RICHMOND – Sean, 25, didn’t socialize much in high school, but respite weekends at the Greater Richmond ARC’s Camp Baker in Chesterfield now give him the chance. Sean truly enjoys his time with his Camp Baker buddies, according to his mom Teresa, who says it is a safe place... Read more
Birthday Celebration for the Dodd Family The Dodd family celebrated Imogene Dodd’s 80th birthday Nov. 18. Out-of-town family members continued their stay to enjoy Thanksgiving and helped celebrate Imogene’s grandson Ethan’s 13th birthday Nov. 24. Those present for the occasions were; Imogene Dodd, Ethan Dodd, Candice and Lydia Dodd,... Read more
Kaitlyn Ward is your typical nine-year-old in the fifth grade at Curtis Elementary. She is obsessed with dance and has been since she was 18 months old, says her mother Kristin Ward. “She loves dance with such a passion that you can’t help but keep your eyes on her,”... Read more
The first ever Chesterfield CountyPublic Safety Chili Cook Off had 20 entries from four departments competing for Public Safety Chili Grand Master. The cook-off enlisted employees from ECC, Police, Fire, and Sheriff’s departments and was held at the Eanes-Pittman Public Safety Training Center last Tuesday. The idea came from Sgt.... Read more
In Aaron Xavier Wittman’s senior year at The Citadel, his yearbook quote was “If you don’t live for something, you will die for nothing.” His father, Duane Wittman, said it was shocking that he chose this quote, but that it was also a prophetic sign of things to come.... Read more
Dedication and loyalty are the two words that come to mind when members of the Chesterfield County Fair Association think of Mary Chalkley. As a life-long resident of the area, Mary’s roots are well established in Chesterfield. Mary Perkinson Chalkley was born in 1937, the tenth of eleven children... Read more
Long-time Chester resident, Elton Rutherford Beverly died after a brief illness at CJW hospital on April 29, with his wife by his side. In the late 1970s Elton Rutherford Beverly was not only a fan of the arts, but especially the performing arts. He was active with the John... Read more
Miss Chesterfield uses her crown to promote anti-bullying message Athlete, student, beauty queen, survivor, fighter, leader, winner; select any of these descriptions and they will describe Taylor Reynolds. Twenty-one-year-old Reynolds was crowned Miss Chesterfield on January 10 and will be representing Chesterfield in the Miss Virginia 2016 pageant in... Read more
On February 2, 2016 Virginia Parents for Medical Marijuana will hold a Press Conference at 11:15 am in front of the Virginia General Assembly Building in Richmond.   The group, composed of parents and their children with intractable epilepsy, will be in Richmond to lobby members of the Assembly... Read more