River stretches 340 miles from its headwaters to the Chesapeake Bay. This July, for the sixth year under the guidance of the James River Association (JRA), 27 students from across Virginia are embarking on an educational expedition down the James River for an... Read more
New retail stores and other establishments are growing like beans in a fertile garden. Ironbridge Road is seeing the most growth with projects growing up and those being born. On land cleared next to Ironbridge Baptist Church, an Aldi grocery store will open by the end of the year.... Read more
The National School Public Relations Association is honoring Dr. James F. Lane as one of the nation’s Superintendents to Watch. Only 24 school superintendents across  the country were selected, and Dr. Lane is the only Virginia superintendent on the list. The Superintendents to Watch program recognizes educational leaders with... Read more
Nineteen fifty nine was the first year for the Chester Quarterback Club as well as the first class that entered Curtis Elementary School. The picture shows Charles C. Moore, president of the local Lions Club, presenting coach Carson Bosher with a  check to aid Little League Football sponsored by... Read more
JULY 20 HOW SWEET IT IS – Limiting Sugar in Your Diet – 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. – Learn about how foods high in sugar sneak into our diet and effective ways to reduce them.  Free snack and health guide. Chesterfield Community Development Building, 9800 Government Center Pkwy. ... Read more
Charles Lindbergh once said: “What freedom lies in flying, what godlike power it gives to men … I lose all consciousness in this strong unmortal space crowded with beauty, pierced with danger.” The appeal of freedom and power obtained in flight that Lindbergh spoke of is something many... Read more